Nov 10 (Reuters) - Canada’s Cineplex Inc reported a 28 percent rise in third-quarter profit, helped by higher box-office revenue.
Net income rose to C$25.7 million, from C$20.1 million, a year ago.
Total revenue for the company, which competes with Empire Co Ltd’s Empire Theatres, rose 3.1 percent to C$276.7 million.
The company’s box-office revenue rose 3.3 percent to C$162.5 million in the quarter, mainly helped by the success of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II and Transformers: Dark of the Moon. (Reporting by Maneesha Tiwari in Bangalore; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)