News coverage about Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.5478369848853 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE LGF) remained flat at $26.09 on Friday. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has a 12 month low of $16.21 and a 12 month high of $35.13. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $22.22 and a 200 day moving average of $21.05.

LGF has been the subject of several recent research reports. SunTrust Banks, Inc. upgraded Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $28.00 to $31.00 in a research report on Saturday, June 3rd. Rosenblatt Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $32.00 price target on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research report on Friday, April 14th. Deutsche Bank AG started coverage on Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $29.00 price target for the company. Loop Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 target price (up previously from $29.00) on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. Finally, B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 target price on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research report on Monday, May 22nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $31.00.

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About Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is engaged in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, international distribution and sales, branded channel platforms, interactive ventures and games and location-based entertainment. The Company operates through two segments: Motion Pictures and Television Production.

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