- Revenue declined 1.5 percent to $405.2 millionand analysts expected $447.7 million
- SeaWorld shares dropped $8.41, or 30 percent, to $19.74 in midday trading and the stock is down 31 percent this year
- A documentary last year called Blackfish suggested that the company’s treatment of the killer whales provokes violent behavior from them
- No human has ever been injured by a killer whale in the wild but they have been killed their trainers when in captivity
August 14th, 2014. Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (SEAS) fell Wednesday after the theme park operator reported second-quarter profit and sales that missed Wall Street expectations and cut its outlook for the year.
The Orlando, Florida-based company also said it believes attendance during the period was hurt by negative publicity surrounding its treatment of killer whales, which are trained…
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