Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF.A) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the fifteen research firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $30.57.

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on LGF.A shares. Canaccord Genuity set a $26.00 target price on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 10th. Barrington Research reduced their target price on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from $34.00 to $27.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, August 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 21st. ValuEngine raised shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 13th. Finally, Cowen raised shares of Lions Gate Entertainment from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, November 16th.

Shares of LGF.A stock traded up $0.30 on Monday, hitting $17.60. The stock had a trading volume of 687,879 shares, compared to its average volume of 821,832. Lions Gate Entertainment has a twelve month low of $16.91 and a twelve month high of $36.48. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.71 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.31, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.60 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a quick ratio of 0.70, a current ratio of 0.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 8th. Investors of record on Sunday, September 30th were paid a $0.09 dividend. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 27th. Lions Gate Entertainment’s payout ratio is presently 29.27%.

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