Six Flags Entertainment (SIX) dividend stock





  • Yield

     4.60%
  • Dividend

     2.56
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     91.5%
  • Dividend increased

     6 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     225%
  • Dividend pay date

     6/12/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     5/23/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 27.8%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     5 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     96.1
  • Tweed factor

     47.3
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
27.8%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
68.4%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
16.1%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-100.0%
Price change from 52 week high   
-14.7%
Price change from 50 days average   
-5.5%
Price change from 200 days average   
-7.2%
Price info
Change
0.25 (0.45%)


Last price
55.62 USD


Day range
55.54 - 56.27


Year range
47.61 - 65.19

Financial health
Current ratio
0.84


Debt/equity ratio
327.68


Cash
99.76M


Debt
1.51B


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
48.75


Price/book (P/B)


Forward price/earning (P/E)
23.57


Price/sales (P/S)
3.88


PEG
3.41


Market cap
5.04B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
-0.7300,-0.3500,-0.6300
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-7.1%
10 year history
0.0000,0.0000,0.0000,0.0150,0.0900,1.3500,1.8200,1.9300,2.1400,2.3200
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  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
-100.0%
-0.7300,-0.3500,-0.6300,,-0.2100,3.1900,1.1800,0.7700,1.5800,1.5800
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  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
nan%
0.0000,0.0000,0.0000,,8.3900,8.2900,4.2600,3.7500,1.7600,0.2600
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  • 08
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  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
-100.0%
0.0000,0.0000,0.0000,,0.0000,43.2000,73.2000,150.2000,171.5000,135.4000
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Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
-100.0%
379.0000,388.0000,391.0000,,110.0000,111.0000,100.0000,98.0000,98.0000,98.0000
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Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-14.0%
Company profile
Empoloyees
1,900


Sector


Website


Founded
1971


Industry


SEC filings




Six Flags Entertainment Corporation owns and operates regional theme and water parks. Its parks offer various thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts and shows, restaurants, game venues, and retail outlets. The company owns and operates 18 parks, including 16 parks in the United Stat...
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Address:
924 Avenue J East, Grand Prairie, TX, 75050

Phone:
+1 972 595-5000
The dividend of SIX is 2.56 for the last 12 months, and their yield is 4.60%. Since 2011they have raised their dividend each year, that is 6 years in a row. The payout ratio of SIX is 225%, based on an EPS of 1.14 and a dividend of 2.56. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 5 years. They have increased their dividend by 91.5% on average in the last 5 years. Six Flags Entertainment has gone ex-dividend on the 5/23/2017, and the dividend pay date is 6/12/2017. 1,900 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1971. The stock belongs to the general entertainment industry in the services sector. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 2.8 out of 5 stars.






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