AMC Entertainment Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:AMC)

About AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)

AMC Entertainment Holdings logoAMC 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. The Company also offers a range of food and beverage items, which include popcorn; soft drinks; candy; hot dogs; specialty drinks, including beers, wine and mixed drinks, and made to order hot foods, including menu choices, such as curly fries, chicken tenders and mozzarella sticks. It operates over 900 theatres with approximately 10,000 screens globally, including over 661 theatres with approximately 8,200 screens in the United States and over 244 theatres with approximately 2,200 screens in Europe. The Company's subsidiary also includes Carmike Cinemas, Inc.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Movie Theaters & Movie Products
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:AMC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.amctheatres.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.85 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 130,792,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $14.80
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $20.91
  • 52 Week Range: $12.05 - $35.65
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 31.39
  • P/E Growth: 1.49
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.19 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.44
  • Book Value: $18.94 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.75
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.80
  • Dividend Yield: 5.7%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $644.04 million
  • Net Margins: -2.49%
  • Return on Equity: -3.44%
  • Return on Assets: -0.89%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.96%
  • Current Ratio: 0.54%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.54%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 3.29 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.4
  • Short Ratio: 4.72
 

Frequently Asked Questions for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)

What is AMC Entertainment Holdings' stock symbol?

AMC Entertainment Holdings trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AMC."

How often does AMC Entertainment Holdings pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AMC Entertainment Holdings?

AMC Entertainment Holdings announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 7th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 11th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, September 27th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 8th. View AMC Entertainment Holdings' Dividend History.

How will AMC Entertainment Holdings' stock buyback program work?

AMC Entertainment Holdings declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Friday, August 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 58% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were AMC Entertainment Holdings' earnings last quarter?

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AMC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August, 4th. The company reported ($1.35) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.06 by $1.41. The company had revenue of $1.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.22 billion. AMC Entertainment Holdings had a negative net margin of 2.49% and a negative return on equity of 3.44%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 57.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.24 EPS. View AMC Entertainment Holdings' Earnings History.

When will AMC Entertainment Holdings make its next earnings announcement?

AMC Entertainment Holdings is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for AMC Entertainment Holdings.

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

15 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for AMC Entertainment Holdings' stock. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $43.21. On average, they anticipate AMC Entertainment Holdings' share price to reach $27.28 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for AMC Entertainment Holdings.

What are analysts saying about AMC Entertainment Holdings stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about AMC Entertainment Holdings stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "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. " (10/19/2017)
  • 2. B. Riley analysts commented, "We are not making any meaningful changes to our 2017/2018 estimates after already adjusting our model last week and are reiterating our Buy rating and $32.50 price target. Key Points  Q2 Results In‐Line with Pre‐Announcement. Revenues came in at $1.202B compared to RILY/consensus estimates of $1.203B/$1.222B (as some analysts in consensus did not adjust their estimates following the pre‐announcement early last week)." (8/5/2017)
  • 3. Loop Capital analysts commented, "particularly ugly," according to Loop Capital Markets' David Miller. Yet despite a 25 percent plunge in AMC's stock the analyst is parting ways with his bullish stance as he maintains a Buy rating but with a price target lowered from $39 to $33.AMC's guidance implies that AMC underperformed the overall U.S. market, which is "highly unusual" under the company's CEO Adam Aron's leadership, Miller explained. Meanwhile, expenses in the quarter were "out of whack," which may imply that something "very unique" occurred in the quarter on the expense side.AMC's poor performance in the quarter could be in part explained by a $202.6 million impairment charge related to its investment in National Cinemedia, the analyst continued. This is "highly unusual" since AMC's peer Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) is also an equity investor in Cinemedia but it didn't take a write-down in its earnings report last week.Looking Beyond The Poor Performance"Nevertheless, because AMC's accounting team apparently determined internally that the market value of NCMI declined below its carrying value, the decline is considered 'other than temporary,'" the analyst explained.Last, AMC's guidance for the full-year, including a reduction in cap-ex to $600 million from a prior $700 million to $750 million estimate is in factor what "most investors wanted anyway."Not included in the analyst's research report is a development out of China in which AMC's parent company, Dalian Wanda, is reportedly under investigation by Chinese regulatory bodies, TheStreet noted. The Chinese company could be facing scrutiny related to the funding of its foreign acquisitions.Finally, if AMC's stock trades as low as $15 per share it will imply a "mere" 6.6x 2018 EBITDA on an EV basis, which marks the "lowest we've ever seen any exhibitor entity trade." (8/2/2017)
  • 4. FBR & Co analysts commented, "On Wednesday evening, April 19, AMC sort of preannounced 1Q17, saying its adj. EBITDA (in a noisy, transitional quarter that was the first full period with the recently acquired Odeon and Carmike chains and had four days of the Nordic chain acquired on 3/28) topped the FactSet consensus of $214M. AMC was not more specific, so we do not know how much it topped the EBITDA consensus. For now, we see no reason to change our $276M 1Q17 estimate. AMC also detailed several below-the-line items (D&A, interest, M&A cost, average shares) that on balance were somewhat dilutive versus our view of EPS but accretive versus our view of FCF/share. Our $37 PT is based on an SOTP that is focused on EBITDA multiples, so nothing disclosed here affects our PT, and on balance, the statement should be helpful for the equity, as it supports the argument for a northward bias to the consensus for core EBITDA. We estimate 2017 adj. EBITDA of $952M." (4/21/2017)

