AMC Stock Falls After CEO Warns Company Could Be Forced to Sell More ‘APEs’

AMC Entertainment

stock closed down sharply Wednesday in the wake of comments from the CEO that the firm may be forced to sell more stock for less money if shareholders don’t approve measures that allow it to issue additional common shares.

During the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call Tuesday evening,


CEO Adam Aron urged shareholders to vote yes on an initiative that would increase the amount of authorized AMC common shares (ticker: AMC) and convert AMC Preferred Equity units (APE) into common shares. The measures would eliminate a price gap between AMC common shares and APE units, and allow AMC to sell common shares instead of just APE units.