Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock (NASDAQ:AMCX) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 134,255 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,351,000.

A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the business. Alps Advisors Inc. boosted its position in AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock by 12.1% in the first quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 9,342 shares of the company’s stock valued at $483,000 after buying an additional 1,006 shares in the last quarter. Joel Isaacson & Co. LLC boosted its position in AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock by 15.0% in the second quarter. Joel Isaacson & Co. LLC now owns 8,050 shares of the company’s stock valued at $501,000 after buying an additional 1,050 shares in the last quarter. Verity Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock by 32.3% in the second quarter. Verity Asset Management Inc. now owns 5,879 shares of the company’s stock valued at $366,000 after buying an additional 1,435 shares in the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its position in AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock by 32.4% in the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 5,970 shares of the company’s stock valued at $371,000 after buying an additional 1,460 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Advisors Preferred LLC boosted its position in AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock by 265.9% in the second quarter. Advisors Preferred LLC now owns 2,009 shares of the company’s stock valued at $125,000 after buying an additional 1,460 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 86.78% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts have weighed in on the stock. Sanford C. Bernstein lowered shares of AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 21st. BidaskClub upgraded shares of AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, June 18th. Goldman Sachs Group lowered shares of AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $73.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, June 26th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Guggenheim reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $58.00 price target on shares of AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock in a report on Friday, July 13th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 18th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $61.80.

Shares of NASDAQ:AMCX opened at $60.45 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $3.43 billion, a PE ratio of 8.20, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.01 and a beta of 0.78. The company has a current ratio of 2.46, a quick ratio of 2.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 16.00. AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock has a 52 week low of $46.89 and a 52 week high of $69.02.

AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock (NASDAQ:AMCX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 2nd. The company reported $1.93 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.09 by ($0.16). The business had revenue of $761.39 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $731.99 million. AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock had a return on equity of 278.30% and a net margin of 17.22%. AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.88 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock will post 8.33 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, EVP James Gallagher sold 2,300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, June 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.01, for a total value of $154,123.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 15,003 shares in the company, valued at $1,005,351.03. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, COO Edward A. Carroll sold 11,700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, June 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.72, for a total transaction of $780,624.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now owns 42,868 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,860,152.96. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 20.97% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

AMC NETWORKS INC Common Stock Company Profile

AMC Networks Inc owns and operates various cable television's brands delivering content to audiences, and a platform to distributors and advertisers in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, National Networks; and International and Other. The National Networks segment operates five distributed entertainment programming networks under the AMC, WE tv, BBC AMERICA, IFC, and SundanceTV names in high definition and standard definition formats.

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