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National CineMedia Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.33 (+6.92 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $5.10
50-Day Range
MA: $4.06
52-Week Range
Now: $5.10
Volume1.32 million shs
Average Volume825,773 shs
Market Capitalization$405.86 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.87%
National CineMedia, Inc., through its subsidiary, National CineMedia, LLC, operates a digital in-theater network in North America. The company engages in the sale of advertising to national, regional, and local businesses in Noovie, a cinema advertising and entertainment pre-show seen on movie screens; and sells advertising on its Lobby Entertainment Network, a series of strategically-placed screens located in movie theater lobbies, as well as other forms of advertising and promotions in theatre lobbies. It is also involved in the sale of online and mobile advertising through its Cinema Accelerator digital product, as well as suite of Noovie digital properties, such as Noovie.com, Noovie Shuffle, Name That Movie, Noovie Arcade, and Fantasy Movie League to reach entertainment audiences beyond the theater. The company offers its services to third-party theater circuits under long-term network affiliate agreements. It also operates search and discovery platform, under the brand name Noovie.com. National CineMedia, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Centennial, Colorado.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Advertising
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NCMI
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$444.80 million
Cash Flow$1.38 per share
Book Value($1.53) per share


Net Income$36.10 million


Market Cap$405.86 million
Next Earnings Date2/25/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.74 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

60th out of 442 stocks

Advertising Industry

1st out of 25 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.33 (+6.92 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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National CineMedia (NASDAQ:NCMI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is National CineMedia a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National CineMedia in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" National CineMedia stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NCMI, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than National CineMedia?

Wall Street analysts have given National CineMedia a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but National CineMedia wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting National CineMedia?

National CineMedia saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 2,990,000 shares, a decrease of 32.7% from the January 14th total of 4,440,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 918,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 3.9% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is National CineMedia's next earnings date?

National CineMedia is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 25th 2021.
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How were National CineMedia's earnings last quarter?

National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) released its quarterly earnings data on Saturday, November, 7th. The business services provider reported ($0.16) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.03. The business services provider earned $6 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.35 million. National CineMedia had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.22% and a negative net margin of 5.00%. National CineMedia's quarterly revenue was down 94.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.12 EPS.
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How has National CineMedia's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

National CineMedia's stock was trading at $4.79 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NCMI shares have increased by 6.5% and is now trading at $5.10.
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How often does National CineMedia pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for National CineMedia?

National CineMedia announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 2nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share on Tuesday, December 1st. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.49%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 13th.
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Is National CineMedia a good dividend stock?

National CineMedia pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.87%. NCMI has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of National CineMedia is 59.57%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for NCMI?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for National CineMedia's stock. Their forecasts range from $2.75 to $4.50. On average, they expect National CineMedia's stock price to reach $3.69 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 27.7%.
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Who are National CineMedia's key executives?

National CineMedia's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Thomas F. Lesinski, CEO, Interim Principal Financial Officer & Director (Age 61, Pay $1.49M)
  • Mr. Clifford E. Marks, Pres (Age 59, Pay $1.84M)
  • Ms. Sarah Kinnick Hilty, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50, Pay $548.14k)
  • Mr. Scott D. Felenstein, Exec. VP & Chief Revenue Officer (Age 52, Pay $931.38k)
  • Mr. Adam Johnson, Sr. VP of Operations & Planning
  • Ms. Julie L. Patterson, Interim Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Chuck Fredrick, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Dave Kupiec, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing
  • Mr. Lawrence Snapp, Chief Digital Officer & Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 75)
  • Ms. Christine Fenner, Sr. VP of HR

What is Tom Lesinski's approval rating as National CineMedia's CEO?

12 employees have rated National CineMedia CEO Tom Lesinski on Glassdoor.com. Tom Lesinski has an approval rating of 60% among National CineMedia's employees. This puts Tom Lesinski in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of National CineMedia own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other National CineMedia investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), AT&T (T), Ford Motor (F), Prospect Capital (PSEC), TETRA Technologies (TTI), Bank of America (BAC), Annaly Capital Management (NLY), Pfizer (PFE), Genworth Financial (GNW) and Main Street Capital (MAIN).

What is National CineMedia's stock symbol?

National CineMedia trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NCMI."

Who are National CineMedia's major shareholders?

National CineMedia's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (7.96%), BlackRock Inc. (5.68%), Greenhouse Funds LLLP (4.33%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.73%), Northern Trust Corp (1.65%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.37%).
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Which major investors are selling National CineMedia stock?

NCMI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Greenhouse Funds LLLP, Kalos Management Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, and Alliancebernstein L.P..
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Which major investors are buying National CineMedia stock?

NCMI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Credit Suisse AG, New York Life Investments Alternatives, Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Brookstone Capital Management, and Rhumbline Advisers.
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How do I buy shares of National CineMedia?

Shares of NCMI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is National CineMedia's stock price today?

One share of NCMI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.10.

How much money does National CineMedia make?

National CineMedia has a market capitalization of $405.86 million and generates $444.80 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $36.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.47 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does National CineMedia have?

National CineMedia employs 531 workers across the globe.

What is National CineMedia's official website?

The official website for National CineMedia is www.ncm.com.

Where are National CineMedia's headquarters?

National CineMedia is headquartered at 6300 S. SYRACUSE WAY SUITE 300, CENTENNIAL CO, 80111.

How can I contact National CineMedia?

National CineMedia's mailing address is 6300 S. SYRACUSE WAY SUITE 300, CENTENNIAL CO, 80111. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 303-792-3600 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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