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SeaWorld says it will stop paying shareholders a dividend

Troubled theme park operator SeaWorld said it will soon stop paying its shareholders a quarterly dividend. Its stock dropped to an all-time low Tuesday.

SeaWorld, known for its water shows featuring killer whales and dolphins, has been dealing with falling attendance and revenue as people's feelings about using animals for entertainment has soured. Earlier this year, the Orlando, Florida, company said it won't breed killer whales and would stop using them in shows.

The company said late Monday that it will pay its last dividend on Oct. 7, and the amount it pays will be cut by 52 percent to 10 cents for each share owned, down from 21 cents in the previous quarter. SeaWorld...