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 price target was 49, which equates to a potential downside 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.31 percent, compared to last month. 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, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, 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.

In the trailing 52-weeks, AMCX hit 67.61 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 46.17. Today's price is 38.86 percent above the 52-week 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 market cap of AMCX is $4.27 billion. AMCX will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.