Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact AMC Entertainment (AMC) Share Price

News coverage about AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AMC Entertainment earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 44.8023668869536 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) traded up $0.35 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $14.45. The stock had a trading volume of 4,657,391 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,430,956. AMC Entertainment has a one year low of $10.80 and a one year high of $34.90. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,820.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -11.03 and a beta of 1.37. The company has a current ratio of 0.53, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.01.

AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The company reported ($0.33) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.29) by ($0.04). AMC Entertainment had a negative return on equity of 6.20% and a negative net margin of 3.87%. The business had revenue of $1.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.16 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.31 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 51.2% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts expect that AMC Entertainment will post -1.28 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 4th were issued a dividend of $0.20 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 1st. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.54%. AMC Entertainment’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -61.07%.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised AMC Entertainment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Royal Bank of Canada cut AMC Entertainment from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday. MKM Partners reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 price target on shares of AMC Entertainment in a research note on Monday, September 18th. Wedbush set a $19.00 price target on AMC Entertainment and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday. Finally, Credit Suisse Group decreased their target price on AMC Entertainment from $14.00 to $12.00 and set an “underperform” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $24.15.

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AMC Entertainment Company Profile

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, including AMC Entertainment Inc (AMCE), American Multi-Cinema, Inc (OpCo) and its subsidiaries, is engaged in the theatrical exhibition business. It operates through theatrical exhibition operations segment. It licenses first-run motion pictures from distributors owned by film production companies and from independent distributors.

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