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 highest price target was 49.5, implying potential capital gains of 139.13 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -35.95 percent.

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, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. AMC has a PEG ratio of -0.83.

AMC has traded between a high of 35.65 and a low of 19.65 over the past year. 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.