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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

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Cash to Debt 0.24
AMCX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. AMCX: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AMCX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.13 Max: N/A
Current: 0.24
Equity to Asset 0.02
AMCX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. AMCX: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AMCX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.52  Med: -0.13 Max: 0.04
Current: 0.02
-0.52
0.04
Interest Coverage 5.76
AMCX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.68 vs. AMCX: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AMCX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.84  Med: 3.69 Max: 5.76
Current: 5.76
2.84
5.76
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.87
M-Score: -2.36
WACC vs ROIC
6.00%
20.56%
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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Operating margin (%) 26.41
AMCX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.23 vs. AMCX: 26.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AMCX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.41  Med: 26.83 Max: 36.57
Current: 26.41
24.41
36.57
Net-margin (%) 12.79
AMCX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. AMCX: 12.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AMCX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.52  Med: 10.65 Max: 18.26
Current: 12.79
5.52
18.26
ROE (%) 1407.19
AMCX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. AMCX: 1407.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AMCX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1407.19
Current: 1407.19
0
1407.19
ROA (%) 7.73
AMCX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. AMCX: 7.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AMCX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 6.26 Max: 11.11
Current: 7.73
2.78
11.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 95.48
AMCX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.33 vs. AMCX: 95.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AMCX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 93.64  Med: 105.96 Max: 228.63
Current: 95.48
93.64
228.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 23.50
AMCX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. AMCX: 23.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMCX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 16.6 Max: 23.5
Current: 23.5
0
23.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.30
AMCX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. AMCX: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMCX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.1 Max: 16.1
Current: -0.3
0
16.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 38.40
AMCX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. AMCX: 38.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMCX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 29.65 Max: 38.4
Current: 38.4
0
38.4
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

AMCX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 395,312 sh (+130.44%)
John Hussman 75,000 sh (+50.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,400 sh (+0.81%)
Mario Gabelli 1,384,466 sh (-5.21%)
Murray Stahl 28,545 sh (-7.85%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,435,484 sh (-8.62%)
Ray Dalio 3,979 sh (-58.46%)
Scott Black 31,816 sh (-76.47%)
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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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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 Inc was incorporated in Delaware on March 9, 2011 as an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation. On June 30, 2011, Cablevision spun off the Company and the Company became an independent public company. AMC Networks, formerly Rainbow Media Holdings, has changed its name in conjunction with the spin-off. Company owns and operates several of cable television's brands delivering high quality content to audiences and a valuable platform to distributors and advertisers. Company manage its business through two operating segments: National Networks, which includes AMC, IFC and SundanceTV, IFC Films, AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology and various developing online content distribution initiatives. National Networks are distributed throughout the United States via cable and other multichannel video programming distribution platforms, including direct broadcast satellite, platforms operated by telecommunications providers. In addition to its extensive U.S. distribution, AMC, IFC and Sundance Channel are available in Canada. Sundance Channel is also distributed in Europe, Asia and Latin America is distributed in Asia. International and Other segment includes the operations of AMC/Sundance Channel IFC Films, and AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology. International and Other segment also includes VOOM HD Holdings LLC. On January 31, 2014, Company acquired the Chellomedia programming businesses in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America as well as joint venture interests in certain programming businesses. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulates programming networks in certain respects affiliated with a cable television operator, as it is with Cablevision. The FCC also imposes rules regarding political broadcasts and telemarketing. Company's programming networks operate in two competitive markets. First, it compete with other programming networks to obtain distribution on cable television systems and other multichannel video programming distribution systems, such as DBS, and ultimately for viewing by each system's subscribers. Second, it compete with other programming networks and other sources of video content, including broadcast networks, to secure desired entertainment programming.

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 10.61
AMCX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.78 vs. AMCX: 10.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AMCX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.25  Med: 18.51 Max: 31.41
Current: 10.61
10.25
31.41
Forward P/E 8.58
AMCX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. AMCX: 8.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.61
AMCX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
79% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.88 vs. AMCX: 10.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AMCX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.25  Med: 18.32 Max: 31.58
Current: 10.61
10.25
31.58
P/B 32.37
AMCX's P/B is ranked lower than
99% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. AMCX: 32.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AMCX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.24  Med: 47.59 Max: 57.93
Current: 32.37
31.24
57.93
P/S 1.35
AMCX's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. AMCX: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AMCX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 2.35 Max: 3.47
Current: 1.35
1.31
3.47
PFCF 8.47
AMCX's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.24 vs. AMCX: 8.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AMCX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.45  Med: 13.3 Max: 139.48
Current: 8.47
6.45
139.48
POCF 7.39
AMCX's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. AMCX: 7.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AMCX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.24  Med: 12.12 Max: 89.48
Current: 7.39
6.24
89.48
EV-to-EBIT 8.92
AMCX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.43 vs. AMCX: 8.92 )
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: 8.92
8.8
17.6
EV-to-EBITDA 4.35
AMCX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
85% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.87 vs. AMCX: 4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AMCX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.27  Med: 9.35 Max: 14
Current: 4.35
4.27
14
PEG 0.90
AMCX's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. AMCX: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AMCX' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.9
0.36
0.9
Current Ratio 1.99
AMCX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. AMCX: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AMCX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 2.08 Max: 3.15
Current: 1.99
1.66
3.15
Quick Ratio 1.58
AMCX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. AMCX: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AMCX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.82 Max: 3.15
Current: 1.58
1.22
3.15
Days Inventory 72.00
AMCX's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
79% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.98 vs. AMCX: 72.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AMCX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 72  Med: 103.89 Max: 123.76
Current: 72
72
123.76
Days Sales Outstanding 87.33
AMCX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
65% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 72.33 vs. AMCX: 87.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AMCX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 79.6  Med: 86.86 Max: 98.51
Current: 87.33
79.6
98.51
Days Payable 24.54
AMCX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
71% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 52.54 vs. AMCX: 24.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AMCX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.84  Med: 42.49 Max: 52.79
Current: 24.54
22.84
52.79

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Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 0.82
AMCX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. AMCX: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AMCX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.1 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.82
0.8
2.19
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
AMCX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. AMCX: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AMCX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.39
Current: 0.6
0.59
1.39
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.49
AMCX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. AMCX: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AMCX' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.6 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.49
0.48
0.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 11.19
AMCX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. AMCX: 11.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AMCX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 7.4 Max: 11.36
Current: 11.19
5.7
11.36
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 30.73
AMCX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.52 vs. AMCX: 30.73 )
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: 29.9 Max: 45.9
Current: 30.73
27.5
45.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,705
EPS (TTM) $ 4.74
Beta0.77
Short Percentage of Float8.50%
52-Week Range $46.17 - 83.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)70.43

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,772 2,924 3,046 3,243
EPS ($) 5.24 6.09 6.21 6.60
EPS w/o NRI ($) 5.24 6.09 6.21 6.60
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
5.51%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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