SeaWorld Entertainment

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment® inspires millions, through the power of entertainment, to celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world. One of the most respected companies in the themed entertainment sector, beginning with Busch Gardens® Tampa opening in 1959, the Company has a five-decade legacy of creating innovative entertainment experiences that blend imagination with nature. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is best known for its 11 U.S. theme parks, attractions that hosted more than 23 million guests in 2013 and include the beloved SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens® and Sesame Place® brands. The parks offer guests a variety of up-close experiences, from animal encounters that invite exploration and appreciation of the natural world, to thrilling rides and spectacular shows. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has been expanding its popular brands into media and entertainment platforms to connect people to nature and animals through television, and digital media; plus lines of licensed consumer products. In 2014, the Company’s top-rated television show, Sea RescueTM, was nominated for a Daytime Emmy® Award in the category of Outstanding Children’s Series by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is one of the world’s foremost zoological organizations and a global leader in animal welfare, training, husbandry, and veterinary care. Over four decades, its animal experts have helped more than 23,000 ill, injured, orphaned and abandoned animals with the goal of rehabilitation and returning these animals to the wild. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment employs more than 23,000 people nationwide.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Orlando, US
Founded
2009
Size (employees)
5,000 (est)
SeaWorld Entertainment was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Orlando, US

SeaWorld Entertainment Office Locations

SeaWorld Entertainment has offices in Orlando, San Antonio, San Diego, Tampa and in 1 other location
Orlando, US (HQ)
400

SeaWorld Entertainment Data and Metrics

SeaWorld Entertainment Financial Metrics

SeaWorld Entertainment's revenue was reported to be $186.4 m in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

186.4 m

Net income (Q1, 2017)

(61.1 m)

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

(76.7 m)

Market capitalization (19-Sep-2017)

1.1 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

33.2 m
SeaWorld Entertainment's current market capitalization is $1.1 b.
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

1.3 b1.4 b1.5 b1.4 b1.4 b1.3 b

Revenue growth, %

7%3%(6%)(0%)(2%)

General and administrative expense

238.6 m

Operating expense total

238.6 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

405.2 m495.8 m214.6 m391.6 m496.9 m220.2 m371.1 m485.3 m186.4 m

General and administrative expense

58.6 m50.4 m51.1 m73.3 m47.7 m67.4 m72 m57.1 m52.4 m

Operating expense total

58.6 m50.4 m51.1 m73.3 m47.7 m67.4 m72 m57.1 m52.4 m

EBIT

80.6 m161.9 m(50.2 m)45.8 m170.9 m(119.6 m)38.1 m152.6 m(76.7 m)
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

123.7 m66.7 m45.7 m116.8 m43.9 m19 m69 m

Accounts Receivable

41.5 m37 m39.5 m36.7 m

Inventories

36.2 m33.1 m31.2 m28.7 m

Current Assets

243.1 m142.2 m109.1 m153.7 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

63 m115.2 m43.4 m52.9 m119.7 m41.5 m29.2 m55.8 m33.2 m

Accounts Receivable

46.8 m43.6 m38.5 m56.1 m48.5 m44.5 m58.1 m49.4 m41.2 m

Inventories

44.3 m36.8 m37.9 m38.7 m32.3 m38.7 m42 m33.4 m33.5 m

Current Assets

185.9 m221.8 m150.4 m175.6 m225.8 m143.6 m145.3 m150.5 m136.1 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

50.5 m49.9 m49.1 m(12.5 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

166.1 m176.3 m182.5 m199.6 m

Accounts Receivable

(3.2 m)6.3 m(3.6 m)2.1 m

Inventories

(166 k)2.7 m1.2 m2.5 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

37.3 m87.2 m(43.6 m)5.8 m98 m(84 m)17.8 m65.7 m(61.1 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

43.1 m44.4 m43.9 m50.1 m44.5 m75 m40.7 m40.9 m38.9 m

Accounts Receivable

46.8 m43.6 m38.5 m56.1 m48.5 m44.5 m58.1 m49.4 m41.2 m

Inventories

44.3 m36.8 m37.9 m38.7 m32.3 m38.7 m42 m33.4 m33.5 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

37.3 k

Financial Leverage

5.8 x
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SeaWorld Entertainment News and Updates

A new Sesame Place theme park is moving to the neighborhood

A is for amusement parks. And not one, but TWO amusement parks. Bwa-ha-ha-ha-haaa! Sesame Workshop, in partnership with SeaWorld Entertainment, announced on Thursday the development of a new Sesame Place theme park. The original Sesame Place opened in 1980 in Langhorne, Pennsylvania and has ope…

Tilikum, the Killer Whale Featured in ‘Blackfish,’ Dies

SeaWorld announced that orca, thought to have been around 36 years old, died after suffering health problems, including a lung infection.

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Here is what you need to know. America votes. The first ballots have been cast in New Hampshire and an early count shows Donald Trump ahead 32 to 25. Voting across America will take place throughout the day before polls begin closing at 6 p.m. ET in Indiana and Kentucky. 2 o…

SeaWorld bets $175 million on new orca shows and virtual-reality attractions

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said it would spend $175 million on new attractions, including a documentary-style orca encounter in San Diego to replace the theatrical Shamu shows that have been the park’s signature draw for half a century. The substantial investment in new rides and marine mammal.…

Here’s Why SeaWorld Shares Just Took a Deep Plunge

Slashing the dividend and suspending future payments didn't help.

It’s Now Illegal to Breed Captive Killer Whales in California

Like those used in SeaWorld's famous "Shamu" shows
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