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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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Cash to Debt 0.24
AMCX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. AMCX: 0.24 )
AMCX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.24

0.02
0.28
Equity to Asset -0.22
AMCX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. AMCX: -0.22 )
AMCX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.48   Max: 0.01
Current: -0.22

-0.48
0.01
Interest Coverage 5.02
AMCX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 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: 4
Z-Score: 2.06
M-Score: -1.52
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 36.57
AMCX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.85 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
94% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 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
92% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 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 784 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 22.49 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

Q1 2013

AMCX Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 4,200 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,168,131 sh (+83.87%)
Murray Stahl 19,764 sh (+24.49%)
George Soros 39,300 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 5,930,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
James Barrow 919,700 sh (-1.57%)
Mario Gabelli 2,616,781 sh (-4.06%)
John Keeley 422,540 sh (-6.7%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 246,700 sh (-91.2%)
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Q2 2013

AMCX Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 444,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 8,134 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 169,593 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 21,544 sh (+9.01%)
George Soros 39,300 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 4,000 sh (-4.76%)
John Keeley 395,340 sh (-6.44%)
Mario Gabelli 2,407,744 sh (-7.99%)
John Paulson 4,945,600 sh (-16.6%)
James Barrow 285,710 sh (-68.93%)
Steven Cohen 207,824 sh (-82.21%)
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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)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
James Barrow 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AMCX

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Paulson 2013-12-31 Reduce -69.67%1.53%$62.61 - $72.35 $ 66.80%1500000
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Reduce -45.7%0.03%$62.61 - $72.35 $ 66.80%30480
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$62.61 - $72.35 $ 66.80%11563
Mariko Gordon 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$62.61 - $72.35 $ 66.80%0
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Reduce -85.8%0.45%$61.32 - $71.15 $ 66.81%56135
James Barrow 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$61.32 - $71.15 $ 66.81%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$61.32 - $71.15 $ 66.81%0
Mariko Gordon 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$61.32 - $71.15 $ 66.81%3971
John Paulson 2013-06-30 Reduce -16.6%0.35%$60.46 - $67.72 $ 66.84%4945600
James Barrow 2013-06-30 Reduce -68.93%0.07%$60.46 - $67.72 $ 66.84%285710
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.02%$60.46 - $67.72 $ 66.84%8134
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$49.5 - $63.22 $ 66.816%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 16.60
AMCX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. AMCX: 16.60 )
AMCX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.86   Max: 31.41
Current: 16.6

15.86
31.41
P/S 3.05
AMCX's P/S is ranked lower than
62% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. AMCX: 3.05 )
AMCX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.95   Max: 3.52
Current: 3.05

1.95
3.52
EV-to-EBIT 11.20
AMCX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.25 vs. AMCX: 11.20 )
AMCX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.7   Max: 16.6
Current: 11.2

10.7
16.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.10
AMCX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. AMCX: 1.10 )
AMCX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.15
Current: 1.1

0.83
1.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.90
AMCX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. AMCX: 8.90 )
AMCX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6   Max: 9.3
Current: 8.9

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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