AMC Networks' quarterly revenue jumps 40 percent

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 26, 2015 8:42 AM

(Reuters) - AMC Networks Inc <AMCX.O> reported a 40 percent rise in quarterly revenue as the cable TV network posted strong growth in its domestic and international businesses.

Net income attributable to AMC's shareholders rose to $77.6 million, or $1.06 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $35.4 million, or 49 cents per share, a year earlier.

AMC, known for hits such as "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead," said net revenue rose to $609.4 million from $435.2 million.

(Reporting By Sai Sachin R and Anya George Tharakan in Bengaluru; Editing by Simon Jennings)