* Q2 EPS $1.27 vs est $0.62
* Revenue up 11 pct to $375 mln
July 24 Theme park operator Six Flags
Entertainment Corp's second-quarter results sailed past
Wall Street estimates, driven by higher in-park and ticket
The company, established in 1961, said ticketing revenue
rose 11 percent, while in-park sales were up 12 percent. Overall
sales rose 11 percent to $375 million.
Six Flags had earnings of $72.2 million or $1.27 per share,
compared with $35.0 million, or 62 cents per share, a year
Analysts on average were expecting the company to earn 62
cents per share on revenue of $351.73 million, according to
Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
The company has 19 parks across the United States, Mexico
Six Flags shares closed at $52.59 on Monday on the New York