Regal posts 67% Q2 profit gain

Revenue rises 17% to a company record $789.2 mill

NEW YORK -- Regal Entertainment Group posted a 67% gain in its second-quarter profit thanks to stronger admissions and concessions sales.

The profit of $40.5 million compared to $24.3 million in the year-ago period. Revenue rose 17% to a company record $789.2 million.