AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. [NYSE: AMC] slipped around -0.28 points on Friday, while shares priced at $8.01 at the close of the session, down -3.38%. The company report on February 23, 2021 that AMC Theatres’ Statement on the Reopening of Movie Theatres in New York City.
In response to the announcement that movie theatres can reopen in New York City, Adam Aron, CEO and President of AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC), issued the following statement:.
“Governor Cuomo’s announcement that movie theatres can reopen in New York City in the first week of March is another important step towards restoring the health of the movie theatre industry and of our Company. We are excited to announce that AMC, the largest movie theatre exhibitor in New York City, will reopen all 13 of our theatres in New York City beginning March 5. We will do so with the highest devotion to the health and safety of our guests and associates through our AMC Safe & Clean policies and protocols, which were developed in consultation with Clorox and with current and former faculty at the prestigious Harvard University School of Public Health. AMC Safe & Clean includes social distancing & automatic seat blocking in each auditorium, mandatory mask wearing, and upgraded air filtration with MERV-13 air filters, as well as many other important health, sanitization and cleanliness efforts.”.
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. stock is now 277.83% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. AMC Stock saw the intraday high of $9.01 and lowest of $7.6301 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 20.36, which means current price is +319.37% above from all time high which was touched on 01/27/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 143.96M shares, AMC reached a trading volume of 137028032 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. [AMC]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for AMC shares is $2.51 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on AMC stock is a recommendation set at 3.60. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
MKM Partners have made an estimate for AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sell, with their previous recommendation back on February 01, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, B. Riley Securities dropped their target price from $4.50 to $3.50. The new note on the price target was released on November 03, 2020, representing the official price target for AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $5.50 to $4.50, while B. Riley Securities kept a Neutral rating on AMC stock. On September 14, 2020, analysts increased their price target for AMC shares from 4 to 5.50.
The Average True Range (ATR) for AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. is set at 2.32, with the Price to Sales ratio for AMC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.11.
How has AMC stock performed recently?
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. [AMC] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 40.53. With this latest performance, AMC shares dropped by -59.75% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 43.04% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 31.53% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for AMC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 55.19, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 56.75, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.71 for AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. [AMC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 5.01, while it was recorded at 7.93 for the last single week of trading, and 4.62 for the last 200 days.
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. [AMC]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. [AMC] shares currently have an operating margin of +4.31 and a Gross Margin at +24.80. AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -2.73.
Return on Total Capital for AMC is now 2.58, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -1.70. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -11.42, with Return on Assets sitting at -1.29. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. [AMC] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 852.65. Additionally, AMC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 89.50, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 75.70. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 801.91, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 84.18.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. [AMC] managed to generate an average of -$3,836 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 19.89 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.47.AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.40 and a Current Ratio set at 0.40.
Earnings analysis for AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. [AMC]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. posted -0.13/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.11/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -218.20%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for AMC.
Insider trade positions for AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. [AMC]
There are presently around $366 million, or 16.00% of AMC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AMC stocks are: MUDRICK CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P. with ownership of 9,134,548, which is approximately New of the company’s market cap and around 0.90% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 7,664,955 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $61.4 million in AMC stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $49.75 million in AMC stock with ownership of nearly 69.04% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 124 institutional holders increased their position in AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. [NYSE:AMC] by around 24,006,438 shares. Additionally, 64 investors decreased positions by around 4,963,071 shares, while 21 investors held positions by with 16,774,215 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 45,743,724 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AMC stock had 66 new institutional investments in for a total of 12,347,170 shares, while 29 institutional investors sold positions of 2,772,731 shares during the same period.