Lions Gate Entertainment Earnings: What Investors Should Watch
Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF) will report earnings after markets close on Thursday, May 30th. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. develops, produces, and distributes filmed entertainment content. The Company’s divisions produce motion pictures, television programming, animation, and digital media. Lions Gate distributes its films and other media in the United States, Canada, and internationally.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Lions Gate Entertainment Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.41 per share on revenues of $714.71 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 82.08.
Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.06 to a profit $0.08. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.92, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Lions Gate Entertainment has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,466||1,584||1,583||1,588|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-1.40||-0.17||-0.41||-0.30|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||645.21||471.82||706.97||743.65|
|Diluted EPS ($)||-0.17||-0.33||0.53||0.27|
Lions Gate Entertainment has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)