Regal Entertainment Group Company Profile (NYSE:RGC)

About Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)

Regal Entertainment Group logoRegal Entertainment Group is an operator of theatre circuits in the United States. As of March 31, 2017, the Company operated 7,262 screens in 559 theatres in 43 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia. The Company manages its business under theatre exhibition operations segment. The Company develops, acquires and operates multi-screen theatres primarily in mid-sized metropolitan markets and suburban growth areas of metropolitan markets throughout the United States. The Company operates multi-screen theatres. The Company is the parent company of Regal Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (REH), which is the parent company of Regal Cinemas Corporation (Regal Cinemas) and its subsidiaries. Regal Cinemas' subsidiaries include Regal Cinemas, Inc. (RCI) and its subsidiaries, which include Edwards Theatres, Inc. (Edwards), Regal CineMedia Corporation (RCM) and United Artists Theatre Company (United Artists).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Movie Theaters & Movie Products
  • Sub-Industry: Movies & Entertainment
  • Symbol: NYSE:RGC
  • CUSIP: 75876610
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.53 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 156,347,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $15.92
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.07
  • 52 Week Range: $13.90 - $24.79
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.02
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.15
  • P/E Growth: 3.89
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.21 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.79
  • Book Value: ($5.34) per share
  • Price / Book: -3.04
  • Annual Dividend: $0.88
  • Dividend Yield: 5.3%
  • EBITDA: $587.1 million
  • Net Margins: 5.24%
  • Return on Equity: -20.42%
  • Return on Assets: 6.50%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -2.91%
  • Current Ratio: 0.89%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.83%
  • Average Volume: 3.63 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.97
  • Short Ratio: 12.82

Frequently Asked Questions for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)

What is Regal Entertainment Group's stock symbol?

Regal Entertainment Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "RGC."

How often does Regal Entertainment Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Regal Entertainment Group?

Regal Entertainment Group announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 31st. View Regal Entertainment Group's Dividend History.

How will Regal Entertainment Group's stock buyback program work?

Regal Entertainment Group announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Friday, September 1st 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 2.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Regal Entertainment Group's earnings last quarter?

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $764.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $764.15 million. Regal Entertainment Group had a negative return on equity of 20.42% and a net margin of 5.24%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.23 EPS. View Regal Entertainment Group's Earnings History.

When will Regal Entertainment Group make its next earnings announcement?

Regal Entertainment Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Regal Entertainment Group.

Where is Regal Entertainment Group's stock going? Where will Regal Entertainment Group's stock price be in 2017?

13 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Regal Entertainment Group's stock. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate Regal Entertainment Group's stock price to reach $23.38 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Regal Entertainment Group.

What are analysts saying about Regal Entertainment Group stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Regal Entertainment Group stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Regal Entertainment Group is a leading motion picture exhibitor operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States. The Company's nationwide theatre circuit is comprised of Regal Cinemas Corporation, United Artists Theatre Company and Edwards Theatres, Inc. " (10/10/2017)
  • 2. Wedbush analysts commented, "The Wedbush View: Although lagging its peers, Regal has accelerated its modernization initiatives and is rapidly upgrading its footprint. We expect Regal to continue investing in several key areas including expanding its luxury recliner seating, in alternative concessions, as well as expanding its Premium Large Format (“PLF”) screens." (4/27/2017)
  • 3. FBR & Co analysts commented, "We are updating our Regal estimates to factor in a better 1Q17 trend in industry box office than we anticipated, but limited change to our full-year view. For 1Q17, domestic box office rose 4% year over year, better than our expectation for a decline when we last published Regal estimates. However, we continue to see a flattish domestic box office trend for the year, with a decline in 3Q17 and a flattish 4Q17 offsetting growth in 1H17." (4/3/2017)

Are investors shorting Regal Entertainment Group?

Regal Entertainment Group saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 26,512,796 shares, a decrease of 18.1% from the September 15th total of 32,359,134 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,380,881 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.8 days. Approximately 20.3% of the shares of the company are sold short.

Who are some of Regal Entertainment Group's key competitors?

Who are Regal Entertainment Group's key executives?

Regal Entertainment Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Amy E. Miles, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Gregory W. Dunn, President, Chief Operating Officer
  • David H. Ownby, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Peter B. Brandow, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Thomas D. Bell Jr., Lead Independent Director
  • Michael L. Campbell, Chairman Emeritus
  • Charles E. Brymer, Independent Director
  • Stephen A. Kaplan, Independent Director
  • David H. Keyte, Independent Director

How do I buy Regal Entertainment Group stock?

Shares of Regal Entertainment Group 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 Regal Entertainment Group's stock price today?

