Will Lions Gate Entertainment’s $64M Box Office Hit Animate These Top Institutional Shareholders?

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.(NYSE:LGF) brought in $64 million with “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2.” This was one of the five-day box office takings this past Thanksgiving Day weekend which hit $290 million, marking a new record. Other Hollywood productions that raked it in were “Rise of the Guardians” ($32.6 million) from DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc (NASDAQ:DWA) and “Life of Pi” ($30.2 million) from News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA).

Will Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 210.406 million shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $15.27 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the eight largest positions in Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. at the end of September 30th, 2012.

MHR Fund Management LLC.  held 51,261,899 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $782,769,221. This brought the portfolio total to 32.66%.

Capital Research Global Investors held 16,517,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $252,214,598. This brought the portfolio total to 0.12%.

Basso Capital Management L.P held 16,031,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $30,380,000. This brought the portfolio total to 5.73%.

Wolverine Asset Management LLC. held 11,619,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $22,008,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.53%.

Lazard Asset Management LLC. held 8,000,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $15,360,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

FMR LLC. held 7,905,349 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $120,714,683. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Vanguard Group Inc. held 3,213,250 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $49,066,329. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. held 2,781,638 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $42,475,614. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

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