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AMTD Digital Inc. (HKD Stock) Surges 311% on Wednesday

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Market News: HKD Stock is skyrocketing again

HKD Stock surged a massive 311% on Wednesday when the stock moved from the open of $46.01 to a close of $189.42.

AMTD Digital Inc. had skyrocketed from $13.54 to more than $2.5K in only a matter of two weeks when it peaked in August.

Sources say the stock was halted 11 times on Wednesday due to its volatility.

The Hong Kong-based financial services firm has soared more than 32,000% following its IPO in July.

And heavy buying volume seems to be triggering these massive moves.

Is there something retail can learn from this?

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Volume rises by more than 5,500%

HKD stock’s volume rose by more than 5,500% its daily average volume of 377K when it reached 1.5 million on Wednesday.

AMTD Digital Inc. grew nearly $27 billion in market value.

The company has approximately 187.44 million shares outstanding, significantly less than that of GameStop’s (304m) and AMC Entertainment’s (516m).

Interestingly enough, pre-IPO shareholders, directors and executive officers are subject to a lockup agreement that prevents them from selling shares until January, according to the July 15 prospectus.

AMTD Digital’s shares were also among the most actively traded stocks on the Fidelity platform on Wednesday.

Will the stock keep rising?

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Will AMC Stock Squeeze in 2022? [Short Interest Data]

Will AMC Squeeze in 2022?
AMC Short Squeeze – AMC Entertainment 2022 – AMC Stock Price – AMC Stock Squeeze

Will AMC squeeze in 2022?

The Fool thinks you should sell your stock, but retail investors aren’t budging.

Mainstream media who serve hedge funds in a conflict of interest have been egging retail investors to not buy the stock all of 2021.

If you listened to The Fool who told you not to buy AMC when its share price was low, then you would have missed out on a trade that went as high as 3000% in gains!

While the runup to $72 per share might have caused AMC’s short interest to drop to 14% from 20%, AMC’s short interest has now gone up to 21%.

Ladies and gentlemen, AMC stock has plenty of room for growth in 2022.

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Mainstream media wants retail to lose

It’s no secret the financial platforms who have been attacking AMC stock are tied together.

Wall Street Journal’s parent company is News Corp., who also owns Barrons, MarketWatch, and DOW Jones Newswire.

Well, there’s a relationship between Citadel Securities’ CEO Ken Griffin and News Corp (he owns stock).

This creates conflict of interest because of the influence these people in power have who are shorting AMC stock.

Citadel Securities is one of the top 10 financial institutions shorting AMC stock.

So, let’s look at the data that shows whether or not AMC will squeeze in 2022.

Here’s the latest on the channel.

AMC Short Interest Data (2022)

AMC Short Interest Data 2022

AMC’s short interest is currently at 21.55%.

The short interest tells us the percentage of a stocks float that is being shorted (shares have been borrowed and not yet closed).

Because AMC is heavily shorted at 21%, this is a short squeeze play in 2022.

A 21% short interest is equivalent to approximately 196.09 million shares on loan (shares that have been borrowed and have not yet been closed).

When AMC’s short interest dropped from 20% to 14% (6 points), the share price rose to $72 per share.

New short positions have brought AMC’s short interest up to 21% again meaning there are many shorts that have yet to be squeezed from their positions.

AMC’s short interest for 2022 is updated here daily for free, via Ortex.

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Whether AMC’s stock price is up or down, the short interest tells us a large portion of AMC’s float continues to be shorted.

The short interest is the main recipe for a short squeeze.

Related: Are Institutions Preparing to Close Short Positions in AMC?

Will AMC Squeeze in 2022?

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Will AMC stock squeeze in 2022? Game over short sellers | AMC Stock 2022 – AMC Stock Price

AMC has a high enough short interest to squeeze shorts from their positions in 2022.

Sitting at 21% short interest, it’s more than enough to get the price up well into the high hundreds of dollars per share.

Whether regulators will investigate naked shares, FTDs, and other forms of counterfeit shares for hedge funds to cover is another topic.

AMC will need momentum if it’s to see another massive runup in share price.

Furthermore, hedge funds will lead their customers into losses for the second year in a row if retail investors continue to buy and hold the stock in 2022.

AMC Entertainment stock has plenty of room for growth and mainstream media doesn’t want you to know it.

Related: TD Ameritrade mistakenly reports 40.25% short interest

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Who is AMC stock for?

Popcorn

AMC stock is for the retail investors who are willing to take a little risk to multiply their investment through a short squeeze play.

A short squeeze play is a long commitment with incredible upside.

If you’re lucky enough to get involved in the ape community you’ll find yourself fighting for a fair and transparent market, where your voice means everything.

Reasons why AMC wont squeeze in 2022..

I’ve always been transparent with the community.

There are many of you who got in when I first began publishing the data early last year and are sitting on unrealized gains today.

