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Cedar Fair (fun) Stock Research

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Company Description: Cedar Fair, L.P. is an owner and operator of 18 amusement and water parks, and 5 hotels, in the United States and abroad, including Kings Island and the Castaway Bay Indoor Waterpark Resort in Ohio; Canadas Wonderland near Toronto; Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in Pennsylvania; Valleyfair in Minnesota; Michigans Adventure; Kings Dominion near Richmond, Virginia; Carowinds in North Carolina; Worlds of Fun in Missouri; Knotts Berry Farm, located near Los Angeles; and Californias Great America located in Santa Clara, California, among others. Update

Market Research Update

Discretionary Industry Analysis: The consumer discretionary industry includes companies whose sales come from consumer discretionary income purchases. Discretionary income = gross income less taxes and necessities such as rent, mortgage and food. Discretionary Trading Strategy: The consumer discretionary industry tends to be very sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued discretionary investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell discretionary investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase consumer discretionary investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . Cedar Fair is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks. The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases Cedar Fair's profits.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Cedar Fair's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise.

Strategy: Cedar Fair targets customers who have very specific needs and with solutions that are difficult to replicate. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

Cedar Fair has consistent operating results. This lowers the risk that Cedar Fair will suddenly have difficulty and it increases investor confidence in the value they place on each share. Complicated financial statements lower Cedar Fair's value, because it increases the risk of fraud and lowers investor confidence.

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