Here’s Why AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC) is up Big Today

The biggest gainers of the session on the Wall Street include AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AMC), which rose 0.2 points or 2.81% to trade at $7.31 as last check. The stock closed last session at $7.11 and sets an active trading volume day with a reported 1659994 contracts so far this session. AMC shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 3.43 million shares, but with a 51.12 million float and a 7.4% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for AMC stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $13.5 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 84.68% from where the AMC share price has been trading recently.

During the recent trading session for AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AMC), the company witnessed their stock rise $0.89 over a week and tumble down $-0.77 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $17.07, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be higher. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 04/17/19. The recent low of $6.35 stood for a -57.16% since 09/01/20, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0.8 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is less than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to.

Looking at the current readings for AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 48.14. This figure suggests that AMC stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current AMC readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 59.56% at this stage. This figure means that AMC share price today is being neutral.

Technical chart claims that AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC) would settle between $7.36/share to $7.62/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $6.83 mark, then the market for AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $6.55 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.25. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.

Analysts at Imperial Capital lifted target price for shares of AMC but were stick to Outperform recommendation for the stock in their opinion released on January 07. The price target has been raised from $21 to $20. BofA/Merrill analysts have lowered their rating of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AMC) stock from Neutral to Underperform in a separate flash note issued to investors on December 18. Analysts at CFRA lowered the stock to a Buy call from its previous Strong Buy recommendation, in a research note that dated back to November 07.

AMC equity has an average rating of 2.45, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 12 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 4 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 8 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while no rated it as a sell. 8 analysts rated AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AMC) as a buy or a strong buy while not a single analyst advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.

Moving on, AMC stock price is currently trading at 0X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 0 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 19.8. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. current P/B ratio of 0.6 means it is trading at a discount against its industry’s 3.7.

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly 5.9% to hit $1.5 billion, based on current consensus estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over 1.1% from $5.46 billion to a noteworthy $5.52 billion. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly -25.6% to hit $0.32 per share. For the fiscal year, AMC’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly -361% to hit $-1.07 per share.