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Last $33.27 USD
Change Today -0.28 / -0.83%
Volume 99.3K
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lions gate entertainment cor (LGF) Snapshot

Open
$33.51
Previous Close
$33.21
Day High
$33.66
Day Low
$33.25
52 Week High
12/1/14 - $35.75
52 Week Low
05/15/14 - $24.80
Market Cap
4.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.2M
EPS TTM
$1.57
Shares Outstanding
139.9M
EX-Date
03/27/15
P/E TM
21.2x
Dividend
$0.28
Dividend Yield
0.77%
Current Stock Chart for LIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT COR (LGF)

lions gate entertainment cor (LGF) Details

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., an entertainment company, is engaged in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms, and international distribution and sales activities. The company operates through two segments, Motion Pictures and Television Production. The Motion Pictures segment is involved in the development and production of feature films; acquisition of North American and worldwide distribution rights; North American theatrical, home entertainment, and television distribution of feature films produced and acquired; and worldwide licensing of distribution rights to feature films produced and acquired. The Television Production segment is engaged in the development, production, and worldwide distribution of television productions, including television series, television movies and mini-series, and non-fiction programming. The company distributes a library of approximately 15,000 motion picture titles, television episodes, and programs directly to retail stores and through digital media platforms, as well as indirectly to other international markets through its subsidiaries and various third parties. It also produces, syndicates, and distributes 30 television shows, which air on 20 networks; and distributes hundreds of series worldwide. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

665 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/29/14
Founded in 1986

lions gate entertainment cor (LGF) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Non-Independent D...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Chief Financial Officer and Principal Account...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Co-Chief Operating Officer and Co-President o...
Total Annual Compensation: $900.0K
Chief Strategic Officer and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Co-Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

lions gate entertainment cor (LGF) Key Developments

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Enters $375 Million Second Lien Credit and Guarantee Agreement

On March 17, 2015, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. entered into a Second Lien Credit and Guarantee Agreement among the company, the guarantors referred to therein, the lenders referred to therein and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent. Pursuant to the Credit Agreement, the company borrowed term loans in an aggregate amount of $375 million. The company used the proceeds from the term loans to repay in full the amounts outstanding under its existing Second Lien Credit and Guarantee Agreement, dated July 19, 2013, with the remainder to be used to repay amounts outstanding under the company's existing senior revolving credit facility and for general corporate purposes. The following is a brief description of the material provisions of the Credit Agreement. The Term Loans bear interest at a fixed rate of 5.0% interest. The Term Loans will be guaranteed by all of the restricted subsidiaries of the company that guarantee any material indebtedness of the company or any other guarantor, subject, in the case of certain special purpose producers, to receipt of certain consents. Maturity date is March 17, 2022. The Term Loans and the guarantees will be secured by second-priority liens on substantially all of the company's and the guarantors' tangible and intangible personal property, subject to certain exceptions and permitted liens.

Lionsgate Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on May 22, 2015

Lionsgate announced that its Board of Directors has declared another quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per common share. The dividend is payable on May 22, 2015 to shareholders of record as of March 31, 2015.

Lionsgate Partners with Buena Vista International on Launch of the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 in Russia

Lionsgate and Buena Vista International announced that they will partner on the theatrical release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, the fourth installment of the global blockbuster Hunger Games franchise, in Russia and the rest of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) later 2015. BVI will launch Mockingjay 2 on November 19th in all available formats including IMAX 3D as part of the film's day-and-date global rollout. Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment label has previously partnered successfully with BVI on the Japanese release of the action thriller Red, the release of the Step Up franchise in Japan and Spain and the Japanese releases of Source Code and Tree of Life. The first three installments of The Hunger Games franchise have already grossed more than $2.3 billion at the global box office, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is the 10th highest-grossing domestic release of all time. The Hunger Games trilogy of books has already sold more than 82 million copies around the world. The Lionsgate and Summit labels will continue their theatrical output deals with West Company and Central Partnership, respectively, for the rest of their theatrical slates in Russia and the CIS.

 

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