SeaWorld announced its third quarter earnings on Wednesday, presenting shareholders with a dismal look at how the company's been faring lately. Compared to the same period last year, SeaWorld's net income is down 28 percent, and attendance dropped from 8.9 million to 8.4 million.
Many have pointed to the documentary "Blackfish" for the company's near-implosion. And, when you look at the numbers, it certainly seems to have had an effect. This simple graph, which dates back to the company's initial public offering on April 19, 2013, explains it all: