Analytical Lens: Exploring AMC Networks Inc (AMCX)’s Financial Story Through Ratios

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The closing price of AMC Networks Inc (NASDAQ: AMCX) was $13.73 for the day, up 3.39% from the previous closing price of $13.28. In other words, the price has increased by $3.39 from its previous closing price. On the day, 0.96 million shares were traded. AMCX stock price reached its highest trading level at $13.74 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $13.19.


Our analysis of AMCX’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 1.06 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 3.59. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.71 and its Current Ratio is at 1.72. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.37 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 2.27.

On October 06, 2023, Seaport Research Partners started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $16.

Morgan Stanley Downgraded its Equal-Weight to Underweight on June 06, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $19 to $12.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Dec 22 ’23 when Blank Matthew sold 50,000 shares for $19.09 per share. The transaction valued at 954,500 led to the insider holds 0 shares of the business.

Gallagher James sold 22,000 shares of AMCX for $448,800 on Dec 19 ’23. The EVP and General Counsel now owns 6,867 shares after completing the transaction at $20.40 per share. On Nov 22 ’23, another insider, Kelleher Kimberly, who serves as the Chief Commercial Officer of the company, sold 13,192 shares for $15.28 each. As a result, the insider received 201,574 and left with 0 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, AMCX now has a Market Capitalization of 604714496 and an Enterprise Value of 2701761280. As of this moment, AMC’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 2.80, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 2.65. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.22 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.57. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.996 whereas that against EBITDA is 4.302.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for AMCX is 1.25, which has changed by -0.07067877 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.25590587 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, AMCX has reached a high of $20.97, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $9.87. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 16.34%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 0.04%.

Shares Statistics:

AMCX traded an average of 694.61K shares per day over the past three months and 456410 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 32.08M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 30.84M. Insiders hold about 29.98% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 65.54% stake in the company. Shares short for AMCX as of 1713139200 were 3924537 with a Short Ratio of 5.65, compared to 1710460800 on 5301634. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 3924537 and a Short% of Float of 17.580000000000002.

Earnings Estimates

AMC Networks Inc (AMCX) is presently subject to a detailed evaluation by 7.0 analysts, each offering their unique perspectives on its market standing.On average, analysts expect EPS of $1.67 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $2.04 and a low estimate of $1.14, while EPS last year was $2.62. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $1.56, with high estimates of $1.93 and low estimates of $1.08.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $7.72 and $3.71 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $5.65. EPS for the following year is $5.22, with 9.0 analysts recommending between $7.96 and $2.69.

Revenue Estimates

It is expected that $90B in revenue will be generated in the current quarter, according to 6 analysts. It ranges from a high estimate of $608.4M to a low estimate of $598M. As of the current estimate, AMC Networks Inc’s year-ago sales were $717.45MFor the next quarter, 6 analysts are estimating revenue of $605.26M. There is a high estimate of $616.25M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $596M.

A total of 9 analysts have provided revenue estimates for AMCX’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $2.44B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $2.4B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $2.42B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $2.71BBased on 9 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $2.38B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $2.43B and the low estimate is $2.33B.

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