NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation

(NYSE:

LGF

) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $10.60, above its previous 52-week high of $9.78 with 989,323 shares traded as of 10:10 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 695,700 shares over the past 30 days.

Lions Gate Entertainment has a market cap of $1.29 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

media

industry. Shares are up 17.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., an entertainment company, engages in the motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, new channel platforms, and digital distribution activities. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.5, below the average media industry P/E ratio of 40.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Lions Gate Entertainment as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

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