And although AMC could have squeezed during various occasions last year, there are still things that can hinder AMC from squeezing this year.

Here’s a list of things that will refrain AMC from squeezing shorts from their positions:

  1. Retail investors start selling AMC stock
  2. Retail investors stop buying AMC stock
  3. New buyers aren’t introduced to the stock or short interest data
  4. Number of day-traders increase
  5. Regulators don’t enforce margin calls / protect retail from market manipulation

The AMC community has not had a problem holding or buying the stock.

One of the biggest problems the community faces today is regulators not protecting retail investors against the predatorial strategies from hedge funds.

The community has always been a beacon for change.

Apes will need to voice market concerns to elevate awareness.

Related: These Two Signs Will Tell You a Short Squeeze is Over

Market regulation in 2022

Market regulation 2022 SEC

AMC stock had multiple chances to squeeze in 2021, however, hedge funds always found a loophole that would prevent them from reporting information, or trading stock in the lit exchange.

Market manipulation continues to be a threat to every retail investor in the market.

AMC Entertainment was on the brink of extinction, it was about to go bankrupt.

Hedge funds took this opportunity to overleverage their short positions in the stock, betting it would close forever.

Once retail investors got in and saved the company, the community uncovered a number of market manipulation tactics that allowed hedge funds to prevent the stock’s share price from soaring.

The fight for a fair market continues in 2022.

For the ape community, this is more than just a short squeeze play.

It’s about freedom.

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Will Redbox Stock Keep Going Up?

Will Redbox stock keep going up?
Will Redbox stock keep going up?

Redbox stock has been having an incredible rally despite the current market situation.

The stock is up more than 430% on the monthly chart.

Today RDBX finished up 15.68% but saw gains up to 30%.

Retail investors want to know, will Redbox keep going up?

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Redbox Stock outperforms the market

The stock market had one of the worst trading days in history today.

SPY stock was down almost 4% on Monday and the NASDAQ almost 5%.

Seeing the market today seemed unnatural – catastrophic almost.

But Redbox stock outperformed the market.

It closed today’s trading day with 55.3 million in trading volume from its average of 18.9 million.

Redbox has been exploding in the past month due to the massive surge of retail investors jumping in on this new ‘meme stock’.

It earns its ‘meme stock’ title due to Redditors discovering its incredibly high short interest, and short squeeze possibility.

Mainstream media is saying today’s rally was due to Redbox squeezing, but in order for us to track its short squeeze we’ll have to take a close look at the short interest data.

Will Redbox stock squeeze?

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Will Redbox stock squeeze?

Redbox stock currently has a short interest of 225.59%.

This is massive.

But mainstream finance platforms say RDBX stock squeezed today.

We will have to keep an eye out on this short interest percentage to determine whether shorts indeed closed some positions.

You will know shorts began to buy back shares if the short interest drops significantly.

Otherwise, the price movement could have simply been from big buying pressure.

AMC Entertainment stock saw gains up to 3,000% last year when some shorts began to close their positions.

GameStop saw gains upwards to 1,500%.

Redbox stock has only seen some 430% gains so far and has a much higher short interest than what AMC and GameStop had.

Will RDBX stock squeeze?

Just like we saw with AMC and GameStop, heavy buying pressure all at once may trigger short sellers to close, initiating a short squeeze.

How high will Redbox stock go?

Reddit: how high will Redbox stock go?
Reddit: How high will Redbox stock go?

Redbox has a high probability of reaching all-time high share prices.

The stock was hard to knock down despite the stock market heavily getting splattered.

While majority of the stock market was pulled down, Redbox stock finished the day green.

It’s always difficult to determine how high a heavily shorted stock such as Redbox will go.

This is primarily due to how many factors affect its share price.

The incredible thing is that it’s also costing short sellers a lot to short this stock.

RDBX has a cost to borrow of 636.42.

There’s no reason why anyone in the market should be able to short the stock this much.

It’s as if institutions did not learn from shorting both AMC and GameStop.

The short interest data in this stock is so high, there’s no doubt shorts will be getting burned on this one again.

I published an article on RDBX stock almost two weeks ago before it began to rally even higher.

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Is a New AMC Stock All-Time High Coming Soon?

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Market News: Is AMC stock about to hit a new all-time high soon?

AMC stock’s last time all-time high reached $72 per share.

The stock had surged more than 3,000% last year when retail investors bought and held the stock, squeezing some shorts from their positions.

As a result, Citadel and others lost billions of dollars, and Robinhood lost all trust along the way.

Mainstream media continues to attack the retail community and stock in short and distort campaigns – where media and short sellers collude to drive the price of a stock even lower.

So, while AMC Entertainment has now paved a path to recovery, short sellers have not left.

And the data that stood out when AMC surged to $20 per share in January and $72 per share in June, points to another massive runup.

Is a new AMC stock all-time high underway?

