Evercore ISI reissued their buy rating on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF.A) in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning, AnalystRatings.com reports. Evercore ISI currently has a $17.00 target price on the stock.

LGF.A has been the topic of several other reports. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Friday, November 1st. Barrington Research reiterated a buy rating and set a $18.00 target price on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment in a research report on Friday, November 8th. Wells Fargo & Co started coverage on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment in a research report on Monday, September 23rd. They set an outperform rating and a $15.00 target price on the stock. Imperial Capital upgraded shares of Lions Gate Entertainment to an outperform rating in a research report on Monday, August 19th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $10.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 15th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Lions Gate Entertainment has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $19.75.

Shares of LGF.A traded up $0.02 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $9.36. The company had a trading volume of 1,020,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,027,590. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $8.78 and its 200 day simple moving average is $11.57. Lions Gate Entertainment has a 1-year low of $7.65 and a 1-year high of $20.96. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 0.91. The company has a market capitalization of $2.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.97, a P/E/G ratio of 0.74 and a beta of 1.17.

Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF.A) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 7th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.18 by ($0.01). Lions Gate Entertainment had a negative net margin of 4.86% and a positive return on equity of 3.90%. The company had revenue of $983.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $866.67 million. As a group, equities analysts forecast that Lions Gate Entertainment will post 0.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Lions Gate Entertainment Company Profile

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. engages in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, interactive ventures and games, and location-based entertainment in Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Motion Pictures, Television Production, and Media Networks.

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