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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)?

The company in question is, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) currently with a stock price of 18.75 (0.29% today). The market cap for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is 2766.12, and is in the sector Services, and Movie Production, Theaters industry. The target price for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is 26.59. Currently Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is trading with a P/E of 366.47, and a forward P/E of 29.67. Average volume for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is 2565.44 and so far today it is 1360399.

Performance in the last year for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has been -52.51%. For EPS growth, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has seen a growth of -72.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 55.94%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 27.80% over the last five years and could be 32.00% for the next five years. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 35.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -96.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -9.68%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -13.57%.

Since the IPO date for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. on the 11/17/1998, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has seen performance year to date to be -41.79%. With Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. trading at 18.75, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 0.05.

So could Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 366.47. The PEG is 11.45, P/S is 1.11 and the P/B is at 3.16. The P/cash is 39.57, with P/free cash flow at 32.81.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.68, and total debt/equity at 1.68.

In terms of margins, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has a gross margin of 37.70%, an operating margin of -3.70% and a profit margin of 0.40%.Payout ratio for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is 510.10%. Return on assets come to 0.30% with return on investment coming to 2.10%.

Insider ownership for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., is at 3.30% and institutional ownership comes to 97.40%. Outstanding shares are at 148. While shares float is 127.77. The float short is currently 19.29%, and short ratio is 9.61.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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