Live Nation has reported another record quarter, earning $3.21 billion on a constant currency basis in the third quarter, a 23 percent increase year-over-year. Constant currency operating income stands at $190.8 million for the quarter, a 24 percent increase year-over-year. Stock was up 3.21 percent as of this writing in after-hours trading.
The company sold 28 million tickets across 6,162 events of its own, and sold 42.5 million tickets overall. Broken down by region, international events actually dropped, from 1,467 in Q3 2015 to 1,207 this past quarter -- meaning all gains were in North America, where it threw an additional 517 events year-over-year.