Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (SIX) - NYSE
  • Yesterday, 5:30 PM
  • Wed, Jul. 20, 9:37 AM
    • Six Flags Entertainment (SIX +0.6%) announces the signing of a letter agreement with Riverside Investment for the potential development of a second Six Flags-branded theme park in China together with a water park.
    • The two parks will be located in Bishan, a district of Chongqing, with a surrounding population of approximately 120M people.
    • “Developing two parks in Chongqing, the most populous municipality in China, is another step forward in executing our long-term strategy to expand our brand outside of North America and bring Six Flags thrills to millions of new guests,” said Six Flags CEO John Duffey.
    • The letter agreement is subject to negotiation of definitive documents.
    • The first Six Flags-branded theme park in China is anticipated to open in 2019 and will be located in Haiyan, Zhejiang province, near Shanghai.
    • Source: Press Release
    | Wed, Jul. 20, 9:37 AM | 1 Comment
  • Mon, Jun. 20, 6:29 AM
    • The world's largest amusement park corporation Six Flags (NYSE:SIX) is set to open up investments in Saudi Arabia.
    • "Our parks can provide the entertainment to which Saudis aspire," CFO John Duffy said.
    • His announcement follows a meeting between company CEO James Reid-Anderson and deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is visiting the U.S. to promote a reform plan to wean the kingdom off of oil revenue.
    | Mon, Jun. 20, 6:29 AM | 3 Comments
  • Mon, Jun. 13, 1:51 PM
    • SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS -2.7%), Cedar Fair (FUN -0.8%), and Six Flags (SIX -0.6%) all trade lower after reports indicate that the Orlando gunman scouted Disney World as a potential target.
    • Theme park stocks have slid in the past off of terrorism fears only to quickly recover.
    | Mon, Jun. 13, 1:51 PM | 7 Comments
  • Tue, Jun. 7, 8:56 AM
    • Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE:SIX) announces its board of directors approved a $500M stock repurchase plan.
    • The company still has approximately $10M available under its current plan.
    • Source: Press Release
    • SIX +0.435% premarket to $57.78.
    | Tue, Jun. 7, 8:56 AM
  • Wed, May 11, 11:50 AM
    • Theme parks stocks trade below broad market averages after Disney reports "flat" attendance at U.S. parks in FQ2.
    • Six Flags (SIX -0.9%), Cedar Fair (FUN -0.8%), and SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS -3.4%) are all lower on the day.
    • There was some rumblings from SeaWorld earlier in the month about a soft trend in Florida due to a drop in international tourism, while Six Flags and Cedar Fair are just now entering their busy season.
    • YTD returns on theme park stocks: FUN +4.2% SIX +5.4%, SEAS -9.5%.
    | Wed, May 11, 11:50 AM | 4 Comments
  • Thu, May 5, 7:06 AM
    • Six Flags (NYSE:SIX) declares $0.58/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.
    • Forward yield 3.97%
    • Payable June 13; for shareholders of record May 26; ex-div May 24.
    | Thu, May 5, 7:06 AM
  • Tue, May 3, 7:09 AM
    • Six Flags (NYSE:SIX) releases plans for its new theme park in Dubai.
    • Six Flags Dubai is scheduled to be opened late in 2019 with "record-breaking" roller coasters promised among its 27 rides and attractions.
    • The company currently operates 18 theme parks in North America.
    | Tue, May 3, 7:09 AM
  • Wed, Apr. 27, 10:51 AM
    • Six Flags (SIX +4.9%) raced to an all-time high of $62.69 after posting a smaller loss during the tough Q1 period when the company's theme parks are in winter mode.
    • Though an early Easter pulled some revenue forward from Q2, many key metrics on guest spending looked strong.
    • The active base of Six Flags customers is up 24% from a year ago.
    • Shares of Six Flags are now up 12% YTD.
