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AMC Networks operates several brands in television, delivering content to audiences and a platform to distributors and advertisers. The Company manages its business through the following two operating segments: National Networks and International and Other. National Networks segment includes activities of the programming businesses, which include several programming networks, distributed in the U.S. and Canada. These programming networks are AMC, WE tv, BBC AMERICA, IFC, and SundanceTV in the U.S.; and AMC, IFC and Sundance Channel in Canada. The National Networks operating segment also includes AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, the technical services business, which primarily services most of the programming networks included in the National Networks segment. International and Other segment principally includes AMC Networks International, the Company’s international programming businesses consisting of a portfolio of channels in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Asia and Africa; IFC Films, the Company’s independent film distribution business; AMCNI- DMC, the broadcast solutions unit of certain networks of AMCNI and third-party networks, and various developing online content distribution initiatives.

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TypePublic
Founded1980
HQNew York, US
Websiteamcnetworks.com
Employee Ratings3.5

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)1,872
Job Openings39
Revenue (FY, 2017)$2.8 B(+2%)
Share Price (Feb 2019)$64.5 (+3%)

Key People/Management at AMC Networks

Joshua Sapan

Joshua Sapan

President and Chief Executive Officer
Edward Carroll

Edward Carroll

COO
Charles Dolan

Charles Dolan

Executive Chairman
Sean Sullivan

Sean Sullivan

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
James Gallagher

James Gallagher

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
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AMC Networks Office Locations

AMC Networks has offices in New York, Bethpage and Santa Monica
New York, US (HQ)
11 Penn Plaza
Bethpage, US
620 Hicksville Rd
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AMC Networks Financials and Metrics

AMC Networks Revenue

AMC Networks's revenue was reported to be $2.81 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

696.9m

Net income (Q3, 2018)

116.7m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

164.6m

Market capitalization (15-Feb-2019)

3.6b

Closing stock price (15-Feb-2019)

64.5

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

564.7m

EV

6.2b
AMC Networks's current market capitalization is $3.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

1.6b2.2b2.6b2.8b2.8b

Revenue growth, %

37%19%7%

General and administrative expense

636.6m636.0m613.3m

Operating expense total

1.9b2.1b2.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

601.1m632.2m706.6m684.8m634.6m720.2m710.5m648.0m740.8m761.4m696.9m

General and administrative expense

158.9m156.3m153.9m179.4m137.1m163.7m162.3m138.7m166.4m171.4m156.2m

Operating expense total

442.3m472.9m447.8m506.8m517.5m488.5m534.8m494.7m507.2m569.9m532.3m

Depreciation and amortization

21.0m20.9m19.6m21.6m22.3m23.5m20.6m20.9m20.4m21.7m22.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2013Y, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

522.0m201.4m316.3m481.4m558.8m

Accounts Receivable

378.8m674.6m775.9m

Inventories

65.5m74.3m73.0m72.7m

Current Assets

1.3b1.3b1.5b1.7b1.9b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

509.7m159.5m284.0m296.6m194.3m241.1m307.6m702.8m643.5m682.8m403.6m189.5m552.3m529.2m416.1m564.7m

Accounts Receivable

317.1m530.2m518.1m483.6m607.0m571.5m685.1m726.5m647.2m716.9m744.6m712.2m793.3m818.7m778.0m

Current Assets

1.2b1.2b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.5b1.9b1.9b1.8b1.7b1.5b1.8b1.9b1.8b1.9b

PP&E

106.4m130.0m123.8m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

264.4m5.1k3.8k

Depreciation and Amortization

54.7m69.0m83.0m84.8m94.6m

Inventories

Accounts Payable

Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

126.7m1.2k1.0k120.1m83.4m67.5m142.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

46.6m14.4m31.9m50.2m20.5m41.6m62.4m19.6m41.2m63.5m23.5m44.1m65.0m20.4m42.0m64.0m

Accounts Payable

146.3m135.8m131.4m89.1m83.4m97.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

74.6m177.5m261.8m80.2m190.2m301.0m167.4m229.6m426.6m144.9m166.0m273.6m117.0m278.6m471.8m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

37.6 x

EV/CFO

13.1 x

EV/FCF

15 x

Debt/Equity

10.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.6 x

Financial Leverage

17.7 x
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AMC Networks Operating Metrics

AMC Networks's Subscribers (AMC) was reported to be 91.2 m in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Subscribers (AMC)

95 m93.60 m91.20 m

Subscribers (IFC)

73.70 m71.20 m72.40 m

Subscribers (WE tv)

85.40 m86.50 m85.90 m

Titles

600 700 800
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AMC Networks Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
RLJ EntertainmentJuly 31, 2018$274 m

AMC Networks Revenue Breakdown

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AMC Networks revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.6% from International and Other and 83.4% from National Networks

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AMC Networks Online and Social Media Presence

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AMC Networks News and Updates

AMC Networks Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

Third Quarter Financial Highlights :

AMC Networks Inc. Completes Acquisition of RLJ Entertainment, Inc.

