A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE: AMC):

  • 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.
  • 9/22/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” 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. “
  • 9/18/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at MKM Partners. They now have a $28.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/11/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a $21.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $30.00.
  • 8/29/2017 – AMC Entertainment Holdings was given a new $16.00 price target on by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC) traded up 1.06% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $14.30. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 797,436 shares. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. has a 52-week low of $12.05 and a 52-week high of $35.65. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $14.80 and a 200 day moving average of $20.64. The company’s market cap is $1.87 billion.

AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 4th. The company reported ($1.35) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by ($1.41). AMC Entertainment Holdings had a negative net margin of 2.49% and a negative return on equity of 3.44%. The company had revenue of $1.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.22 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.24 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 57.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. will post ($1.10) EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 11th were paid a dividend of $0.20 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 8th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.65%. AMC Entertainment Holdings’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -125.00%.

In related news, CEO Adam M. Aron acquired 35,000 shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 14th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $15.79 per share, with a total value of $552,650.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 125,426 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,980,476.54. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Jack Qunyao Gao acquired 20,000 shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 18th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $12.50 per share, for a total transaction of $250,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 30,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $381,250. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have bought 62,000 shares of company stock worth $896,940 over the last ninety days. 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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