NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Regal Entertainment's (RGC) stock rating was raised to "buy" from "neutral" at B. Riley on Monday morning, the Fly reports.

The firm has a $24.75 price target on shares of the Knoxville, TN-based movie theater chain.

B. Riley cited valuation after the stock closed down more than 5% on Friday, the Fly noted.

Regal reported better-than-expected earnings and revenue for the 2016 third quarter after Thursday's market close. But investors were disappointed that there was no special dividend, according to B. Riley.

The firm agrees with management's decision to allocate capital toward high-return theater enhancements.

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Shares of Regal closed down 5.17% to $21.28 on Friday.

Separately, TheStreet Ratings Team has a "Hold" rating with a score of C+ on the stock.

Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid stock price performance. But the team also finds weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow.

Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: RGC

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