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How to buy AMC Entertainment stock

Learn how to easily invest in AMC Entertainment stock.

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Monday, June 21: AMC’s stock opened the week down, with a loss of almost 5% at midday Monday. Since setting a new closing high June 2 above $62, the Reddit-fueled “meme” stock has traded generally between $45 and $55 per share and may have found a range after a second big upswing in 2021.

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc is an entertainment business based in the US. AMC Entertainment shares (AMC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. AMC Entertainment employs 3,046 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

What’s going on with AMC stock?

Shares of AMC were among the group of so-called meme stocks that skyrocketed in late January as individual investors piled into the stock, forcing hedge funds to scramble to cover their losses on short positions.

Shorting occurs when an investor borrows shares and sells them to others, a position taken when the investor believes the share price is going to decline. The short seller hopes to buy shares back at a lower price to settle the loan, pocketing the difference.

The move in AMC seemed to be driven by the same Reddit chat board that helped drive GameStop and some other heavily shorted stocks higher. All fell back in February but continue to trade heavily.

Since then AMC stock has been volatile, but with a big upswing starting in May. It’s the leading gainer among the group of so-called meme stocks, which are all up substantially so far this year.

AMC Entertainment stock price (NYSE: AMC)

Use our graph to track the performance of AMC stocks over time.

AMC Entertainment shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-05-19.
Latest market close$12.03
52-week range$9.70 - $72.62
50-day moving average $17.18
200-day moving average $27.94
Wall St. target price$9.95
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-2.66

The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.

Is it a good time to buy AMC Entertainment stock?

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This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.

AMC Entertainment price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $12.03 from 2022-05-20

1 week (2022-05-10) N/A
1 month (2022-04-20) -30.62%
3 months (2022-02-18) -32.79%
6 months (2021-11-19) -70.57%
1 year (2021-05-21) -0.41%
2 years (2020-05-21) 159.83%
3 years (2019-05-21) 13.21
5 years (2017-05-19) 25.3

Is AMC Entertainment stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing AMC Entertainment stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of AMC Entertainment's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

AMC Entertainment's PEG ratio

AMC Entertainment's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.42. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into AMC Entertainment's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

AMC Entertainment's EBITDA

AMC Entertainment's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $45.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a AMC Entertainment's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

AMC Entertainment financials

Revenue TTM $2.5 billion
Gross profit TTM $-132,300,000
Return on assets TTM -4.97%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -50.2%
Book value $11.69
Market capitalisation $6.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

AMC Entertainment share dividends

We're not expecting AMC Entertainment to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

AMC Entertainment share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, AMC Entertainment's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.7 up to $72.62. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AMC.US volatility(beta: 1.5)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while AMC Entertainment's is 1.5. This would suggest that AMC Entertainment's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

AMC Entertainment overview

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, engages in the theatrical exhibition business. The company owns, operates, or has interests in theatres in the United States and Europe. As of March 1, 2022, it operated approximately 950 theatres and 10,600 screens. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Leawood, Kansas. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of AMC Entertainment is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.198% of AMC Entertainment shares are held by insiders and 35.2% by institutions.
How many people work for AMC Entertainment?
Latest data suggests 3,046 work at AMC Entertainment.
When does the fiscal year end for AMC Entertainment?
AMC Entertainment's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is AMC Entertainment based?
AMC Entertainment's address is: One AMC Way, Leawood, KS, United States, 66211
What is AMC Entertainment's ISIN number?
AMC Entertainment's international securities identification number is: US00165C1045
What is AMC Entertainment's CUSIP number?
AMC Entertainment's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 00165C104

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