Barry Diller's USA Networks (USAI), which operates the Home Shopping Network and ticket agency Ticketmaster, among other things, on Thursday reported a wider third-quarter operating loss per share but beat consensus estimates.The company reported a pro forma loss per share of 10 cents, excluding one-time charges and nonoperating gains, vs. 8 cents a share a year ago. Analysts surveyed by First Call/Thomson Financial had projected a loss of 18 cents per share.
USA Beats Estimates as Loss Widens
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