After the market close the entertainment company reported adjusted earnings of 55 cents per share, while analysts were projecting earnings of 16 cents per share.
Revenue rose by 36.3% year-over-year to $319.3 million, which beat analysts' forecasts for revenue of $274.02 million.
Revenue from the company's Feature Film segment, which released films such as "How to Train Your Dragon 2," rose by 11.5% to $146.4 million.
"DreamWorks delivered its best top line result in 11 years and highest revenue growth in eight years, accelerating 34% from 2014," CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg said in a statement. "In addition, our positive adjusted operating income and operating cash flow demonstrate our commitment to profitably grow our businesses while keeping a sharp eye on cost management and productivity improvements."
Separately, recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.
TheStreet Ratings rates this stock as a "hold" with a ratings score of C. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share.
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