Who’s Investing in AMC & GME?

In light of recent events in the stock market, we thought it would be interesting to delve into some data regarding recent AMC and GME investors. With over 278,000 active portfolios on TipRanks, we can glean interesting information about these investors. 

We explored who invested in these stocks by age-group, which other stocks they are snapping up, and critically what the experts are saying about these stocks.

Who invested in AMC & GME? A demographic breakdown

Last week we saw a 1,500% jump in the number of retail investors with AMC and GME in their TipRanks portfolios, from 0.1% of all investors to 1.5%.  Who are these investors?

AMC Entertainment

Perhaps unsurprisingly, older investors stayed clear of these stocks. Younger investors were significantly more likely to buy, and represent a far larger percentage of holders.

Under 35s

  • 300.3% increase in AMC holdings
  • 34.3% of AMC holders are in this age group

35 – 55s

  • 300.3% increase in AMC holdings
  • 51.8% of AMC holders are in this age group

Over 55s

  • 0.9% increase in AMC holdings
  • 13.6% of AMC holders are in this age group

Gamestop

Again, we can see that younger investors are far more likely to have bought this stock, with those over the age of 55 staying clear.

Under 35s

  • 226.3% increase in GME holdings
  • 41.1% of GME holders are in this age group

35 – 55s

  • 226.3% increase in GME holdings
  • 43.9% of GME holders are in this age group

Over 55s

  • 0.9% increase in GME holdings
  • 15.0%% of GME holders are in this age group

Which stocks are AMC and GME investors buying?

We also took a look at which stocks AMC and GME investors have been snapping up. These were the three most popular stocks for each over the past 7 days.

AMC Investors

  • GME +51% change
  • NAKD +35% change
  • NOK +20% change

GME Investors

  • AMC +50% change
  • NAKD +35% change
  • NOK +20% change

What are the experts saying about these stocks?

TipRanks is all about financial accountability and empowering investors to make data-driven decisions. Here’s what the experts are saying about AMC Entertainment, Gamestop, the Naked Brand Group, and Nokia. We also include their Smart Score, a data-driven stock score based on eight market factors.

AMC

  • Analyst consensus – Moderate Sell
  • Average price target – $2.68 (66%downside)
  • Blogger opinion – Bearish
  • Smart Score – 4 (Neutral)

GME

  • Analyst consensus – Moderate Sell
  • Average price target – $11 (87%downside)
  • Blogger opinion – Bullish
  • Smart Score – 7 (Neutral)

Naked Brand Group Inc

  • Analyst consensus – N/A
  • Average price target – N/A
  • Blogger opinion – Bearish
  • Smart Score – 7 (Neutral)

Nokia

  • Analyst consensus – Moderate Buy
  • Average price target – $4.73 (4.42% upside)
  • Blogger opinion – Bullish
  • Smart Score – 6 (Neutral)