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AMC’s share on loan reaches an all-time high

AMC Shares on loan

When AMC stock’s all-time high reached $72 per share, it had roughly 102 million shares out on loan.

These are the number of shares being loaned to short AMC stock.

But short sellers did not stop shorting the world’s largest movie theatre chain.

No – instead they kept shorting it.

Today, AMC’s shares on loan have reached an ATH of almost 180 million.

This means short sellers have more shares on loan that need to be returned than they did when AMC’s all-time high hit $72.

These shares on loan eventually have to be returned back to the lender, and the only way to return them back is by purchasing the stock no matter the share price.

Short sellers have sold all these shares high as AMC’s share price has dropped for months, with many new positions holding unrealized profits.

But they’ll eventually have to close their positions, returning the borrowed shares back to the lender.

And when they do, AMC will run like it did last year.

AMC to the moon

AMC to the moon

AMC to the moon – the concept of AMC reaching massive heights as closing short positions skyrocket the share price.

But just how high will AMC stock’s new all-time high go?

Speculation has always depicted AMC reaching thousands of dollars per share due to the incredible amount of synthetics conjured up to short the company stock.

Could this be an ongoing, but controlled short squeeze?

TA (technical analysis) shows AMC’s next all-time high can reach upwards of nearly $300 per share.

Is it possible that each year regulators are dismantling this time bomb in order to prevent massive market disruption?

It’s an interesting idea, yet a highly probable scenario given just how overleveraged financial institutions such as hedge funds are on these plays.

If AMC stock is to reach extremely high numbers per share, I can only expect it will happen in increments, rather than in one blow.

I’d love to know what you think.

How soon will AMC stock go up again?

The entire stock market has been on a freefall, and AMC Entertainment stock is no exception.

Despite its incredible negative beta, institutions have been able to suppress the stock from moving upwards.

I’ve stated in several articles and videos that the market situation is following the SPY and NASDAQ very closely.

It’s the way for those in control to keep the market together.

AMC began to move up in late March reaching more than $34 per share before it was regretfully halted along with GameStop.

The market has been keeping these ‘meme stocks’ in check during this incredulous bear market.

Despite the market manipulation, not all hope is lost.

Margin calls are looming.

And institutions are about to lose an incredible amount of collateral due to executive order 14032.

Lack of collateral will result in the same margin calls that triggered AMC to run in January and June of last year.

Only this year, the collateral haircut is much greater, consisting of 70+ companies rather than 30.

We will see how this plays out.

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Is There a High Chance AMC Squeezes This Week?

Is there a high chance AMC squeezes next week?
Will AMC squeeze next week?

Is it possible AMC squeezes this week due to the executive order that’s going into effect?

AMC finished the week strong up more than 20% last week.

The movie theatre chain surged almost 18% on Friday alone.

Stocks have been on a free-fall as the SPY and NASDAQ pull the entire market down with them.

However, both the SPY and NASDAQ finished up 6% last week which could indicate a potential reversal is underway.

There are very important things happening in the market right now, especially with AMC Entertainment stock and I’m going to go over it.

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It’s now costing short sellers a lot more money to short AMC stock

A major change has happened in the past week.

The cost to short AMC stock has dramatically increased from 2% to now 7.1%.

Short sellers are now paying more to short AMC stock.

This is a pattern long-term AMC shareholders are too familiar with.

AMC’s short borrow fee began to rise last year moments before the stock saw big price action.

An increasing fee incentivized a small percentage of short sellers to close their positions driving the stock price up.

Today, there are more short sellers in AMC than there were when the stock price soared to $72 per share.

AMC’s current reported short interest is 22.85%.

The number of shares on loan are at an all-time high meaning there are now more shares that have to be returned than there were during AMC’s run to $20 and $72 per share.

AMC has the perfect short squeeze setup.

And as the fee rises to short AMC stock, shorts will have to make the decision to either deal with it or close their short positions.

Related: Short Sellers Are Now Paying More to Short AMC Stock

Executive order 14032 will trigger margin calls

Executive order 14032 will prohibit institutions to use Chinese securities as collateral, which will result in large margin calls.

This executive order replaced 13959 from the Trump administration.

When executive order 13959 disarmed institutions with this collateral in January of 2021, AMC surged to $20+ per share.

The order was amended as stocks surged resulting in sharp declines, giving institutions this collateral back.

The amended date moved to late May, where we saw AMC reach an all-time high of $72 per share.

Institutions were then given their collateral back on June 2nd for a period of 365 calendar days.

This collateral will no longer serve institutions on June 3rd until the order is amended again.

This order could be the reason AMC squeezes next week, or rather the reason why we see large price movement very, very soon.

Only time will tell exactly how this executive order will affect AMC and other heavily shorted stock.

But the data is there, and the coincidence is far too big to simply ignore.

You can read more about executive order 14032 and get access to the government document here.

