Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:LGF)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Rating(s), 13 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.76)
Consensus Price Target: $29.47 (46.16% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/26/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/13/2016Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$34.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/9/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/5/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$30.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/5/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight$27.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/1/2016FBR & CoBoost Price TargetOutperform$23.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/30/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/7/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingBuy$30.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/1/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$25.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/27/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$29.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/25/2016WunderlichReiterated RatingBuy$32.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/11/2016Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform$30.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/7/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$22.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/21/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$22.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/21/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/26/2016Topeka Capital MarketsLower Price TargetBuy$42.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/25/2015JBL AdvisorsInitiated CoverageOutperform$48.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/15/2014Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$41.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/28/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/4/2016        
5/25/2016Q416($0.02)$0.27$743.00 million$791.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/4/2016Q316$0.49$0.45$804.87 million$670.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/9/2015Q2$0.03($0.28)$491.00 million$476.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2015Q1$0.07$0.26$429.75 million$408.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/21/2015Q415$0.32$0.41$646.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/5/2015Q3$0.62$0.79$778.71 million$751.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2014Q215$0.11$0.24$518.70 million$552.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2014Q115$0.17$0.30$488.61 million$449.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/29/2014Q414$0.40$0.42$843.36 million$721.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/6/2014Q314$0.44$0.63$836.28 million$839.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/8/2013Q214($0.08)$0.19$528.85 million$498.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/8/2013Q1 2014$0.09$0.18$521.53 million$569.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/30/2013Q4 2013$0.45$0.66$753.02 million$785.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2013Q3 2013$0.20$0.27$707.02 million$743.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/8/2012Q213$0.10$0.56$621.76 million$707.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/9/2012$0.21($0.33)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/30/2012$0.27($0.17)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2012$0.12($0.01)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/9/2011($0.19)($0.18)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/9/2011($0.06)$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/31/2011$0.18$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2011($0.02)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20169$0.08$0.47$0.28
Q2 20167$0.43$0.66$0.55
Q3 20167$0.03$0.29$0.18
Q4 20165($0.06)$0.59$0.29
Q1 20173($0.21)($0.16)($0.19)
Q2 20174($0.16)$0.04($0.03)
Q3 20173$0.27$0.41$0.34
Q4 20173$0.22$0.34$0.27
Q1 20182($0.02)$0.24$0.11
Q2 20182$0.01$0.16$0.09
Q3 20182$0.29$0.35$0.32
Q4 20182$0.34$0.50$0.42
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:1.79%
Payout Ratio:116.13% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
116.13% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
59.02% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
6/21/2016quarterly$0.091.74%6/28/20166/30/20168/5/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/18/2016quarterly$0.091.59%3/29/20163/31/20165/27/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/15/2015quarterly$0.091.04%12/29/201512/31/20152/5/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/16/2015quarterly$0.090.92%9/28/20159/30/201511/10/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/16/2015quarterly$0.070.75%6/26/20156/30/20158/7/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/17/2015quarterly$0.070.82%3/27/20153/31/20155/22/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/16/2014quarterly$0.070.91%12/29/201412/31/20142/6/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/8/2014quarterly$0.070.86%9/26/20149/30/201411/7/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/17/2014quarterly$0.050.75%6/26/20146/30/20148/8/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/17/2014quarterly$0.050.65%3/27/20143/31/20145/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/20/2013special$0.0512/27/201312/31/20132/7/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/19/2013quarterly$0.0512/27/201312/31/20132/7/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
