Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF) Share Price

Media stories about Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lions Gate Entertainment earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 47.2070305248136 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF) opened at $26.09 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $4,010.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 118.59 and a beta of 1.26. 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 has a fifty-two week low of $16.21 and a fifty-two week high of $35.65.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. KeyCorp lowered shares of Lions Gate Entertainment to an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. SunTrust Banks lowered shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. Finally, Rosenblatt Securities raised shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 6th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $33.22.

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About Lions Gate Entertainment

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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