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AMC Entertainment Holdings

Executive Summary

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, involved in the theatrical exhibition business.

Snowflake Analysis

Fair value not a dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

How has AMC Entertainment Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AMC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Entertainment


US Market

1 Year Return




US Entertainment


US Market

Return vs Industry: AMC underperformed the US Entertainment industry which returned 11.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AMC underperformed the US Market which returned 4.6% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day21.0%-1.4%2.0%
30 Day35.3%8.4%6.0%
90 Day-10.5%9.4%-0.05%
1 Year-50.2%-53.4%13.3%12.2%9.5%7.1%
3 Year-69.8%-76.1%41.3%37.1%30.7%22.1%
5 Year-73.5%-80.2%88.8%78.9%55.6%38.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is AMC Entertainment Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is AMC Entertainment Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AMC ($5.11) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($29.44)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AMC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AMC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Entertainment industry average.

PE vs Market: AMC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AMC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AMC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (2.6x).

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Future Growth

How is AMC Entertainment Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AMC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: AMC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: AMC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: AMC's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AMC's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: AMC is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.

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Past Performance

How has AMC Entertainment Holdings performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AMC is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: AMC is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AMC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -38.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AMC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: AMC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (17.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: AMC has a negative Return on Equity (-12.28%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is AMC Entertainment Holdings's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AMC's short term assets ($673.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($1.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: AMC's short term assets ($673.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($10.5B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AMC's debt to equity ratio (391.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AMC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 118.4% to 391.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AMC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.2%).

Interest Coverage: AMC is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.

Balance Sheet

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What is AMC Entertainment Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: AMC's dividend (2.35%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.75%).

High Dividend: AMC's dividend (2.35%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.71%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: AMC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: AMC has only been paying a dividend for 6 years, and since then payments have fallen.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: AMC is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: AMC is forecast to pay a dividend in 3 years whilst incurring a loss, therefore the dividend is not forecast to be well covered.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Adam Aron (64yo)





Mr. Adam M. Aron has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. since January 4, 2016 and AMC Entertainment Inc. since January 14, 2016. Mr. Aron has been Chief Exec ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Adam's total compensation ($USD9.47M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.27M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Adam's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Adam Aron
President4.33yrsUS$9.47m0.44% $2.6m
John McDonald
Executive Vice President of U.S. Operations10.83yrsUS$1.84m0.067% $390.7k
Elizabeth Frank
Executive VP of Worldwide Programming & Chief Content Officer9.75yrsUS$1.81m0.10% $587.1k
Sean Goodman
Executive VP & CFO0.25yrno datano data
Chris Cox
Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer18yrsno data0.020% $117.4k
John Merriwether
Vice President of Investor Relations5.33yrsno datano data
Kevin Connor
Senior VP17.08yrsUS$690.75k0.066% $387.0k
Stephen Colanero
Chief Marketing Officer & Executive VP10.42yrsUS$612.74k0.093% $545.0k
Carla Chavarria
Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer6.33yrsno data0.025% $148.3k
Jan Bernhardsson
Executive Vice President of AMC Europe3.17yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: AMC's management team is seasoned and experienced (8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Adam Aron
President4.33yrsUS$9.47m0.44% $2.6m
Lloyd Hill
Independent Director6.42yrsUS$279.68k0.038% $222.7k
Kathleen Pawlus
Independent Director5.42yrsUS$284.68k0.029% $167.3k
Gary Locke
Director4.25yrsUS$219.09k0.035% $202.4k
Lee Wittlinger
Independent Director1.58yrsno datano data
Adam Sussman
Independent Director1yrno data0.013% $76.6k
Lin Zhang
Non-Executive Chairmanno datano datano data
Anthony Saich
Independent Director7.75yrsUS$279.68k0.025% $144.0k
Howard Koch
Director5.58yrsUS$224.68k0.027% $160.0k
Mao Zeng
Director4.25yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: AMC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.
  • Ticker: AMC
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1920
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$583.757m
  • Shares outstanding: 104.24m
  • Website: https://www.amctheatres.com

Number of Employees


  • AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.
  • One AMC Way
  • 11500 Ash Street
  • Leawood
  • Kansas
  • 66211
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AMCNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDDec 2013
AH9DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEURDec 2013
AMC *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesClass A Common StockMXMXNDec 2013


AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, involved in the theatrical exhibition business. The company owns, operates, or has interests in theatres. As of March 17, 2020, it operated approximately 1,000 theatres and 11,000 screens in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Leawood, Kansas. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. is a subsidiary of Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/28 05:44
End of Day Share Price2020/05/27 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.