AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) went down by -1.46% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $83.63. The company’s stock price has collected -9.86% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 11/22/21 that AMC Networks Elevates Christina Spade to Take on Dual Role as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Is It Worth Investing in AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ :AMCX) Right Now?
AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCX) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 5.51 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for AMCX is at 1.11. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 1 analysts out of 13 who provided ratings for AMC Networks Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 7 rated it as “hold,” and 4 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $50.73, which is $8.75 above the current price. AMCX currently public float of 28.77M and currently shorts hold a 19.96% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of AMCX was 330.47K shares.
AMCX’s Market Performance
AMCX stocks went down by -9.86% for the week, with a monthly drop of -0.60% and a quarterly performance of -11.51%, while its annual performance rate touched 24.95%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.63% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.45% for AMC Networks Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -7.60% for AMCX stocks with a simple moving average of -22.39% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of AMCX
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AMCX stocks, with Deutsche Bank repeating the rating for AMCX by listing it as a “Sell.” The predicted price for AMCX in the upcoming period, according to Deutsche Bank is $48 based on the research report published on July 22nd of the current year 2021.
Goldman, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see AMCX reach a price target of $51, previously predicting the price at $49. The rating they have provided for AMCX stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on May 14th, 2021.
Wells Fargo gave a rating of “Underweight” to AMCX, setting the target price at $52 in the report published on March 26th of the current year.
AMCX Trading at -9.18% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought AMCX to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -50.71% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.45%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.63%, as shares surge +3.49% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -13.07% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, AMCX fell by -9.86%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -13.11% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $44.68. In addition, AMC Networks Inc. saw 15.24% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at AMCX starting from Sapan Joshua W, who sale 40,000 shares at the price of $41.13 back on Nov 01. After this action, Sapan Joshua W now owns 442,865 shares of AMC Networks Inc., valued at $1,645,118 using the latest closing price.
Sapan Joshua W, the Executive Vice Chairman of AMC Networks Inc., sale 40,000 shares at $47.09 during a trade that took place back on Oct 01, which means that Sapan Joshua W is holding 482,865 shares at $1,883,670 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for AMCX
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +25.16 for the present operating margin
- +50.34 for the gross margin
The net margin for AMC Networks Inc. stands at +8.53. The total capital return value is set at 16.91, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.40. Equity return is now at value 45.90, with 6.10 for asset returns.
Based on AMC Networks Inc. (AMCX), the company’s capital structure generated 498.71 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 83.30. Total debt to assets is 58.63, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 481.29. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 80.39.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.29, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.70. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.34 and the total asset turnover is 0.52. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.21.