News articles about AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AMC Entertainment earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 45.4156715038662 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

AMC Entertainment (AMC) opened at $15.40 on Wednesday. AMC Entertainment has a 52-week low of $10.80 and a 52-week high of $34.90. The stock has a market cap of $1,990.00, a PE ratio of -11.76 and a beta of 1.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.01, a current ratio of 0.53 and a quick ratio of 0.53.

AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The company reported ($0.33) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.29) by ($0.04). AMC Entertainment had a negative net margin of 3.87% and a negative return on equity of 6.20%. The firm had revenue of $1.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.16 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.31 EPS. AMC Entertainment’s revenue was up 51.2% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts expect that AMC Entertainment will post -1.28 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 18th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 4th were given a $0.20 dividend. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 1st. AMC Entertainment’s payout ratio is -61.07%.

AMC has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of AMC Entertainment from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. MKM Partners reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price objective on shares of AMC Entertainment in a report on Monday, September 18th. Wedbush set a $21.00 price objective on shares of AMC Entertainment and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. B. Riley set a $30.00 price objective on shares of AMC Entertainment and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group dropped their price objective on shares of AMC Entertainment from $14.00 to $12.00 and set an “underperform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, September 28th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $23.88.

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AMC Entertainment Company Profile

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, including AMC Entertainment Inc (AMCE), American Multi-Cinema, Inc (OpCo) and its subsidiaries, is engaged in the theatrical exhibition business. It operates through theatrical exhibition operations segment. It licenses first-run motion pictures from distributors owned by film production companies and from independent distributors.

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