    • Previously: Six Flags beats by $0.15, beats on revenue (April 27)
    • Previously: Six Flags narrows Q1 loss (April 27)
    | Wed, Apr. 27, 10:51 AM
  • Wed, Apr. 27, 7:15 AM
    • Six Flags (NYSE:SIX) reports adjusted EBITDA improved 39% Y/Y in Q1 to a loss of $23M.
    • Total guest spending per capita rose 2% to $44.84 in the quarter. Admissions per capita was up 5% to $27.02, while in-park spending fell 1% to $17.82.
    • Sponsorship and licensing revenue increased 26% to $14.43M.
    • Operating expenses were 11% higher at $94.1M.
    • Previously: Six Flags beats by $0.15, beats on revenue
    | Wed, Apr. 27, 7:15 AM
  • Wed, Apr. 27, 7:07 AM
    • Six Flags (NYSE:SIX): Q1 EPS of -$0.51 beats by $0.15.
    • Revenue of $115.42M (+35.5% Y/Y) beats by $18.9M.
    • Press Release
    | Wed, Apr. 27, 7:07 AM
  • Tue, Apr. 26, 5:30 PM
    | Tue, Apr. 26, 5:30 PM | 9 Comments
  • Fri, Mar. 25, 9:40 AM
    • Consumer spending rose 2.4% in Q4, an upward revision from the 2.0% pace first reported by the Commerce Department (overall GDP was revised to 1.4% from 1.1%).
    • Spending on services provided the extra boost as low gasoline prices continue to help in certain categories.
    • Some analysts think a bit of a pure-play bet on consumer spending is the theme park sector which is just now ramping up for the busy season. Per-capita spending could improve this year for Six Flags (NYSE:SIX), Cedar Fair (NYSE:FUN), and SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS) after Disney (NYSE:DIS) raised the bar on ticket prices.
    | Fri, Mar. 25, 9:40 AM | 2 Comments
  • Thu, Mar. 3, 9:45 AM
    • Six Flags (NYSE:SIX) inks a deal with Samsung (OTC:SSNLF, OTC:SSNNF) to make the company its official technology partner.
    • The partnership will include the companies working together to introduce Oculus-powered virtual reality roller coasters at nine Six Flags theme parks. The new technology will be introduced on March 10 at the Shock Wave coaster in the Arlington, Texas park.
    • Six Flags CEO John Duffey calls VR a "game-changer" for the theme park industry. Earlier this year at CES, a sneak preview of a VR roller coaster created a buzz even amid the other futuristic gadgets and concepts on display.
    • Cedar Fair (NYSE:FUN) is also working on VR roller coasters.
    | Thu, Mar. 3, 9:45 AM | 6 Comments
  • Mon, Feb. 29, 8:46 AM
    • Disney (NYSE:DIS) moves to a seasonal ticket pricing set-up that will divide the year into value, regular, and peak periods. The new rates will apply to one-day tickets only.
    • The development is seen helping to spread out visitations for Disney and could impact pricing strategies at Six Flags (NYSE:SIX), Cedar Fair (NYSE:FUN), and SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS).
    | Mon, Feb. 29, 8:46 AM | 19 Comments
  • Thu, Feb. 18, 8:49 AM
    • Six Flags (NYSE:SIX) reports revenue rose 22% on a constant currency basis in Q4.
    • Revenue break-up: Theme park admissions: $114.52M (+19.8%); Theme park food, merchandise and other: $82.53M (+17%); Sponsorship, licensing and other fees: $17.57M (+18.6%); Accommodations revenue: $2.84M (+2.6%).
    • The company's Active Pass Base increased 26% Y/Y.
    • Attendance grew 22% to 5.2M guests for the quarter
    • Total guest spending per capita fell 3% to $37.87 per visitor.
    • SIX +0.84% premarket.
    | Thu, Feb. 18, 8:49 AM
Company Description
Six Flags Entertainment Corp. engages in the business of operating regional theme parks. The company's parks operate under the brand name of Six Flags, which offers state-of-the-art and traditional thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts and shows, restaurants, game venues and... More
Sector: Services
Industry: General Entertainment
Country: United States