Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. engages in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, interactive ventures and games, and location-based entertainment in Canada, the United States, and internationally.
Moderate growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Lions Gate Entertainment's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LGNA has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LGNA underperformed the German Entertainment industry which returned 34.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LGNA underperformed the German Market which returned 13.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Lions Gate Entertainment's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Lions Gate Entertainment undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LGNA (€9.65) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€9.93)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LGNA is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LGNA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Entertainment industry average.
PE vs Market: LGNA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LGNA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LGNA is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the DE Entertainment industry average (1.5x).
How is Lions Gate Entertainment forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LGNA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: LGNA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: LGNA's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LGNA's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LGNA's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LGNA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.9%).
How has Lions Gate Entertainment performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LGNA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LGNA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LGNA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -34.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LGNA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LGNA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (14.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LGNA has a negative Return on Equity (-10.74%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Lions Gate Entertainment's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LGNA's short term assets ($1.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($1.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: LGNA's short term assets ($1.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LGNA's debt to equity ratio (100.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LGNA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 210.7% to 100.1% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: LGNA has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: LGNA's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.4x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: LGNA has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: LGNA has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Lions Gate Entertainment's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LGNA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LGNA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LGNA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LGNA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: LGNA is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LGNA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jon Feltheimer (68yo)
Mr. Jon Feltheimer is the Chief Executive Officer at Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (d/b/a Lionsgate) since March 2000 and Lions Gate Entertainment, Inc. Mr. Feltheimer serves as the Chief Executive Office ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($USD6.62M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.51M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||19.9yrs||US$6.62m||0.61% $12.4m|
|Executive Vice Chairman||19.9yrs||US$5.18m||0.97% $19.4m|
|Chief Financial Officer||6.3yrs||US$2.78m||0.063% $1.3m|
|Chief Operating Officer||2.2yrs||US$4.12m||0.082% $1.6m|
|Executive VP & General Counsel||1.7yrs||US$1.09m||0.00087% $17.5k|
|Chief Accounting Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Head of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|President of Worldwide Marketing and Chief Brand Officer||4.7yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP||5.6yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LGNA's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||19.9yrs||US$6.62m||0.61% $12.4m|
|Executive Vice Chairman||19.9yrs||US$5.18m||0.97% $19.4m|
|Independent Director||4.3yrs||US$90.33k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman||8.4yrs||US$164.62k||0.039% $792.4k|
|Independent Director||4.3yrs||US$84.73k||no data|
|Independent Director||18.4yrs||US$117.10k||0.023% $458.8k|
|Independent Director||14.7yrs||US$118.46k||0.044% $895.5k|
|Independent Director||15.4yrs||US$118.50k||0.037% $742.3k|
|Independent Director||7yrs||US$105.62k||0.28% $5.6m|
|Chairman of Lionsgate Television Group||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: LGNA's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
- Ticker: LGNA
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Movies and Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$2.173b
- Listing Market Cap: US$2.013b
- Shares outstanding: 220.10m
- Website: https://www.lionsgate.com
Number of Employees
- Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
- 2700 Colorado Avenue
- Santa Monica
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LGF.B||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Class B Non-Voting Shares||US||USD||Dec 2016|
|LGF.A||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Voting Shares||US||USD||Dec 2016|
|LGNA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Voting Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2016|
|LGNB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Class B Non-Voting Shares||DE||EUR||Dec 2016|
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. engages in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, interactive ventures and games, and location-based entertainment in Canada, the United States, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Motion Picture, Television Production, and Media Networks. The Motion Picture segment engages 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 involved in the development, production, and worldwide distribution of television productions, including television series, television movies and mini-series, and non-fiction programming. It also licenses Starz original series productions to Starz Networks and STARZPLAY International; distributes Starz original productions and licensed product; and sells and licenses music from television broadcasts of its productions. In addition, this segment also sells and rents television production movies or series on packaged media and through digital media platforms; produces, syndicates, and distributes nearly 70 television shows on approximately 25 networks; and offers services related to talent management.. The Media Networks segment distributes STARZ branded premium subscription video services; and streaming services on subscription video-on-demand platforms. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/20 23:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/20 00:00|
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