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.

Several price targets were given for AMCX by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 78, which equates to a potential upside of 21.67 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 49, which equates to a potential downside of -23.57 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

AMCX has an estimated earnings growth rate of 56.46 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of AMCX is 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 5.18 percent below the high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $4.27 billion. AMCX will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.