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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.17
NAS:AMCX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. NAS:AMCX: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:AMCX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.17
0.02
0.28
Equity-to-Asset -0.01
NAS:AMCX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. NAS:AMCX: -0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:AMCX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.48  Med: -0.11 Max: 0.01
Current: -0.01
-0.48
0.01
Interest Coverage 5.32
NAS:AMCX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.68 vs. NAS:AMCX: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:AMCX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.84  Med: 3.94 Max: 5.53
Current: 5.32
2.84
5.53
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.85
Beneish M-Score: -2.59
WACC vs ROIC
6.62%
17.30%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 23.87
NAS:AMCX's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
88% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. NAS:AMCX: 23.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:AMCX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.86  Med: 26.39 Max: 36.57
Current: 23.87
23.86
36.57
Net Margin % 9.82
NAS:AMCX's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
70% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. NAS:AMCX: 9.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:AMCX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.52  Med: 10.37 Max: 18.26
Current: 9.82
5.52
18.26
ROE % 638.67
NAS:AMCX's ROE % is ranked higher than
100% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. NAS:AMCX: 638.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:AMCX' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 638.67
Current: 638.67
0
638.67
ROA % 5.96
NAS:AMCX's ROA % is ranked higher than
74% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. NAS:AMCX: 5.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:AMCX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 6.23 Max: 11.11
Current: 5.96
2.78
11.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 85.10
NAS:AMCX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
81% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. NAS:AMCX: 85.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:AMCX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 85.1  Med: 106.19 Max: 228.63
Current: 85.1
85.1
228.63
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 20.20
NAS:AMCX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NAS:AMCX: 20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:AMCX' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 20.2 Max: 23.5
Current: 20.2
0
23.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 1.40
NAS:AMCX's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. NAS:AMCX: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:AMCX' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.4 Max: 16.1
Current: 1.4
0
16.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -2.20
NAS:AMCX's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
54% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. NAS:AMCX: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:AMCX' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 26.6 Max: 38.4
Current: -2.2
0
38.4
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» NAS:AMCX's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-23 Est.)


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Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

AMCX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 440,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 417,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,079 sh (+110.31%)
Ray Dalio 6,333 sh (+59.16%)
Scott Black 35,427 sh (+11.35%)
John Hussman 75,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 1,335,677 sh (-3.52%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,085,330 sh (-6.44%)
Murray Stahl 24,981 sh (-12.49%)
Joel Greenblatt 14,593 sh (-96.31%)
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Q2 2016

AMCX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 191,829 sh (+1214.53%)
Ray Dalio 21,728 sh (+243.09%)
Jim Simons 727,500 sh (+74.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 35,941 sh (+37.82%)
Scott Black 35,542 sh (+0.32%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,295,991 sh (-2.97%)
Murray Stahl 22,226 sh (-11.03%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,243,135 sh (-55.89%)
Steven Cohen 61,952 sh (-85.92%)
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Q3 2016

AMCX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Chanos 64,291 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 233,936 sh (+952.53%)
Steven Cohen 101,300 sh (+63.51%)
Joel Greenblatt 279,175 sh (+45.53%)
Jim Simons 809,801 sh (+11.31%)
Scott Black 39,140 sh (+10.12%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 35,504 sh (-1.22%)
Mario Gabelli 1,272,959 sh (-1.78%)
Ray Dalio 16,500 sh (-24.06%)
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Q4 2016

AMCX Guru Trades in Q4 2016

David Dreman 8,761 sh (New)
First Pacific Advisors 35,200 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 448,724 sh (+91.81%)
Steven Cohen 168,700 sh (+66.54%)
Joel Greenblatt 358,926 sh (+28.57%)
Jim Chanos 72,066 sh (+12.09%)
Scott Black 42,784 sh (+9.31%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,186,378 sh (-6.80%)
Jim Simons 661,900 sh (-18.26%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,880 sh (-69.36%)
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified    NAICS: 512120    SIC: 7819
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AMC Networks Inc owns and operates several of cable television's brands delivering high quality content to audiences and a valuable platform to distributors and advertisers.

