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: $19.04
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $20.31
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.65
  • 52-Week Range: $16.21 - $41.41
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 269.01
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 30.63
  • P/E Growth: 1.67
  • Market Cap: $2.82B
  • Outstanding Shares: 147,655,000
  • Beta: 1.3
  • Net Margins: 0.43%
  • Return on Equity: 5.81%
  • Return on Assets: 1.45%
  • 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: $27.67 (43.35% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/15/2016Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$27.00View Rating Details
10/13/2016WunderlichLower Price TargetBuy$28.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
10/8/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$34.00View Rating Details
10/3/2016Stifel NicolausSet Price TargetHold$22.00View Rating Details
10/1/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Set Price TargetBuy$30.00View Rating Details
9/30/2016Loop CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$30.00View 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
8/8/2016FBR & 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
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
6/1/2016MacquarieReiterated 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 10/20/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)


Earnings Estimates for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.40 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($0.28)$0.00($0.18)
Q3 20174$0.28$0.41$0.32
Q4 20174$0.22$0.32$0.27
Q1 20182($0.02)$0.34$0.16
Q2 20182($0.08)$0.16$0.04
Q3 20182$0.25$0.38$0.32
Q4 20182$0.32$0.37$0.35
Q1 20191$0.08$0.08$0.08
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:1.87%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:600.10% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
90.00% (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
(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: 96.12%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/17/2016Arthur EvrenselDirectorBuy2,600$18.60$48,360.00View SEC Filing  
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)


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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) Chart for Thursday, October, 20, 2016

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