$0.20 EPS Expected for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF.A); National General Holdings Corp. Has 1 Sentiment

January 14, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Analysts expect Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF.A) to report $0.20 EPS on February, 14.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 81.82% from last quarter’s $0.11 EPS. LGF_A’s profit would be $40.14 million giving it 42.14 P/E if the $0.20 EPS is correct. After having $0.07 EPS previously, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.’s analysts see 185.71% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.29% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $33.71. About 478,758 shares traded. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF.A) has risen 29.97% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.27% the S&P500.

National General Holdings Corp., a specialty personal lines insurance holding company, provides personal and commercial automobile, supplemental health, homeowners and umbrella, and other niche insurance products in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.18 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Property and Casualty, and Accident and Health. It has a 20.86 P/E ratio. The Property and Casualty segment offers standard and preferred automobile insurance products; nonstandard automobile insurance products; and recreational vehicle insurance products that carry RV-specific endorsements comprising automatic personal effects coverage, optional replacement cost coverage, RV storage coverage, and full-time liability coverage.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. engages in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, interactive ventures and games, and location entertainment in Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company has market cap of $6.77 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Motion Pictures, Television Production, and Media Networks. It has a 31.65 P/E ratio. The Motion Pictures segment is involved in the development and production of feature films; acquisition of North American and worldwide distribution rights; North American theatrical, home entertainment, and television distribution of feature films produced and acquired; and worldwide licensing of distribution rights to feature films produced and acquired.

Among 6 analysts covering Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF.A), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. had 7 analyst reports since March 31, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, March 31, the company rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Friday, March 31. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF.A) earned “Outperform” rating by FBN Securities on Friday, September 15. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, April 7 by Rosenblatt. As per Tuesday, April 4, the company rating was initiated by Canaccord Genuity.

Analysts await National General Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:NGHC) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $0.24 earnings per share, down 20.00% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.3 per share. NGHC’s profit will be $25.60 million for 21.31 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.24 actual earnings per share reported by National General Holdings Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

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