AMC Networks owns several cable networks, including flagship AMC, We TV, BBC America, IFC, and Sundance Channel. AMC, the most widely distributed channel, reaches more than 94 million pay TV households in the U.S. Over the last decade, AMC shifted its focus to original scripted programming from classic movies. WE tv targets a female audience and reaches roughly 85 million households. IFC mainly shows independent films and alternative comedy series. The company acquired its newest channel, BBC America, in October 2014.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 15.21
AMCX's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.83 vs. AMCX: 15.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AMCX' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.25  Med: 18.25 Max: 31.41
Current: 15.21
10.25
31.41
Forward PE Ratio 9.29
AMCX's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.86 vs. AMCX: 9.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 15.21
AMCX's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
68% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.75 vs. AMCX: 15.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AMCX' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.25  Med: 18.08 Max: 31.58
Current: 15.21
10.25
31.58
PS Ratio 1.53
AMCX's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. AMCX: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AMCX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 2.31 Max: 3.47
Current: 1.53
1.31
3.47
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 9.52
AMCX's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
72% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.25 vs. AMCX: 9.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AMCX' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.45  Med: 12.44 Max: 139.48
Current: 9.52
6.45
139.48
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.05
AMCX's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
65% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.52 vs. AMCX: 8.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AMCX' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.24  Med: 11.42 Max: 89.48
Current: 8.05
6.24
89.48
EV-to-EBIT 10.84
AMCX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. AMCX: 10.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AMCX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.8  Med: 13.4 Max: 17.6
Current: 10.84
8.8
17.6
EV-to-EBITDA 4.88
AMCX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. AMCX: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AMCX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 8.9 Max: 14
Current: 4.88
4.3
14
PEG Ratio 2.35
AMCX's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. AMCX: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
AMCX' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.6 Max: 2.35
Current: 2.35
0.36
2.35
Current Ratio 1.78
AMCX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. AMCX: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AMCX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.8 Max: 3.15
Current: 1.78
0.93
3.15
Quick Ratio 1.32
AMCX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. AMCX: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AMCX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.67 Max: 3.15
Current: 1.32
0.93
3.15
Days Inventory 94.71
AMCX's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.65 vs. AMCX: 94.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AMCX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 72.73  Med: 113.83 Max: 127.51
Current: 94.71
72.73
127.51
Days Sales Outstanding 92.81
AMCX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
69% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 65.35 vs. AMCX: 92.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AMCX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 79.6  Med: 87.5 Max: 98.51
Current: 92.81
79.6
98.51
Days Payable 25.22
AMCX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
70% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 58.18 vs. AMCX: 25.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AMCX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.84  Med: 40.15 Max: 52.79
Current: 25.22
22.84
52.79

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.90
AMCX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. AMCX: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AMCX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.5  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.9
-1.5
0

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.94
AMCX's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. AMCX: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AMCX' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.94
0.86
2.19
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.65
AMCX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. AMCX: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AMCX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.65
0.6
1.34
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.71
AMCX's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. AMCX: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
AMCX' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.71
0.65
0.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.25
AMCX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. AMCX: 9.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AMCX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 7.5 Max: 11.3
Current: 9.25
5.7
11.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 28.85
AMCX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.41 vs. AMCX: 28.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AMCX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.5  Med: 29.6 Max: 45.9
Current: 28.85
27.5
45.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,756
EPS (TTM) $ 3.74
Beta0.89
Short Percentage of Float9.77%
52-Week Range $46.17 - 70.28
Shares Outstanding (Mil)67.74

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,881 2,964 3,068
EPS ($) 6.27 6.81 7.16
EPS without NRI ($) 6.27 6.81 7.16
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
7.51%
Dividends per Share ($)
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