Equities research analysts expect AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (NYSE:AMC) to report earnings per share of $0.12 for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have made estimates for AMC Entertainment’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.18 and the lowest is $0.01. AMC Entertainment reported earnings of $0.29 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 58.6%. The business is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 14th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that AMC Entertainment will report full-year earnings of $0.21 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.17) to $0.44. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the firm will post earnings of $0.59 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.26 to $0.81. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for AMC Entertainment.
AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. The company reported ($2.14) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.27 by ($2.41). AMC Entertainment had a negative net margin of 9.59% and a negative return on equity of 6.04%. The business had revenue of $1.42 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.41 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.33 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 53.0% compared to the same quarter last year.
Shares of AMC Entertainment (AMC) opened at $15.65 on Tuesday. AMC Entertainment has a 52-week low of $10.80 and a 52-week high of $32.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.27, a current ratio of 0.62 and a quick ratio of 0.62. The stock has a market cap of $2,006.19, a price-to-earnings ratio of -4.17 and a beta of 0.84.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 12th will be issued a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 9th. AMC Entertainment’s dividend payout ratio is -21.33%.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its holdings in AMC Entertainment by 445.3% during the 4th quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 9,380 shares of the company’s stock worth $141,000 after acquiring an additional 7,660 shares during the last quarter. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. bought a new stake in shares of AMC Entertainment during the 4th quarter worth $151,000. Pitcairn Co. bought a new stake in shares of AMC Entertainment during the 4th quarter worth $238,000. Two Sigma Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of AMC Entertainment during the 4th quarter worth $238,000. Finally, Teacher Retirement System of Texas bought a new stake in shares of AMC Entertainment during the 4th quarter worth $275,000. 43.33% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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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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