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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.05
LGF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LGF: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LGF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.07 Max: N/A
Current: 0.05
Equity to Asset 0.25
LGF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. LGF: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LGF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.25
0
0.56
Interest Coverage 0.40
LGF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 29.78 vs. LGF: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LGF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.09 Max: 4.24
Current: 0.4
0.43
4.24
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.36
M-Score: -2.38
WACC vs ROIC
7.81%
2.47%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 1.05
LGF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. LGF: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LGF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.63  Med: 3.65 Max: 10.08
Current: 1.05
-9.63
10.08
Net-margin (%) 2.67
LGF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. LGF: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LGF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.17  Med: -0.34 Max: 8.57
Current: 2.67
-12.17
8.57
ROE (%) 6.83
LGF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. LGF: 6.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LGF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -155.22  Med: -13.47 Max: 104.02
Current: 6.83
-155.22
104.02
ROA (%) 1.70
LGF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. LGF: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LGF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.14  Med: -0.29 Max: 8.37
Current: 1.7
-11.14
8.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.06
LGF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. LGF: 9.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LGF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -504.94  Med: 57.74 Max: 521.74
Current: 9.06
-504.94
521.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.60
LGF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LGF: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LGF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3  Med: 12.10 Max: 22.4
Current: 9.6
-7.3
22.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -28.50
LGF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. LGF: -28.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LGF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.1  Med: -2.20 Max: 128.5
Current: -28.5
-64.1
128.5
» LGF's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

LGF Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 81,000 sh (New)
Jana Partners 5,994,026 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Burbank 294,144 sh (-41.17%)
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Q2 2015

LGF Guru Trades in Q2 2015

George Soros 154,320 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 28,533 sh (New)
Jim Simons 777,400 sh (+859.75%)
John Burbank 700,000 sh (+137.98%)
Jana Partners 10,010,090 sh (+67.00%)
George Soros 1,185,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

LGF Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Julian Robertson 64,100 sh (New)
George Soros 1,202,443 sh (+679.19%)
Caxton Associates 405,900 sh (+170.60%)
George Soros 163,600 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 22,278 sh (-21.92%)
Jana Partners 7,180,864 sh (-28.26%)
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Q4 2015

LGF Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 25,298 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 22,197 sh (-0.36%)
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Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Sprouts Farmers Market, Lions Gate Entertainment, AMN Healthcare Services, Gilead Sciences Inc.
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 50.30
LGF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
85% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. LGF: 50.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LGF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.74  Med: 27.39 Max: 1668
Current: 50.3
13.74
1668
PE(NRI) 50.30
LGF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
84% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. LGF: 50.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LGF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.38  Med: 27.80 Max: 507.5
Current: 50.3
14.38
507.5
P/B 2.93
LGF's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. LGF: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LGF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 8.11 Max: 69.8
Current: 2.93
2.91
69.8
P/S 1.30
LGF's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. LGF: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LGF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.07 Max: 2.73
Current: 1.3
0.33
2.73
PFCF 22.71
LGF's PFCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.48 vs. LGF: 22.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LGF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.18  Med: 14.78 Max: 112.29
Current: 22.71
6.18
112.29
POCF 19.81
LGF's POCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.18 vs. LGF: 19.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LGF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.75  Med: 14.62 Max: 863
Current: 19.81
5.75
863
EV-to-EBIT 74.95
LGF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
91% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.60 vs. LGF: 74.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LGF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.4  Med: 24.40 Max: 319.6
Current: 74.95
-70.4
319.6
EV-to-EBITDA 52.27
LGF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
94% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.31 vs. LGF: 52.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LGF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -102.7  Med: 4.80 Max: 220.8
Current: 52.27
-102.7
220.8
PEG 9.67
LGF's PEG is ranked lower than
96% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. LGF: 9.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LGF' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.58 Max: 12.17
Current: 9.67
0.48
12.17
Shiller P/E 99.71
LGF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
92% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.11 vs. LGF: 99.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LGF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 97.53  Med: 258.67 Max: 1599
Current: 99.71
97.53
1599
Current Ratio 1.87
LGF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. LGF: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LGF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.07 Max: 5.17
Current: 1.87
0.3
5.17
Quick Ratio 1.87
LGF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. LGF: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LGF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.05 Max: 5.17
Current: 1.87
0.3
5.17
Days Sales Outstanding 156.45
LGF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
84% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 70.76 vs. LGF: 156.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LGF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.77  Med: 74.02 Max: 180.37
Current: 156.45
48.77
180.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.72
LGF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. LGF: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LGF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.72
0.15
1.73
Dividend Payout 0.84
LGF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
56% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. LGF: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LGF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.84
0.09
0.54
Forward Dividend Yield 1.93
LGF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
61% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. LGF: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.72
LGF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
65% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. LGF: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LGF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.72
0.15
1.73
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.70
LGF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. LGF: -4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LGF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.6  Med: -8.30 Max: -1.9
Current: -4.7
-44.6
-1.9

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 6.65
LGF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
82% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. LGF: 6.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LGF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 4.73 Max: 448
Current: 6.65
0.63
448
Price/Projected FCF 2.37
LGF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. LGF: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LGF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 5.72 Max: 149.09
Current: 2.37
1.33
149.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.22
LGF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. LGF: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LGF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.85 Max: 2.3
Current: 1.22
0.23
2.3
Price/Graham Number 3.86
LGF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
85% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. LGF: 3.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LGF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 3.49 Max: 10.06
Current: 3.86
0.45
10.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.30
LGF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. LGF: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LGF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 3.10 Max: 6.9
Current: 1.3
0.3
6.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 22.23
LGF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.61 vs. LGF: 22.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LGF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.3  Med: 7.25 Max: 42.8
Current: 22.23
-27.3
42.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2202
EPS $ 0.37
Beta1.09
Short Percentage of Float10.90%
52-Week Range $16.21 - 41.41
Shares Outstanding(Mil)149.99

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
Compare:VIA, NWS, VIVHY, MSG, DISCA » details
Traded in other countries:LGN.Germany,
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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