Media stories about Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.8985547707327 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

LGF has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Rosenblatt Securities cut shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Macquarie reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $36.00 price target on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research report on Thursday, August 24th. Argus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 price target on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research report on Thursday, August 31st. Finally, Loop Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price target (up previously from $29.00) on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $32.62.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF) opened at $26.09 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.64, a quick ratio of 1.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.43. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has a 1 year low of $16.21 and a 1 year high of $35.65.

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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Company Profile

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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