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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 0.05
NYSE:LGF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. NYSE:LGF: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:LGF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.05
0.01
1.15
Equity to Asset 0.23
NYSE:LGF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. NYSE:LGF: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:LGF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.23
0
0.56
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.19
M-Score: -2.03
WACC vs ROIC
5.84%
-0.93%
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 (%) -3.66
NYSE:LGF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. NYSE:LGF: -3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:LGF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.63  Med: 3.65 Max: 10.08
Current: -3.66
-9.63
10.08
Net-margin (%) 0.43
NYSE:LGF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. NYSE:LGF: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:LGF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.17  Med: 0.42 Max: 8.57
Current: 0.43
-12.17
8.57
ROE (%) 1.19
NYSE:LGF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. NYSE:LGF: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:LGF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -155.22  Med: -12.8 Max: 104.02
Current: 1.19
-155.22
104.02
ROA (%) 0.29
NYSE:LGF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. NYSE:LGF: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:LGF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.14  Med: 0.09 Max: 8.37
Current: 0.29
-11.14
8.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -14.20
NYSE:LGF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.17 vs. NYSE:LGF: -14.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:LGF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -504.94  Med: 39.49 Max: 521.74
Current: -14.2
-504.94
521.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.60
NYSE:LGF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NYSE:LGF: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:LGF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.6  Med: 11.9 Max: 18.2
Current: -5.6
-5.6
18.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -41.00
NYSE:LGF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. NYSE:LGF: -41.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:LGF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.9  Med: -16.4 Max: 107.6
Current: -41
-41.9
107.6
» NYSE:LGF's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-09)


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

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Guru Trades

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)
Steven Cohen 339,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 784,211 sh (+93.20%)
Jana Partners 8,527,645 sh (+18.76%)
George Soros 1,202,443 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 22,197 sh (-0.36%)
Julian Robertson 58,723 sh (-8.39%)
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Q1 2016

LGF Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Wallace Weitz 278,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 292,100 sh (+1054.64%)
Murray Stahl 22,885 sh (+3.10%)
Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
George Soros 532,786 sh (-55.69%)
Caxton Associates 300,000 sh (-61.74%)
Jana Partners 1,455,795 sh (-82.93%)
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Q2 2016

LGF Guru Trades in Q2 2016

PRIMECAP Management 3,485,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 612,785 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 4,921,999 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,306,400 sh (+347.24%)
Wallace Weitz 330,300 sh (+18.60%)
Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jana Partners Sold Out
Murray Stahl 20,799 sh (-9.12%)
George Soros 189,187 sh (-64.49%)
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp is an entertainment company. The Company is engaged in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, digital distribution and international distribution and sales.

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, syndicates and distributes approximately over 80 television shows, which air on 40 networks and distribute series. The Company distributes its library of approximately 16,000 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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 340.34
LGF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
97% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. LGF: 340.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LGF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.74  Med: 28.28 Max: 1668
Current: 340.34
13.74
1668
PE(NRI) 340.34
LGF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
98% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. LGF: 340.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LGF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.74  Med: 29.9 Max: 1668
Current: 340.34
13.74
1668
P/B 3.46
LGF's P/B is ranked lower than
68% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. LGF: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LGF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 7.49 Max: 69.8
Current: 3.46
2.91
69.8
P/S 1.25
LGF's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. LGF: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LGF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.73
Current: 1.25
0.33
2.73
PFCF 23.50
LGF's PFCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. LGF: 23.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LGF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.18  Med: 17.56 Max: 111.33
Current: 23.5
6.18
111.33
POCF 20.70
LGF's POCF is ranked lower than
81% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. LGF: 20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LGF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.65  Med: 18.34 Max: 1078.75
Current: 20.7
5.65
1078.75
EV-to-EBITDA 7.65
LGF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
66% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.54 vs. LGF: 7.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LGF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 5.4 Max: 15.3
Current: 7.65
1.7
15.3
Shiller P/E 150.97
LGF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 21.31 vs. LGF: 150.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LGF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 109  Med: 254.13 Max: 702.2
Current: 150.97
109
702.2
Current Ratio 0.88
LGF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. LGF: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LGF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.05 Max: 5.17
Current: 0.88
0.3
5.17
Quick Ratio 0.88
LGF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. LGF: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LGF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.01 Max: 5.17
Current: 0.88
0.3
5.17
Days Sales Outstanding 131.78
LGF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
81% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 74.16 vs. LGF: 131.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LGF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.77  Med: 91.17 Max: 180.37
Current: 131.78
48.77
180.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.78
LGF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
55% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. LGF: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LGF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.88
Current: 1.78
0.15
1.88
Dividend Payout 5.14
LGF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
96% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. LGF: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LGF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.31 Max: 9
Current: 5.14
0.09
9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.78
LGF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
63% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. LGF: 1.78 )
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: 0.76 Max: 1.88
Current: 1.78
0.15
1.88
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.60
LGF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. LGF: -2.60 )
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: -47.1  Med: -5.05 Max: -0.3
Current: -2.6
-47.1
-0.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 9.28
LGF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
84% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. LGF: 9.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LGF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 5.18 Max: 407.27
Current: 9.28
0.63
407.27
Price/Projected FCF 1.86
LGF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. LGF: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LGF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 5.4 Max: 149.09
Current: 1.86
1.33
149.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.19
LGF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. LGF: 1.19 )
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: 0.87 Max: 2.31
Current: 1.19
0.23
2.31
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 55.19
LGF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
100% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. LGF: 55.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LGF' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 2.5 Max: 117.46
Current: 55.19
0.74
117.46
Price/Graham Number 11.87
LGF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
97% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. LGF: 11.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LGF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 4.48 Max: 12.03
Current: 11.87
0.67
12.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.12
LGF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. LGF: -2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LGF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.14  Med: 3 Max: 5.8
Current: -2.12
-2.14
5.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.99
LGF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. LGF: 8.99 )
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: -21.4  Med: 8.6 Max: 28.7
Current: 8.99
-21.4
28.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,492
EPS (TTM) $ 0.06
Beta0.87
Short Percentage of Float25.12%
52-Week Range $16.21 - 41.41
Shares Outstanding (Mil)147.66
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