Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. 4Q Earnings Pregame Scorecard

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Last quarter Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. missed analysts' estimates, but it gets a a chance to make up for it when it announces earnings on Wednesday, May 30.

Expectations Analysts currently expect Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA to come in with earnings of 19 cents per share on revenues of $618.8 million. Analyst estimates range from 7 cents per share to 48 cents per share. Over the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 4 cents.

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Last Quarter's Results In the third quarter, the company's loss narrowed to a loss of $1.7 million (one cent a share) from a loss of $6 million (4 cents) a year earlier, but missed analyst expectations. Revenue fell 23.6% to $323 million from $422.9 million.

Stock Ratings Analysts are bullish on the stock as six analysts rate it as a buy and there are no sell ratings. Wall Street has warmed to the stock over the past three months, with the average analyst estimate increasing to Moderate buy from Hold.

Stock Movement Recently, the stock price has been rising Since May 15 business days the stock has risen $1.16 per share.

Company Fundamental Trends In terms of revenue, the company hopes that this earnings announcement will help it rebound from streak of four straight quarters of decreases. Revenue fell 12.5% over the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year, 20% in first quarter and 21.5% in the second quarter and continued to drop third quarter.

Summary

Reporting Period: 4Q

Date of Release: Wednesday, May 30

EPS: 19 cents

Revenue Estimate: $618.8 million

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