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

Updated: 2016-12-06

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for LGF. 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 a possible loss of -13.94 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.39 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -12.77 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 7 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

The growth rate of LGF's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 75.83 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of LGF is 1.41.

In the trailing 52-weeks, LGF hit 35.65 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 16.21. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 43.37 percent, and 34.81 percent lower than its 52-week 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 will post this quarters earnings in -778 days, on 2017-02-02.