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Ender's Game (movie)

Lions Gate ekes out profit, beats Wall Street estimates

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. reported a profit of $505,000 for the fiscal quarter ending Sept. 30 -- a significant decline from the same quarter a year earlier, when the studio made $75.5 million.

Revenue was $498.7 million, down 29% from $707 million for the same quarter a year ago, when the company was helped by the home entertainment release of its hit film "The Hunger Games."

Lions Gate posted earnings per share of 0 cents, a decline from a per-share gain of 56 cents a year earlier. 

However, the company beat the expectations of analysts, who had predicted a loss of 7 cents per share, according to investment research firm...