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Outerwall Inc. (OUTR)

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  • Feb. 7, 2013, 4:13 PM
    Coinstar (CSTR): Q4 EPS of $0.75 beats by $0.02. Revenue of $564.1M (+8.4% Y/Y) misses by $16M. Sees Q1 EPS of $0.77-$0.92, FY13 EPS of $4.91-$5.51. Shares -6.4% AH. (PR)
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  • Feb. 7, 2013, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Thursday’s close: AGNC, ALNY, ASYS, ATHN, ATVI, AVNR, CSTR, DCT, FLT, G, HAS, LNKD, MCHP, NCR, NFG, NUAN, OPEN, PRI, RGC, RSG, RVBD, SNCR, SPWR, TSRA, UBNT, WWWW, XL
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  • Feb. 6, 2013, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Thursday’s close: AGNC, ALNY, ASYS, ATHN, ATVI, AVNR, CSTR, DCT, FLT, G, HAS, LNKD, MCHP, NCR, NFG, NUAN, OPEN, PRI,RGC, RSG, RVBD, SNCR, SPWR, TSRA, UBNT, WWWW, XL
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  • Feb. 5, 2013, 2:51 PM
    Coinstar (CSTR +2.3%) and Verizon's (VZ +0.2%) Redbox Instant streaming JV has struck a deal with Microsoft (MSFT +0.5%) to make the Xbox 360 the JV's exclusive console platform. Redbox Instant, whose launch has been delayed from Q4 '12 to the end of Q1, will presumably get some free marketing as part of the deal. Netflix (NFLX -0.7%) is available on all three major home console platforms.
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  • Jan. 30, 2013, 1:09 PM
    Analysts at Compass Point think the news that Coinstar (CSTR -2.6%) is shutting down a North Carolina plant isn't anything to worry about. The idea that the company's DVD business is slowing down should already be baked into CSTR's price and the development has "positive implications" for free cash flow.
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  • Jan. 30, 2013, 9:14 AM
    More warning signs for Coinstar (CSTR)? The company says it will shut down an assembly plant in North Carolina as it shifts its focus to instant video streaming. Another under-the-radar development for the company is the elimination of the Canadian penny which could cut into its high-margin kiosk business in the nation.
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  • Jan. 25, 2013, 1:00 PM
    Coinstar (CSTR +5.9%) takes a spin higher as the carnage seen by Netflix shorts gives traders betting against the company something to think about. The strong rate of subscriber growth by Netflix in the U.S. gives Coinstar a nice target with its new Redbox Instant offering a competitive advantage over Netflix's streaming service on a higher mix of new release movies.
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  • Jan. 9, 2013, 5:38 PM
    Coinstar (CSTR) and Verizon's (VZ) Redbox Instant streaming service will commercially launch by the end of Q1, promises JV chief Shawn Strickland. Verizon had once predicted a Q4 2012 launch. The service currently has 4,500 movies in its library that can be viewed with a basic subscription, and a total of 7,500 after counting "transactional" titles. Netflix (NFLX) was estimated to have 35K titles in April, but that includes a lot of TV shows. Amazon recently stated it had 33K titles.
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  • Jan. 8, 2013, 4:07 PM
    More on Netflix: 1) Piper's Michael Olson notes unique visitors to Netflix's (NFLX -2.1%) site fell 4% Y/Y in Q4, per NPD. There's a good chance the total number of unique Netflix users still rose thanks to growing TV/mobile use. Unique visitors to Redbox.com (CSTR +0.2%) fell 13% Y/Y. 2) As part of the buildout of its OpenConnect CDN, Netflix is installing servers on Cablevision's network, thereby lowering bandwidth costs and reducing Cablevision's traffic burden. OpenConnect stands to diminish Netflix's use of CDN services from AKAM, LLNW, and LVLT.
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  • Jan. 4, 2013, 9:59 AM
    Coinstar (CSTR -6%) moves lower after an abrupt CEO shakeup rattles investors. Traders don't seem to be blown away with the firm's new outlook for Q4 profit with a good chunk of the lift to the high end of prior guidance coming from a tax benefit.
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  • Jan. 3, 2013, 4:24 PM
    Coinstar (CSTR) -4% AH after announcing CEO Paul Davis, 55, will retire on March 31, and will be replaced by CFO J. Scott Di Valerio. Redbox finance SVP Galen Smith will step in for Di Valerio as CFO. Coinstar adds it expects to report Q4 revenue within its previously-announced guidance range, and EPS "at or above the high end" of its guidance range thanks to lower G&A spending and Redbox tax benefits.
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  • Dec. 27, 2012, 10:42 AM
    Coinstar (CSTR +0.4%) ticks higher after B. Riley and Northland issue bullish notes. The former states management recently affirmed Redbox demand has recovered in Q4, while the latter estimates Redbox rentals are up 9.6% M/M in December. Coinstar has quietly rallied since mid-November, but remains well off its summer highs.
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  • Dec. 17, 2012, 11:06 AM
    Compass Point thinks shorts have piled up too large of a position in Coinstar (CSTR +1.1%) with the company able to cut its Redbox capex spending if it needs to boost free cash flow in the future. There is also conflicting information about the company's DVD business, while ITG warned on Q4 numbers, plenty of other firms see trends improving significantly during the period.
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  • Dec. 14, 2012, 9:42 AM
    Channel checks on Coinstar's (CSTR -2.4%) Redbox DVD business reportedly show sales tracking below estimates. Though the DVD model is soon to be supplemented with the Redbox Instant streaming service, Coinstar needs DVD revenue to hang in there for a while longer.
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  • Dec. 12, 2012, 9:29 AM
    Shares of Coinstar (CSTR) gain 3.8% in premarket trading after word that Redbox Instant will launch in a limited beta form this month filters out. Netflix trades with little reaction, with the impact of the streaming service already well-digested.
     
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  • Dec. 12, 2012, 7:34 AM
    Coinstar (CSTR) and Verizon (VZ) will launch Redbox Instant in an invitation-only beta phase this month with an official rollout planned for next year. For $8 a month, users can stream movies and select up to 4 DVDs per month from Redbox kiosks. An online store will also offer movies for rental or purchase. For now, the service appears to analyst to be only a minor threat to Netflix (NFLX), although the potential for bigger things down the road remains.
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Outerwall Inc is a provider of automated retail solutions offering convenient products and services that benefits consumers and drives incremental retail traffic and revenue for retailers.