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Cedar Fair owns and operates amusement, water parks, and hotels. The Company owns and operates 11 amusement parks, two outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and five hotels. It also operates an additional theme park under a management contract.
TypePublic
Founded1983
HQSandusky, OH, US
Websitecedarfair.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureB-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)2,600(+19%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1.5 B(+10%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$41.5 (-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Cedar Fair

Matthew A. Ouimet

Matthew A. Ouimet

Director
Daniel J. Hanrahan

Daniel J. Hanrahan

Chairman
Tim Fisher

Tim Fisher

Chief Operating Officer
Richard A. Zimmerman

Richard A. Zimmerman

President & Chief Executive Officer, Director
Gina D. France

Gina D. France

Director
D. Scott Olivet

D. Scott Olivet

Director
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Cedar Fair Office Locations

Cedar Fair has offices in Sandusky and Charlotte
Sandusky, OH, US (HQ)
1st St & Cedar Point Dr
Charlotte, NC, US
8701 Red Oak Blvd #550
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Cedar Fair Financials and Metrics

Cedar Fair Revenue

Cedar Fair's revenue was reported to be $1.47 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

33.4m

Market capitalization (15-Jan-2021)

2.4b

Closing stock price (15-Jan-2021)

41.5

Cash (27-Sept-2020)

225.5m

EV

4.8b
Cedar Fair's current market capitalization is $2.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

1.3b1.3b1.3b1.5b

Revenue growth, %

4%3%2%

Cost of goods sold

106.6m110.8m114.7m

Gross profit

1.2b1.2b1.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

48.3m392.8m652.7m54.7m380.3m663.7m67.0m436.2m714.5m53.6m668.0k33.4m

Cost of goods sold

5.5m34.2m52.6m6.0m35.0m53.9m7.6m39.8m58.5m6.4m

Gross profit

42.8m358.5m600.0m48.7m345.3m609.8m59.3m396.4m656.0m47.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

89%91%92%89%91%92%89%91%92%88%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

122.7m166.2m105.3m182.3m

Accounts Receivable

35.4m37.7m51.5m63.1m

Prepaid Expenses

15.9m

Inventories

26.3m29.7m30.8m32.9m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

34.2m101.1m249.9m42.9m60.1m190.8m60.3m324.7m258.1m26.3m301.1m225.5m

Accounts Receivable

28.6m83.4m52.3m30.8m85.4m58.4m44.3m89.5m68.8m25.7m41.8m40.3m

Prepaid Expenses

33.6m26.7m

Inventories

37.9m44.3m34.2m40.3m47.0m36.5m42.6m46.9m37.7m7.4m45.6m50.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

177.7m215.5m126.7m172.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

131.9m153.2m155.5m170.5m

Inventories

(1.2m)(3.3m)(1.2m)(211.0k)

Accounts Payable

(407.0k)1.9m549.0k(1.1m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

(64.8m)(33.4m)157.9m(83.4m)(64.2m)149.2m(83.7m)(20.4m)169.6m(216.0m)(348.5m)(484.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.4m56.2m126.2m5.5m57.7m132.1m13.6m69.5m137.8m5.1m60.0m127.4m

Inventories

(14.1m)(22.0m)(17.9m)

Accounts Payable

8.6m127.0k(3.5m)
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

613.7k

Debt/Equity

25.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.8 x

Financial Leverage

32.6 x
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Cedar Fair Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Visitors

24 m25 m25 m26 m

Amusement Parks Owned

11 11 11 11

Water Parks Owned

4 3 3 3

Hotels

5 5 4 4
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Cedar Fair Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Canada's Wonderland Company
Carowinds LLC
Cedar Fair Southwest Inc.
Cedar Point Park LLC
Dorney Park LLC
Geauga Lake LLC
Kings Dominion LLC
Kings Island Company
Kings Island Park LLC
Knott's Berry Farm LLC
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Cedar Fair Revenue Breakdown

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Cedar Fair revenue breakdown by business segment: 13.2% from Accommodations, Extra-charge Products and Other, 32.1% from Food, Merchandise and Games and 54.7% from Admissions

Cedar Fair Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Cedar Fair Online and Social Media Presence

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Cedar Fair Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    70/100

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    58/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    61/100

  • Diversity

    B-

    70/100

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Cedar Fair News and Updates

Pre-Covid Level Looks Elusive For Cedar Fair Stock

Cedar Fair stock (NYSE: FUN) currently trades at $38 and is still down 31% so far this year. Cedar Fair is a large amusement-resort operator. FUN stock traded at around $54 in February 2020 just before the outbreak of pandemic and is still almost 30% below that level as well. However, the stock...

Hop On Cedar Fair Stock For 20% Rise

Despite a formidable rise of over 120% since its March lows of this year, at the current price of $29 per share, we believe Cedar Fair stock has still not reached its near-term potential. Cedar Fair’s stock has rallied from $13 to $29 off the recent bottom compared to the S&P 500 which...

Should You Even Care About Cedar Fair Stock Now?

Yes you should! Let’s look at the time line. Covid-19 spread, and more than 50 amusement parks shut their doors in March. Now as they try to re-open, the pandemic is suddenly accelerating, and daily new cases in some areas have reached twice the number observed during the previous peak in April...

Cedar Fair Or SeaWorld Entertainment For Better Returns?

SeaWorld Entertainment stock (NYSE: SEAS) has increased by 7% in the last two and a half years, when the stock price increased from $14 at the end of 2017 to $15 currently. But hang on, close rival Cedar Fair stock (NYSE: FUN) has seen a decline of 53% during the same period...

Cedar Fair Stock Doubles But Has Not Peaked Yet

Despite an eye-popping 115% rise since the March lows of this year, at the current price of $28 per share, we believe Cedar Fair’s stock still has upside potential. Cedar Fair’s stock has rallied from $13 to $28 off the recent bottom compared to the S&P 500 which has increased around 39% from it…

Cedar Fair and Feld Entertainment Enter New Partnership to Launch Monster Jam® Thunder Alley™ In-Park Experience in 2019

Experience brings unprecedented opportunities for park guests to interact with world-famous Monster Jam trucks Experience brings unprecedented opportunities for park guests to interact with world-famous Monster Jam trucks
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Cedar Fair Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cedar Fair founded?

    Cedar Fair was founded in 1983.

  • Who are Cedar Fair key executives?

    Cedar Fair's key executives are Matthew A. Ouimet, Daniel J. Hanrahan and Tim Fisher.

  • How many employees does Cedar Fair have?

    Cedar Fair has 2,600 employees.

  • What is Cedar Fair revenue?

    Latest Cedar Fair annual revenue is $1.5 b.

  • What is Cedar Fair revenue per employee?

    Latest Cedar Fair revenue per employee is $567.3 k.

  • Who are Cedar Fair competitors?

    Competitors of Cedar Fair include The Walt Disney Company, Vail Resorts and Aska.

  • Where is Cedar Fair headquarters?

    Cedar Fair headquarters is located at 1st St & Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky.

  • Where are Cedar Fair offices?

    Cedar Fair has offices in Sandusky and Charlotte.

  • How many offices does Cedar Fair have?

    Cedar Fair has 2 offices.