Traffic dips at SeaWorld in Q2, new buyback approved

|About: SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (SEAS)|By:, SA News Editor

SeaWorld (NYSE:SEAS) reports attendance rose 0.3% to 6.6M in Q2.

Guest spending fell 1.8% to $61.54 per visit during the period.

The company notes last year's comparable included the opening of its largest expansion ever with the Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin section at its Orlando park.

A new stock buyback program of $250M has been approved by SeaWorld.