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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.10
AMCX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. AMCX: 0.10 )
AMCX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.1

Equity to Asset -0.12
AMCX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. AMCX: -0.12 )
AMCX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.52   Max: 0.04
Current: -0.12

-0.52
0.04
Interest Coverage 5.02
AMCX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. AMCX: 5.02 )
AMCX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.84   Max: 5.02
Current: 5.02

2.84
5.02
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.40
M-Score: -1.75
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 36.57
AMCX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. AMCX: 36.57 )
AMCX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 24.41   Max: 36.57
Current: 36.57

24.41
36.57
Net-margin (%) 18.26
AMCX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. AMCX: 18.26 )
AMCX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.52   Max: 18.26
Current: 18.26

5.52
18.26
ROA (%) 11.03
AMCX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. AMCX: 11.03 )
AMCX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.78   Max: 11.03
Current: 11.03

2.78
11.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 132.09
AMCX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.74 vs. AMCX: 132.09 )
AMCX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 85.69   Max: 511.83
Current: 132.09

85.69
511.83
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

AMCX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mariko Gordon 3,971 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 376,204 sh (+81.02%)
RS Investment Management 251,683 sh (+48.4%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,100 sh (+27.5%)
Murray Stahl 26,921 sh (+24.96%)
John Paulson 4,945,600 sh (unchged)
George Soros 39,300 sh (unchged)
James Barrow Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,296,356 sh (-4.63%)
Jim Simons 282,100 sh (-36.52%)
John Keeley 56,135 sh (-85.8%)
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Q4 2013

AMCX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 11,563 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 781,941 sh (+107.85%)
RS Investment Management 364,223 sh (+44.71%)
Murray Stahl 34,719 sh (+28.97%)
George Soros 39,300 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Jim Simons 280,000 sh (-0.74%)
Mario Gabelli 2,230,635 sh (-2.86%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,348 sh (-34.35%)
John Keeley 30,480 sh (-45.7%)
John Paulson 1,500,000 sh (-69.67%)
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Q1 2014

AMCX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,482,000 sh (New)
Mariko Gordon 5,204 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 41,080 sh (+18.32%)
RS Investment Management 400,990 sh (+10.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,089,135 sh (-6.34%)
John Keeley 27,580 sh (-9.51%)
Steven Cohen 123,316 sh (-84.23%)
Jim Simons 34,108 sh (-87.82%)
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Q2 2014

AMCX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 8,227 sh (New)
Jim Simons 438,500 sh (+1185.62%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 7,271,930 sh (+108.84%)
Murray Stahl 44,070 sh (+7.28%)
John Keeley Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,053,964 sh (-1.68%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AMCX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Keeley 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.04%$58 - $76.175 $ 61.95-3%0
Mariko Gordon 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$58 - $76.175 $ 61.95-3%0
John Paulson 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.5%$61.4 - $77.4 $ 61.95-11%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$61.4 - $77.4 $ 61.95-11%0
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$61.4 - $77.4 $ 61.95-11%0
Mariko Gordon 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$61.4 - $77.4 $ 61.95-11%5204
John Paulson 2013-12-31 Reduce -69.67%1.53%$62.61 - $72.35 $ 61.95-7%1500000
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Reduce -45.7%0.03%$62.61 - $72.35 $ 61.95-7%30480
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$62.61 - $72.35 $ 61.95-7%11563
Mariko Gordon 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$62.61 - $72.35 $ 61.95-7%0
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Reduce -85.8%0.45%$61.32 - $71.15 $ 61.95-6%56135
James Barrow 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$61.32 - $71.15 $ 61.95-6%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$61.32 - $71.15 $ 61.95-6%0
Mariko Gordon 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$61.32 - $71.15 $ 61.95-6%3971
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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 20.40
AMCX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 22.70 vs. AMCX: 20.40 )
AMCX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.02   Max: 31.41
Current: 20.4

14.02
31.41
P/S 2.40
AMCX's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. AMCX: 2.40 )
AMCX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.95   Max: 3.47
Current: 2.4

1.95
3.47
PFCF 19.30
AMCX's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 35.43 vs. AMCX: 19.30 )
AMCX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.45   Max: 137.73
Current: 19.3

6.45
137.73
EV-to-EBIT 14.43
AMCX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. AMCX: 14.43 )
AMCX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.7   Max: 16.5
Current: 14.43

10.7
16.5
Current Ratio 2.11
AMCX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. AMCX: 2.11 )
AMCX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.64   Max: 3.15
Current: 2.11

1.64
3.15
Quick Ratio 1.47
AMCX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. AMCX: 1.47 )
AMCX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 3.15
Current: 1.47

1.28
3.15

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
AMCX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AMCX: 0.90 )
AMCX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 1.25
Current: 0.9

0.75
1.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.90
AMCX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. AMCX: 6.90 )
AMCX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6   Max: 9.3
Current: 6.9

6
9.3

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
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Traded in other countries:9AC.Germany
AMC Networks Inc is incorporated in the state of Delaware. The company was formed in 1980. The company is spin-off from Cablevision Systems Corporation and AMC Networks is now a separate, public company that trades on NASDAQ as 'AMCX'. AMC Networks, formerly Rainbow Media Holdings, has changed its name in conjunction with the spin-off. The company has been producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television. AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, and IFC Films which produces and delivers distinctive, compelling and culturally relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. AMC Networks is home to some known entertainment brands, including AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel and WE tv. From AMC's 'Mad Men' to IFC's 'Onion News Network'. AMC's original stories include the critically acclaimed dramas Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead and The Killing. AMC launched in 1984 as American Movie Classics; IFC: It creates and champions authentic, original content that is 'Always On. Slightly Off.' Since 1994, IFC has cultivated television programming that challenges the conventions of storytelling. It original series - headlined by brand-defining scripted and sketch comedy such as Onion News Network and Portlandia - air alongside an extraordinary collection of films and cult TV shows; Sundance Channel: It is the destination for What's Next, Now. Showcasing both creative icons and the emerging talent of tomorrow, Sundance Channel tells credible, authentic and emotionally immersive stories of invention, fashion, film, travel, design and enterprise. The network's originals include the social media phenomenon Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys and All on the Line starring Joe Zee; WE tv: It is the women's network devoted to the wild ride of relationships during life's defining moments. The original series and hit wedding shows, including Braxton Family Values, Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Bridezillas and My Fair Wedding with David Tutera, underscore the network's brand position and tagline, Life As WE Know It, which signifies the connection that women share based on similar life experiences. WE tv launched in 1997 and was originally branded Romance Classics. The company also operates AMC/Sundance Channel Global, an international programming business, and AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, a full-service network programming feed origination and distribution company.
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