With shares of Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF) trading around $36, is LGF an OUTPERFORM, WAIT AND SEE, or STAY AWAY? Let’s analyze the stock with the relevant sections of our CHEAT SHEET investing framework:
T = Trends for a Stock’s Movement
Lions Gate Entertainment is an entertainment company that engages 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.
It’s always been a given that Lionsgate’s second installment of the Hunger Games franchise, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, would be a huge box office smash, but a new report from a Variety sheds some light on just how popular the film might be. Advanced tickets for the film went on sale at 9 a.m. PDT on Tuesday, and within an hour, Lionsgate’s Catching Fire represented 23 percent of advance tickets sold within a 24-hour span.