No dates, but the stars are aligning in retail’s favor

AMC squeezes next week

No matter how you look at it, another AMC surge is imminent.

It’s very possible the SPY also hit a bottom around the low $400 levels.

This means the stock market could be seeing a reversal very soon, granted that the SPY continues to break upwards.

A short squeeze play though, is different.

AMC’s short interest data is there, there’s no doubt this is indeed a short squeeze play.

And whether AMC squeezes next week or not, short sellers are in a very tough position right now.

The markets are bound to go up again.

Failing to close at these all-time lows could prove to be a very big mistake.

Retail investors, brace yourself – winter seems to be over.

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How High Will AMC’s Next Price Runup Go?

How high will AMC's next price runup go?
How high will AMC’s short squeeze go?

AMC’s high short interest data tells us AMC’s next price runup will be higher than its previous run from last year.

The movie theatre chain company reached an all-time high of $72 per share when a few short sellers began to close their positions in June of 2021.

The same executive order that triggered margin calls in January and in June of last year is going into effect again this June.

Executive order 14032 (formerly 13959) prohibited financial institutions from using Chinese securities as collateral – read more about it here.

So, how high will AMC’s next price runup go?

Let’s discuss it below.

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Short sellers have dug a deeper hole

Why is AMC going up?

Short sellers have borrowed more shares to short the stock than they did back in January and June when the stock ran up to $20 and $72 per share.

These shares on loan eventually have to get returned back to the lender (by buying back the stock).

This buying pressure will create momentum, driving AMC’s share price up.

How high AMC’s next price runup goes will depend on how many shorts close their positions.

When AMC surged to $72 per share in June, it had roughly just over 100 million shares on loan and a short interest of 24% before falling to 20%, then 14%.

Today, AMC’s shares on loan have reached an all-time high of 173.61 million with a short interest of more than 23%.

As long as AMC has a high short interest, it’s a short squeeze play.

But there are just way too many factors to determine how high AMC’s next price runup will go.

The percent of shorts closing being one.

The more the short interest drops, the higher we can determine AMC’s share price will skyrocket.

AMC to $100? AMC to $1,000? AMC to $10,000?

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AMC short squeeze price prediction

But what prices are realistic?

Theoretically AMC has incredible potential based on DD done by many intelligent retail investors.

Apes have created simulations allowing them to see a variety of price levels and possibilities, mainly calculating synthetic shares into the equation.

However, regulators have failed to address synthetics or hold institutions accountable to close these synthetics.

When a law is passed holding institutions accountable to close these synthetics, it will be EPIC.

AMC to $100 per share may only require some short closing.

We know this because of the ride to $72 per share.

Short interest dropped approximately 10 points from 24% to 14%.

14% is still a relatively high short interest, another 10 points from 14% would leave AMC with 4% short interest left – nearly done.

But doubling short covering doesn’t mean double the all-time high.

It could triple, quadruple or even 10X because of individual short positions in AMC.

There are just too many factors out there that limit us identifying exactly how high AMC’s next share price will go.

You may hold to any number you desire, but don’t burn yourself.

Keep an eye out on the data and have a strategy.

Creating a strategy

Every investor should have a strategy and have a plan to profit.

Your selling point will be different than another fellow apes’.

Don’t bag hold on the journey to $1MM per share – but rather accumulate the number of shares that will multiply your profit to a specific and desired goal.

In the end, bulls make money, bears make money, but pigs get slaughtered.

As AMC’s next price runup begins to take off, we’ll need to keep an eye out on the short interest (updated daily here) to identify whether it’s ‘the big one’, or merely small, short covering.

And as much as $1,000, $10,000, and $100,000 per share seems incredible, those things are out of your control.

My advice?

Don’t play the passive game.

Focus on what is in your control – increasing your multiplier and playing to win.

The community should throw out the question “how high will AMC squeeze?” and focus on profiting BIG and keeping an eye out on more price runup potential.

For example, AMC may have a big runup as executive order 14032 goes into effect next week, but the order may be amended (moved) shortly after.

If amended, this would mean AMC will have another price runup in the future where investors can profit from (again).

Everyone’s strategy will be different – just make sure you have one.

I’d love to hear your thoughts on the topic.

Leave your thoughts in the comment section of the blog below.

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Is AMC A Good Stock to Buy?

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AMC Entertianment Holdings, Inc. – is AMC a good stock to buy? AMCStock Reddit

You might have heard all the ruckus going on with AMC and are now wondering, is AMC a good stock to buy?

What was once a struggling movie theatre chain company is now a rising phoenix innovating in every direction the market demands.

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. came near bankruptcy when the pandemic shut down movie theatres across the country.

Now that the world seems to be going back to normal, people are wondering how the movie theatre chain will stand against online streaming.

In this article I’m going to break down earnings, debt, short percentage, and various key factors that will help you make a decision.

