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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 0.06
LGF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. LGF: 0.06 )
LGF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06

Equity to Asset 0.18
LGF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. LGF: 0.18 )
LGF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.18

0
0.56
Interest Coverage 3.63
LGF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. LGF: 3.63 )
LGF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 3.63
Current: 3.63

0.54
3.63
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.11
M-Score: -2.07
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 10.08
LGF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.12 vs. LGF: 10.08 )
LGF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -20.14   Max: 10.08
Current: 10.08

-20.14
10.08
Net-margin (%) 8.57
LGF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.13 vs. LGF: 8.57 )
LGF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.5   Max: 8.57
Current: 8.57

-24.5
8.57
ROE (%) 65.11
LGF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.53 vs. LGF: 65.11 )
LGF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -428.02   Max: 65.11
Current: 65.11

-428.02
65.11
ROA (%) 8.41
LGF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. LGF: 8.41 )
LGF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -12.29   Max: 8.41
Current: 8.41

-12.29
8.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 329.17
LGF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 34.84 vs. LGF: 329.17 )
LGF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -441.72   Max: 600.21
Current: 329.17

-441.72
600.21
Revenue Growth (%) 12.70
LGF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. LGF: 12.70 )
LGF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.5   Max: 22.3
Current: 12.7

-1.5
22.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -29.20
LGF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. LGF: -29.20 )
LGF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -64.1   Max: 43
Current: -29.2

-64.1
43
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

LGF Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen 32,482 sh (-12.98%)
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Q2 2013

LGF Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 730,500 sh (New)
George Soros 144,300 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 616,687 sh (+1798.55%)
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Q3 2013

LGF Guru Trades in Q3 2013

George Soros 144,300 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 649,100 sh (-11.14%)
Steven Cohen 539,024 sh (-12.59%)
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Q4 2013

LGF Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 125,000 sh (New)
George Soros 413,168 sh (+186.33%)
Steven Cohen 1,406,431 sh (+160.92%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LGF

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2013-12-31 Add 186.33%0.07%$28.26 - $37.46 $ 27.52-16%413168
George Soros 2013-06-30 New Buy0.04%$22.28 - $29.49 $ 27.525%144300
Carl Icahn 2011-09-30 Sold Out 3.58%$6.36 - $7.55 $ 27.52294%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.10
LGF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.10 vs. LGF: 17.10 )
LGF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.52   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 17.1

15.52
99999999.99
P/B 7.20
LGF's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. LGF: 7.20 )
LGF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 69.8
Current: 7.2

1.85
69.8
P/S 1.60
LGF's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LGF: 1.60 )
LGF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.24
Current: 1.6

0.2
2.24
PFCF 20.80
LGF's PFCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.29 vs. LGF: 20.80 )
LGF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 133.13
Current: 20.8

0.88
133.13
EV-to-EBIT 16.70
LGF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. LGF: 16.70 )
LGF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12   Max: 390
Current: 16.7

12
390
PEG 1.60
LGF's PEG is ranked higher than
74% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. LGF: 1.60 )
LGF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 4.37
Current: 1.6

1.6
4.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.40
LGF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
91% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. LGF: 0.40 )
LGF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.4

0.15
0.2
Dividend Payout 0.03
LGF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
96% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. LGF: 0.03 )
LGF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.09
Current: 0.03

Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.40
LGF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
89% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. LGF: 0.40 )
LGF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.4

0.15
0.2
Share Buyback Rate -8.30
LGF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. LGF: -8.30 )
LGF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.9   Max: -44.6
Current: -8.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 19.80
LGF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
82% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. LGF: 19.80 )
LGF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 448
Current: 19.8

0.63
448
Price/DCF (Projected) 6.10
LGF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
67% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. LGF: 6.10 )
LGF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 109.33
Current: 6.1

1.3
109.33
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
LGF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LGF: 1.70 )
LGF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.7

0.18
2.18
Price/Graham Number 3.60
LGF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. LGF: 3.60 )
LGF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 8.68
Current: 3.6

0.64
8.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
LGF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. LGF: 6.00 )
LGF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 8.3
Current: 6

0.3
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.89
LGF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. LGF: -0.89 )
LGF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -21.3   Max: 60.7
Current: -0.89

-21.3
60.7

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:LGN.Germany
Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation is a Corporation organized under the laws of the Province of British Columbia, resulting from the merger of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., and Beringer Gold Corp. on November 13, 1997. The Company is an entertainment company with its presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales. Its television business consists of the development, production, syndication and distribution of television productions. It currently produces and syndicates 28 television shows, which air on 20 networks and distribute approximately 280 series. The Company distributes its library of approximately 15,000 motion picture titles and television episodes and programs directly to retailers, rental kiosks, through various digital media platforms, joint ventures, and pay and free television channels in the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland, and indirectly to other international markets through its subsidiaries and various third parties. It also distributes product through the joint following ventures. The Company faces competition from companies within the entertainment business and from alternative forms of leisure entertainment, such as travel, sporting events, outdoor recreation, video games, the internet and other cultural and computer-related activities. It competes with the studios, numerous motion picture and television production companies, television networks, pay television systems and digital media platforms for the acquisition of literary and film properties, the services of performing artists, directors, producers and other creative and technical personnel and production financing, all of which are essential to the success of its entertainment businesses.

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