Head-To-Head Comparison: FOX (NASDAQ:FOX) and Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF-A)

FOX (NASDAQ:FOXGet Free Report) and Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF-AGet Free Report) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for FOX and Lions Gate Entertainment, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FOX 0 1 0 0 2.00
Lions Gate Entertainment 1 1 0 0 1.50

FOX presently has a consensus price target of $35.00, suggesting a potential upside of 21.11%. Lions Gate Entertainment has a consensus price target of $7.50, suggesting a potential downside of 7.86%. Given FOX’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe FOX is more favorable than Lions Gate Entertainment.


This table compares FOX and Lions Gate Entertainment’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FOX 8.31% 16.98% 8.31%
Lions Gate Entertainment N/A N/A N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares FOX and Lions Gate Entertainment’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
FOX $14.91 billion 0.95 $1.24 billion $2.32 12.46
Lions Gate Entertainment N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

FOX has higher revenue and earnings than Lions Gate Entertainment.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

24.6% of FOX shares are owned by institutional investors. 19.2% of FOX shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


FOX beats Lions Gate Entertainment on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About FOX

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Fox Corporation operates as a news, sports, and entertainment company in the United States (U.S.). The company operates through Cable Network Programming; Television; and Other, Corporate and Eliminations segments. The Cable Network Programming segment produces and licenses news, business news, and sports content for distribution through traditional cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, and telecommunication companies, virtual multi-channel video programming distributors, and other digital platforms primarily in the U.S. Television segment produces, acquires, markets, and distributes programming through the FOX broadcast network, advertising supported video-on-demand service Tubi, and power broadcast television stations including duopolies and other digital platform; and engages in production of content for company and third parties. Other, Corporate and Eliminations segment comprises the FOX Studio Lot which provides television and film production services including office space, studio operation services, and facility operations; and Credible, a U.S. consumer finance marketplace. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

About Lions Gate Entertainment

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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. engages in the film, television, subscription, and location-based entertainment businesses in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Motion Picture, Television Production, and Media Networks. The Motion Picture segment engages in the development and production of feature films; acquisition of North American and worldwide distribution rights; North American theatrical, home entertainment, and television distribution of feature films produced and acquired; and worldwide licensing of distribution rights to feature films produced and acquired. The Television Production segment is involved in the development, production, and worldwide distribution of television productions, including television series, television movies and mini-series, and non-fiction programming. It also licenses Starz original series productions to Starz Networks and STARZPLAY International; distributes Starz original productions and licensed product; and sells and licenses music from television broadcasts of its productions. In addition, this segment sells and rents television production movies or series on packaged media, as well as through digital media platforms; produces, syndicates, and distributes approximately 80 television shows on approximately 35 networks; and offers services related to talent management. The Media Networks segment is involved in the domestic distribution of STARZ branded premium subscription video services through over-the-top (OTT) platforms and video programming distributors, such as cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies; and OTT distribution of its STARZ branded premium subscription video services internationally. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

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