One share of Regal Entertainment Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.21.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE RGC)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  350 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  428 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  778
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Regal Entertainment Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.54)
Consensus Price Target: $23.38 (44.26% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
Price Target History for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
Analysts' Ratings History for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/9/2017WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$19.00 -> $23.00N/AView Rating Details
10/5/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal Weight$17.00N/AView Rating Details
9/28/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperform$17.00 -> $13.00HighView Rating Details
9/26/2017Benchmark Co.Lower Price TargetBuy -> Buy$24.00 -> $19.00LowView Rating Details
9/18/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$20.00MediumView Rating Details
8/1/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$26.00LowView Rating Details
7/27/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$19.00LowView Rating Details
7/27/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$22.00HighView Rating Details
6/12/2017Moffett NathansonDowngradeNeutral -> Sell$21.00 -> $17.00MediumView Rating Details
5/18/2017Hilliard LyonsUpgradeBuyLowView Rating Details
5/16/2017Loop CapitalUpgradeHold -> Buy$23.00 -> $25.00LowView Rating Details
4/27/2017FBR & CoBoost Price TargetMkt Perform -> Mkt Perform$23.00 -> $25.00HighView Rating Details
3/20/2017WunderlichReiterated RatingBuy$31.00LowView Rating Details
11/1/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeNeutral -> Conviction-Buy$47.00N/AView Rating Details
7/27/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutral$21.00 -> $23.00N/AView Rating Details
4/30/2016Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/29/2016Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHold$20.00 -> $21.00N/AView Rating Details
2/23/2016JBL AdvisorsDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
2/11/2016Barrington ResearchLower Price TargetOutperform$24.00 -> $21.00N/AView Rating Details
11/26/2015S&P Equity ResearchUpgradeHold -> Buy$15.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
Earnings by Quarter for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE RGC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/24/2017$0.12N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.18$0.16$764.15 million$764.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.36$0.32$808.18 million$821.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q416$0.26$0.33$804.85 million$812.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.26$0.29$787.99 million$811.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.24$0.23$801.49 million$785.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.25$0.27$763.65 million$787.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q415$0.35$0.36$847.05 million$848.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.14$0.18$716.90 million$725.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.35$0.38$841.39 million$862.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.11$0.15$690.80 million$691.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.29$0.30$798.64 million$799.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2014Q314$0.20$0.18$732.80 million$693.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.29$0.27$811.71 million$770.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.18$0.20$716.39 million$726.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$0.26$0.17$768.80 million$739.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.28$0.38$796.23 million$813.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.31$0.36$842.56 million$842.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.15$0.13$649.44 million$642.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012$0.20$0.28$705.84 million$723.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.17$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.22$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.15$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2012$0.02$0.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.15$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.19$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011($0.07)($0.11)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$0.06$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.07
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.20
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.24$0.39$0.33
Q2 20174$0.17$0.34$0.25
Q3 20174$0.05$0.24$0.13
Q4 20174$0.27$0.45$0.36
Q1 20183$0.24$0.32$0.28
Q2 20183$0.27$0.37$0.31
Q3 20183$0.18$0.31$0.25
Q4 20183$0.29$0.42$0.36
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
Most Recent Dividend:9/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.88
Dividend Yield:5.43%
Dividend Growth:1.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:82.24% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
90.72% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
82.24% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE RGC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.41%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/29/2017Thomas D Bell JrDirectorBuy25,000$14.76$369,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2017Stephen A KaplanDirectorBuy10,000$14.87$148,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2017David OwnbyCFOBuy7,500$14.04$105,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2017Cyril Charles Ja VaillancourtDirectorBuy200,000$0.09$18,000.00
3/9/2017Gregory W DunnInsiderSell26,050$22.15$577,007.50View SEC Filing  
3/9/2017Peter B BrandowEVPSell20,233$22.50$455,242.50View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Philip F AnschutzMajor ShareholderSell13,000,000$22.95$298,350,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016Gregory W DunnInsiderSell30,765$21.75$669,138.75View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Philip F AnschutzMajor ShareholderSell13,000,000$21.60$280,800,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/29/2016Peter B BrandowEVPSell49,024$21.51$1,054,506.24View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016Gregory W DunnCOOSell25,000$20.28$507,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Amy E MilesCEOSell28,201$20.82$587,144.82View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Amy E MilesCEOSell75,000$21.22$1,591,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2015Cyril Charles Ja VaillancourtDirectorBuy600,000$0.00$0.00
