Imax Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) has been assigned a $32.00 price target by Canaccord Genuity in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Canaccord Genuity’s target price points to a potential upside of 52.74% from the stock’s previous close.

A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on IMAX. Credit Suisse Group decreased their target price on shares of Imax Corporation from $26.00 to $25.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Imax Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 22nd. Barrington Research lowered shares of Imax Corporation from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $43.50 price target on shares of Imax Corporation in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Imax Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $31.90.

Imax Corporation (IMAX) traded down 1.64% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $20.95. 566,498 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $21.56 and its 200-day moving average is $23.98. The company has a market cap of $1.36 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 141.55 and a beta of 1.00. Imax Corporation has a 12 month low of $17.58 and a 12 month high of $35.30.

Imax Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.17. Imax Corporation had a net margin of 2.81% and a return on equity of 2.39%. The firm had revenue of $87.76 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $89.26 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.18 earnings per share. Imax Corporation’s revenue was down 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Imax Corporation will post $0.57 EPS for the current year.

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In other news, CEO Greg Foster sold 9,417 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.55, for a total value of $184,102.35. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 67,018 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,310,201.90. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CFO Patrick Mcclymont sold 1,760 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.50, for a total transaction of $36,080.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 18.90% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in Imax Corporation by 1,151.0% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 6,818 shares of the company’s stock worth $150,000 after buying an additional 6,273 shares during the period. Seven Eight Capital LP increased its stake in Imax Corporation by 1,115.7% during the 2nd quarter. Seven Eight Capital LP now owns 7,294 shares of the company’s stock worth $160,000 after buying an additional 6,694 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in Imax Corporation by 13.0% during the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 6,522 shares of the company’s stock worth $181,000 after buying an additional 748 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC purchased a new stake in Imax Corporation during the 2nd quarter worth $205,000. Finally, M&T Bank Corp purchased a new stake in Imax Corporation during the 2nd quarter worth $230,000. 83.36% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Imax Corporation

IMAX Corporation is an entertainment technology company. The Company operates through seven segments: IMAX systems; theater system maintenance; joint revenue sharing arrangements; film production and IMAX DMR; film distribution; film post-production, and other. The IMAX systems segment designs, manufactures, sells or leases IMAX theater projection system equipment.

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