Brokerages Anticipate AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (AMC) to Post $0.08 EPS

Equities research analysts expect AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (NYSE:AMC) to report earnings of $0.08 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have made estimates for AMC Entertainment’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.01 to $0.17. AMC Entertainment posted earnings of $0.29 per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year over year growth rate of 72.4%. The firm is expected to report its next earnings report on Monday, May 14th.

On average, analysts expect that AMC Entertainment will report full year earnings of $0.17 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.17) to $0.44. For the next year, analysts expect that the company will post earnings of $0.59 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.26 to $0.81. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for AMC Entertainment.

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AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. The company reported ($2.14) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.27 by ($2.41). AMC Entertainment had a negative return on equity of 6.04% and a negative net margin of 9.59%. The company had revenue of $1.42 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.41 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.33 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 53.0% compared to the same quarter last year.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on AMC. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $27.50 target price (down previously from $30.00) on shares of AMC Entertainment in a research note on Friday, March 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded AMC Entertainment from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. Wedbush set a $19.00 target price on AMC Entertainment and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, January 8th. TheStreet upgraded AMC Entertainment from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Monday, March 12th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada downgraded AMC Entertainment from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $23.04.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Brookstone Capital Management raised its holdings in shares of AMC Entertainment by 19.0% during the fourth quarter. Brookstone Capital Management now owns 23,761 shares of the company’s stock valued at $359,000 after acquiring an additional 3,800 shares during the last quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL raised its holdings in shares of AMC Entertainment by 26.7% during the fourth quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 19,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $287,000 after acquiring an additional 4,000 shares during the last quarter. Gabelli Funds LLC raised its holdings in shares of AMC Entertainment by 18.2% during the fourth quarter. Gabelli Funds LLC now owns 26,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $393,000 after acquiring an additional 4,000 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. raised its holdings in shares of AMC Entertainment by 445.3% during the fourth quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 9,380 shares of the company’s stock valued at $141,000 after acquiring an additional 7,660 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. acquired a new position in shares of AMC Entertainment during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $151,000. 43.76% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of AMC opened at $14.05 on Friday. 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 firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, March 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 12th were given a dividend of $0.20 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 9th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.69%. AMC Entertainment’s dividend payout ratio is currently -89.89%.

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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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