Revving Up for Summer: Six Flags' Financial Loop-The-Loop, But CEO Promises Thrilling Comeback

Zinger Key Points
  • Six Flags Entertainment posts Q1 revenue of $133.291 million, missing the analyst consensus estimate of $136.594 million.
  • EPS for the quarter was $0.98, missing the estimate of $0.92.

Six Flags Entertainment SIX reported a first-quarter FY24 sales decline of 6% year-on-year to $133.291 million, missing the analyst consensus estimate of $136.594 million.

The revenue decrease was primarily attributable to a $12 million reduction in revenue related to memberships beyond the initial 12-month commitment period.

Attendance was 1.7 million guests in the quarter, a 6% Y/Y increase. Total guest spending per capita was $74.35, down 8% Y/Y.

Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter plunged 53% to $(26) million. EPS for the quarter was $0.98, missing the estimate of $0.92.

The company held $60.7 million in cash and equivalents as of March-end. Net cash used by operating activities for twelve months was $(30.5) million.

CEO and President Selim Bassoul, said, “We remain focused on delivering a world-class experience for our guests, and we are excited to launch many thrilling new rides, attractions, and immersive experiences in time for the peak summer season.”

Price Action: SIX shares traded lower by 2.99% at $24.31 at last check Thursday.

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