SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. ( SEAS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 09, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 22, 2015. Shareholders who purchased SEAS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SEAS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SEAS was $17.47, representing a -50.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.30 and a 15.62% increase over the 52 week low of $15.11.
SEAS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. ( LYV ) and Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New ( SIX ). SEAS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.72. Zacks Investment Research reports SEAS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -34.49%, compared to an industry average of .5%.