Last $30.79 USD
Change Today +0.72 / 2.39%
Volume 892.8K
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lions gate entertainment cor (LGF) Snapshot

Open
$30.44
Previous Close
$30.07
Day High
$30.91
Day Low
$30.31
52 Week High
10/21/13 - $37.75
52 Week Low
03/28/14 - $24.54
Market Cap
4.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.0M
EPS TTM
$1.53
Shares Outstanding
137.1M
EX-Date
09/26/14
P/E TM
20.1x
Dividend
$0.28
Dividend Yield
0.71%
Current Stock Chart for LIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT COR (LGF)

lions gate entertainment cor (LGF) Details

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., an entertainment company, is engaged in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms, and international distribution and sales activities. The company operates through two segments, Motion Pictures and Television Production. 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. The Television Production segment is engaged in the development, production, and worldwide distribution of television productions, including television series, television movies and mini-series, and non-fiction programming. The company distributes a library of approximately 15,000 motion picture titles, television episodes, and programs directly to retail stores and through digital media platforms, as well as indirectly to other international markets through its subsidiaries and various third parties. It also produces, syndicates, and distributes 30 television shows, which air on 20 networks; and distributes hundreds of series worldwide. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

665 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/29/14
Founded in 1986

lions gate entertainment cor (LGF) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Non-Independent D...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Chief Financial Officer and Principal Account...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Co-Chief Operating Officer and Co-President o...
Total Annual Compensation: $900.0K
Chief Strategic Officer and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Co-Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

lions gate entertainment cor (LGF) Key Developments

Lions Gate Entertainment, Inc. Announces Executive Promotions

Lionsgate Entertainment Inc. announced that it has promoted Jim Packer and Ron Schwartz to be co-heads of its worldwide home entertainment operations. They will continue to report to the company Co-COO and Motion Picture Group President Steve Beeks. Packer willkeep his current title and responsibilities as President of Worldwide Television & Digital Distribution while Schwartz will serve as President of the company Home Entertainment, and the two executives will jointly run the company’s nearly $1 billion-a-year worldwide home entertainment operations. Packer's promotion follows his recent signing of a new long-term agreement with the company. Schwartz entered a new long-term deal with the company last year and has been upped from his previous position as President & General Manager of the company Home Entertainment Sales & Distribution. Schwartz and Packer will both assume expanded responsibility for crafting the marketing strategies of the company’s Home Entertainment Group worldwide, maintaining the company's uniquely integrated focus on digital and physical media as well as planning and executing strategic initiatives to capitalize on emerging opportunities in the global home entertainment marketplace.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Presents at Digital Media Thought Leaders Conference, Oct-09-2014

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Presents at Digital Media Thought Leaders Conference, Oct-09-2014 . Venue: The Paley Center for Media, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States.

LIONSGATE Expands Miramax Home Entertainment Distribution Agreement with Addition of Packaged Media Rights to over 250 New Titles

LIONSGATE(R) has expanded its domestic home entertainment distribution deal with Miramax to include more than 250 additional titles, it was announced by Ron Schwartz, Lionsgate President and General Manager, Sales and Distribution Home Entertainment. The newly-expanded agreement builds on an existing distribution deal between Lionsgate and Miramax, first announced in early 2011, and brings the total number of Miramax titles available exclusively through Lionsgate via DVD, Blu-Ray, EST and Internet Video on Demand (VOD) to more than 700. New additions to the library include Robert Rodriguez's renowned From Dusk Till Dawn, iconic horror properties such as Dracula, The Faculty and franchise titles from The Prophecy, Halloween and Children of the Corn, prestige titles including Marvin's Room with Leonardo DiCaprio and Meryl Streep, The Shipping News starring Kevin Spacey and Julianne Moore, The Grifters, Her Majesty Mrs. Brown, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, Dirty Pretty Things and Fresh as well as family titles including the Pokemon franchise, among others. The expanded agreement reflects Lionsgate's successful track record in distributing third party product from some of the most prominent libraries in the world, including Miramax, Studiocanal and A&E, as well as its own Lionsgate titles. Comprised of over 16,000 motion picture titles and television episodes, Lionsgate's prestigious and prolific library includes The Hunger Games and Twilight franchises, Divergent, Dirty Dancing, Now See Me, Monster's Ball, Crash, Rambo, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Reservoir Dogs, Mad Men, Weeds and Orange is the New Black. The first wave of Blu-ray and DVD titles to be released under the new deal will be timed for Halloween availability and includes From Dusk Till Dawn, The Faculty and Venom, along with key titles from classic franchises including Halloween, Prophecy, Children of the Corn, Wes Craven Presents Dracula, Hellraiser and The Crow collections.

 

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