Movie Stocks: Your Cheat Sheet to Key Investor Events

The following is an excerpt from a report compiled by Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities.

This biweekly newsletter lists key events in the movie rental and exhibition industries for the period between January 14 and January 27, including notable rental releases, box office figures, and recent company-specific news.

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Movie Rental Industry

Key Redbox releases this year (with domestic box office total in millions from www.boxofficemojo.com):

o 1/15: Pitch Perfect ($64), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days ($49), Possession ($49), Frankenweenie ($35).

Key Redbox releases last year* (with domestic box office total in millions from www.boxofficemojo.com):

o 1/17: Dolphin Tale ($70), The Ides of March ($40), Courageous ($33), Abduction ($28).

o 1/24: Paranormal Activity 3 ($104), Real Steel ($84), Final Destination 5 ($43), 50/50 ($35).

*estimated release date

Over the next two weeks, there are three notable…