6/16/2015Kenneth David BoothDirectorBuy23,000$0.05$1,150.00
5/19/2015Gregory W DunnCOOSell19,000$21.40$406,600.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2015Kenneth David BoothDirectorBuy72,000$0.05$3,240.00
2/18/2015Alex YemenidjianDirectorSell58,475$23.37$1,366,560.75View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Kenneth David BoothDirectorBuy50,000$0.04$2,000.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
Latest Headlines for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)
DateHeadline logoRegal Entertainment Group (RGC) Short Interest Update - October 16 at 1:16 AM logoTechnical Reports on Movie Production, Theaters Equities -- AMC Entertainment, Cinemark, Eros Intl., and Regal Entertainment - October 13 at 8:41 AM logoAnalysts Set Expectations for Regal Entertainment Group's Q3 2017 Earnings (RGC) - October 12 at 8:02 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group (RGC) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - October 12 at 4:44 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group (RGC) Forecasted to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $0.89 Per Share - October 11 at 8:00 AM logoWhy Did Movie Theater Stocks Sink Today? - Nasdaq - October 10 at 6:23 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group (RGC) Earns Outperform Rating from Wedbush - October 9 at 1:22 PM logoRegal Entertainment Group (RGC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $743.42 Million - October 8 at 11:30 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group Announces Timing of Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call - Business Wire (press release) - October 8 at 6:11 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group Announces Timing of Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call - October 7 at 7:55 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : RGC-US : October 4, 2017 - October 6 at 6:29 AM logoThere is Nothing Scary About This Regal Exclusive BOGO Offer - October 6 at 6:29 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group – Value Analysis (NYSE:RGC) : October 5, 2017 - October 6 at 6:29 AM logo Analysts Anticipate Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) Will Post Earnings of $0.13 Per Share - October 6 at 4:28 AM logoMorgan Stanley Upgrades Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) to "Equal Weight" - October 5 at 8:18 PM logoShort Interest in Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) Rises By 14.1% - October 2 at 2:44 AM logoCredit Suisse Group Trims Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) Target Price to $13.00 - September 28 at 3:40 PM logoSomething Amazing Is Happening Right Now in the Stock Market - - September 27 at 9:17 AM logoWall Street Thinks Netflix Is Going to Destroy the Movie Theater - September 27 at 9:17 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group (RGC) Receives "Buy" Rating from Benchmark Co. - September 26 at 9:32 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group : RGC-US: Dividend Analysis : September 05th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 25, 2017 - September 25 at 5:37 PM logoOpinion: Insiders love these 14 retail stocks hit by the wrecking ball - September 22 at 4:16 PM logoUltimate Fan Experience, ‘Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Event,’ Brings Critically Acclaimed Series to Big Screens Nationwide on October 16 Only - September 20 at 8:20 AM logoPaired Analysis: The Case Of AMC Entertainment And Regal ... - Seeking Alpha - September 19 at 7:06 AM logoShould You Buy Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) Now? - September 19 at 7:06 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group (RGC) Receives "Buy" Rating from MKM Partners - September 18 at 7:00 PM logoRegal Entertainment Group (RGC) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 17 at 4:40 AM logoFan-Favorite Western-Style Anime Series RWBY to Debut Volume 5 Chapter 1 in Movie Theaters Nationwide October 12 Only - September 15 at 8:08 AM logoInsiders Are Going To The Movies - September 14 at 1:44 AM logoRegal Entertainment Stock Has 30% Upside - September 7 at 8:18 AM logo[$$] Regal Entertainment Stock Has 30% Upside - September 7 at 8:17 AM logoHollywood is already trying to put the dismal summer box office behind it - September 7 at 8:17 AM logoRegal Entertainment: Too Compelling to Ignore? - September 6 at 7:38 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group (RGC) Stock Rating Upgraded by MKM Partners - September 5 at 8:30 AM logoStock Buyback Program Authorized by Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) - September 1 at 11:20 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group Announces $50 Million Share Repurchase Plan - September 1 at 8:00 AM logoETFs with exposure to Regal Entertainment Group : August 30, 2017 - August 30 at 1:20 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Nike, Regal Entertainment Group and Strayer Education - August 29 at 8:18 PM logoInsider Buying: Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) Director Purchases 25,000 Shares of Stock - August 29 at 7:38 PM logoRegal Entertainment Group (RGC) Director Acquires $148,700.00 in Stock - August 28 at 4:22 PM logoRegal Entertainment Group (RGC) CFO David Ownby Purchases 7,500 Shares - August 24 at 4:30 PM logoRegal Entertainment Group :RGC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 23, 2017 - August 24 at 11:59 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group (RGC) Director Cyril Charles Ja Vaillancourt Purchases 200,000 Shares - August 24 at 10:32 AM logoContrasting Imax Corp (IMAX) and Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) - August 19 at 6:28 PM logo$763.02 Million in Sales Expected for Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) This Quarter - August 13 at 5:44 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Regal Entertainment Group. - August 12 at 7:22 AM logoRegal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.15 Per Share - August 11 at 4:44 PM logoTheater stocks under pressure on weak summer movie season - August 8 at 6:38 AM logoComparing Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) and AMC Entertainment Holdings (AMC) - August 5 at 8:38 PM logoTrade of the Day: Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) - August 4 at 9:18 AM



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