Analyst Ratings for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA) (LGF)

Updated: 2016-12-06

LGF was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 34, which equates to a potential upside of 46.3 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 20, implying potential capital losses of -13.94 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -28.97 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -40.39 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.39 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -12.77 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 7 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 6 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

LGF has an estimated earnings growth rate of 75.83 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. LGF has a PEG ratio of 1.41.

LGF has a 52-week high of 35.65 and a 52-week low of 16.21. Currently the stock is 43.37 percent higher than its low, and 34.81 percent below the high. LGF has a P/E ratio of 107.24. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LGF value stock report compares LGF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.45 billion. LGF is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2017-02-02, days from today.