Lions Gate Ent Corp Cl A (LGF.A) Receives a Buy from Barrington

In a report released today, James Goss from Barrington maintained a Buy rating on Lions Gate Ent Corp Cl A (LGF.AResearch Report), with a price target of $18. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $11.43.

According to TipRanks.com, Goss is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 9.3% and a 57.9% success rate. Goss covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Nexstar Media Group Inc, Sirius XM Holdings Inc, and Cinemark Holdings Inc.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Lions Gate Ent Corp Cl A with a $18.75 average price target.

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Based on Lions Gate Ent Corp Cl A’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending June 30, the company reported a quarterly GAAP net loss of $54 million. In comparison, last year the company had a GAAP net loss of $7.9 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 26 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of LGF.A in relation to earlier this year.

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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. engages in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales.