AMC Entertainment (AMC) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.19

Press coverage about AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AMC Entertainment earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.106833304504 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Shares of AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) opened at $14.45 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.53, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.01. AMC Entertainment has a 1-year low of $10.80 and a 1-year high of $35.50.

AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) last announced its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The company reported ($0.33) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.29) by ($0.04). AMC Entertainment had a negative net margin of 3.87% and a negative return on equity of 6.20%. The firm had revenue of $1.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.16 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.31 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 51.2% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that AMC Entertainment will post -1.28 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 18th. Investors of record on Monday, December 4th will be issued a dividend of $0.20 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 1st. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.54%. AMC Entertainment’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -62.50%.

AMC has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Barclays set a $16.00 price objective on shares of AMC Entertainment and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of AMC Entertainment from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. B. Riley set a $31.00 price objective on shares of AMC Entertainment and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Credit Suisse Group dropped their price objective on shares of AMC Entertainment from $14.00 to $12.00 and set an “underperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. Finally, Wedbush reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $15.50 target price on shares of AMC Entertainment in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. AMC Entertainment currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $25.78.

In related news, CEO Adam M. Aron acquired 35,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 14th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $15.79 per share, for a total transaction of $552,650.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 125,426 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,980,476.54. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder American Multi-Cinema, Inc. sold 12,000,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.09, for a total transaction of $73,080,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 0.80% of the company’s stock.

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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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