Stifel Upgrades Lions Gate (LGF) to Buy

October 28, 2016 6:56 AM EDT
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Price: $22.72 +0.09%

Rating Summary:
    18 Buy, 3 Hold, 0 Sell

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    Up: 11 | Down: 31 | New: 42
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Stifel upgraded Lions Gate (NYSE: LGF) from Hold to Buy with a price target of $26.00.

Analyst Benjamin Mogil commented, "Following Starz's 3Q16 better than expected subscriber growth and annual cost guidance slightly below our estimates, we are upgrading our rating on Lions Gate to a Buy from a Hold (as we did the same for Starz) as Starz contributes 70% of consolidated post-merger EBITDA. We view the continued improvement in Starz's fundamentals as offsetting what continues to be a weak slate at Lions Gate. We establish a target price of $26."

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Shares of Lions Gate closed at $19.78 yesterday.



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