logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Regal Entertainment Profit Surges

Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $37 million or $0.24 per share, compared with $4 million or $0.03 per share last year.

Excluding items, adjusted earnings for the quarter were $0.28 per share, compared with $0.10 per share a year ago.

Revenues for the quarter were $723 million, compared with $614 million a year ago.

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters estimated earnings of $0.21 per share on revenues of $705.84 million for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

"Looking ahead, we are encouraged by the early 2013 box office results and the films scheduled for release in the coming months," the company said.

The company declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per Class A and Class B common share, payable on March 15 to stockholders of record on March 5.

Regal Entertainment Group operates as a motion picture exhibitor and operates a theater circuit in the United States.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
The holiday throng seeking to take a flight out to their preferred destinations at the at New York's Kennedy International Airport ahead of the Memorial Day holiday were in for a rude shock. Technology played a spoilsport, as a computer system broke down Sunday evening at a terminal, causing flight delays and cancellations that resulted in manual check-in process for thousands of holiday passeng The month of May saw the FDA greenlight 5 new drugs, including 1 new molecular entity, and surprisingly turn down 1 drug candidate, whose approval was considered a no-brainer by some experts. Lab equipment maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has agreed to acquire electron microscope maker FEI Co. for about $4.2 billion in cash, the two companies said Friday. Thermo Fisher noted that FEI's electron microscopy platform will complement its own mass spectrometry systems to accelerate advancements in structural biology.
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT