AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC) Stock in the Investor Spotlight

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Agosto 11, 2017

During the trading on 08/09/2017, Company's stock ranged from $16.100 to $15.450. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $42 while the most conventional has $14 target price. Wedbush also issued estimates for AMC Entertainment Holdings' FY2017 earnings at ($1.14) EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.32 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at ($0.12) EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at ($0.04) EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.58 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $0.74 EPS. (NYSE:AMC) share price decreased in the last trading session with a previous 52-week high of $35.65. MKM Partners reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $36.00 target price (down previously from $45.00) on shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings in a report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, B. Riley restated a "buy" rating and issued a $49.50 price target on shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings in a research report on Monday, May 1st. FBR & Co restated a "buy" rating and issued a $37.00 price objective on shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings in a report on Friday, April 21st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings from a "hold" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $35.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, April 12th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company.

Taking a glance at where the stock might be directed in the future, on a consensus basis, the sell-side has a 52 week price target of $26.42 on the stock, this valuation is based on 15 number of opinions. "(AMC)" was posted by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are reading this news story on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US and worldwide copyright and trademark law. The original version of this piece can be read at https://www.baseball-news-blog.com/2017/08/10/q3-2017-eps-estimates-for-amc-entertainment-holdings-inc-nyseamc-increased-by-analyst.html. American Century Companies Inc. raised its stake in AMC Entertainment Holdings by 15.5% in the first quarter. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.03 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.69 and a beta of 1.31. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $20.72 and a 200 day moving average price of $27.10.

AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC) last posted its earnings results on Friday, August 4th.

In the last earnings report the EPS was $-0.96 and is estimated to be $-1.04 for the current year with 130,792,000 shares presently outstanding. Ameriprise Financial Inc stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (NYSE:AMC). The business had revenue of $1.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.22 billion. During the same period previous year, the company earned $0.24 earnings per share. Prudential Financial Inc. raised its stake in AMC Entertainment Holdings by 67.1% in the first quarter.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in AMC Entertainment Holdings by 1,837.8% in the second quarter. Can boosted its position in AMC Entertainment Holdings by 241.8% in the first quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 28,877 shares of the company's stock valued at $972,000 after buying an additional 19,456 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 7,109 shares of the company's stock worth $162,000 after buying an additional 6,055 shares in the last quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in AMC Entertainment Holdings during the first quarter worth approximately $157,000.

Entertainment Holdings, Inc shares had a trading volume of 3,382K by the end of trading on Friday. 3,384,683 shares of the company's stock were exchanged. Also, CEO Adam M. Aron bought 10,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, June 2nd. The shares were bought at an average price of $24.72 per share, for a total transaction of $247,200.00.

The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by HILL LLOYD L on 03/31/2017, and was a acquisition of 2,431 shares with a final price of $0. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $23.52 per share, for a total transaction of $94,080.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 40,705 shares of the company's stock, valued at $957,381.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 11th will be given a $0.20 dividend. This dividend represents a yield of $4.95. AMC Entertainment Holdings's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -125.00%. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 58% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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