Imperial Capital upgraded shares of Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF.A) to an outperform rating in a research note released on Monday morning, The Fly reports.

Several other research firms have also recently commented on LGF.A. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $13.00 target price for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, August 13th. ValuEngine raised shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 12th. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from a neutral rating to a buy rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $24.00 to $19.00 in a research report on Wednesday, July 24th. Barrington Research raised their target price on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment to $18.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 29th. Finally, Argus cut shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, May 30th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Lions Gate Entertainment has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $22.14.

Shares of Lions Gate Entertainment stock opened at $10.78 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $2.36 billion, a PE ratio of 22.10, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.73 and a beta of 1.09. Lions Gate Entertainment has a 12-month low of $10.54 and a 12-month high of $25.25. The company has a quick ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 0.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $12.29 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $14.26.

Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF.A) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.08) by $0.03. The business had revenue of $963.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $925.41 million. Lions Gate Entertainment had a negative net margin of 8.90% and a positive return on equity of 3.74%. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that Lions Gate Entertainment will post 0.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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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