SeaWorld Entertainment Inc Misses Q2 Earnings As Attendance Is Still Sinking

SeaWorld Entertainment second quarter earnings plunged 84% amidst declining attendance and a withering public campaign by animal activists.

Mirroring the poor results, the amusement park operator’s shares slumped 6% before the market opened Thursday.

SeaWorld yet to recover from “Blackfish” backlash
As reported by ValueWalk, SeaWorld has been trying to recover from the 2013 documentary film “Blackfish” that suggested the treatment of captive orcas provokes violent behavior. The Orlando, Florida company’s harsh remarks about the film Blackfish landed it in deep water, and consumers have been responding by staying away from the company's theme parks . . .


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