Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF.B) saw a large increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,340,000 shares, an increase of 11.7% from the June 30th total of 1,200,000 shares. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 782,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days.

NYSE:LGF.B remained flat at $$7.11 during trading hours on Friday. 415,245 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 684,293. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $7.09 and its 200-day moving average price is $7.50. Lions Gate Entertainment has a one year low of $3.87 and a one year high of $12.56. The company has a market capitalization of $1.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -8.27 and a beta of 1.62. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 0.87 and a quick ratio of 0.87.

Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF.B) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 21st. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Lions Gate Entertainment had a negative net margin of 4.84% and a positive return on equity of 3.12%. The firm had revenue of $944.30 million for the quarter.

About Lions Gate Entertainment

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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