Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect AMC Networks (AMCX) Stock Price

Media coverage about AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AMC Networks earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.2751726598419 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $65.00 target price on shares of AMC Networks in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of AMC Networks in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. Cowen reissued a “hold” rating and set a $53.00 target price on shares of AMC Networks in a report on Thursday, September 21st. Wells Fargo & Company started coverage on shares of AMC Networks in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $72.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Guggenheim downgraded shares of AMC Networks from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $60.58.

AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX) opened at $53.81 on Thursday. AMC Networks has a 52-week low of $46.89 and a 52-week high of $67.61. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 37.53, a current ratio of 2.57 and a quick ratio of 2.57. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,443.91, a PE ratio of 8.00, a PEG ratio of 1.04 and a beta of 1.10.

AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $1.68 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.15 by $0.53. The business had revenue of $648.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $660.79 million. AMC Networks had a return on equity of 948.45% and a net margin of 12.12%. AMC Networks’s revenue was up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.11 EPS. research analysts expect that AMC Networks will post 7.05 earnings per share for the current year.

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AMC Networks Company Profile

AMC Networks Inc is a holding company, which conducts all of its operations through its subsidiaries. The Company owns and operates entertainment businesses and assets. It operates through two segments: National Networks, and International and Other. National Networks includes activities of its programming businesses, which include its programming networks distributed in the United States and Canada.

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