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AMC now has positive EBITDA

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AMC Entertainment announced during their Q4 earnings call that the company now has positive cash flow for the first time in two years.

EBITDA provides investors with a snapshot of a company’s overall financial performance.

AMC currently has a positive net cash flow of $160 million.

Why is this important?

The company almost went bankrupt during the lockdowns during the pandemic.

This is massive progress for any company to stand up after almost being defeated.

It demonstrates the will to succeed.

AMC box office grosses improved each and every quarter of 2020 and 2021 as the number of movie titles increased.

The company hosted approximately 60 million guests in the United States, Europe, and Middle East in Q4 of 2021 alone.

The recovery for AMC has been incredible in such a short period of time.

Now that the company has positive cash flow, AMC Entertainment will be able to provide more value to its guests and shareholders alike.

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AMC Entertainment saw more than $1.8 billion in liquidity its fourth quarter of 2021 and anticipates doubling its revenue this year 2022.

With more movie titles coming to the big screen this new year, CEO and President Adam Aron says the $1.8 billion will provide AMC with more security and flexibility to go on the offense.

AMC Entertainment doesn’t plan on sitting on this money, but rather on using it to play offense and innovate.

Adam Aron says he plans on obtaining licensing agreements to feature live movie concerts and live sports events in theatres.

If you’re betting on AMC long term you might want to become an owner of the company by purchasing the stock.

90% of retail investors now own the century old movie theatre chain according to the CEO.

The company has a strong and loyal shareholder base that even played a major role in resuscitating the company when it faced bankruptcy.

Adam Aron praises his shareholders as they are the majority owners of the company.

It’s a first in history where shareholders have a massive ownership of a company this big.

The CEO communicates with shareholders on Twitter where he takes ideas from the public to better structure certain areas of the company.

The number of AMC shareholder has increased from 3 million last year to now more than 4 million this new year 2022.

Innovation and revenue streams

AMC Perfectly Popcorn Brand - AMC Innovation and revenue streams
AMC Perfectly Popcorn Brand – AMCStock Reddit

AMC Entertainment has really transformed its business model and is now taking form of a modern-type business.

This leading movie industry chain is now accepting cryptocurrencies as a form of online payment for movie theatre tickets, gift cards, and other accessories.

Not only have they cultivated the crypto movement, but the company is also releasing NFTs when new movie titles are released.

With NFTs, AMC Entertainment will earn a royalty every time an NFT is sold or traded in the marketplace.

This opens opportunity in the marketplace for both AMC Entertainment the company and the asset owner.

AMC Perfectly Popcorn brand is on track to hit retail stores and supermarkets this year too.

They will be selling AMC Perfectly Popcorn brand microwavable popcorn at your favorite grocery stores and outlets.

Adam Aron announced during the Q4 earnings call that AMC and UberEATS are working on making it possible to order pre-packaged popcorn for home-delivery services.

So even if you’re not going out to the movies, you can order AMC Perfectly Branded popcorn for that movie night at home.

This is just one way the company is hedging against online streaming.

Once the theatre chain has access to exclusively release live concerts and sports events, the theatrical experience is going to transform how we look at movie theatres today.

Although online streaming has blown up, the theatre experience is something you cannot replicate anywhere else.

And the data has spoken for it.

Does AMC have debt?

does AMC have debt?

AMC Entertainment, like many companies has debt.

However, unlike the previous year when they had debt and negative cash flow, the company has eliminated most of its debt and created positive EBITDA.

AMC paid $61 million of deferred (postponed) rent in Q4 of 2021, reducing their total deferred rent to $315 million.

It reduced a total of $155 million of deferred rent over the last 9 months of 2021.

They plan to reduce the deferred rent by $150-$200 million in 2022 leaving them with $160-$115 million left for 2023.

This amount could be paid in full that same year.

So, while they still owe money, the execution is being handled with vigorous accountability and success.

AMC Entertainment should have no problem paying this off while maintaining a positive EBITDA through its multiple revenue streams.

Last year the company sold a $950 million junk bond which they used to pay down debt and refinance certain interests to much lower rates.

This has given the company much more flexibility than needed.

I think it’s fair to say the company has proved that it can handle its use of money quite well.

CEO Adam Aron also donated $1 million dollars of his personal money to charity in both stocks and cash.

“I benefited greatly as retail investors have embraced AMC. That makes it time for me to step up and personally give back.”

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Related: AMC Dominates with Powerful Q1 Results: Highlights

Does AMC offer dividends?

does AMC offer dividends?
Spider-Man NFT – AMCstock Reddit

AMC currently does not offer dividends.

However, the company releases NFTs when new movie titles are released.

These NFTs can sell on NFT marketplaces for quite a large amount of money, depending on the rarity of course, but they’re out there.

The highest sold AMC NFT was a Spider-Man NFT that sold for $17,000 according to Adam Aron.

