Lions Gate Entertainment
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Lions Gate Entertainment's revenues will grow 13.5% and EPS will turn positive
The average estimate for revenue is $732.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.41.
Last quarter, Lions Gate Entertainment booked revenue of $743.6 million. GAAP reported sales were much higher than the prior-year quarter's $323.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.27. GAAP EPS were $0.27 for Q3 against -$0.01 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 45.9%, 840 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 11.1%, 670 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 5.1%, 550 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.65 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.00.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 350 members out of 407 rating the stock outperform, and 57 members rating it underperform. Among 109 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 95 give Lions Gate Entertainment a green thumbs-up, and 14 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Lions Gate Entertainment is outperform, with an average price target of $19.10.
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