11/19/2015Scott PatersonDirectorSell40,000$37.50$1,500,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/1/2015Steve BeeksCOOSell20,000$36.97$739,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/20/2015Steve BeeksCOOSell20,000$37.67$753,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/29/2015Mark H Md RacheskyDirectorSell1,050,850$31.60$33,206,860.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/24/2015Steve BeeksCOOSell20,000$32.02$640,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/17/2015Gordon CrawfordDirectorBuy35,000$31.23$1,093,050.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/13/2015Mark H Md RacheskyDirectorSell10,000,000$31.60$316,000,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/2/2015Jon FeltheimerCEOSell250,000$33.54$8,385,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/30/2015Jon FeltheimerCEOSell250,000$28.78$7,195,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/2/2015Wayne LevinGeneral CounselSell12,500$31.25$390,625.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/11/2014Hardwick SimmonsDirectorSell7,882$32.97$259,869.54View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/10/2014Hardwick SimmonsDirectorSell7,822$33.23$259,925.06View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/3/2014Brian GoldsmithCOOSell25,000$33.02$825,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/8/2014Steve BeeksCOOSell20,000$32.01$640,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/1/2014Brian GoldsmithCOOSell25,000$32.08$802,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/1/2014Jon FeltheimerCEOSell250,000$32.08$8,020,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/1/2014Wayne LevinGeneral CounselSell12,500$32.08$401,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/23/2014Steve BeeksCOOSell50,000$32.04$1,602,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/23/2014Wayne LevinGeneral CounselSell109$31.78$3,464.02View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/22/2014Steve BeeksCOOSell49,890$32.04$1,598,475.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/22/2014Wayne LevinGeneral CounselSell49,891$32.04$1,598,507.64View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/19/2014Jon FeltheimerCEOSell250,000$33.59$8,397,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/18/2014Jon FeltheimerCEOSell37,000$33.60$1,243,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/17/2014Jon FeltheimerCEOSell92,652$33.56$3,109,401.12View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/8/2013Steve BeeksCOOSell42,647$34.20$1,458,527.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/7/2013Steve BeeksCOOSell57,353$34.01$1,950,575.53View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/26/2013Steve BeeksCOOSell242,146$31.81$7,702,664.26View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/24/2013Steve BeeksCOOSell332,854$31.79$10,581,428.66View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
DateHeadline
07/26/16 05:11 PMLions Gate Entertainment's Recent Content Decisions Will Help Shareholder Value
07/26/16 10:56 AMETF’s with exposure to Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. : July 26, 2016 -
07/25/16 05:04 PMLions Gate Entertainment USA : Senior Television Executive Justin Rosenblatt to Head Original Programming and Development for Pop
07/25/16 09:28 AMTelus tops B.C.’s executive pay list
07/25/16 08:12 AMLions Gate Entertainment Corp. :LGF-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : July 25, 2016 -
07/23/16 04:36 PMAnalyst's Stocks Ratings Trend: Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:LGF) , Interpublic Group of Companies ... - Street Updates
07/23/16 06:39 AMInstant Analysis: Will Lions Gate's Last "Divergent" Film Be A TV Movie? -
07/22/16 04:51 PMLIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT CORP /CN/ : Change in Directors or Principal Officers (form 8-K)
07/22/16 03:08 PMLIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT CORP /CN/ Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers -
07/21/16 11:05 AMLions Gate Entertainment Corp (NYSE:LGF): Big Market Mover - Street Report
07/21/16 11:05 AMThe Insider Activity Don't Lie: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) - Review Fortune
07/21/16 09:00 AM'Divergent' TV Movie Finale Is A Bad Idea In Scenario With No Good Ideas -
07/21/16 08:00 AMLIONSGATE TO RELEASE FISCAL 2017 FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS AND HOLD ANALYST AND INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL AFTER MARKET CLOSE ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 - [CNW Group] - LIONSGATE TO RELEASE FISCAL 2017 FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS AND HOLD ANALYST AND INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL AFTER MARKET CLOSE ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 4
07/20/16 09:28 PM$4.4B Lions Gate Deal 'Rife With Conflicts,' Starz Investor Says
07/19/16 05:02 PMYieldBoost LGF From 1.8% To 21.6% Using Options
07/19/16 04:04 PMLions Gate Entertainment Corp. : LGF-US: Dividend Analysis : June 30th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : July 19, 2016 -
07/18/16 04:23 PMBox office top 20: 'Life of Pets' busts 'Ghostbusters' debut -
07/18/16 08:00 AMWe're Kinda-Sorta Getting A 'Now You See Me 3' -
07/17/16 04:25 PMShare Performance Summary for: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) - Press Telegraph
07/15/16 03:59 PMActive Stocks Need to Consider- Sabre (NASDAQ:SABR), Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF), Time (NYSE:TIME) - Seneca Globe
07/14/16 03:48 PMLions Gate (LGF) Stock Downgraded at Bernstein -
07/14/16 03:32 PMFlick picks: 'Café Society' serves up a beautiful, bland trifle -
07/13/16 11:08 AMFilm Trailer: 'La La Land' -
07/12/16 05:12 PMKornitzer Capital Management INC Increased Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF) by $3.35 Million as Shares Declined - Press Telegraph
07/12/16 05:12 PMStocks within Analysts Spotlight: Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) , Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:LGF) - Street Updates
07/12/16 08:07 AMWhy the Starz-Lions Gate Deal Isn’t Really ‘Arbitrageable’ -
07/12/16 03:19 AMParsing the Starz-Lions Gate MAE Clause, Part 1 -
07/11/16 03:56 PMBox Office Top 20: 'Pets' kicks 'Dory' out of top spot -
07/11/16 09:38 AMLions Gate Entmnt Corporation (NYSE:LGF) Short Interest Increased By 13.08% - Consumer Eagle
07/11/16 09:38 AMStock Performance Rundown on: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) - Press Telegraph
07/09/16 08:18 AMShares Finishing Down for the Week Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) - Engelwood Daily
07/09/16 08:18 AMWhat Makes Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF) a Strong Sell? - Yahoo Finance
07/08/16 09:20 PMSHAREHOLDER UPDATE: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of the Board of Directors of Starz - STRZA, STRZB - [Accesswire] - BALA CYNWYD, PA / ACCESSWIRE / July 8, 2016 / Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Starz ("Starz" or "the ...