When Spider-Man No Way Home came out, the first movie ticket buyers received random Spider-Man NFTs.

This is another great incentive to encourage engagement and revenue for the company.

I mean, what other company is truly innovating like this?

Elon Musk announced in January Tesla would accept Dogecoin for its merchandise.

But even he hasn’t gotten involved in NFTs like Adam Aron has, with all respect to Mr. Musk.

AMC shareholders who signed up before December 31st of 2021 also received a series 1 “I Own AMC” NFT.

More than half a million of these NFTs were created and sent to shareholders for free.

I believe these series 1 NFTs will be worth a lot of money years down the road as the company releases a variety of series NFTs with series 1 being AMC’s ‘originals‘.

The concept is incredible but only time will tell.

Are you an NFT collector?

Leave a comment below.

Is AMC still being shorted?

AMC currently has a short interest of 22%.

It’s relatively high meaning short sellers continue to bet on AMC’s stock price to go down.

In fact, the Department of Justice is investigating short sellers and big-time hedge funds for illegally driving AMC and GameStop’s share prices down.

Elon Musk spoke out against short sellers with Adam Aron mocking them for the second time when the announcements were made public.

Short sellers have been long accused by the retail community of tampering with AMC’s share price as the demand for the stock has not been accurately reflecting on the price.

Once called conspiracy theorists, major publications and regulators have now confirmed every allegation.

Predatorial strategies in the market are real and AMC has been abused by them.

The retail community is fighting to lift the market manipulation imposed on so called ‘meme stocks’.

The lift would allow the stocks to naturally surge based on supply and demand.

Is AMC a good stock to short?

Absolutely not.

Hedge funds have lost billions of dollars betting against AMC Entertainment and now the Justice Department has gotten involved.

The SEC recently warned short sellers of ‘short squeeze’ risks in a market transparency report.

The number of activists in the retail community has multiplied over the months and year.

Can AMC still squeeze?

AMC’s current short interest is more than enough to send the share price to an all-time high.

The company’s stock reached $72 per share when the short interest was only at 20%.

The short interest came down to around 14% shortly after the price surge but has since gone up to now 21%.

When AMC climbed to $72 per share it was with only 6% short interest out of 20%.

Is it worth buying AMC for a short squeeze trade?

90% of retail investors holding the stock certainly think so.

For many, the reward outweighs the risk involved.

Though a wise man did once say, the only risk is not taking a risk at all.

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Is AMC a good stock to buy today?

is AMC a good stock to buy today
AMCStock Reddit – is AMC a good stock to buy?

What makes AMC so different from most stocks is the peculiar spot it’s in.

The company is working extremely hard to improve its fundamentals by innovating, paying off its debt, and increasing its revenue streams.

In the meantime, you have a loyal shareholder base looking to squeeze shorts from their positions while keep their ties to the company after successfully doing so.

Moody’s recently upgraded AMC to Caa2 rating saying the outlook on the company is positive amid the cinema industry’s recovery.

And while corporate (mainstream) media might tell you otherwise, it’s important to note that these companies are often times influenced and bought by hedge funds.

There’s no narrative here, only data.

Is AMC a good stock to buy?

The stock could be a great buy whether you’re looking at a long-term fundamental investment or whether you’re diving into a short squeeze trade.

Just remember, this is not financial advice, and my suggestion as always is to never put more money in the market than you can afford to lose.

Always do your due diligence and stick true to your conviction.

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AMC’s Shares on Loan Are at An All-Time High

AMC's shares on loan
Market News: AMC’s shares on loan reach 157.87 million

AMC’s shares on loan have massively increased since its grand runup to $72 per share last year in June.

The movie theatre chain continues to be quite the attraction for retail investors as it is still heavily shorted.

The pandemic no longer threatens AMC Entertainment, and the company has improved drastically when it comes to fundamentals.

However, short sellers did not expect this to happen.

And now they’re stuck with millions of shares on loan that eventually have to be returned.

The results?

A short squeeze.

Let’s discuss it.

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AMC’ shares on loan reach 157.87 million

AMC shares on loan - AMC short interest
AMC shares on loan – AMC short interest

The shares on loan of a stock are the number of shares that have been borrowed and have yet to be returned.

We see this data when looking the short interest data of a ticker symbol to determine how much of the float is being shorted.

So, what does this mean?

AMC’s shares on loan essentially looks like debt to short sellers because they eventually have to return these shares back to the lender.

These shares amount to approximately 21.88% short interest (updated daily on the blog).

This is a very high short interest percentage – something mainstream media will not talk to investors about.

AMC’s short high short interest is what allowed it to reach $20 per share in January and $72 per share in June of last year.

Hedge funds lost billions, which is why mainstream media has focused on scaring retail investors out of their money by pumping out ‘DO NOT BUY AMC’ content.

Nothing has changed this year except AMC’s shares on loan and short interest keeps climbing.

