See How Six Flags Entertainment Ranks Among Analysts' Top Picks With Strong Buyback Activity


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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Six Flags Entertainment Corp (Symbol: SIX) is the #20 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period. In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the list of stocks with strong buyback activity was ranked according to those averages.

SIX operates in the Sporting Goods & Activities sector, among companies like Cedar Fair, L.P. ( FUN ) which is down about 0.1% today, and Vail Resorts Inc. ( MTN ) trading lower by about 0.3%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of SIX, versus FUN and MTN.

SIX,FUN,MTN Relative Performance Chart

SIX is currently trading up about 0.2% midday Tuesday.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: Investing Investing Ideas
Referenced Stocks: FUN , MTN , SIX

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