National CineMedia (NASDAQ:NCMI) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The business services provider reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.06, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $140.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $144.48 million. National CineMedia had a net margin of 4.81% and a negative return on equity of 21.45%. The firm’s revenue was down 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.24 earnings per share.

National CineMedia (NASDAQ NCMI) opened at $6.81 on Tuesday. National CineMedia has a twelve month low of $5.12 and a twelve month high of $13.33. The company has a market capitalization of $544.02, a P/E ratio of 22.35, a P/E/G ratio of 2.13 and a beta of 0.36. The company has a quick ratio of 1.76, a current ratio of 1.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -14.71.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of National CineMedia from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday. BidaskClub downgraded National CineMedia from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday. ValuEngine downgraded National CineMedia from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. Finally, B. Riley downgraded National CineMedia to a “hold” rating and set a $8.75 price objective on the stock. in a report on Monday, January 29th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $7.85.

In other news, major shareholder General L.P. Standard acquired 210,320 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 18th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $6.97 per share, for a total transaction of $1,465,930.40. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders purchased 438,481 shares of company stock worth $3,019,525 in the last 90 days. 5.40% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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About National CineMedia

National CineMedia, Inc (NCM, Inc) is a holding company that manages its consolidated subsidiary National CineMedia, LLC (NCM LLC). The Company operates digital in-theater network in North America, allowing NCM LLC to sell advertising and certain third-party theater circuits under long-term network affiliate agreements.

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