AMC’s short interest was only at 20% when it surged to $72 – it’s now close to 22%.

Related: Free Live Daily Updates: AMC Short Interest Today

Is an AMC short squeeze on the horizon?

In recent articles I’ve said there is no better time to close short positions than today due to the bear rallies we’ve been having in the market.

The market has reached all-time lows providing short sellers with an incentive to close now before the market begins trending upwards again.

Unfortunately, new short sellers have jumped in on the hate bandwagon and are exposing themselves to very high risk.

Hedge funds have closed in the past year due to overleveraging their short positions in the market.

These are institutions who have lost billions of dollars and created major distress for real clients.

Individual short sellers should understand what they’re going up against when facing retail demand.

The fact is AMC Entertainment has the perfect short squeeze setup.

One can view short sellers as a nasty blackhead that needs to come out.

It’s there, it just has to get squeezed out.

Gross.

But you get the point.

AMC’s squeeze potential is big, it’s just a matter of when will it happen.

It’s very possible

If you’re an avid reader of my content, then you know all about executive order 14032.

Now, I don’t want to sound like a broken record player, but this could be a very big deal for AMC stock.

We saw this executive order play a very important role for AMC last year when it resulted in its January and May/June price runups.

The order is to go in effect on June 2nd, 2022.

And while the community doesn’t like to call out dates, expect something in June anyway.

Only you can control your emotions.

Optimistically, community members understand that whether executive order 14032 creates a massive impact or not, AMC is still a short squeeze play.

I’m interested to know what you think.

Leave your thoughts in the comment section of the blog below.

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Related: What's The Probability of AMC Squeezing in June?

GME Stock: Why It Can Still Skyrocket Past $1,000 Per Share

GME Stock - Can GME hit $1,000?
GameStop Stock – Can GME hit $1000 – How high will GME go?

A while back I wrote an article debating which stock you should invest in, AMC or GME stock? The premise of that article was to identify which stock was more convenient for the new retail investor.

See, both are great momentum stocks to hodl, but GME stock is a lot more expensive for the newcomer to buy.

And although AMC has now become the more popular stock, I have a good feeling those hodling GME stock can still see massive gains.

Here’s why.

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Lets get started!

If you’re like me, you probably didn’t get a chance to get in on GameStop before it began to create a ruckus in the financial world.

Or perhaps you were lucky enough to get a few shares.

I’m a strong AMC shareholder and will not buy GME stock only because I rather increase my position in AMC.

AMC’s short interest is higher, utilization is higher, and so are the shares on loan.

It’s also more affordable.

But don’t get me wrong, the reason I’m publishing this post today is because GME stock has enough data that proves it has more juice to squeeze.

So, if you’re holding GME stock, this article should help you armor up your conviction towards your stock.

GameStop Short Interest

GameStop’s short interest is still rather high. GME’s current short interest is sitting at 20.05% via. Ortex data.

Just to compare, AMC’s is at 20.59% which a short interest of 20% or higher is considered extremely high.

GME’s short interest data is updated daily here for free.

Why Does Short Interest Matter?

Short interest the number or percentage of short shares that have yet to be covered. For stocks with high short interest this means it is possible to squeeze shorts out of their positions.

GameStop stock is considered to have high short interest therefore it has slack to keep moving up. Not all shorts have covered their positions!

If you hold GameStop stock, keep holding it. The longer you hold it, the more money short sellers lose on paper. Once they can’t afford to hold GME stock they’ll be forced to cover.

Remember, it costs you nothing to hold.

GME Utilization Rate

GME stock utilization rate is currently 100%. This means the entire available shares in the market are currently being loaned to short the stock.

APPL for example, may have less than 1% because there’s not a large demand for shorting the stock.

A high demand for shorting GME stock means there’s a play to squeeze shorts out of their positions.

GME shareholders still have a chance to make a ton of money.

Short sellers have not backed off from shorting GameStop and continue to play with fire.

Will Utilization Stay Up?

If more short sellers open short positions then GameStop’s utilization will certainly go up.

At the moment, it seems that there’s 100% of the stock that’s being borrowed.

This number fluctuates from time to time.

Those that are still shorting it have been holding on for quite some time.

However, it’s only a matter of time before they too close their positions and GME stock surges again.

GME Stock: Shares on Loan

Can GME hit $1000
Game Stop Shares on loan: Can GME hit $1000

GME’s shares on loan refers to the number of shares that are being borrowed.

GME stock has approximately 18.67 million shares on loan.

We essentially convert the utilization percentage into the actual number of shares that are being borrowed.

That’s a lot of shares that still need to be covered by short sellers borrowing the stock.

GME stockholders could take advantage of the fact that the stock has been on discount recently.

Especially if you’re still looking to increase your positions in GameStop stock.

Otherwise, GME stock is a hold play right now where patience will bear some sweet fruit very soon.

