Comparing SFX Entertainment (SFXE) & Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX)Click here to view original web page at baseballnewssource.com
SFX Entertainment (NASDAQ: SFXE) and Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) are both services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations and valuation.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
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83.8% of Six Flags Entertainment Corp shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.1% of Six Flags Entertainment Corp shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares SFX Entertainment and Six Flags Entertainment Corp’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Six Flags Entertainment Corp||9.14%||-297.44%||4.72%|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares SFX Entertainment and Six Flags Entertainment Corp’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Six Flags Entertainment Corp||$1.30 billion||4.07||$406.63 million||$1.25||46.67|
Six Flags Entertainment Corp has higher revenue and earnings than SFX Entertainment.
Six Flags Entertainment Corp pays an annual dividend of $2.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. SFX Entertainment does not pay a dividend. Six Flags Entertainment Corp pays out 204.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. SFX Entertainment has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for SFX Entertainment and Six Flags Entertainment Corp, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Six Flags Entertainment Corp||0||3||8||0||2.73|
Six Flags Entertainment Corp has a consensus target price of $65.90, indicating a potential upside of 12.96%. Given Six Flags Entertainment Corp’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Six Flags Entertainment Corp is more favorable than SFX Entertainment.
Six Flags Entertainment Corp beats SFX Entertainment on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
SFX Entertainment Company Profile
SFX Entertainment, Inc. is engaged in creating the global platform for Electronic Music Culture. The Company is a producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused on electronic music culture (EMC) and other festivals. The Company focuses on providing electronic music fans with live experiences, music discovery, media and digital connectivity. It produces and promotes a portfolio of live events that includes brands, such as Tomorrowland, TomorrowWorld, Mysteryland, Sensation, Electric Zoo, Disco Donnie Presents, Life in Color, Rock in Rio, Nature One, Mayday, Decibel, Q-Dance, Awakenings, and React Presents, as well as the ticketing service Paylogic. It also owns and operates Beatport, the global home of electronic music where fans, disc jockeys (DJs), and creators connect, discover, and participate in the evolution of dance music culture. Its ID&T is an international dance music event producer operating in approximately 20 Countries and over four Continents.
Six Flags Entertainment Corp Company Profile
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (Six Flags) is a regional theme park operator. The Company operates in the theme parks segment. The Company operates approximately 19 regional theme and water parks. Its parks occupy approximately 4,500 acres of land. Its parks are located in geographically diverse markets across North America. Its parks offer a selection of thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts and shows, restaurants, game venues and retail outlets. Its parks offer approximately 830 rides, including over 135 roller coasters. The Company’s parks include Six Flags America, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari/ Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Six Flags Great America, Six Flags St. Louis, Six Flags Magic Mountain/ Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Six Flags Mexico and Six Flags New England.
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