Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.05
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 17th, Stock Ratings News reports. Investors of record on Monday, June 30th will be given a dividend of 0.05 per share on Friday, August 8th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 26th.
LGF has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Barrington Research reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research note on Monday, June 9th. On the ratings front, analysts at Wunderlich cut their price target on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. from $43.00 to $37.00 in a research note on Monday, June 2nd. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Evercore Partners reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research note on Monday, June 2nd. They now have a $36.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $42.00. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $35.15.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) traded down 1.26% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $26.65. The stock had a trading volume of 1,530,521 shares. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has a one year low of $24.54 and a one year high of $37.81. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $26.83 and a 200-day moving average of $29.07. The company has a market cap of $3.767 billion and a P/E ratio of 25.95.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 29th. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $721.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $843.36 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.66 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. will post $1.40 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) is a global entertainment company with a diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales.
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