Charles Schwab Raises Margin Requirements

Charles Schwab just raised margin requirements for short sellers shorting both AMC and GME stock.

This puts short sellers under tough conditions since they’ll need to keep more cash at hand to continue borrowing AMC and GME stock.

And although we’ve seen a little bit of institutional selloff, Charles Schwab continues to hold GME stock.

An institution that has not sold GameStop is Vanguard.

Vanguard is one of AMC’s biggest institutional holder who continues to buy the stock to-date.

So if there’s something GameStop shareholders can take from this is that institutions are still holding GME stock, and there are still enough short sellers to squeeze out of their positions.

How High Will GME Stock Go?

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So, can GME stock reach $1,000 per share. It’s certainly a possibility given that GameStop’s dark pool trading percentage is rather high, according to Stonk-O-Tracker data.

Dark pool trading in GameStop has ranged between 30%-50%. This means 30%-50% of short selling has occurred behind closed doors.

Short sellers are able to keep their short borrow fee down with this loophole as well as conjure up naked shares to swap with one another.

However, they’ll eventually have to close every synthetic share they’ve ‘borrowed’ to short the stock.

This is massive for GameStop just as it is for AMC.

Is It Too Late To Buy GME Stock?

Is it too late to buy GME stock? Can GME hit $1000 -
Is it too late to buy GME stock? Can GME hit $1000

I would say that you will no longer be able to buy GME stock below 3-figures.

If this figure is too expensive for you to build your portfolio then it absolutely is too late.

However, if you’re looking to diversify your momentum stock portfolio, GME stock could be a good stock to hold.

Otherwise, you’re better off buying the heavier shorted stock that is significantly more affordable at the moment, AMC.

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AMC Falls After Trading Halt: Was This Illegal?

AMC Falls After Trading Halt: Was This Illegal?
Trading halts cause AMC stock to fall more than 11%

AMC falls more than 8% the day after market makers halted trading, though the SEC has the power to halt trading as well.

The theatre chain stock had risen to more than $34 per share shortly after the market opened.

But a trading halt seized retail momentum causing the stock to plummet.

Coincidentally, GameStop was also halted as the game retailer soared to almost $200 per share.

Was this illegal? And should it be illegal?

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Who can halt trades?

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Who can halt stock trades?

Market makers, exchanges, and the SEC can halt trades.

As AMC falls, retail investors continue to ask why this ongoing manipulation in the market continues.

The question is who halted the trade of AMC and GME stock?

Prior to a halt, individual exchanges typically make an announcement alerting investors and keeping them informed.

Shareholders did not receive an alert.

So, did the SEC halt trading or was it market makers?

Most retail investors wouldn’t be surprised if it was both as the SEC Chairman Gary Gensler has not addressed retail’s concern.

The SEC has failed to address retail investors’ issues and has neglected to enforce proper measures against short seller market manipulation.

What is the purpose of halting trades?

The purpose of halting trades is to refrain investors from having a massive selloff, or in ‘meme stocks’ case, to refrain the stock from squeezing shorts from their positions.

Our financial system is in a great state of emergency at the moment.

And retail investors have created a disruption for just about every corrupt player in the game that feeds off of the small investor.

So, what can retail investors do about this manipulation in the market?

Retail investors must persistently raise awareness about the issues the community is facing.

The moment retail stops fighting for a fair market is the moment greed driven politicians and institutions win.

With enough energy and time, more and more people will begin to wake up to the truth.

Related: How do hedge funds manipulate the stock market?

Will these halts have a long-term effect?

AMC’s and GameStop’s trading halt might have slowed down the process of squeezing shorts, but only for a moment.

See, the data hasn’t changed despite the market manipulation.

And it’s true, the longer short sellers drag this momentum play the bigger the event will be.

That’s because the number of shares being loaned have reached an all-time high and they continue to multiply.

This applies to GameStop too.

Eventually they’ll have to buy these borrowed shares back.

How long will that take?

That will depend on how long they can afford to hold their positions since they pay a fee to short both AMC and GME stock.

Be sure to check out this article here for more on what will trigger AMC to squeeze plus data, chart analysis, and patterns.

Days to cover is going down

I want to share this chart with you really quick.

The grey line going up shows short sellers have more shares now to cover than they did back in January and May/June of 2021.

This instantly tells us AMC’s next runup is going to surpass that of May/June’s all-time high.

The purple line shows us the ‘days to cover’.

Every time AMC’s DTC went down, we experienced new ATHs.

We can see in the chart that the days to cover is coming down again.

As Trey says, this is not a dead cat.

Expect AMC’s next runup to be more violent than June’s runup last year.

Will this be MOASS?

You’ll have to keep an eye out on the short interest data to identify how much percentage goes down during the climb.

This will give us a rough estimate of how many short sellers are left in the play.

And as AMC falls today, keep in mind that the entire market is also falling.

Big price moves are coming for AMC, be prepared.

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