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What: Shares of RealD
So what: Third-quarter revenue also came up well short of estimates, overshadowing an otherwise impressive earnings beat. Why the focus on sales? Perhaps because it seems to confirm earlier reports that 3-D demand isn't what RealD and its backers had hoped for.
Now what: Sellers can be forgiven for getting frustrated. RealD's misfortune isn't necessarily the result of industrywide pressure on premium cinema experiences. Just last week, IMAX
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