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Featured Stock to Focus: AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC)

(NYSE:AMC) saw a significant increase in short interest during the month of August. The stock recorded a rise in short interest from August 15, 2017 to August 31, 2017 of 32.37%. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Friday, June 23rd. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.03%. Retail Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation owns 0% invested in AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (NYSE:AMC) for 445,078 shares. The stock was bought at an average cost of $13.47 per share, for a total transaction of $94,290.00.

The Price to book ratio is the current share price of a company divided by the book value per share. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

What Historical Figures Say About AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $24.62. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

MNST's price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 10.01 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 8.39, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 28.99.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock.

As of the end of the quarter Asturias Capital LLC had acquired 369,983 shares growing its holdings by 56.0%. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL now owns 10,700 shares of the company's stock worth $243,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. The Act Ii Management Lp holds 115,585 shares with $2.63M value, down from 135,585 last quarter.

Having a peek at growth estimates of the company, Amc Entertainment Holdings Inc (NYSE:AMC) has current quarter growth estimates of -193.5% however it has 63.6% estimations over growth for the next quarter.

In the market the company is trading down by 4.87%% since yesterday's close of 15.9. As of the end of the quarter Janus Capital Management LLC had acquired 8,318 shares growing its holdings by 0.3%. Yearly performance of the stock shows a bearish trend of -51.64% while year-to-date (YTD) performance reflected -54.98% negative outlook. Finally, Croft Leominster Inc. grew its position in shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings by 36.1% in the 1st quarter. Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now directly owns 125,426 shares in the company, valued at $1,980,476.54. However, the institutional investors are observed to own - of the total shares. (AMC) has the market capitalization of $1.97 Billion. The company's 50-day moving average is $14.45 and its 200-day moving average is $23.38. The company's distance from 52-week high price is -13.06% and current price is above +27.86% from 52-week low price.

Trading volume for AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc was 4,626K in the last trading session. The company's quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as 1% to the upside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates. The company now has a Return on Equity of -5% and a Return on Investment of 2.6%. They expect this year's earnings to fall -187.39% year-over-year to -$1.04, followed by -155.77% decline in the next year to $0.58. The company's quarterly revenue was up 57.3% on a year-over-year basis. The Company, through its subsidiaries, including AMC Entertainment Inc. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 58% of its stock through open market purchases. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 27th. Piper Jaffray maintained it with "Buy" rating and $44.0 target in Monday, September 11 report. The ex-dividend date was set for Friday the 8th of September 2017.

The Leverage Ratio of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AMC) in a report issued on Monday, September 18th.

July 18 investment analysts at Credit Suisse kept the company rating at "Underperform" and moved down the price target from $34.00 to $17.00. On August 3 the company was rated "Hold" in a report from Benchmark which is down from the previous "Buy" rating.

The stock received analysts' mean target price of $126.12.

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