Equities research analysts expect Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares (NASDAQ:LGF.A) to post ($0.14) earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Six analysts have made estimates for Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares’ earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.23) to $0.05. Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares reported earnings per share of ($0.50) in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 72%. The firm is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, November 9th.

On average, analysts expect that Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares will report full year earnings of $1.06 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.66 to $1.47. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $0.86 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.69 to $1.01. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares.

A number of brokerages recently weighed in on LGF.A. FBN Securities began coverage on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares in a research note on Friday, September 15th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $37.71 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $35.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Morgan Stanley restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $35.00 price objective on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Cowen and Company restated a “hold” rating and set a $25.00 price objective on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $32.89.

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