Concessions and Re-seating (Not Films) Give Regal Strong Q3

USA (TN) – Regal Entertainment Group, the biggest cinema operator in the US, has reported third quarter financial year 2015 figures, which were slightly above expectations thanks to strong concessions sales. Total revenue was up by 4.5% year-on-year to USD $725…

Cinema Earnings Digest – Tuesday 12 May 2015

This is an overview of recent earnings announcements and quarterly results of US cinema related companies from the last few weeks. This is not a review of ALL the cinema companies that released result, but only some of the more…

Ymagis FY’14 Results Reflect European Cinema Market

The pan-European cinema integrator and service provider has released financial results for the fiscal year 2014. While the company merged with Belgian-based digital cinema operator dcinex in October, the results are for Ymagis’ operation alone, with the joint results published…

AMC’s Premium Recliner Seating Plans Revealed

A week after Regal announced that it plans to convert 25% of its screens to luxury seating, AMC has provided details about its plans for reseating. While the Chinese-owned exhibitor is not committing to a particular screen percentage target, the…

Why RealD is For Sale and Who Would Want to Buy It

Following a disappointing Q3 RealD has revealed that it has appointed investment banker Moelis & Co. to “explore a full range of strategic alternatives available to the Company”, which as Bloomberg notes is “language that typically means a company is seeking a…

Wanda Cinemas Announces 2014 Figures & AAM Tech Deal

Wanda Cinemas has published its first post-IPO figures for they whole of 2014 and they show overall growth in the number of screens and box office, though the exhibitor’s market share has slipped somewhat. Win Business Network reports that: Wanda…

Quarterly Results: RealD (Good) and NCM (Not)

We are coming to the end of the current season of quarterly financial results, with RealD and National CineMedia, Inc announcing their respective Q1 2015 and Q2 2014 results. One is good and the other one not so good. Starting…

Quarterly Earnings: Regal, Imax and Dolby

Quarterly figures have been arriving thick and fast this week. We look at three key cinema companies: Regal Entertainment, Imax Corporation and Dolby Laboratories. The world’s largest cinema operator announced its quarterly figures and they were not what the analysts…