Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF.B) CFO James W. Barge bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 4th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $16.32 per share, with a total value of $163,200.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

NYSE:LGF.B opened at $16.26 on Friday. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has a one year low of $15.77 and a one year high of $34.41. The stock has a market cap of $3.43 billion, a PE ratio of 17.39 and a beta of 1.95.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 8th. Investors of record on Sunday, September 30th were issued a dividend of $0.09 per share. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 27th.

Several research firms have weighed in on LGF.B. Loop Capital decreased their price target on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from $36.00 to $33.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, October 22nd. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 31st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Lions Gate Entertainment currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $30.50.

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