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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Employee Rating

3.6More
TypePublic
HQNew York, US
Founded1980
Size (employees)1,872 (est)-7%
Websiteamcnetworks.com
AMC Networks was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in New York, US
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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, (HQ)
11 Penn Plaza
Bethpage,
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 (4-Dec-2018)

3.2b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

57.1

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

564.7m

EV

5.8b
AMC Networks's current market capitalization is $3.2 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

35 x

EV/CFO

12.2 x

EV/FCF

14 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 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

BBC AMERICA EXPANDS ITS RECORD-BREAKING PROFESSIONAL DARTS COVERAGE WITH 111 HOURS OF THE WORLD DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP STARTING DECEMBER 13

World’s biggest darts tournament expands with 96 competitors and a record prize fund of more than $3.1 million U.S. top darts player Chuck Puleo will travel to London for his first Championship appearance New York – December 5, 2018 – BBC AMERICA today announced the expansion of its highly successfu…

SUNDANCE TV FINDS ANOTHER WINNER IN THE TRUE CRIME GENRE AS VIEWERS FLOCK TO LATEST DOCUMENTARY, “JONESTOWN: TERROR IN THE JUNGLE”

Leonardo DiCaprio and Stephen David Entertainment Produced Series Delivers More Than 500,000 Total Viewers and Grows Audience From First to Second Installment Notable Audience Delivery Comes as Network Expands Its Documentary Slate with Projects Including “Ministry of Evil: The Twisted Cult of Tony …

IFC FILMS’ JONATHAN SEHRING TO STEP DOWN AT YEAR END

Sehring has led IFC Films for two decades, making the brand synonymous with high-quality, auteur-driven filmmaking New York, NY (November 28, 2018) – IFC Films’ Co-President Jonathan Sehring, a pioneering figure in independent film, has decided to depart the company following an accomplished, decade…

CBS AMC UK Channels Partnership launches its first on-demand players on Freeview Play

Horror Bites and CBS Catchup Channels UK will offer catch up and box set content from the CBS UK channel portfolio: Horror Channel, CBS Reality, newly rebranded CBS Justice and CBS Drama London – 27th November 2018 – The CBS AMC UK Channels Partnership, a joint venture between AMC Networks Internati…

AMC ANNOUNCES THE SECOND HALF OF “THE WALKING DEAD” SEASON NINE RETURNS SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10 AT 9:00 P.M. ET/PT

NEW YORK, NY – November 26, 2018 – AMC’s “The Walking Dead” will return for the second half of season nine on Sunday, February 10 at 9:00 p.m. ET/ PT as announced by Chris Hardwick on last night’s “Talking Dead.”  Hardwick also revealed that the season three premiere of “Ride with Norman Reedus” wil…

VENGEANCE COMES HOME WHEN BREAKOUT HORROR SENSATION MANDY PREMIERES ON SHUDDER NOVEMBER 29

Shudder to be the Exclusive Streaming Source for Nicolas Cage’s Mind-Bending Breakout Hit Mark your calendars: Mandy, the modern cult classic Newsweek hailed as a “fable from an alternate dimension,” will have its widely anticipated U.S. and Canadian streaming premiere on Thursday, November 29, excl…
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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.