Who are some of AMC Entertainment Holdings' key competitors?

Who are AMC Entertainment Holdings' key executives?

AMC Entertainment Holdings' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Adam M. Aron, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Craig R. Ramsey, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Stephen A. Colanero, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Elizabeth Frank, Executive Vice President, Chief Content & Programming Officer
  • John D. McDonald, Executive Vice President, U.S. Operations
  • Mark A. McDonald, Executive Vice President - Global Development
  • Chris A. Cox, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Kevin M. Connor, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Carla Sanders, Senior Vice President - Human Resources
  • Lin Zhang, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Who owns AMC Entertainment Holdings stock?

AMC Entertainment Holdings' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.13%) and Financial Consulate Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own AMC Entertainment Holdings stock include Adam M Aron, American Multi-Cinema, Inc, Anthony J Saich, Howard Winchel Koch Jr, Jack Qunyao Gao, Kevin M Connor and Stephen A Colanero. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AMC Entertainment Holdings.

Who bought AMC Entertainment Holdings stock? Who is buying AMC Entertainment Holdings stock?

AMC Entertainment Holdings' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mutual of America Capital Management LLC and Financial Consulate Inc.. Company insiders that have bought AMC Entertainment Holdings stock in the last two years include Adam M Aron, Jack Qunyao Gao and Kevin M Connor. View Insider Buying and Selling for AMC Entertainment Holdings.

How do I buy AMC Entertainment Holdings stock?

Shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings 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 Entertainment Holdings' stock price today?

One share of AMC Entertainment Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.13.


