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lions gate entertainment cor (LGF) Key Developments

Lions Gate And Starz May Reportedly Form Alliance

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) may combine with John Malone's Starz (NasdaqGS:STRZ.A). According to the news report, if a possible deal is finalized, John Malone will obtain a 3.4%stake in Lions Gate and Lions Gate gets a 4.5% stake in Starz and 14.5% of the voting power. Share price of Starz rose 3.45% to $31.76 while Lions Gate rose 9.2% to $32.42.

John C. Malone to Join Lionsgate's Board of Directors

Lionsgate announced that it has entered into a stock exchange agreement with affiliates of media leader Dr. John C. Malone. Upon completion of the transaction, Dr. Malone will join Lionsgate's Board of Directors.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Proposes Quarterly Dividend for the Third Quarter Ended December 31, 2014, Payable on February 6, 2015; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended December 31, 2014

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.07 per common share on February 6, 2015, to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2014. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $751,299,000 against $839,939,000 a year ago. Operating income was $116,169,000 against $141,784,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $113,449,000 against $126,660,000 a year ago. Net income was $98.2 million or $0.65 per diluted share against $88.8 million or $0.59 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash flows provided by operating activities were $44,896,000 against $35,263,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $6,798,000 against $2,721,000 a year ago. EBITDA was $128,085,000 against $141,993,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $146,773,000 against $161,557,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $110.0 million or $0.73 diluted per share against $103.9 million or $0.68 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted net income for the quarter benefitted from a lower effective tax rate compared to the prior year quarter and higher equity interest income, primarily reflecting higher net income at the company's EPIX pay television venture with Viacom and MGM. Adjusted income before income taxes was $132,137,000 against $146,224,000 a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported revenues of $1,753,558,000 against $1,908,396,000 a year ago. Operating income was $194,421,000 against $201,257,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $193,092,000 against $129,952,000 a year ago. Net income was $162,227,000 or $1.10 per diluted share against $102,885,000 or $0.71 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash flows used in operating activities were $163,041,000 against net cash flows provided by operating activities of $145,834,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $11,293,000 against $6,116,000 a year ago. EBITDA was $235,183,000 against $182,528,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $283,087,000 against $278,880,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $192,569,000 or $1.30 per diluted share against $154,331,000 or $1.04 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted income before income taxes was $240,996,000 against $226,304,000 a year ago.

Lions Gate Entertainment Partners With China's Hunan TV to Make and Distribute Films

Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF) announced that it has agreed to a deal with China's Hunan TV & Broadcast Intermediary to jointly invest $1.5 billion over the next three years to produce and distribute both U.S. and Chinese motion pictures.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. to Report Q3, 2015 Results on Feb 05, 2015

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. announced that they will report Q3, 2015 results at 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time on Feb 05, 2015

 

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