Third-quarter earnings more than doubled to $88.8 million, or
59 cents per share, from $37.8 million, or 27 cents per share, a
Excluding items, the company earned 64 cents per share in the
three months ended December 31.
Revenue jumped 13 percent to $839.9 million.
Analysts had expected Lions Gate to earn 44 cents per share on
revenue of $834 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
(Reporting by Richa Naidu in
Bangalore; Editing by Don Sebastian)
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