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  • AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. ('AMC') is the largest movie exhibition company in the U.S., Europe and the world with approximately 1,000 theatres and more than 11,000 screens across the globe. AMC has propelled innovation in the exhibition industry by deploying more plush power-recliner seats, delivering enhanced food and beverage choices, generating greater guest engagement through its loyalty program, web site and smart phone apps, offering premium large format experiences and playing a wide variety of content including independent programming. AMC operates among the most productive theatres in the United States’ top markets, having the #1 or #2 market share positions in 22 of the 25 largest metropolitan areas of the United States, including the top three markets (NY, LA, Chicago). Through its Odeon subsidiary AMC operates in 14 European countries and is the #1 theatre chain in Estonia, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Spain, Sweden and UK & Ireland.
  • AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc’s. business was founded in 1920.
  • AMC is the largest movie exhibitor in the U.S., Europe, and the World. As of September 30, 2017, AMC owned or operated approximately 1,000 theatres with more than 11,000 screens in fourteen countries across the globe.
  • AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. uses a fiscal year that aligns with the calendar year, ending on December 31st.
  • Presently, AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. does not offer franchise opportunities for its theatres.
  • Most of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. reports and financial filings can be retrieved from the News Releases or SEC Filings sections of this website. They can also be accessed via the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) website at If you would like information emailed or mailed to you, you can submit your request at the Information Request section of this website.
  • AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on December 18, 2013.
  • The offering price was $18.00 a share.
  • AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. common stock is currently traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AMC.
  • AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. stock can be bought or sold through a stockbroker, bank or financial institution that offers brokerage services. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. does not currently have a direct stock purchase plan.
  • Yes. On October 30, 2017 AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. announced its fifteenth consecutive quarterly dividend since the Company’s initial public offering on December 18, 2013. AMC announced a dividend of $0.20 per share of Class A and Class B common stock for the Company’s s quarter ended September 30, 2017. The dividend is payable in cash on December 18, 2017, to shareholders of record on December 4, 2017. Future quarterly dividend payments are subject to approval and declaration by the Board of Directors.
  • A record date is a company-determined deadline by which an investor must be recorded as an owner of shares in order to qualify for voting and attendance at the Annual Meeting.
  • AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. does not currently offer a dividend reinvestment plan.
  • Yes. On August 3, 2017, AMC announced that its Board of Directors had approved the repurchase of up to $100 million of the Company's Class A common stock over a two-year period.

    Repurchases may be made at management's discretion from time to time through open market transactions including block purchases, through privately negotiated transactions, or otherwise over the next two years in accordance with all applicable securities laws and regulations. The extent to which AMC repurchases its shares, and the timing of such repurchases, will depend upon a variety of factors, including liquidity, capital needs of the business, market conditions, regulatory requirements and other corporate considerations, as determined by AMC’s management team. Repurchases may be made under a Rule 10b5-1 plan, which would permit common stock to be repurchased when the Company might otherwise be precluded from doing so under insider trading laws. The repurchase program does not obligate the Company to repurchase any minimum dollar amount or number of shares and may be suspended for periods or discontinued at any time. The Company had approximately 55.08 million shares of Class A common stock outstanding as of August 1, 2017.

    As of November 6, 2017, AMC had repurchased approximately $30 million of AMC stock under the $100 million authorization.
  • Since its inception as a public company, AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. has not had any stock splits.
  • Computershare Trust Company, N.A. is the registrar and transfer agent for AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. common stock. Computershare Trust Company, N.A. is available to resolve problems related to unpaid dividends, lost, destroyed or stolen certificates, as well as to facilitate name and address changes. The toll-free phone number for Computershare Trust Company, N.A. is 1-800-962-4284. Please visit for more information.
  • A transfer agent is professional agency employed by a corporation to handle the transfer of certificates, conversion of securities, mailings to stockholders, stock subscriptions and maintaining the stock transfer records of a corporation.
  • Please check with the transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company, N.A. The toll-free phone number for Computershare Trust Company, N.A. is 1-800-962-4284. Please visit for more information.
  • If your shares are held through a brokerage account, instead of directly registered in your name, you are considered to be a beneficial shareholder.
  • The rights of the holders of Class A common shares and Class B common shares will be identical except that holders of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. Class A common shares are entitled to one vote per share and holders of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. Class B common shares are entitled to three votes per share. Holders of Class A common shares and Class B common shares will vote together as a single class on all matters submitted to a vote of stockholders, unless otherwise required by law.
  • Stock cannot be purchased directly from AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. Investors must use a broker to complete a transaction. AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AMC.
  • Research reports should be obtained through your stockbroker or through a financial institution that provides brokerage services.
  • Our stockholders and other interested parties may communicate with our Board, its committees or our non-management directors as a group, by writing to the Secretary of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. at One AMC Way, 11500 Ash Street, Leawood, KS 66211.
  • Our non-management directors typically meet in an executive session at every meeting. Our Board Chairman presides over the non-management executive sessions. Our independent directors meet in executive session no less than once per year in accordance with the NYSE rules. The Chairman of the audit committee presides over the independent director executive sessions.
  • AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. Code of Business Conduct and Ethics covers a wide range of business practices and procedures. The Code of Business Conduct and Ethics does not cover every issue that may arise, but sets out basic principles to guide all employees and its subsidiaries. All employees must conduct themselves accordingly and seek to avoid even the appearance of improper behavior.
  • Pursuant to Form 8937, a copy of which can be found clicking on this link: AMC/Carmike Form 8937.

    The fair market value of one share of AMC Class A common stock was determined to be $33.45 as of December 21, 2016. This fair market value is based on the price at which AMC Class A common shares last traded on the New York Stock Exchange during normal trading hours on December 20, 2016. The fair market value generally is the price at which property would change hands between a willing buyer and a willing seller, neither being under any compulsion to buy or to sell and both having reasonable knowledge of the facts. U.S. federal income tax law does not specifically prescribe how one should determine the fair market value of AMC Class A common stock. One possible approach is described above. Other approaches may also be possible. You are not bound by the approach described above and may, in consultation with your tax advisor, use another approach. You should consult your tax advisor to determine what measure of fair market value is appropriate.

Contact Information

John Merriwether
Vice President, Investor Relations
AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.
11500 Ash Street
Leawood, KS 66211
(866) 248-3872

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