Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:SIX)

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Member Avatar mccarrara (56.63) Submitted: 12/2/2014 2:48:53 PM : Outperform Start Price: $40.74 SIX Score: +3.33

Consistent & continued growth, & investor friendly management.

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Member Avatar Neostar1 (< 20) Submitted: 7/25/2014 3:13:19 AM : Outperform Start Price: $37.99 SIX Score: +6.18

It had a nice pull back on earnings disappointment. It more has to do with charting trend. Buy low and sell high concept.

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Member Avatar EvanBuck (99.84) Submitted: 4/15/2014 12:07:12 PM : Outperform Start Price: $37.60 SIX Score: -1.32

My pitch on the Motley Fool blogging network: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/04/15/six-reasons-why-six-flags-stock-is-a-smart-buy.aspx?source=iaasitlnk0000003

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Member Avatar shawn2222 (71.90) Submitted: 1/11/2014 11:27:13 PM : Outperform Start Price: $35.58 SIX Score: +5.47

Excellent Management team & a Great Business model

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Member Avatar vaderblue (< 20) Submitted: 1/10/2014 1:53:28 PM : Outperform Start Price: $35.62 SIX Score: +5.19

U know the demand for ertainmnet and fun is just what it is and 3m born in this nation everyyear. If managed correctly. this stock will riae

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Member Avatar NickChiu (< 20) Submitted: 6/8/2013 4:38:32 AM : Outperform Start Price: $35.41 SIX Score: -6.47

Contnued growth after emerging from the bankruptcy

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Member Avatar stocky5 (42.05) Submitted: 5/31/2013 2:32:16 PM : Outperform Start Price: $34.83 SIX Score: -4.72

Oversold. Very favorable trends in analyst consensus projected earnings and price target.

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Member Avatar L0RDZ (78.57) Submitted: 5/17/2013 3:40:37 PM : Outperform Start Price: $36.23 SIX Score: -7.89

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A good summer for SIX................................................................................................................................................

These parks are great and are entrenched with moats that no really new parks such as those managed by Disney ~ Six flags ~ and Fun ~ Cedar Fair will be built anytime soon if ever...

SIx has gone thru bankruptcy and has done rather well..................................................

Expect a larger yield than treasuries and what the bank gives.................... LMAO/......................

WHy not give SIx a try................................................

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Member Avatar theo20 (< 20) Submitted: 4/12/2013 11:47:16 AM : Outperform Start Price: $33.07 SIX Score: -3.59

improved economy

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Member Avatar troym72 (45.70) Submitted: 4/25/2012 4:50:49 PM : Underperform Start Price: $20.81 SIX Score: -52.90

Six Flags would have to increase their yearly EPS three-fold to justify the current trading price of $45 per share. Yes, I know that they just increased their dividend to .60 per quarter giving a yield of 5%. Yes, there are rumors that Six Flags may not have to pay taxes for the next decade/

However, even with this dividend (which I question whether they can even afford to pay) and the tax break, the stock is still far over-valued in my opinion. Unless there is some major - I mean major - increase in profits on short oder the price has to fall from here.

I'm thinking the day after a 4.5% price jump, due to a rosey outlook in the earning call, is a good spot to start my short position (thumbs down).

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Member Avatar modestus1 (< 20) Submitted: 4/12/2012 9:49:45 PM : Outperform Start Price: $19.51 SIX Score: +65.83

dividend, wave from WOLF bidding war

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Member Avatar TrojanFan (28.89) Submitted: 2/9/2012 9:35:27 PM : Outperform Start Price: $19.99 SIX Score: +55.89

I've been stalking this stock for a couple of weeks now waiting for a pullback, but I'm going to have to pile in with the green thumb now on the announcement of the dividend increase late yesterday.

This stock looks like it has a lot of potential following the company's exit from bankruptcy in 2010 and all the debt relief they got as a result of that.

TMFDeej has a pretty helpful discussion about the company in his pitch which I'd recommend to others to read.

The Company refinanced their debt in December with a new credit facility and term loan financing and it looks like that new financing package probably relaxed some of their restricted payment covenants on dividends and share buybacks. I have yet to verify that, but that is my impression so far. They announced a $250 million share buy back plan a few weeks ago and now increased their quarterly dividend from 6 cents a share to 60 cents a share, that's a TENFOLD increase!! The current yield stands at about 5% as of this writing.

I'm not ready yet to put up real money into this name, but I'm planning on digging into my research in a big way soon, maybe even tonight or tomorrow.

Based on my cursory first pass at researching this company I can see the potential for the stock to get to $80 or so in about 4 to 5 years time. That was before they cranked up the dividend, though. Now I'm thinking higher yield and compounding potential from reinvested dividends and probably lower terminal value.

This could be a good opportunity, but there are a few things I need to dig into in greater detail. TMFDeej's assertion regarding their long term tax shield is high on my list of diligence items. If that's correct, its a big boost to their cashflow. I'm also very interested in gaining a better understanding of their new financing package and what new flexibility it may have given them.

Management does seem to be making a commitment to treating the shareholders well which is something I always like to see.

I see a lot of potential here, but will remain cautiously optimistic until I complete my analysis.

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Member Avatar spawn170 (85.74) Submitted: 3/9/2011 1:51:43 PM : Outperform Start Price: $13.39 SIX Score: +157.97

This amusement park may be no Disney World or Universal Studios, but it has consistently been a market player for more than 40 decades. The company garbles up smaller parks and incorporates them into its franchise. Summer is coming soon and the amusement park season starts with a lot of new rides and attractions and parents itching to unload their kids for a few hours.

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Member Avatar jhuangwithnmr (86.12) Submitted: 2/3/2011 9:04:07 AM : Outperform Start Price: $12.77 SIX Score: +169.85

Barron's Roundtable 2011 Meryl Witmer's pick

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