Across the board, in terms of customer growth, they beat all of our numbers. Financially, they were strong.
I thought the results were pretty good.
I thought the results were pretty good. They were (generally) in line with our expectations, with cable outperforming our estimates on all fronts.
Despite all the concerns about competition, I can't see who wouldn't like these results.
To buy someone like the Weather Channel, a company is going to have to pay a high price,
Not only does Hughes benefit from this transaction by making it more focused on its faster growth lines of business, but it sheds the company's riskiest line of business.
The promotion will reduce promotion and advertising spending for the film, potentially limiting risk and heightening the probability the Lions Gate will reach fiscal-year sales forecasts.