AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AMC) is 341.51% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $1.91 and a high of $20.36 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The AMC stock was last observed hovering at around $10.21 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.85% off its average median price target of $2.00 for the next 12 months. It is also -33.71% off the consensus price target high of $7.00 offered by 9 analysts, but current levels are -836.0% lower than the price target low of $1.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $9.36, the stock is -14.90% and 5.88% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 76.81 million and changing -8.33% at the moment leaves the stock 78.19% off its SMA200. AMC registered 257.25% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 98.73%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $9.64 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $5.41.
The stock witnessed a 9.09% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 333.33%, and is -14.44% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 9.18% over the week and 13.63% over the month.
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC) has around 3449 employees, a market worth around $4.60B and $1.24B in sales. Distance from 52-week low is 390.05% and -54.03% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-136.80%).
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC) is a “Underweight”. 9 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 3.60, where 5 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 0 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 4 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. is expected to release its quarterly report on 08/04/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$1.25 with sales reaching $158.32M over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 92.30% this year, but quarterly earnings will post 100.90% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -83.40% in year-over-year returns.
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC) Top Institutional Holders
236 institutions hold shares in AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC), with 46.05M shares held by insiders accounting for 10.23% while institutional investors hold 10.33% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 491.04M, and float is at 233.01M with Short Float at 21.16%. Institutions hold 9.27% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Mudrick Capital Management, L.P. with over 9.13 million shares valued at $19.37 million. The investor’s holdings represent 2.03% of the AMC Shares outstanding. As of Dec 30, 2020, the second largest holder is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with 7.66 million shares valued at $16.25 million to account for 1.70% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Blackrock Inc. which holds 6.21 million shares representing 1.38% and valued at over $13.17 million, while Susquehanna International Group, LLP holds 0.73% of the shares totaling 3.28 million with a market value of $6.94 million.
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC) Insider Activity
A total of 85 insider transactions have happened at AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 48 and purchases happening 37 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by ELLIS DANIEL E ,the company’sSVP DEVELOP & INTERNATIONAL. SEC filings show that ELLIS DANIEL E sold 20,000 shares of the company’s common stock on Mar 29 at a price of $10.26 per share for a total of $0.21 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 91294.0 shares.
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Mar 26 that FRANK ELIZABETH F (EXP & CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER) sold a total of 60,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Mar 26 and was made at $10.11 per share for $0.61 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.11 million shares of the AMC stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on Mar 17, CONNOR KEVIN M (SVP, GEN COUNSEL & SECRETARY) disposed off 36,179 shares at an average price of $13.60 for $0.49 million. The insider now directly holds 77,144 shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC).
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Cinemark Holdings Inc. (CNK) that is trading 167.75% up over the past 12 months and The Marcus Corporation (MCS) that is 75.63% higher over the same period. Reading International Inc. (RDI) is 79.60% up on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has risen 2.39% from the last report on Feb 11, 2021 to stand at a total of 48.13 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 0.32.