Regal Entertainment Group

  • IMAX: Strong Growth Momentum

    By Rashmi Singh - August 6, 2013 | Tickers: CNK, IMAX, RGC

    A report on the global entertainment and media, or E&M, industry outlook prepared by advisory firm PWC pegs the global E&M market to generate revenue in excess of $2 trillion by 2017. With the global demand for the filmed entertainment sector set to grow exponentially and breach the $106 billion revenue mark by 2017, immense opportunities are on the horizon for IMAX (NYSE: IMAX), whose patented theater hardware more »

  • Entertaining Your Portfolio

    By Marshall Hargrave - August 4, 2013 | Tickers: ATVI, RGC, SIX, FOX

    What's the best way to invest in entertainment? I've found a couple of interesting choices that are great ways to play the rebound in discretionary spending. As the economy rebounds, employment should pick up, which means spending on entertainment will rise. Outlined below are some entertainment stocks that are sure to entertain your portfolio over the long term.
     
    Thrillers

    Amusement parks are a way great to entertain yourself more »
  • The Real Attraction of Movie Theaters

    By Eric Novinson - August 1, 2013 | Tickers: CKEC, CNK, RGC, MCS

    When movie theater visitors buy tickets, theater stockholders can receive rewards. Movie theater chains Regal Entertainment Group, (NYSE: RGC) Cinemark Holdings, (NYSE: CNK) and The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS) all pay out dividends. Recent results suggest that business has picked up, which could make movie theater stocks more appealing dividend picks.

    The Top Dog

    Regal shows lots of movies. This company boasts that it's the largest theater chain in more »

  • Media and Entertainment Companies Ready to Roll Out the Red Carpet

    By Shweta Dubey - July 29, 2013 | Tickers: CNK, LGF, RGC

    The U.S. media and entertainment industry is expected to reach $632 billion in 2017 up from $479.23 billion in 2012. Technological developments, films popularity, and rising individual income level are all fueling industry growth. In this article, three companies from the industry are adopting various strategies like screen expansion, acquisition, and technology updates to keep pace with the growth. Let’s discuss them in detail.

    Television production growth more »

  • Hedge Fund Peconic Partners’ Top Picks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - July 18, 2013 | Tickers: DY, FTK, MTZ, PWR, RGC

    William Harnisch founded Peconic Partners in 2000 after 22 years at Fosrtmann-Leff Associates, where he eventually became President and CEO. We track Peconic’s quarterly 13F filings alongside those of hundreds of hedge funds and other notable investors, having learned that the information in these filings can be useful in developing investment strategies (for example, we have found that the most popular small cap stocks among hedge funds outperform the more »

  • Movie Theaters and Hotels for an Uncertain Future

    By Eric Novinson - June 27, 2013 | Tickers: MAR, RGC, MCS

    The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS) offers a decent dividend payout and a resilient business model. This company owns both hotels and movie theaters, so it benefits from diversification. Marcus has a limited geographic footprint, with many of its properties in the Midwest, so it has room to expand. The company has also invested in modern theater technology, such as 3D-capable screens. Marcus could be a better long term pick than more »

  • Coming Soon to Theaters ANYwhere

    By Adam Levy - June 25, 2013 | Tickers: RGC, SNE, DIS

    If you thought video piracy was a big issue in America, it’s even more rampant abroad. The phrase “Chinese bootleg” isn’t even the half of it.

    In Korea, where the average internet connection speed trounces that in the States, piracy is a huge issue for film studios. That’s why Disney (NYSE: DIS) and Sony (NYSE: SNE) have started experimenting with streaming video options while films are still more »

  • Add Some Entertainment to Your Portfolio With This Stock

    By Joseph Harry - June 23, 2013 | Tickers: DLB, IMAX, RGC

    Looking to add some fun and entertainment into your portfolio? Maybe owning a movie theater would help. Movie-makers are betting big this year to attract the crowds, with 50% more big blockbusters coming out this summer. Twenty-two big-budget movies are scheduled to come out, in fact. The Wall Street Journal thinks that there may even be a "glut this summer" in blockbusters. Michael Lynton, chief executive of Sony Pictures Entertainment more »

  • The Canadian Stock Investors Need to Keep an Eye On

    By Ashit Gulati - June 18, 2013 | Tickers: CNK, IMAX, RGC

    Editor's Note: This article has been amended to remove a section that was both incorrect and outdated. Motley Fool apologizes for the error.

    Motion pictures are a big business and Hollywood alone clocks an average annual turnover of $11 billion. IMAX (NYSE: IMAX) was quick to recognize the potential in the business and brought in a technology which truly revolutionized the entire movie experience.

    The IMAX system has its more »

  • These 4 Stocks Are "Future Proof"

    By Adem Tahiri - June 17, 2013 | Tickers: BBBY, CNK, DWA, RGC

    Blockbuster, Borders, Circuit City; it seems like every day technology is putting another household name out of business. While investing has always been about anticipating "what's next," today's investors have to be especially careful. For today's investors a rock solid company with a wonderful history can literally become worthless over the course of one short year.

