Last $32.88 USD
Change Today +0.29 / 0.89%
Volume 647.6K
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lions gate entertainment cor (LGF) Snapshot

Open
$32.46
Previous Close
$32.59
Day High
$33.22
Day Low
$32.36
52 Week High
12/1/14 - $35.75
52 Week Low
03/28/14 - $24.54
Market Cap
4.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
817.5K
EPS TTM
$1.57
Shares Outstanding
139.9M
EX-Date
12/29/14
P/E TM
20.9x
Dividend
$0.28
Dividend Yield
0.73%
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

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.

 

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