NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: LGF) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with two million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.1 times its average daily volume and trading down 52 cents (-6.9%) at $7 as of 3:05 p.m. ET.

Lions Gate Entertainment has a market cap of $1 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 15.5% 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 34.3, below the average media industry P/E ratio of 39.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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 increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has not been very careful in the management of its balance sheet. You can view the full Lions Gate Entertainment Ratings Report.

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