MarketBeat Community Rating for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE AMC)
Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  515 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  236 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  751
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $27.28 (93.15% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)
Price Target History for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)
Analysts' Ratings History for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/18/2017B. RileySet Price TargetBuy$32.50 -> $31.00N/AView Rating Details
9/28/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperform$14.00 -> $12.00MediumView Rating Details
9/18/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$28.00MediumView Rating Details
9/11/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$30.00 -> $21.00LowView Rating Details
8/29/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$16.00MediumView Rating Details
8/8/2017Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform$23.00MediumView Rating Details
8/8/2017Loop CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$39.00 -> $33.00MediumView Rating Details
8/8/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$30.00 -> $22.00LowView Rating Details
8/8/2017WedbushReiterated RatingBuy$36.00 -> $22.75LowView Rating Details
8/6/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetOverweight -> Overweight$35.00 -> $25.00LowView Rating Details
8/3/2017Benchmark Co.DowngradeBuy -> HoldMediumView Rating Details
7/21/2017William BlairInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLowView Rating Details
5/9/2017FBR & CoLower Price TargetOutperform$37.00 -> $36.00HighView Rating Details
1/24/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy -> Positive$36.00N/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageNeutral$33.00N/AView Rating Details
6/1/2016Topeka Capital MarketsLower Price TargetHold$27.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
1/11/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperform$34.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)
Earnings by Quarter for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)
Earnings History by Quarter for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE AMC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017($0.29)N/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2017Q2 2017$0.06($1.35)$1.22 billion$1.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2017Q416$0.22$0.33$817.33 million$926.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q316$0.28$0.31$781.56 million$779.77 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2016Q216$0.27$0.24$772.99 million$764.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q1$0.21$0.27$769.30 million$766.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q415$0.40$0.43$801.75 million$783.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315$0.17$0.12$701.59 million$688.84 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.46$0.45$807.89 million$821.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.09$0.06$658.94 million$653.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2015Q414$0.18$0.30$712.10 million$712.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$0.08$0.08$639.89 million$633.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.36$0.32$744.00 million$726.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$0.04($0.05)$617.03 million$622.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q1$0.18$0.18$697.84 million$713.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.42)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.72
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174($0.35)$0.13($0.03)
Q2 20174($1.35)$0.24($0.59)
Q3 20174($0.38)$0.00($0.23)
Q4 20175$0.36$0.57$0.42
Q1 20183$0.08$0.32$0.19
Q2 20183($0.12)$0.28$0.04
Q3 20183($0.12)$0.13$0.02
Q4 20183$0.41$0.52$0.47
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)
Most Recent Dividend:9/27/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:5.66%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-125.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-72.73% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
177.78% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)

Dividend History by Quarter for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE AMC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/7/2017Quarterly$0.209/8/20179/11/20179/27/2017
8/4/2017quarterly$0.204.92%9/8/20179/11/20179/25/2017
4/28/2017quarterly$0.202.64%6/1/20176/5/20176/19/2017
2/15/2017quarterly$0.202.54%3/9/20173/13/20173/27/2017
11/4/2016quarterly$0.202.56%12/1/201612/5/201612/19/2016
7/27/2016quarterly$0.202.73%9/1/20169/6/20169/19/2016
4/28/2016quarterly$0.202.83%6/2/20166/6/20166/20/2016
2/26/2016quarterly$0.203.43%3/3/20163/7/20163/21/2016
11/2/2015quarterly$0.202.91%12/3/201512/7/201512/21/2015
7/29/2015quarterly$0.202.63%9/3/20159/8/20159/21/2015
4/29/2015quarterly$0.202.46%6/4/20156/8/20156/22/2015
2/5/2015quarterly$0.202.72%3/5/20153/9/20153/23/2015
10/27/2014quarterly$0.203.28%12/3/201412/5/201412/15/2014
7/29/2014quarterly$0.203.55%9/3/20149/5/20149/15/2014
4/28/2014quarterly$0.206/4/20146/6/20146/16/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 47.02%
Insider Trades by Quarter for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/18/2017American Multi-Cinema, Inc.Major ShareholderSell12,000,000$6.09$73,080,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2017Adam M AronCEOBuy35,000$15.79$552,650.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2017Jack Qunyao GaoDirectorBuy20,000$12.50$250,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2017Jack Qunyao GaoDirectorBuy7,000$13.47$94,290.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2017Kevin M ConnorSVPBuy4,000$23.52$94,080.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2017Adam M AronCEOBuy10,000$24.72$247,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Adam M AronCEOBuy31,747$31.50$1,000,030.50View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Adam M AronCEOBuy10,000$28.80$288,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2016Adam M AronCEOBuy10,000$28.86$288,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Howard Winchel Koch JrDirectorSell2,000$29.08$58,160.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Stephen A ColaneroCMOSell1,250$29.12$36,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Anthony J SaichDirectorSell9,000$29.34$264,060.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Stephen A ColaneroCMOSell1,250$25.51$31,887.50View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Stephen A ColaneroEVPSell1,250$29.53$36,912.50View SEC Filing  
6/25/2015Carla C SandersSVPSell3,633$30.25$109,898.25View SEC Filing  
6/22/2015Stephen A ColaneroEVPSell1,250$30.51$38,137.50View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Mark A McdonaldEVPSell9,000$29.09$261,810.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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