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

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, international distribution and sales, branded channel platforms, interactive ventures and games and location-based entertainment. 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 around the world distribution rights, North American theatrical, home entertainment and television distribution of feature films produced and acquired, and around the world licensing of distribution rights to feature films produced and acquired. The Company's Television Production segment consists of the development, production and around the world 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: $20.31
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $20.90
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.87
  • 52-Week Range: $16.21 - $41.41
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 286.06
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 32.24
  • P/E Growth: 1.57
  • Market Cap: $3.00B
  • Outstanding Shares: 147,655,000
  • Beta: 1.19
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 0.43%
  • Return on Equity: 5.81%
  • Return on Assets: 1.45%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.46%
  • Current Ratio: 1.92%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.92%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 14 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.74)
Consensus Price Target: $28.41 (39.89% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/20/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$34.00View Rating Details
9/19/2016Brean CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$27.00View Rating Details
9/19/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/4/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
8/22/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/18/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$34.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
8/8/2016FBR & CoLower Price TargetOutperform$32.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$23.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingNeutral -> Hold$23.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016WunderlichLower Price TargetBuy$32.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details
7/26/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/5/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight$27.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
6/30/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/7/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingBuy$30.00View Rating Details
6/1/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$25.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
4/11/2016Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform$30.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details
3/21/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$22.00View Rating Details
2/26/2016Topeka Capital MarketsLower Price TargetBuy$42.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
9/25/2015JBL AdvisorsInitiated CoverageOutperform$48.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2016        
8/4/2016Q1($0.17)$0.19$494.34 million$553.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2016Q416($0.02)$0.27$743.00 million$791.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q316$0.49$0.45$804.87 million$670.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q2$0.03($0.28)$491.00 million$476.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q1$0.07$0.26$429.75 million$408.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/21/2015Q415$0.32$0.41$646.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q3$0.62$0.79$778.71 million$751.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q215$0.11$0.24$518.70 million$552.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q115$0.17$0.30$488.61 million$449.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/29/2014Q414$0.40$0.42$843.36 million$721.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q314$0.44$0.63$836.28 million$839.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2013Q214($0.08)$0.19$528.85 million$498.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q1 2014$0.09$0.18$521.53 million$569.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/30/2013Q4 2013$0.45$0.66$753.02 million$785.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2013Q3 2013$0.20$0.27$707.02 million$743.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q213$0.10$0.56$621.76 million$707.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.21($0.33)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/30/2012$0.27($0.17)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.12($0.01)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2011($0.19)($0.18)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2011($0.06)$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/31/2011$0.18$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011($0.02)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.41 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.63 EPS
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($0.21)$0.00($0.10)
Q3 20174$0.28$0.41$0.35
Q4 20173$0.22$0.32$0.26
Q1 20182($0.02)$0.25$0.12
Q2 20182($0.08)$0.16$0.04
Q3 20182$0.27$0.38$0.33
Q4 20182$0.32$0.37$0.35
Q1 20191$0.08$0.08$0.08
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:1.77%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:600.10% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
87.80% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
