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 maximum price target given was 49.5, which equates to a potential upside of 139.13 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 17, which equates to a potential downside 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. That number becomes -95.87 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -15 percent, compared to last month. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 3 analysts decreased their 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. Currently the stock is 5.34 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 41.94 percent. 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 market cap of AMC is $2.76 billion. AMC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.