Posted Friday, January 13, 2006 2:13 AM | Contributed by SF Critic
Shares of theme park company Six Flags Inc. gained Thursday, after an analyst expressed confidence in new Chief Executive Mark Shapiro's ability to turn around the company by selling off assets. Bear Stearns analyst R. Glen Reid said that Shapiro, whom Snyder hand-picked, brings an "impressive" background as a former top executive from Walt Disney Co.'s ESPN.
Read more from AP via Yahoo.
Poor reputations are hard to overcome, so people must be excited about what they're hearing, especially given the alternative, the blaming of the weather and other excuses. Only time will tell whether all this means anything permanant though, and I do expect any "deep" improvement will come over the next sevearl years. This is a facinating start, no doubt.
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