Net profit

  1. Vivendi Third-Quarter Results Exceed Expectations

    November 16, 2011 8:27 PM EST NEW YORK - Vivendi on Wednesday reported better-than-expected third-quarter financials when excluding the effect of tax reforms driven by strength at video game arm Activision Blizzard. The results also included the second consecutive quarter of s ...

  2. Business Matters: Why Spotify Shouldn't Worry About Turning A Profit Right Now

    August 29, 2011 10:31 PM EDT Why Spotify Shouldn't Worry About Turning A Profit Right Now -- Did Spotify make a profit in 2010? It's a nice question, but ultimately one that doesn't matter much. The company is growing quickly and it no doubt has enough capital ...

  3. Business Matters: Despite Media Reports, EMI Did Not Post a $535 Million Profit Last Year

    May 18, 2011 4:46 PM EDT Don't Believe the Hype: EMI Did Not Post a $535 Million Profit Here's another reason not to believe everything you read in the papers: London's Sunday Times reported that EMI's most recent annual profit rose 7% to £330 million ...

  4. Hastings Profit Up, Music Sales Down in Fourth Quarter

    March 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT On Monday, Hastings Entertainment reported $9.1 million of net profit on revenue of $176 million in its fourth quarter ending January 31, 2010. The entertainment retailer's revenue was down 1.4% while its profit was up 123%. Music revenues in ...

  5. Thai Music Firm GMM Grammy Sees Lower Earnings

    November 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST GMM Grammy, Thailand's top music and entertainment group, said it expected this year's net profit to drop by 20% from last year's 705 million baht ($21.3 million) due to higher operating costs. "We see net profit this year fall ...

  6. Bertelsmann Triples Profit

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bertelsmann AG, the Germany media company, has reported figures for the first nine months of 2008 including a tripling of its net profits to €387 million ($493 million). The figure to the end of September was up 193% from €132 million ($168 millio ...

  7. RealNetworks Reports Leap In Quarterly Earnings

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Third quarter revenue rose 14% to $93.7 million. RealNetworks Inc. on Monday (Nov. 6) reported a sharply higher net profit, boosted by proceeds from the settlement of its antitrust litigation against Microsoft Corp. and commercial agreements with ...

  8. Univision Music Revenue Drops

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Company's television net revenue growth up 14.8%. Univision Communications, the nation's leading Spanish-language media company, reported net revenue of $536.1 million for the third quarter of 2006, an increase of 7.8% over the same peri ...

  9. Warner Music Posts Q2 Loss

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group Corp. on Friday (May 5) posted a quarterly loss, though domestic sales were strong and digital revenues rose substantially. Warner Music Group Corp. on Friday (May 5) posted a quarterly loss, though domestic sales were strong an ...

  10. Univision Reports Strong Q4, Year Results

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Net revenue up 9% in 2005. Net revenue up 9% in 2005. News ...

  11. Japan's Columbia Music Reports H1 Gains

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tokyo-based label Columbia Music Entertainment on Nov. 17 announced a consolidated net profit of ¥78 million ($654,802) for the April 1-Sept. 30 first half. In the same period last year, the comp Tokyo-based label Columbia Music Entertain ...

  12. Japan's Columbia Music Reports Profit

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tokyo-based label Columbia Music Entertainment has unveiled a consolidated net profit of ¥8 million ($75,800) for the April 1-Sept. 30 first half, compared to a loss of ¥797 million ($7.5 mi Tokyo-based label Columbia Music Enter ...

  13. Bertelsmann Posts $37 Million Profit

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Media company Bertelsmann AG says it swung to a profit of €31 million ($37 million) in the first quarter, and reaffirmed its forecast for improved operating results for the full year, in financ Media company Bertelsmann AG says it swung ...

  14. Strong Fourth-Quarter Pushes Amazon To '03 Profit

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Amazon.com today (Jan. 27) posted a jump in quarterly profit, as revenues surged 36% due to the company's busiest holiday season yet . Amazon.com today (Jan. 27) posted a jump in quarterly profit, as revenues surged 36% due to the company ...