AMC Networks Company Profile (NASDAQ:AMCX)

About AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX)

AMC Networks logoAMC Networks Inc. is a holding company, which conducts all of its operations through its subsidiaries. The Company owns and operates entertainment businesses and assets. It operates through two segments: National Networks, and International and Other. National Networks includes activities of its programming businesses, which include its programming networks distributed in the United States and Canada. The International and Other segment includes AMC Networks International (AMCNI), the Company's international programming businesses consisting of a portfolio of channels in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Asia and Africa; IFC Films, the Company's independent film distribution business; AMCNI- DMC, the broadcast solutions unit of certain networks of AMCNI and third-party networks, and various developing online content distribution initiatives. National Networks' programming networks include AMC, WE tv, BBC AMERICA and SundanceTV.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Television Broadcasting
  • Sub-Industry: Cable & Satellite
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:AMCX
  • CUSIP: 00164V10
  • Web: www.amcnetworks.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $4.0948 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 66,593,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $55.58
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $56.69
  • 52 Week Range: $46.17 - $67.61
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.05
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.93
  • P/E Growth: 0.91
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.77 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.49
  • Book Value: $0.47 per share
  • Price / Book: 131.83
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $845.29 million
  • Net Margins: 10.59%
  • Return on Equity: 502.40%
  • Return on Assets: 8.63%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 43.16%
  • Current Ratio: 1.71%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.71%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 711,341 shs.
  • Beta: 1.03
  • Short Ratio: 8.15
 
Frequently Asked Questions for AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX)

What is AMC Networks' stock symbol?

AMC Networks trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AMCX."

How will AMC Networks' stock buyback program work?

AMC Networks declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Thursday, June 8th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 13.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were AMC Networks' earnings last quarter?

AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $2.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.00 by $0.10. The firm earned $720.19 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $720.15 million. AMC Networks had a return on equity of 502.40% and a net margin of 10.59%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $2.09 earnings per share. View AMC Networks' Earnings History.

When will AMC Networks make its next earnings announcement?

AMC Networks is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 3rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for AMC Networks.

Where is AMC Networks' stock going? Where will AMC Networks' stock price be in 2017?

15 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for AMC Networks' shares. Their predictions range from $37.00 to $73.00. On average, they anticipate AMC Networks' stock price to reach $60.45 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for AMC Networks.

Who are some of AMC Networks' key competitors?

Who are AMC Networks' key executives?

AMC Networks' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Charles F. Dolan, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Joshua W. Sapan, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Sean S. Sullivan, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Edward A. Carroll, Chief Operating Officer
  • Christian B. Wymbs, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
  • James G. Gallagher, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • William J. Bell, Director
  • James L. Dolan, Director
  • Kristin A. Dolan, Director
  • Patrick F. Dolan, Director

Who owns AMC Networks stock?

AMC Networks' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.60%), First Quadrant L P CA (0.33%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.15%), Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC (0.09%), Tealwood Asset Management Inc. (0.07%) and American National Bank (0.05%). Company insiders that own AMC Networks stock include James Gallagher, James Lawrence Dolan and Marianne Dolan Weber. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AMC Networks.

Who sold AMC Networks stock? Who is selling AMC Networks stock?

AMC Networks' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., First Quadrant L P CA, Rockefeller Financial Services Inc., Fox Run Management L.L.C., Aperio Group LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Capital One National Association and State Treasurer State of Michigan. View Insider Buying and Selling for AMC Networks.

Who bought AMC Networks stock? Who is buying AMC Networks stock?

AMC Networks' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Opera Trading Capital, Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC, James Investment Research Inc., ING Groep NV, Tealwood Asset Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Oakbrook Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for AMC Networks.

How do I buy AMC Networks stock?

Shares of AMC Networks can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AMC Networks' stock price today?

One share of AMC Networks stock can currently be purchased for approximately $61.96.


