SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. ( SEAS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 25, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 06, 2015. Shareholders who purchased SEAS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that SEAS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $17.53, the dividend yield is 4.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SEAS was $17.53, representing a -22.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.68 and a 16.02% 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 $.27. Zacks Investment Research reports SEAS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 12.75%, compared to an industry average of 12.5%.