07/08/16 05:02 PMHow Reasonable Is The Lions Gate-Starz Deal?
07/08/16 07:51 AMWhat Makes Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF) a Strong Sell?
07/08/16 06:47 AMWhat's behind put buying in Lions Gate -
07/07/16 10:34 AMMalone on Brexit, Starz-Lions Gate Deal, and Viacom -
07/06/16 05:08 PMLong Term Growth Stock: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) - Telanagana Press
07/06/16 05:08 PMLions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF) & Endo International plc - Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:ENDP) Stocks on the Run - Money News (press release)
07/06/16 01:33 PMETF’s with exposure to Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. : July 6, 2016 -
07/05/16 08:35 PMSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of Starz - STRZA, STRZB - [PR Newswire] - BALA CYNWYD, Pa., July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Starz ("Starz" or "the Company") (Nasdaq- STRZA or STRZB-News) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. ("LGF"). Under the terms of the transaction, STRZA shareholders will receive only $18.00 in cash and 0.6784 of a share of LGF for each share of STRZA stock they own.
07/05/16 04:48 PMInstitution Favorite: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) - Telanagana Press
07/05/16 10:12 AMSTARZ Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of STRZA and STRZB Shareholders - [PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of STARZ ("STARZ" or the "Company") ...
07/05/16 09:33 AMUpdated Analysts Rating Report: Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:LGF) , Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ ... - Street Updates
07/05/16 09:33 AMRevenue Estimates for Investors: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) - News Oracle
07/05/16 08:16 AMLions Gate gets a vote of confidence -
07/04/16 04:27 PMLions Gate Entertainment Should Not Buy Starz - Seeking Alpha
07/04/16 09:44 AMStocks News Update: Denbury Resources (DNR), Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF), Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) - iStreetWire
07/02/16 07:49 AMLionsgate (LGF) Ratings Remain on CreditWatch Negative Amid Move to Acquire Starz (STRZA) - S&P
07/01/16 04:56 PMMatrix Capital Management Company LP Decreased Stake in Lions Gate Entmnt Corp (NYSE:LGF) by $27.30 Million ... - Press Telegraph

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About Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. logoLions Gate Entertainment Corp. is engaged in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, digital distribution, channel platforms and international distribution and sales. The Company operates through two segments: Motion Pictures and Television Production. The Company's Motion Pictures segment consists of the development and production of feature films, acquisition of North American and global distribution rights, North American theatrical, home entertainment and television distribution of feature films produced and acquired, and global licensing of distribution rights to feature films produced and acquired. The Company's Television Production segment consists of the development, production and global distribution of television productions, including television series, television movies and mini-series and non-fiction programming.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Movie Production, Theaters
  • Sub-Industry: Movies & Entertainment
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: LGF
  • CUSIP: 53591920
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $20.16
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $20.60
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $21.80
  • P/E Ratio: 61.28
  • P/E Growth: 2.46
  • Market Cap: $2.97B
  • Beta: 1.15
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.31 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.61 EPS
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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) Chart for Thursday, July, 28, 2016