MarketBeat Community Rating for AMC Networks (NASDAQ AMCX)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  373 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  397 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  770
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $60.45 (2.43% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/10/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$60.00HighView Rating Details
6/9/2017Moffett NathansonReiterated RatingSellHighView Rating Details
5/8/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$65.00 -> $61.00LowView Rating Details
4/10/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralMediumView Rating Details
3/28/2017GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$70.00LowView Rating Details
2/27/2017Loop CapitalReiterated RatingHold$56.00N/AView Rating Details
2/24/2017InstinetBoost Price TargetPositive$63.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
2/24/2017Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold -> Buy$56.00 -> $70.00N/AView Rating Details
1/11/2017Albert Fried & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
11/4/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingHold -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/6/2016FBR & CoInitiated CoverageOutperformN/AView Rating Details
10/6/2016FBN SecuritiesReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
9/22/2016NomuraLower Price TargetBuy$70.00 -> $63.00N/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetBuy$84.00 -> $73.00N/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$66.00 -> $62.00N/AView Rating Details
6/22/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$78.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
6/17/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
4/26/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$82.00N/AView Rating Details
3/30/2016Topeka Capital MarketsLower Price TargetHold$71.00 -> $69.00N/AView Rating Details
3/2/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$72.00 -> $69.00N/AView Rating Details
9/24/2015Evercore ISIUpgradeHold -> Buy$75.00 -> $90.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX)
Earnings by Quarter for AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX)
Earnings History by Quarter for AMC Networks (NASDAQ AMCX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/2/2017$1.42N/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017$2.00$2.10$720.15 million$720.19 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q416$1.26$1.30$709.83 million$729.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$1.02$1.01$660.58 million$634.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$1.28$1.28$676.87 million$685.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$1.79$1.99$695.47 million$707.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$1.18$1.31$675.02 million$678.95 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.87$1.09$604.81 million$605.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.97$1.23$592.97 million$601.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$1.48$1.66$655.66 million$668.68 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$1.03$1.15$602.42 million$609.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.75$0.74$511.06 million$519.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.87$0.90$514.30 million$522.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$1.16$1.04$507.53 million$525.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q4$0.77$0.49$418.90 million$435.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.85$0.81$393.40 million$395.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.78$1.87$368.08 million$379.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.80$0.85$365.98 million$382.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012$0.63$0.21$370.03 million$367.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.36$0.51$292.08 million$332.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.58$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2012$0.45$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2011$0.47$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.28
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.17
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$2.05$2.11$2.08
Q2 20173$1.39$1.47$1.44
Q3 20173$1.12$1.41$1.28
Q4 20173$1.14$1.68$1.48
Q1 20181$2.34$2.34$2.34
Q2 20181$1.70$1.70$1.70
Q3 20181$1.31$1.31$1.31
Q4 20181$1.82$1.82$1.82
Q1 20191$2.33$2.33$2.33
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 17.67%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.17%
Insider Trades by Quarter for AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/20/2017James GallagherEVPSell4,000$58.75$235,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016James Lawrence DolanInsiderSell65,000$66.89$4,347,850.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Marianne Dolan WeberinsiderSell1,000$78.28$78,280.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015James GallagherEVPSell1,000$77.49$77,490.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015Edward A CarrollCOOSell8,250$79.20$653,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/26/2015Brian SweeneyDirectorSell1,875$73.59$137,981.25View SEC Filing  
3/17/2015John P GiraldoCAOSell3,976$72.18$286,987.68View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Patrick Francis DolanInsiderSell2,886$61.55$177,633.30View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014James GallagherEVPSell3,000$76.46$229,380.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Edward CarrollCOOSell7,170$65.01$466,121.70View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013William BellDirectorSell5,000$67.38$336,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2013Patrick Francis DolanInsiderSell300,000$62.50$18,750,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Joshua W SapanCEOSell93,950$66.95$6,289,952.50View SEC Filing  
10/2/2012Luxor Capital Group, LpMajor ShareholderSell875,000$42.75$37,406,250.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX)
Latest Headlines for AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX)
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americanbankingnews.com logoAMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 7:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEntravision Communications Corporation (EVC) versus AMC Networks (AMCX) Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 8:21 PM
thestreet.com logoWhy Media Investors Will Tune Into AT&T's Earnings Call - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 25 at 3:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVictory for 'Dunkirk' and 'Girls Trip' at the box office
finance.yahoo.com - July 23 at 3:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$714.53 Million in Sales Expected for AMC Networks Inc. (AMCX) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 8:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAMC Networks Inc. Expected to Earn Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.46 Per Share (NASDAQ:AMCX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 8:46 AM
