Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:LGF.A) – Analysts at Barrington Research dropped their Q4 2018 earnings per share estimates for Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation in a report issued on Wednesday. Barrington Research analyst J. Goss now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $0.08 per share for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.20. Barrington Research also issued estimates for Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation’s Q1 2019 earnings at $0.05 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at ($0.09) EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.36 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.33 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $0.65 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $1.00 EPS.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:LGF.A) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.13) by $0.42. Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation had a return on equity of 6.96% and a net margin of 5.56%. The firm had revenue of $941.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $953.04 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.01 earnings per share. Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was up 47.1% compared to the same quarter last year.

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A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on LGF.A. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. UBS AG upgraded Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Rosenblatt Securities upgraded Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. KeyCorp set a $30.00 price target on Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $35.00 price target on Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $32.58.

Shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (NYSE LGF.A) traded up $0.50 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $32.85. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 466,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 559,627. Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation has a 12-month low of $24.27 and a 12-month high of $33.68. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,670.00 and a PE ratio of 38.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89, a current ratio of 1.01 and a quick ratio of 1.01.

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