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

Updated: 2016-12-06

Several price targets were given for LGF by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 34, which equates to a potential upside of 46.3 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 20, implying potential capital losses of -13.94 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -28.97 percent. That number becomes -40.39 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.39 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -12.77 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 7 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 6 analysts decreased their estimates.

LGF has an estimated earnings growth rate of 75.83 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. LGF has a PEG ratio of 1.41.

LGF has traded between a high of 35.65 and a low of 16.21 over the past year. Today's price is 43.37 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 34.81 percent. LGF has a price/earnings 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.