    But because of this technological disruption, I feel that some investors more »

  • The Next Industry to Die: Hollywood?

    By Sam Mattera - June 15, 2013 | Tickers: CNK, NFLX, RGC

    Legendary filmmakers Steven Spielberg and George Lucas made headlines this week after they warned that Hollywood could be on the verge of imploding. Specifically, Spielberg and Lucas believe that studios have made too many aggressive bets on too few films, and that a string of box office failures (something that they feel is inevitable) could bring the industry to its knees.

    It’s an interesting premise, and given that it more »

  • Which Cinema Stock Will Give You Max Returns?

    By Ben Popkin - June 14, 2013 | Tickers: CKEC, CNK, IMAX, RGC

    Going to see a movie used to be a good evening out with the family or a date, but now, people seem to be spending more time at home enjoying their personal entertainment systems. Since peaking in 2002, domestic theater attendance has dropped from 1.58 billion tickets sold to a projected 1.27 billion tickets to be sold in 2013. With Americans staying in to watch TV, what can more »

  • 3 Consumer Cylical Companies With Juicy Dividend Yields

    By Anh HOANG - June 10, 2013 | Tickers: MDP, RGC, SON

    In a previous article, I pointed out three stocks in the consumer-cyclical sector: Darden Restaurants, Hasbro and Gannett. Those three stocks satisfy several important but simple investment characteristics for long-term income investors: 1.) uninterrupted dividends for the past 10 years; 2.) dividend yield is higher than 3%; 3.) EBITDA multiple is less than 10.

    In this article, three more stocks with similar characteristics will be discussed. They are Sonoco Products more »

  • Can You Make Money in This 'Dying' Industry?

    By Michael Russell - June 4, 2013 | Tickers: CKEC, CNK, NCMI, RGC

    The cinema industry is dead. In the mass media, such articles have become commonplace. Some articles blame the lack of creativity of filmmakers. Others note premium video-on-demand services and distributors tinkering with release windows. But concerns about the death of cinemas are much overstated. Carmike Cinemas (NASDAQ: CKEC) offers a great way to exploit this pessimism.

    The first thing to note when looking at this industry is that although attendance more »

  • More Risks for Regal to Reckon With

    By Brian Hill - May 13, 2013 | Tickers: CKEC, CNK, IMAX, RGC

    With nearly 7,000 screens and more than 500 theater locations, Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) is the nation’s largest developer and operator of multi-screen theaters. 

    In its recently filed 10-K, they present a variety of risks the company faces, including the growing competition from video-on-demand and other home entertainment platforms,  which I analyzed in my previous post “Regarding the Risks of Being Regal”.

    But wait … there are even more »

  • The Advertising Stock You Shouldn't Overlook

    By Mark Lin - May 6, 2013 | Tickers: CNK, NCMI, RGC

    In today’s world of declining attention spans, companies are increasingly turning to cinema advertisements to reach out to consumers. National CineMedia (NASDAQ: NCMI), which makes money by selling advertisements in North America’s largest in-theater digital network, is the prime beneficiary of this trend.

    However, much of the expected growth in cinema advertising is already factored into the stock price with National CineMedia trading at a forward P/E more »

  • Profitable and High Yielding Media Stocks

    By Anh HOANG - April 29, 2013 | Tickers: CTCM, RGC, WWE

    I love profitable businesses which produce high returns on capital, pay investors high dividends, and are cheaply valued. As a result, I recently ran a screen to find out businesses that possesses the above-mentioned qualities in the media and broadcasting sector.

    The stock screening included four main criteria: (1) the stocks must be in the media and broadcasting sector, (2) dividend yield must be above 4%, (3) return on capital more »

  • Regarding the Risks of Being Regal

    By Brian Hill - April 23, 2013 | Tickers: NFLX, RGC, TWX

    “You Ought to be in Pictures” was a popular song in the 1930’s and 40’s about the excitement and glamour of being on the performing side of the film business. Oddly, there doesn’t seem to be a complementary romantic song about investing in the film business, probably because angel investors have from time to time lost pots of money backing films that flopped. Fortunately, more risk averse more »

  • SWOT Analysis of National CineMedia

    By Eric Novinson - April 22, 2013 | Tickers: CNK, NCMI, RGC

    National Cinemedia (NASDAQ: NCMI) sells the ads that show up on movie theater screens. This business model limits National's operating costs because the movie theaters pay for much of the necessary equipment, which allows this advertising company to pay out large dividends. National Cinemedia has a symbiotic relationship with the movie theaters themselves. Three major movie theater chains, AMC, Cinemark, (NYSE: CNK) and Regal, (NYSE: RGC), created National Cinemedia more »

  • Expansion to Fuel IMAX’s Growth

    By Shas Dey - April 17, 2013 | Tickers: CNK, IMAX, RGC

    IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) has signed an agreement with Chinese Theaters LLC to add an IMAX theater to the iconic TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. This news brings the first IMAX Theater in Hollywood. The theater will be IMAX’s largest in the world in terms of seating capacity. IMAX also plans to add eight theaters throughout Indonesia. Clearly, the company is in expansion mode. IMAX stock has recently touched more »

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