57.14% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 30.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.97%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/15/2016Jon FeltheimerCEOSell255,718$20.25$5,178,289.50View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Gordon CrawfordDirectorBuy50,000$21.70$1,085,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Scott PatersonDirectorSell40,000$37.50$1,500,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2015Steve BeeksCOOSell20,000$36.97$739,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/20/2015Steve BeeksCOOSell20,000$37.67$753,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2015Mark H Md RacheskyDirectorSell1,050,850$31.60$33,206,860.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2015Steve BeeksCOOSell20,000$32.02$640,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2015Gordon CrawfordDirectorBuy35,000$31.23$1,093,050.00View SEC Filing  
4/13/2015Mark H Md RacheskyDirectorSell10,000,000$31.60$316,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/2/2015Jon FeltheimerCEOSell250,000$33.54$8,385,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2015Jon FeltheimerCEOSell250,000$28.78$7,195,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Wayne LevinGeneral CounselSell12,500$31.25$390,625.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2014Hardwick SimmonsDirectorSell7,882$32.97$259,869.54View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Hardwick SimmonsDirectorSell7,822$33.23$259,925.06View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Brian GoldsmithCOOSell25,000$33.02$825,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2014Steve BeeksCOOSell20,000$32.01$640,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Brian GoldsmithCOOSell25,000$32.08$802,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Jon FeltheimerCEOSell250,000$32.08$8,020,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Wayne LevinGeneral CounselSell12,500$32.08$401,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2014Steve BeeksCOOSell50,000$32.04$1,602,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2014Wayne LevinGeneral CounselSell109$31.78$3,464.02View SEC Filing  
9/22/2014Steve BeeksCOOSell49,890$32.04$1,598,475.60View SEC Filing  
9/22/2014Wayne LevinGeneral CounselSell49,891$32.04$1,598,507.64View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Jon FeltheimerCEOSell250,000$33.59$8,397,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2014Jon FeltheimerCEOSell37,000$33.60$1,243,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2014Jon FeltheimerCEOSell92,652$33.56$3,109,401.12View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Steve BeeksCOOSell42,647$34.20$1,458,527.40View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Steve BeeksCOOSell57,353$34.01$1,950,575.53View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Steve BeeksCOOSell242,146$31.81$7,702,664.26View SEC Filing  
7/24/2013Steve BeeksCOOSell332,854$31.79$10,581,428.66View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
DateHeadline
stockhouse.com logoLions Gate Has A Big Weekend Ahead With 'Deepwater Horizon' (NYSE:LGF)
www.stockhouse.com - September 29 at 5:53 PM
News Icon2 Stocks Attracting Analyst Attention: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA) (NYSE:LGF), Federated Investors Inc ... - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:LGF)
voiceregistrar.com - September 28 at 5:42 PM
benzinga.com logoAffiliation Agreements With DirecTV, AT&T Mean Reductions In Revenue For Starz (NYSE:LGF)
www.benzinga.com - September 26 at 10:33 AM
streetinsider.com logoLionsgate (LGF) Ratings Affirmed by Moody's; Outlook Stable (NYSE:LGF)
www.streetinsider.com - September 24 at 10:22 AM
News IconNokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) ) To Launch An NPO Transformation Service- Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF), CTI ... - Seneca Globe (NYSE:LGF)
www.senecaglobe.com - September 23 at 5:36 PM
marketwatch.com logoLions Gate suspends quarterly dividend as it waits to close $4.4 bln ... - MarketWatch (NYSE:LGF)
www.marketwatch.com - September 23 at 5:36 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's confirms Lions Gate's Ba3 CFR; assigns Starz acquisition financing a Ba2 rating to new first lien senior ... - Moodys.com (press release) (subscription) (NYSE:LGF)
www.moodys.com - September 23 at 5:36 PM
moodys.com logoLions Gate Entertainment Corp. -- Moody's confirms Lions Gate's Ba3 CFR; assigns Starz acquisition financing a Ba2 rating to new first lien senior secured debt; outlook Stable (NYSE:LGF)
www.moodys.com - September 23 at 5:36 PM
4-traders.com logoLIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT CORP /CN/ : Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NYSE:LGF)
www.4-traders.com - September 23 at 10:39 AM
News IconEarnings Reaction History: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE ... - The Independent Republic (NYSE:LGF)
theindependentrepublic.com - September 22 at 5:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLIONSGATE SUSPENDS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND IN ANTICIPATION OF STARZ MERGER (NYSE:LGF)
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 5:42 PM
marketwatch.com logoLions Gate suspends quarterly dividend as it waits to close $4.4 bln Starz deal (NYSE:LGF)
www.marketwatch.com - September 22 at 5:42 PM
thestreet.com logoHow Will Lions Gate (LGF) Stock React to Dividend Suspension? (NYSE:LGF)
www.thestreet.com - September 22 at 5:42 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT CORP /CN/ Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:LGF)
biz.yahoo.com - September 22 at 5:42 PM
News IconNotable Stocks to Track: Vale SA (ADR)(NYSE:VALE), Lions Gate ... - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:LGF)
stockznews.com - September 21 at 4:09 PM
News IconStocks Alert: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA)(NYSE:LGF), Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN ... - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:LGF)
stockznews.com - September 21 at 4:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLionsgate Slumps as Blair Witch Falters in Opening Weekend - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:LGF)
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 4:09 PM
