What Are Analysts Suggestions On Regal Entertainment Group (RGC)

Marco Green
November 25, 2017

Over the past twelve months, Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)'s stock was -19.42%. The Company's nationwide theatre circuit is comprised of Regal Cinemas Corporation, United Artists Theatre Company and Edwards Theatres, Inc.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in RGC. Loop Capital cut their price objective on Regal Entertainment Group from $25.00 to $24.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) received interesting focus from Active Investors and it has been trading on front line as comparing to it past average volume. Here is Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) stock which is highly profitable for Investors that pay high dividends with Dividend Yield rate of 5.30%. Wedbush reissued a "buy" rating and set a $25.00 target price on shares of Regal Entertainment Group in a research report on Monday, February 6th.

Among 2 analysts covering Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. This short time frame picture represents an upward movement of current price over average price of last 20 days. Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) presently has a 10 month price index of 0.75662. About 3.07 million shares traded. The company has a quick ratio of 0.78, a current ratio of 0.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.84. Regal Entertainment Group has a 12-month low of $13.90 and a 12-month high of $23.89.

The Price to book ratio is the current share price of a company divided by the book value per share.

Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) stock price surged 9.61% to its 20-day simple moving average, soared 8.02% to its 50-day simple moving average and -8.81% down to its 200-day simple moving average. The company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.03.

Looking at some ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC)'s ROIC is 0.146576. The company's quarterly revenue was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.29 EPS. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.29 earnings per share. research analysts forecast that Regal Entertainment Group will post 0.95 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Shares of Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) traded up $0.07 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $16.60. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 2.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0. Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 0.75339, the 3 month is 0.97345, and the 1 month is now 0.98149. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 1st. Regal Entertainment Group's dividend payout ratio is now 81.48%.

In related news, EVP Peter B. Brandow sold 20,233 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 9th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $14.76 per share, with a total value of $369,000.00. Investors seem to be very interested in what happens to the stocks of these two companies but do investors favor one over the other? The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. The stock was bought at an average price of $14.87 per share, with a total value of $148,700.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 126,939 shares in the company, valued at $1,873,619.64. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.

In the past 52 weeks the company's stock price has moved within the range of $13.90 to $23.89. Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its position in Regal Entertainment Group by 11.6% during the 2nd quarter.

Going move backward a period of six month analysis we come to know that stock dipped -17.58% giving falling alert for Investors. IFP Advisors Inc boosted its stake in shares of Regal Entertainment Group by 164.3% in the 2nd quarter. This showed a surprise of 40% in the last quarter earnings. Farmers National Bank lifted its position in shares of Regal Entertainment Group by 901.2% during the 2nd quarter.

The volatility measures taking place as price volatility of stock was 4.85% for a week and 5.37% for a month. Finally, Eagle Asset Management Inc. increased its position in Regal Entertainment Group by 18.3% during the 3rd quarter.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 5.1%.

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.3 Percent and Institutional ownership of 0 Percent. Texas Yale Capital has invested 0.21% in Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC).

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 8.8%. The Company manages its business under theatre exhibition operations segment.

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