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Cinemark Needs More Than Spider-Man To Justify Its Current Stock Price

Jan. 05, 2022 11:20 AM ETCinemark Holdings, Inc. (CNK)AMC, NCMI38 Comments
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  • Spider-Man box office results are very impressive, but many other holiday movie results are disappointing.
  • Cinemark continues to report losses and negative cash flow for 3Q.
  • While Cinemark was able to do some refinancing, they again face potentially major refinancing problems in three years.
  • Cinemark's capitalization valuation per theater is lower than AMC's extremely high valuation per theater.
Exterior of Cinemark Paradise 24 movie theater with Egyptian theme - Davie, Florida, USA

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Investors in movie theater stocks, such as Cinemark Holdings (NYSE:CNK), are focusing on the spectacular box office results for the latest Spider-Man movie, but they seem to be ignoring the dismal results of other major holiday movies. While Cinemark is not

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