AMC Stock Surges: Is This The Big Squeeze?
BERNARD ZAMBONIN AND DANIEL MARTINS, 21 July 2021
AMC stock (AMC) – Get Report bulls had a day of relief on Tuesday, as they saw the share price soar about 25% after weeks of painful declines. Following positive developments coming from CEO Adam Aron, momentum quickly shifted to the bullish side.
Could this be the beginning of the MOASS – apes’ long-awaited “mother of all short squeezes”?
Good news from the business
Bullishness on Tuesday may have been triggered by CEO Adam Aron. He announced long-term leases on two of the top five theaters in Los Angeles and added that others are coming soon.
The CEO’s statement supports AMC’s optimism about the reopening of the economy and the expected recovery of the business in 2021.
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GameStop and AMC turn around big on Thursday as retail investors unsubtly remind Wall Street they are going nowhere
Thornton McEnery, 08 July 2021
Retail traders spent Thursday morning buying the dip created by all the people digging the graves of meme stocks on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Shares of GameStop GME, -0.08% and AMC Entertainment AMC, -3.65% started the holiday-shortened week in something of a nosedive, with both falling sharply from Tuesday morning into midday Thursday before sudden potent rallies fueled by Reddit chatter and Twitter hashtags saw both stocks recover dramatically, and AMC almost erase its weekly loss entirely before falling back a bit in the afternoon. Continue reading “Article: GameStop and AMC turn around big on Thursday as retail investors unsubtly remind Wall Street they are going nowhere”
Silver Lake AMC Bond Theory Falls Short, but Still Benefits Shareholders
Tim Fries, 05 July 2021
Amid heightened margin trading requirements and greater scrutiny on GME/AMC stocks, investors continue to look under every rock for signs of institutional trickery. A theory which was notably gaining attention by retail investors stemming from a recent AMC filing and Silver Lake’s convertible notes was believed to have larger implications than what is now known.
Silver Lake’s AMC Bonds Explained
For the last couple of days, retail investors that comprise the so-called ‘meme’ stock circle of social media have been abuzz with the #AMCBonds hashtag. Although worrying at first, it didn’t quite pan out as vigilant retail traders first framed it. Continue reading “Article: Silver Lake AMC Bond Theory Falls Short, but Still Benefits Shareholders”
AMC is Now Designated by NYSE as a ‘Threshold Security’
Tim Fries, 29 June 2021
The more one zooms into the stock market’s underpinnings, the more surreal it gets. Today, the NYSE has designated AMC as a ‘threshold security’, shining further light onto the situation with AMC shares that fail to deliver.
Yesterday, the Tokenist reported on another tie-in to the great short squeeze saga. Both TD Ameritrade and Schwab brokers announced their increased margin trading requirements to reduce the risk for themselves and for traders who wish to engage in the trading of the two mega-shorted stocks – GME and AMC. As these stocks already drained $12 billion from hedge funds, all market players are fortifying their financial walls. Continue reading “Article: AMC is Now Designated by NYSE as a ‘Threshold Security’”
Charles Schwab Raises Margin Requirements For AMC & GME Stock
FRANK NEZ, 27 June 2021
Charles Schwab has raised margin requirements for short sellers shorting AMC and GME stock. The broker is adjusting 100% margin requirements for AMC on all long positions, and 200% on short term positions.
As for GameStop, the margin requirement is 100% on all long positions and a whopping 300% on short term positions. Community, this is massive. It’s the time we’ve all been waiting for. Lets go over what all of this means. Continue reading “Article: Charles Schwab Raises Margin Requirements For AMC & GME Stock”
AMC Entertainment Is Selling $230 Million in Stock to Finance Acquisitions
Rich Duprey, 01 June 2021
AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC) is going on the offensive, selling over $230 million worth of stock to hedge fund operator Mudrick Capital Management at a premium so it can use the proceeds to make acquisitions.
The theater operator is selling 8.5 million shares to the private equity firm at a price of $27.12 per share, a nearly 4% premium to Friday’s closing price of $26.12 per share. It says it intends to make “value creating acquisitions of additional theatre leases, as well as investments to enhance the consumer appeal of AMC’s existing theatres.” It may also reduce debt with the money. Continue reading “Article: AMC Entertainment Is Selling $230 Million in Stock to Finance Acquisitions”