USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) At $25.13 Forms Top; Seaworld Entertainment (SEAS) Has 1.33 Sentiment

April 4, 2018 - By Annabelle Johnson

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USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) formed multiple top with $26.89 target or 7.00% above today’s $25.13 share price. USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) has $202.31 million valuation. The stock increased 2.28% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $25.13. About 47,870 shares traded. USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) has risen 227.14% since April 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 215.59% the S&P500.

Seaworld Entertainment Inc (SEAS) investors sentiment decreased to 1.33 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.20, from 1.53 in 2017Q3. The ratio has dropped, as 77 hedge funds increased and opened new equity positions, while 58 decreased and sold stakes in Seaworld Entertainment Inc. The hedge funds in our database now hold: 67.60 million shares, down from 68.16 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Seaworld Entertainment Inc in top ten equity positions decreased from 2 to 1 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 25 Reduced: 33 Increased: 46 New Position: 31.

Analysts await SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $-0.77 EPS, down 16.67% or $0.11 from last year’s $-0.66 per share. After $-0.24 actual EPS reported by SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 220.83% negative EPS growth.

Olstein Capital Management L.P. holds 1.94% of its portfolio in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. for 1.12 million shares. Managed Asset Portfolios Llc owns 384,440 shares or 1.65% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Walthausen & Co. Llc has 1.5% invested in the company for 1.17 million shares. The Pennsylvania-based Penn Capital Management Co Inc has invested 0.89% in the stock. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust, a New Jersey-based fund reported 34,000 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 3 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $12.03 million activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 83% of SeaWorld Entertainment’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating SeaWorld Entertainment, 5 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $5.5 while the high is $20.0. The stock’s average target of $13.83 is -4.95% below today’s ($14.55) share price. SEAS was included in 6 notes of analysts from September 2, 2016. The stock of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 22 by Citigroup. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Sell” on Thursday, April 6. The company was initiated on Thursday, April 13 by SunTrust. As per Wednesday, December 14, the company rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, November 9 by FBR Capital. The rating was maintained by Dougherty & Company on Friday, September 2 with “Buy”.

The stock increased 4.15% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $14.55. About 1.69M shares traded. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS) has declined 20.01% since April 4, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.56% the S&P500.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a theme park and entertainment firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.31 billion. The firm operates marine-life theme park under the SeaWorld brand name in San Diego, Orlando, and San Antonio; Busch Gardens theme parks, which are family-oriented destinations with foreign geographic settings in Tampa and Williamsburg; and water parks under the Aquatica brand in Orlando, San Antonio, and San Diego. It currently has negative earnings. It also operates the Adventure Island name in Tampa; Water Country USA name in Williamsburg; Discovery Cove marine life theme park in Orlando; and Sesame Place, a seasonal park in Langhorne.

Among 4 analysts covering USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. USA Truck had 15 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $7.5000 target in Wednesday, August 2 report. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Sell” on Thursday, April 7. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, July 10. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, August 4. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, November 7 report. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, September 29 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stephens given on Monday, January 8. As per Thursday, November 5, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Wednesday, February 8 by Avondale. The rating was initiated by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Wednesday, March 23.

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