Media headlines about Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) have trended somewhat negative recently, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. The research group, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. earned a media sentiment score of -0.20 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 90 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted AlphaOne Sentiment’s analysis:

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF)

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on LGF shares. Loop Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 target price on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research report on Saturday, March 25th. Rosenblatt Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 target price on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research report on Monday, May 22nd. SunTrust Banks, Inc. started coverage on Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research report on Friday, March 31st. They set a “hold” rating and a $28.00 target price on the stock. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 target price on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research report on Saturday, May 27th. Finally, Pacific Crest reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a $30.00 target price on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. in a research report on Saturday, March 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and seventeen have given a buy rating to the company. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $30.25.

Shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF) opened at 26.09 on Friday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $22.22 and a 200-day moving average price of $21.05. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has a 52-week low of $16.21 and a 52-week high of $35.13.

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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Company Profile

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is engaged in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, international distribution and sales, branded channel platforms, interactive ventures and games and location-based entertainment. The Company operates through two segments: Motion Pictures and Television Production.

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