thestreet.com logoS&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq Race to New Records -- Here's How It Happened - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 19 at 10:06 PM
nasdaq.com logoRPT-TV networks try new tricks to woo pay TV partners as ratings slide - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 19 at 10:06 PM
nasdaq.com logoAMC Networks Inc. Announces Proposed Offering of $500 Million of Senior Notes - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 19 at 10:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) to Announce $1.39 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 8:53 AM
nasdaq.com logoTV networks try new tricks to woo pay TV partners as ratings slide - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 19 at 3:31 AM
globenewswire.com logoAMC Networks to Report Second Quarter 2017 Results - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - July 19 at 3:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Comparison: AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX) & Discovery Communications (DISCK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 2:44 PM
benzinga.com logoZombie Pioneer George Romero Dead At 77 - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - July 17 at 4:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) Lowered by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 8:22 AM
benzinga.com logoEmmy 2017: Streaming, Premium Cable Earns More And More Recognition - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - July 15 at 5:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCA) vs. AMC Networks (AMCX) Head-To-Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 15 at 12:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAMC Networks Inc. (AMCX) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 8:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group Equities Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 2:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 7:50 PM
marketwatch.com logoNetflix isn't getting as much value from its library as its rivals - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - July 13 at 4:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Contrast: Discovery Communications (DISCA) & AMC Networks (AMCX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 12 at 4:20 PM
benzinga.com logo5 Takeaways From The 'Future Of Media Summit' - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - July 12 at 4:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 8:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWho Will Die In Tonight's 'Fear the Walking Dead' Mid-Season Finale?
finance.yahoo.com - July 9 at 9:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSteven Yeun Has Some Confusing Thoughts About Glenn On 'The Walking Dead'
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 5:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX) & TEGNA (TGNA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 6 at 8:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing AMC Networks (AMCX) and Discovery Communications (DISCK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 12:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAMC Networks Inc. (AMCX) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 11:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo'Fear the Walking Dead' Is Now Convincingly Channeling 'World War Z'
finance.yahoo.com - July 2 at 3:39 PM
marketbeat.com logo'Despicable Me 3' and 'Baby Driver' win, 'The House' doesn't
marketbeat.com - July 2 at 1:25 PM
thestreet.com logoAMC and Comcast Run Around Advertisers With Premiere Service - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - June 30 at 3:49 PM
thestreet.com logoAMC Wants You to Pay $5 Monthly to Watch TV Sans Commercials - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - June 30 at 2:53 AM
investorplace.com logoAT&T Inc. (T) Stock – 3 Reasons to Stay Cautious - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - June 27 at 3:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Discovery Communications (DISCK) & AMC Networks (AMCX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 6:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$719.00 Million in Sales Expected for AMC Networks Inc. (AMCX) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 1:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing AMC Networks (AMCX) and Nexstar Broadcasting Group (NXST)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 24 at 12:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAMC Networks Inc. (AMCX) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.40 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 11:34 AM
seekingalpha.com logoRLJ Entertainment broadens partnership with AMC - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - June 21 at 4:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAMC Networks (AMCX) and TEGNA (TGNA) Financial Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 4:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Offer Predictions for AMC Networks Inc.'s FY2018 Earnings (AMCX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 1:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting AMC Networks (AMCX) & E.W. Scripps Company (The) (SSP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 14 at 8:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTime Warner's Support for Public Theater's 'Julius Caesar' Shouldn't Be a Surprise
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 8:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAMC Networks Inc. to Post FY2017 Earnings of $6.85 Per Share, Gabelli Forecasts (AMCX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 8:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAMC Networks Inc (AMCX) Receives "Sell" Rating from Moffett Nathanson
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 11:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Contrast: CBS (CBS) & AMC Networks (AMCX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 10:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAMC Networks Inc (AMCX) Upgraded to Hold by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 9:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAMC Networks Inc (AMCX) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 10:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo24: Legacy's Death Should Mean New Life For A Character On 'The Walking Dead'
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 4:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAMC Networks (AMCX) Authorizes Stock Buyback Program
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 11:08 AM

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