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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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Cash to Debt 0.02
LGF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. LGF: 0.02 )
LGF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset 0.18
LGF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 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 3.93
LGF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.89 vs. LGF: 3.93 )
LGF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 3.93
Current: 3.93

0.54
3.93
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.29
M-Score: -1.97
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 (%) 10.87
LGF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.74 vs. LGF: 10.87 )
LGF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -20.14   Max: 10.08
Current: 10.87

-20.14
10.08
Net-margin (%) 7.88
LGF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. LGF: 7.88 )
LGF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.5   Max: 8.57
Current: 7.88

-24.5
8.57
ROE (%) 38.56
LGF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.17 vs. LGF: 38.56 )
LGF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -155.22   Max: 104.02
Current: 38.56

-155.22
104.02
ROA (%) 7.07
LGF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. LGF: 7.07 )
LGF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.03   Max: 8.37
Current: 7.07

-16.03
8.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 50.47
LGF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.51 vs. LGF: 50.47 )
LGF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -504.1   Max: 581.59
Current: 50.47

-504.1
581.59
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.20
LGF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. LGF: 12.20 )
LGF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.3   Max: 22.4
Current: 12.2

-7.3
22.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 21.10
LGF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. LGF: 21.10 )
LGF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.1   Max: 43
Current: 21.1

-33.1
43
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2014

LGF Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
George Soros 336,364 sh (-18.59%)
Steven Cohen 428,966 sh (-69.5%)
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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

Caxton Associates Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LGF

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$28.17 - $33.92 $ 32.472%0
George Soros 2014-06-30 Reduce -73.67%0.07%$25.44 - $29.53 $ 32.4721%88564
George Soros 2013-12-31 Add 186.33%0.07%$28.26 - $37.46 $ 32.47-2%413168
George Soros 2013-06-30 New Buy0.04%$22.28 - $29.49 $ 32.4724%144300
Carl Icahn 2011-09-30 Sold Out 3.58%$6.36 - $7.55 $ 32.47365%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 23.90
LGF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 44.40 vs. LGF: 23.90 )
LGF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.52   Max: 981.18
Current: 23.9

15.52
981.18
P/B 8.12
LGF's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. LGF: 8.12 )
LGF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.22   Max: 69.8
Current: 8.12

4.22
69.8
P/S 1.93
LGF's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. LGF: 1.93 )
LGF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 2.24
Current: 1.93

0.33
2.24
EV-to-EBIT 21.40
LGF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. LGF: 21.40 )
LGF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2069.2   Max: 390
Current: 21.4

-2069.2
390
PEG 1.36
LGF's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LGF: 1.36 )
LGF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 17.77
Current: 1.36

0.54
17.77
Shiller P/E 252.15
LGF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LGF: 252.15 )
LGF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 231.62   Max: 1637.5
Current: 252.15

231.62
1637.5
Current Ratio 1.21
LGF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. LGF: 1.21 )
LGF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 5.17
Current: 1.21

0.3
5.17
Quick Ratio 1.21
LGF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. LGF: 1.21 )
LGF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 5.17
Current: 1.21

0.3
5.17

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.68
LGF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. LGF: 0.68 )
LGF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.68

0.15
0.73
Dividend Payout 0.17
LGF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LGF: 0.17 )
LGF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.47
Current: 0.17

0.09
0.47
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.70
LGF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. LGF: 0.70 )
LGF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.7

0.15
0.73
Share Buyback Rate -5.60
LGF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. LGF: -5.60 )
LGF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.9   Max: -44.6
Current: -5.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 19.67
LGF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.91 vs. LGF: 19.67 )
LGF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 448
Current: 19.67

0.63
448
Price/DCF (Projected) 15.25
LGF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
72% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.32 vs. LGF: 15.25 )
LGF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 109.33
Current: 15.25

1.32
109.33
Price/Median PS Value 1.86
LGF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. LGF: 1.86 )
LGF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.01
Current: 1.86

0.22
2.01
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.99
LGF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LGF: 0.99 )
LGF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 16.37
Current: 0.99

0.65
16.37
Price/Graham Number 4.42
LGF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LGF: 4.42 )
LGF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 8.68
Current: 4.42

0.64
8.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.70
LGF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. LGF: 4.70 )
LGF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 8.3
Current: 4.7

0.3
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 34.05
LGF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.47 vs. LGF: 34.05 )
LGF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -27.7   Max: 34.2
Current: 34.05

-27.7
34.2

Business Description

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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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