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How to buy AMC Networks stock
Learn how to easily invest in AMC Networks stock.
AMC Networks Inc is an entertainment business based in the US. AMC Networks shares (AMCX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. AMC Networks employs 1,739 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.1 billion.
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AMC Networks stock price (NASDAQ: AMCX)Use our graph to track the performance of AMCX stocks over time.
AMC Networks shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$20.25|
|52-week range||$20.71 - $51.51|
|50-day moving average||$27.99|
|200-day moving average||$34.82|
|Wall St. target price||$31.44|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$7.02|
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AMC Networks price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-19)||-14.92%|
|1 month (2022-08-24)||N/A|
|3 months (2022-06-28)||-33.19%|
|6 months (2022-03-24)||N/A|
|1 year (2021-09-28)||-57.94%|
|2 years (2020-09-28)||-18.08%|
|3 years (2019-09-27)||48.135|
|5 years (2017-09-28)||58.67|
Is AMC Networks stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing AMC Networks stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of AMC Networks's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
AMC Networks's P/E ratio
AMC Networks's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 3x. In other words, AMC Networks shares trade at around 3x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
AMC Networks's PEG ratio
AMC Networks's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.7554. 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 Networks'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 Networks's EBITDA
AMC Networks's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $674 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a AMC Networks's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
AMC Networks financials
|Revenue TTM||$3.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||18.87%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.7 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||6.41%|
|Return on equity TTM||29.11%|
|Market capitalisation||$917.6 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
AMC Networks share dividends
We're not expecting AMC Networks to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
AMC Networks share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, AMC Networks's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.71 up to $51.51. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while AMC Networks's is 1.0499. This would suggest that AMC Networks's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
AMC Networks overview
AMC Networks Inc. , an entertainment company, owns and operates a suite of video entertainment products that are delivered to audiences and a platform to distributors and advertisers in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Domestic Operations, and International and Other. The Domestic Operations segment operates various national programming networks, including the AMC, WE tv, BBC AMERICA, IFC, and SundanceTV; provides subscription streaming services comprising Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now, ALLBLK, and HIDIVE, as well as AMC+ and other streaming initiatives; and engages in film distribution business under the IFC Films name. This segment also produces and licenses original programming for various programming networks, as well as services the national programming networks. The International and Other segment operates a portfolio of channels under the AMCNI name; and production and comedy venues activities under the Levity name. AMC Networks Inc.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of AMC Networks is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 12.253% of AMC Networks shares are held by insiders and 91.441% by institutions. How many people work for AMC Networks?
Latest data suggests 1,739 work at AMC Networks. When does the fiscal year end for AMC Networks?
AMC Networks's fiscal year ends in December. Where is AMC Networks based?
AMC Networks's address is: 11 Penn Plaza, New York, NY, United States, 10001 What is AMC Networks's ISIN number?
AMC Networks's international securities identification number is: US00164V1035 What is AMC Networks's CUSIP number?
AMC Networks's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 00164V103
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