LGF : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Viacom Ups Its Bet on the "Star Trek" Franchise

    July 20, 2016
    Viacom's (NASDAQ: VIA) (NASDAQ: VIAB) Paramount Pictures kicked off San Diego Comic-Con -- the biggest event in the entertainment ...
  2. Did U.K. Voters Kill the Lions Gate-Starz Deal?

    July 2, 2016
    The end credits are seemingly about to roll early on the latest high-profile acquisition plan in the entertainment business. ...
  3. Lions Gate Entertainment Plans Starz Deal (LGF, STRZA)

    June 30, 2016
    Lions Gate Entertainment is in late-stage talks to acquire Starz in a deal that could value Starz at more than $30 a share. ...
  4. Lions Gate and Starz Rise on Merger Chatter

    June 24, 2016
    Shares of Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA) and Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE: LGF) jumped 5.5% and 5.8% respectively on Thursday after ...
  5. Hasbro to Bring "Monopoly" to Broadway

    June 21, 2016
    Expanding on the concept of adapting popular games into movies (i.e., Battleship, Dungeons & Dragons), Hasbro (NASDAQ: ...
  6. How Lions Gate Trounced Fourth-Quarter Estimates

    May 26, 2016
    "Mini-major" movie and TV studio Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE: LGF) reported its fourth-quarter fiscal 2016 and full year ...
  7. IBM's New Cloud Video Unit Scores Multiple Wins

    April 18, 2016
    Much of the talk surrounding IBM's (NYSE: IBM) efforts to dominate the fast-growing cloud marketplace centers on its cognitive ...
  8. Film Industry Logs a Record Year at the Box Office

    April 14, 2016
    Did you go to the movies in 2015? The Motion Picture Association of America announced that worldwide box office revenue ...
  9. GoPro-Filmed Movie "Hardcore Henry" Hits Theaters

    April 11, 2016
    STX Entertainment's Hardcore Henry, a first-person action film that was almost completely shot on GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) cameras, ...
  10. Lions Gate: "Divergent" Franchise Losing Momentum

    March 22, 2016
    Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE: LGF) stock slipped on March 21 after Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the stock from "buy" to ...
  11. Will Star Wars Be Killed By Its Own Hype? (DIS, HAS)

    December 15, 2015
    As Dec. 18 draws near, the expectations around Star Wars are ballooning. Will the movie franchise be able to live up to expectations? ...
  12. Take-Two, Lions Gate Team on Comic Book Adaptation (LGF, TTWO)

    October 16, 2015
    Throughout Hollywood, the search is on for post-apocalyptic fare as magnetic as The Walking Dead. Lions Gate (NYSE: LGF) ...
  13. For the Teen Box Office, Lions Gate Is King (LGF)

    October 16, 2015
    As much buzz as there is for Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens, teens are even more excited to see next month's ...
  14. Lions Gate Raises Dividend by Nearly 30% (LGF)

    September 16, 2015
    Given how pricey movie tickets are these days, it's nice when a Hollywood studio returns more of its money to selected audience ...
  15. Lions Gate to Bring Iconic Game to the Big Screen (HAS, LGF)

    July 3, 2015
    Board games are about to become serious movie business. On Wednesday, Lions Gate (NYSE: LGF) announced a deal with toymaker ...
  16. Top Grossing Sci-Fi Films Of All Time

    June 11, 2015
    Science fiction movies are not just for nerds anymore. In fact, these films can be big money makers at the box office.
  17. Dreamworks Is In The Dumps -- Time To Buy?

    August 7, 2014
    Every Friday, I scan the movie reviews to see if there is a new film I want to go see. And every week, I fail to find anything ...
  18. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of August 5

    August 4, 2013
    The earnings season is beginning to wind down, and much of the focus this week will turn to central bank meetings and economic ...
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