Cinemark Holdings, Inc. Reports A 14.1% Increase In Revenues To $611.5 Million For Q4 2012

Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), one of the largest motion picture exhibitors in the world, today reported results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2012.

Cinemark Holdings, Inc.’s revenues for the three months ended December 31, 2012 increased 14.1% to $611.5 million compared to $535.9 million for the three months ended December 31, 2011. For the three months ended December 31, 2012, admissions revenues increased 14.6% and concession revenues increased 14.5% due to a 9.6% increase in attendance, a 4.5% increase in average ticket price, and a 4.2% increase in concession revenues per patron.

Adjusted EBITDA for the three months ended December 31, 2012 increased 27.4% to $143.6 million from $112.7 million for the three months ended December 31, 2011. Reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures are provided in the financial schedules accompanying this press release. Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. for the three months ended December 31, 2012 was $27.8 million compared to $18.3 million for the three months ended December 31, 2011. Diluted earnings per share for the three months ended December 31, 2012 was $0.24 compared to $0.16 for the three months ended December 31, 2011. Net income attributable to Cinemark Holdings, Inc. for the three months ended December 31, 2012 included a pre-tax loss on early retirement of debt of $5.6 million.

“It was an incredible year for the industry, as 2012 set a new record with an estimated $10.8 billion in domestic box office revenues, representing an increase of approximately 6.1% compared to 2011,” stated Tim Warner, Cinemark’s Chief Executive Officer. “Cinemark’s worldwide attendance set a company record of 263.7 million patrons. We also reached a milestone in Latin America, surpassing 100 million patrons. Cinemark continues to be the number one attended worldwide exhibitor.”

Cinemark Holdings, Inc.’s revenues for the year ended December 31, 2012 increased 8.5% to $2,473.5 million from $2,279.6 million for the year ended December 31, 2011. For the year ended December 31, 2012, admissions revenues increased 7.4% and concession revenues increased 10.7%, primarily due to a 6.6% increase in attendance and a 3.9% increase in concession revenues per patron.

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