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Cineplex posts strongest quarterly outcomes since COVID pandemic started

TORONTO — Cineplex Inc. says it generated optimistic internet revenue for the primary time because the begin of the pandemic.

The film theatre firm says internet revenue amounted to $1.3 million or two cents per share for the quarter ended June 30 in contrast with a lack of $103.7 million or $1.64 per share a 12 months earlier.

Income totalled $349.9 million, up from $64.9 million the prior 12 months.

Cineplex says theatre attendance within the quarter totalled 11.1 million in contrast with 1.1 million in the identical quarter final 12 months when it was nonetheless dealing with pandemic-related restrictions.

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Field workplace income per patron was $12.29 within the second quarter, in contrast with $10.89 a 12 months in the past, whereas concession income per patron was $8.84, up from $7.86 in the identical quarter final 12 months.

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Prime Gun: Maverick, Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity and Jurassic World Dominion had been Cineplex’s high movies within the quarter and CEO Ellis Jacob mentioned in a launch that the cumulative success of those movies “is a testomony to the truth that when sturdy movie product is on the market, Canadians return to (the corporate’s) theatres in droves.”

This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Aug. 11, 2022.

© 2022 The Canadian Press



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