News IconLions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: LGF) Rating Reiterated at B. Riley - The Ledger Gazette (NYSE:LGF)
ledgergazette.com - September 21 at 4:09 PM
seekingalpha.com logoLions Gate's 'Blair Witch': Found Footage Finds Failure (NYSE:LGF)
seekingalpha.com - September 20 at 11:04 AM
News IconHow Have Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) Earnings Estimates Changed? (NYSE:LGF)
magseriesusa.net - September 20 at 11:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLions Gate Drops After ‘Blair Witch’ Misses Box-Office Estimates (NYSE:LGF)
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 5:55 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoDismal 'Blair Witch' Opening Could Put A Scare Into Lions Gate Investors (NYSE:LGF)
feeds.benzinga.com - September 19 at 3:49 PM
marketwatch.com logoLions Gate's stock slumps after 'Blair Witch' performs poorly (NYSE:LGF)
www.marketwatch.com - September 19 at 10:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo'Blair Witch' boosts Lions Gate shares as analyst doubles box office estimates (NYSE:LGF)
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 5:37 PM
News IconShare Valuation Review for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) - Post News (NYSE:LGF)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 17 at 10:26 AM
News IconSignificant Ownership Change: As Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE ... - Chester News (NYSE:LGF)
www.chesterindependent.com - September 16 at 5:44 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoLIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT CORP /CN/ Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Submission of Matte (NYSE:LGF)
biz.yahoo.com - September 16 at 5:44 PM
News IconStocks Focus in Frontline Brokers- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) - Seneca Globe (NYSE:LGF)
www.senecaglobe.com - September 16 at 11:31 AM
bizjournals.com logoSneaking into NASA and other money-saving strategies from the set of ‘Operation Avalanche’ (NYSE:LGF)
www.bizjournals.com - September 15 at 9:00 PM
News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: Fortune Brands Home (NYSE:FBHS), Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF) - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:LGF)
voiceregistrar.com - September 15 at 3:53 PM
News IconServices Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Lions Gate Entertainment, Regal Entertainment, Cinemark, and AMC Networks (NYSE:LGF)
www.wltz.com - September 15 at 9:17 AM
News IconMost Active Mix Cap Movers- Medtronic (NYSE:MDT), Lions Gate ... - Seneca Globe (NYSE:LGF)
www.senecaglobe.com - September 14 at 6:00 PM
News IconStocks in Frontline Trades' Choice: Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE ... - Street Wise Report (press release) (blog) (NYSE:LGF)
streetwisereport.com - September 14 at 6:00 PM
News IconShort Information Review for: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) - Post News (NYSE:LGF)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 14 at 6:00 PM
News IconActive Wrathful Watching Stock: Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF), The Liberty ... - Street Wise Report (press release) (blog) (NYSE:LGF)
streetwisereport.com - September 14 at 6:00 PM
publicnow.com logoMTG and Lionsgate strike global distribution deal for original series (NYSE:LGF)
www.publicnow.com - September 14 at 10:08 AM
seekingalpha.com logoLions Gate, Univision team on Spanish-language premium streaming service (NYSE:LGF)
seekingalpha.com - September 12 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:07 pm Lions Gate Entertainment and Univision (pending UVN) to launch Hispanic premium subscription video on demand service - will launch early next year (NYSE:LGF)
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 5:41 PM
publicnow.com logoLIONSGATE TEAMS WITH UNIVISION COMMUNICATIONS INC. TO LAUNCH THE FIRST SPANISH-LANGUAGE PREMIUM MOVIE STREAMING SERVICE (NYSE:LGF)
www.publicnow.com - September 12 at 5:41 PM
investopedia.com logoTime Warner's "Sully" Dominates Weekend Box Office (NYSE:LGF)
www.investopedia.com - September 12 at 5:41 PM
capitalcube.com logoLions Gate Entertainment Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LGF-US : September 12, 2016 (NYSE:LGF)
www.capitalcube.com - September 12 at 10:36 AM
News IconIt's Earnings Time: What to Do with Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) Stock - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:LGF)
voiceregistrar.com - September 9 at 5:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoZacks Market Edge Highlights: Disney, Time Warner's, Lionsgate, Viacom and Comcast's Universal (NYSE:LGF)
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 5:46 PM
marketwatch.com logoTom Hanks, ‘Sully’ look to top box office as fall movie season takes off (NYSE:LGF)
www.marketwatch.com - September 8 at 5:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs it too Scary to be in the Media Stocks? (NYSE:LGF)
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 6:03 PM
News IconShort Data Recap for: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) - Post News (NYSE:LGF)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 7 at 9:28 AM
News IconWorth Watching Stocks in Focus: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA)(NYSE:LGF), BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY ... - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:LGF)
stockznews.com - September 6 at 5:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBrean Capital Initiates Starz At Hold, Sees Limited Upside (NYSE:LGF)
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 5:56 PM
benzinga.com logoBrean Capital Initiates Lions Gate At Buy, Bullish On Management (NYSE:LGF)
www.benzinga.com - September 6 at 10:42 AM
wsj.com logo‘Don’t Breathe’ Remains No. 1 at the Box Office (NYSE:LGF)
www.wsj.com - September 5 at 5:22 PM

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