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CEO Spade Steps Down at AMC in Surprise Move; Dolan Re-emergence Could Hinder Finding a Replacement

Neil Macker Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

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In a surprise announcement, AMC Networks CEO Christina Spade stepped down and the board is searching for a replacement. Chairman James Dolan also sent a memo to employees, warning that the firm could lay off up to 20% of employees in the very near future. While the press release did not specify a reason for Spade’s departure, we assume that her exit and the imminent layoffs were connected.

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Business Description

AMC Networks owns several cable networks, including flagship AMC, WE tv, BBC America, IFC, and SundanceTV. AMC, the most widely distributed channel, reaches more than 78 million pay-TV households in the U.S. Over the last decade, AMC shifted its focus to original scripted programming from classic movies. WE tv targets a female audience and reaches roughly 76 million households. IFC mainly shows independent films and alternative comedy series. AMC also operates a number of niche streaming platforms including Acorn (focused on British shows) and Shudder (focused on horror programming). The firm launched AMC+, a streaming platform for its own content in 2020.

11 Penn Plaza
New York, NY, 10001
Industry Entertainment
Employees 2,026

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FAQs for AMC Networks Inc Class A Stock

No. AMCX does not currently have a forward dividend yield.
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AMCX’s market cap is 768.05 Mil.
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AMCX’s stock style is Small Value.
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AMCX’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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