AMC Entertainment (AMC) Flat As Market Gains: What You Should Know
AMC Entertainment (AMC) closed the most recent trading day at $4.47, making no change from the previous trading session. This change lagged the S&P 500's daily gain of 0.56%. Meanwhile, the Dow gained 0.41%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, added 1.35%.
Coming into today, shares of the movie theater operator had lost 28.25% in the past month. In that same time, the Consumer Discretionary sector lost 4.3%, while the S&P 500 lost 1.48%.
Wall Street will be looking for positivity from AMC Entertainment as it approaches its next earnings report date. On that day, AMC Entertainment is projected to report earnings of -$0.18 per share, which would represent year-over-year growth of 65.38%. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $928.03 million, up 18.11% from the year-ago period.
For the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates are projecting earnings of -$0.41 per share and revenue of $4.44 billion, which would represent changes of +55.91% and +13.57%, respectively, from the prior year.
Investors might also notice recent changes to analyst estimates for AMC Entertainment. These revisions typically reflect the latest short-term business trends, which can change frequently. As a result, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company's business outlook.
Based on our research, we believe these estimate revisions are directly related to near-team stock moves. We developed the Zacks Rank to capitalize on this phenomenon. Our system takes these estimate changes into account and delivers a clear, actionable rating model.
The Zacks Rank system, which ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), has an impressive outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks generating an average annual return of +25% since 1988. Over the past month, the Zacks Consensus EPS estimate has moved 2.38% higher. AMC Entertainment is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold).
The Leisure and Recreation Services industry is part of the Consumer Discretionary sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 69, putting it in the top 28% of all 250+ industries.
The Zacks Industry Rank gauges the strength of our industry groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups. Our research shows that the top 50% rated industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1.
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