AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE: AMC) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 11/14/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings was given a new $30.00 price target on by analysts at B. Riley. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 11/7/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings had its price target lowered by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from $12.00 to $10.00. They now have an “underperform” rating on the stock.
  • 11/7/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Wedbush. They now have a $15.50 price target on the stock.
  • 11/7/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at B. Riley. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $30.50.
  • 11/1/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings was given a new $21.00 price target on by analysts at Wedbush. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/19/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., operates as a theatrical exhibition company primarily in the United States and internationally. It owned or interests in theatres and screens. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. is based in Leawood, Kansas. “
  • 10/18/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings was given a new $31.00 price target on by analysts at B. Riley. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/17/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., operates as a theatrical exhibition company primarily in the United States and internationally. It owned or interests in theatres and screens. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. is based in Leawood, Kansas. “
  • 10/3/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., operates as a theatrical exhibition company primarily in the United States and internationally. It owned or interests in theatres and screens. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. is based in Leawood, Kansas. “
  • 9/28/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings had its price target lowered by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from $14.00 to $12.00. They now have an “underperform” rating on the stock.

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AMC) traded up $0.50 during trading on Thursday, hitting $13.20. 2,501,100 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,273,096. The company has a quick ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 0.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.01. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $10.80 and a fifty-two week high of $35.50.

AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The company reported ($0.33) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.29) by ($0.04). AMC Entertainment Holdings 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 period in the prior year, the company posted $0.31 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 51.2% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. will post -1.28 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 18th. Investors of record on Monday, December 4th will be issued a $0.20 dividend. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.06%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 1st. AMC Entertainment Holdings’s dividend payout ratio is currently -62.50%.

In related news, CEO Adam M. Aron bought 35,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 14th. The shares were bought at an average price of $15.79 per share, with a total value of $552,650.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 125,426 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,980,476.54. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder American Multi-Cinema, Inc. sold 12,000,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.09, for a total transaction of $73,080,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 0.80% of the company’s stock.

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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