NYSE:LGF.A - Lions Gate Entertainment Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$18.14 +0.05 (+0.28 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$18.09
Today's Range$17.93 - $18.61
52-Week Range$13.63 - $36.48
Volume570,811 shs
Average Volume847,304 shs
Market Capitalization$3.89 billion
P/E Ratio14.75
Dividend Yield1.97%

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motion picture & video production
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNYSE:LGF.A
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:LGF.A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.13 billion
Cash Flow$9.8054 per share
Book Value$14.95 per share


Net Income$473.60 million


Market Cap$3.89 billion
OptionableNot Optionable

Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF.A) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lions Gate Entertainment's stock symbol?

Lions Gate Entertainment trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LGF.A."

How often does Lions Gate Entertainment pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lions Gate Entertainment?

Lions Gate Entertainment declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, September 17th. Stockholders of record on Sunday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share on Thursday, November 8th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. View Lions Gate Entertainment's Dividend History.

How were Lions Gate Entertainment's earnings last quarter?

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF.A) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.12. The business had revenue of $901 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $890.24 million. Lions Gate Entertainment had a net margin of 3.29% and a return on equity of 6.53%. View Lions Gate Entertainment's Earnings History.

When is Lions Gate Entertainment's next earnings date?

Lions Gate Entertainment is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lions Gate Entertainment.

What price target have analysts set for LGF.A?

12 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Lions Gate Entertainment's stock. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate Lions Gate Entertainment's share price to reach $29.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 61.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lions Gate Entertainment.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lions Gate Entertainment?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lions Gate Entertainment in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Lions Gate Entertainment.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Lions Gate Entertainment stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Lions Gate Entertainment stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Lions Gate’s acquisition of Starz is aiding its Media Networks revenues. Investments in Starz premium programming like Power, American Gods and Outlander, and its retention rate boosted domestic subscriber growth. Additionally, partnerships with the likes of Amazon, Hulu and Liberty Global to showcase Starz’s content are likely to expand its international footprint and boost global subscriber growth Further, the company’s efforts to enhance its competitive position with the help of strategic acquisitions and alliances bodes well. However, increasing investments in areas like content, marketing and partnerships are expected to hurt profitability, at least in the near term. Moreover, increasing competition from other media companies and streaming video service providers remains a headwind. Shares have underperformed the industry on a year-to-date basis." (1/15/2019)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We now sense a mid-teens number might be the area at which production will level off. Starz provides Lionsgate with an important opportunity to work its creative magic on a proprietary distribution channel, hoping to replicate its success for Netflix (Orange is the New Black) and AMC (Mad Men).The current intent is to debut a new 12-13 episode series each month, creating a steady flow of new content designed to entice new subscribers and maintain existing ones with several new episodes introduced each week as the series overlap counting the debut series and those from the prior two months, with all prior episodes stacked on VOD. Spending per series and episode can vary based on the target of the series in terms of attracting and retaining subscribers." (11/13/2018)

Has Lions Gate Entertainment been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LGF.A stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lions Gate Entertainment earned a news sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Lions Gate Entertainment's key competitors?

How do I buy shares of Lions Gate Entertainment?

Shares of LGF.A can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lions Gate Entertainment's stock price today?

One share of LGF.A stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.14.

How big of a company is Lions Gate Entertainment?

Lions Gate Entertainment has a market capitalization of $3.89 billion and generates $4.13 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $473.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.23 on an earnings per share basis. Lions Gate Entertainment employs 1,686 workers across the globe.

What is Lions Gate Entertainment's official website?

The official website for Lions Gate Entertainment is http://www.lionsgate.com.

How can I contact Lions Gate Entertainment?

Lions Gate Entertainment's mailing address is 2700 COLORADO AVENUE, SANTA MONICA CA, V6C 3R8. The company can be reached via phone at 877-848-3866 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE LGF.A)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  217 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  210 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  427
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lions Gate Entertainment and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LGF.A will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LGF.A will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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