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.

AMC was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 49.5, implying a possible profit of 139.13 percent. The minimum price target given was 17, which equates to a potential downside of -17.87 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 -89.86 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 -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.

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 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of AMC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -27.2 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Today's price is 5.34 percent above the 52-week low, and 41.94 percent lower than its 52-week high. AMC has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.