Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF.A) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the thirteen brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $12.33.

A number of research analysts have commented on LGF.A shares. restated a “sell” rating on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment in a research note on Tuesday, June 9th. Royal Bank of Canada assumed coverage on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment in a research note on Monday, April 27th. They issued a “sector perform” rating and a $7.00 target price for the company. Deutsche Bank decreased their target price on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from $22.00 to $10.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, April 22nd. Cfra lowered Lions Gate Entertainment from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 22nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their price objective on Lions Gate Entertainment from $14.00 to $11.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 21st.

Shares of Lions Gate Entertainment stock traded down $0.09 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $7.67. The stock had a trading volume of 971,679 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,316,844. Lions Gate Entertainment has a 1 year low of $4.18 and a 1 year high of $13.42. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $7.86 and a 200 day simple moving average of $8.38. The company has a quick ratio of 0.87, a current ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04. The company has a market capitalization of $1.69 billion, a PE ratio of 19.67, a P/E/G ratio of 1.59 and a beta of 1.47.

Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF.A) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 21st. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.20 by ($0.02). The business had revenue of $944.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $946.24 million. Lions Gate Entertainment had a negative net margin of 4.84% and a positive return on equity of 3.12%. As a group, equities analysts expect that Lions Gate Entertainment will post 0.32 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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