Analyst Ratings for AMC Networks Inc. Cl A (AMCX)

Updated: 2017-07-27

AMC Networks Inc. Cl A (NASDAQ:AMCX) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, AMCX received an average rating of Overweight.

21 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 8 gave AMCX a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 11 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AMCX. The maximum price target given was 78, implying potential capital gains of 21.67 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 49, implying a possible loss of -23.57 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.35 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -6.91 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.31 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.1 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

AMCX has an estimated earnings growth rate of 56.46 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. AMCX has a PEG ratio of 0.27.

AMCX has traded between a high of 67.61 and a low of 46.17 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 38.86 percent, and 5.18 percent below the high. AMCX has a P/E ratio of 15.49. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AMCX value stock report compares AMCX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.27 billion. AMCX is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.