RealD Beats Analysts Projections With Latest Earnings Report

RealD movie glasses
RealD movie glasses
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RealD reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss and falling revenue, but its results beat the expectations of analysts and its stock was rising in after-hours trading on
Thursday, June 6.

The company reported a net loss of $4.3 million, as opposed to a profit of $5.5 million in the year ago quarter. Revenue was $45.4 million, down from $50 million a year ago.

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RealD said that seven films using its 3-D technology were released during the quarter that generated $614 million at the worldwide box office. In the same quarter a year ago, eight movies generated $589 million.

The company ended the quarter with 22,700 RealD-enabled screens, up 12 percent from a year ago.

Shares of RealD rose 51 cents to $14.96 on Thursday and kept rising as much as 5 percent after the closing bell when its earnings report was released.

Movie releases in the current quarter that use RealD include a Jurassic Park re-release, Iron Man 3, The Great Gatsby, Star Trek Into Darkness, Epic, Man of Steel, World War Z and Monsters University.

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