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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.08
LGF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. LGF: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LGF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.12 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.08
0.02
1.15
Equity to Asset 0.26
LGF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. LGF: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LGF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.26
0.03
0.58
Interest Coverage 4.24
LGF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 62.63 vs. LGF: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LGF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.99 Max: 4.24
Current: 4.24
0.43
4.24
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.38
M-Score: -1.88
WACC vs ROIC
8.12%
9.28%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 9.26
LGF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. LGF: 9.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LGF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -20.14  Med: 3.81 Max: 10.08
Current: 9.26
-20.14
10.08
Net-margin (%) 7.58
LGF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. LGF: 7.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LGF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.5  Med: -1.06 Max: 8.57
Current: 7.58
-24.5
8.57
ROE (%) 28.54
LGF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. LGF: 28.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LGF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -155.22  Med: -2.89 Max: 104.02
Current: 28.54
-155.22
104.02
ROA (%) 6.00
LGF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. LGF: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LGF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.03  Med: -1.16 Max: 8.37
Current: 6
-16.03
8.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 37.01
LGF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.86 vs. LGF: 37.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LGF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -504.94  Med: 18.50 Max: 2531.89
Current: 37.01
-504.94
2531.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.60
LGF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. LGF: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LGF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.3  Med: 11.80 Max: 22.4
Current: 9.6
-7.3
22.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -28.50
LGF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. LGF: -28.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LGF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -43.1  Med: 3.80 Max: 47.7
Current: -28.5
-43.1
47.7
» LGF's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LGF Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Caxton Associates 80,000 sh (New)
George Soros 88,564 sh (-73.67%)
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Q3 2014

LGF Guru Trades in Q3 2014

George Soros Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
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Q4 2014

LGF Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Burbank 500,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 63,300 sh (New)
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Q1 2015

LGF Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jana Partners 5,994,026 sh (New)
Jim Simons 81,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Burbank 294,144 sh (-41.17%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 30.05
LGF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.30 vs. LGF: 30.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LGF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.52  Med: 27.39 Max: 981.18
Current: 30.05
15.52
981.18
PE(NRI) 31.20
LGF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
61% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.80 vs. LGF: 31.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LGF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 15.88  Med: 27.29 Max: 109.6
Current: 31.2
15.88
109.6
P/B 6.39
LGF's P/B is ranked lower than
84% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. LGF: 6.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LGF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.22  Med: 8.45 Max: 69.8
Current: 6.39
4.22
69.8
P/S 2.34
LGF's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. LGF: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LGF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.37
Current: 2.34
0.33
2.37
PFCF 76.91
LGF's PFCF is ranked lower than
91% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.56 vs. LGF: 76.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LGF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.27  Med: 14.64 Max: 78.5
Current: 76.91
6.27
78.5
POCF 61.52
LGF's POCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.73 vs. LGF: 61.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LGF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.75  Med: 13.90 Max: 67.73
Current: 61.52
5.75
67.73
EV-to-EBIT 25.92
LGF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
70% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. LGF: 25.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LGF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2069.2  Med: 20.80 Max: 390
Current: 25.92
-2069.2
390
PEG 1.36
LGF's PEG is ranked higher than
71% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. LGF: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LGF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.92 Max: 16.2
Current: 1.36
0.56
16.2
Shiller P/E 76.13
LGF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.53 vs. LGF: 76.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LGF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 62.69  Med: 81.33 Max: 1637.5
Current: 76.13
62.69
1637.5
Current Ratio 1.07
LGF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. LGF: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LGF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.89 Max: 4.39
Current: 1.07
0.3
4.39
Quick Ratio 1.07
LGF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. LGF: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LGF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.89 Max: 4.39
Current: 1.07
0.3
4.39
Days Sales Outstanding 135.66
LGF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
78% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 67.82 vs. LGF: 135.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LGF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 48.77  Med: 124.19 Max: 272.14
Current: 135.66
48.77
272.14

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.76
LGF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. LGF: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LGF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.76
0.15
0.85
Dividend Payout 0.22
LGF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
70% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. LGF: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LGF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.21
Current: 0.22
0.1
0.21
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.76
LGF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
84% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. LGF: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LGF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.76
0.15
0.85
Share Buyback Rate -4.70
LGF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. LGF: -4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
LGF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.9  Med: -8.30 Max: -44.6
Current: -4.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 10.37
LGF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
87% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. LGF: 10.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LGF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.75  Med: 5.58 Max: 125.11
Current: 10.37
0.75
125.11
Price/Projected FCF 4.33
LGF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. LGF: 4.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LGF' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.32  Med: 3.98 Max: 17.1
Current: 4.33
1.32
17.1
Price/Median PS Value 2.21
LGF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. LGF: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LGF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.03
Current: 2.21
0.21
2.03
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
LGF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. LGF: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LGF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 2.81 Max: 16.37
Current: 1.6
0.81
16.37
Price/Graham Number 3.69
LGF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
74% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. LGF: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LGF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 4.01 Max: 8.68
Current: 3.69
0.48
8.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.96
LGF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. LGF: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LGF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 3.80 Max: 8.3
Current: 3.96
0.3
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 20.80
LGF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.48 vs. LGF: 20.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LGF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -27.7  Med: 5.90 Max: 33.2
Current: 20.8
-27.7
33.2

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp 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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