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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for AMCX. The highest price target was 78, which equates to a potential upside of 21.67 percent. The minimum price target given was 49, implying a possible loss of -23.57 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.35 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of AMCX's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 56.46 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. AMCX has a PEG ratio of 0.27.

AMCX has a 52-week high of 67.61 and a 52-week low of 46.17. Currently the stock is 38.86 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 5.18 percent. AMCX has a price/earnings 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 market cap of AMCX is $4.27 billion. AMCX is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.