Analyst Ratings for AMC Entertainment Holding Inc. Cl A (AMC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

AMC Entertainment Holding Inc. Cl A (NYSE:AMC) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. AMC had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

11 analysts declared AMC a buy, 1 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued 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 decreased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for AMC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 49.5, which equates to a potential upside of 139.13 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 17, implying potential capital losses of -17.87 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -89.86 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -95.87 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -15 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -35.95 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

AMC has an estimated earnings growth rate of -27.2 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of AMC is -0.83.

In the trailing 52-weeks, AMC hit 35.65 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 19.65. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 5.34 percent, and 41.94 percent lower than its 52-week high. AMC has a price/earnings ratio of 22.45. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AMC value stock report compares AMC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.76 billion. AMC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.