SeaWorld Entertainment changes name, stock ticker

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SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. is getting a new name starting in February.


The Orlando-based marine-themed park operator will formally be known as United Parks & Resorts Inc., effective Feb. 12, said a release. In addition, the company’s New York Stock Exchange ticker will change from SEAS to PRKS on Feb. 13.

The new name “unites” the theme park’s 13 global properties, which includes a majority of U.S. parks (12 parks in total) and a new park in Abu Dhabi that opened last year.

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