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Lionsgate Q4 Earnings Disappoint Investors


By Todd Cunningham

Lionsgate shares slid 6.6 percent in after hours trading on Thursday, after the film and TV company reported earnings of $49.2 million for its fourth quarter, or 35 cents a share.

The numbers, filed after the market closed, were below Wall Street expectations of 40 cents a share for the period ending March 31. The shares dropped $1.96 to $27.57.

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Quarterly revenues for the studio were $721.9 million, down eight percent from the year-ago quarter's $785.7 million. Some of that drop can be attributed to a $141 million tax benefit that Lionsgate received during the same period last year.

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