NEW YORK, Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AMCX) today announced that it completed the acquisition of RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) after RLJ Entertainment’s stockholders approved the transaction at a special meeting on October 31, 2018. AMC Networks acquired a…

Shares of AMC Networks rise 2% on earnings beat

Shares of AMC Networks Inc. rose 2% in premarket trade after the company reported third-quarter earnings that beat expectations. Profit for the latest quarter rose to $111.2 million, or $1.93 a share, up from $87 million, or $1.35 a share in the year-early quarter. Adjusted EPS was $2.15 a share, a…

AMC Networks Inc. Completes Acquisition Of RLJ Entertainment, Inc.

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) announced that it has completed its previously announced merger with a subsidiary of AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AMCX) today, immediately following approval by RLJ Entertainment's common stockholders...

AMC Networks to Report Third Quarter 2018 Results

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AMCX) will host a conference call to discuss results for the third quarter 2018 on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. AMC Networks will issue a press release reporting its results prior to the market opening.

AMC Networks shares slide after Goldman downgrades to sell

AMC Networks Inc.'s stock tumbled 3.7% Thursday, after Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to sell from neutral and said it expects it to underperform its peers. Analysts led by Drew Borst cited two main reasons for the move; weakness in national networks advertising due to declining ratings for fla…
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AMC Networks Blogs

SHUDDER ANNOUNCES SLATE OF ORIGINAL PODCASTS FEATURING ELIJAH WOOD, ADRIENNE BARBEAU & ELI ROTH

FEBRUARY 21, 2019 — ​Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thrillers, and the supernatural, announced today an exciting trio of original podcasts offering candid conversations with many of the most important and iconic figures in the genre: ​Eli Roth’s History of Horror: Uncut…

HANS ZIMMER AND BLEEDING FINGERS MUSIC TO COLLABORATE ON BBC AMERICA’S ONE PLANET: SEVEN WORLDS

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PHOTOS New York – February 19, 2019 – Academy Award®-winner Hans Zimmer and Bleeding Fingers Music will compose the theme and score respectively for BBC AMERICA’s upcoming seven-part landmark nature docu-series One Planet: Seven Worlds. Set to air on BBCA in 2020, One Planet: …

AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe Renews Long-Term Distribution Deal with Slovak Telekom’s Magio and Digi Slovakia and T-Mobile TV Czech Republic

BUDAPEST – 11 February 2019 – AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe (AMCNI CNE) and Deutsche Telekom’s subsidiaries in the Czech Republic and Slovakia today announce a multi-year, comprehensive renewal of their distribution agreement. The deal builds on the companies’ long-term pa…

SUNDANCE TV AND SUNDANCE NOW LAUNCH A PODCAST SERIES HOSTED BY AMANDA KNOX FOR UPCOMING TRUE CRIME DOCS

PASADENA, CA – February 9, 2019 – SundanceTV and Sundance Now are delving deeper into the true crime genre space with the launch of a podcast series hosted by Amanda Knox. The series, entitled The Truth About True Crime with Amanda Knox, will take a detailed look at the true crimes that are chronicl…

FOLLOWING ITS HUGELY SUCCESSFUL PREMIERE ON AMC NETWORKS’ STREAMING SERVICES SUNDANCE NOW AND SHUDDER, A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES SEASON ONE MAKES ITS NETWORK TELEVISION DEBUT ON AMC AND BBC AMERICA STARTING SUNDAY, APRIL 7 AT 9:00 PM ET/PT

PASADENA, CA – February 9, 2019 – AMC Networks announced today from the Television Critics’ Association (TCA) Press Tour that the hit series A Discovery of Witches, starring Matthew Goode and Teresa Palmer, will make its network television debut on AMC and BBC AMERICA following a hugely successful p…

AMC OPENS WRITERS’ ROOM FOR POTENTIAL NEW SERIES, “61ST STREET”

FEBRUARY 9, 2019 – AMC today announced that it had opened up a writers’ room for “61st Street,” a potential new AMC Studios’ series from BAFTA-winner Peter Moffat (“Criminal Justice” The Night Of,”) as showrunner and executive producer, to be executive produced by Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society…
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AMC Networks Company Life and Culture

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AMC Networks Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was AMC Networks founded?

    AMC Networks was founded in 1980.

  • Who are AMC Networks key executives?

    AMC Networks's key executives are Joshua Sapan, Edward Carroll and Charles Dolan.

  • How many employees does AMC Networks have?

    AMC Networks has 1,872 employees.

  • What is AMC Networks revenue?

    Latest AMC Networks annual revenue is $2.8 b.

  • What is AMC Networks revenue per employee?

    Latest AMC Networks revenue per employee is $1.5 m.

  • Who are AMC Networks competitors?

    Competitors of AMC Networks include CBS, Starz and Forthnet.

  • Where is AMC Networks headquarters?

    AMC Networks headquarters is located at 11 Penn Plaza, New York.

  • Where are AMC Networks offices?

    AMC Networks has offices in New York, Bethpage and Santa Monica.

  • How many offices does AMC Networks have?

    AMC Networks has 3 offices.