News articles about Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. AlphaOne, a unit of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. earned a news impact score of 0.04 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 93 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) remained flat at $26.09 during mid-day trading on Friday. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has a 52 week low of $16.21 and a 52 week high of $35.13. The company’s 50-day moving average is $22.22 and its 200-day moving average is $21.05.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Argus assumed coverage on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research note on Tuesday, December 27th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 target price on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research note on Monday, January 16th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 target price on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research note on Thursday, January 12th. Brean Capital reissued a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 target price (up from $30.00) on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research note on Thursday, January 12th. Finally, Wunderlich reissued a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 target price (up from $26.00) on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research note on Thursday, January 5th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eighteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $29.57.

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About Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

Lions 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.

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