Outerwall shuts down Redbox kiosks in Canada, beats Q4 earnings expectations – GeekWire

By | February 6, 2015

As part of its fourth quarter earnings report today, Outerwall said it is shutting down its Redbox DVD rental kiosks in Canada. Outwerall, the Bellevue-bas

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Outerwall, which recently increased both movie and video game rental prices at Redbox kiosks, noted that the week of Dec. 29 was the highest rental week in Redbox history. The company also installed 380 new ecoATM kiosks last quarter.

In addition, Outerwall said that starting in March it will pay stockholders a $0.30 per share dividend for the first time ever. The board of directors also approved an additional share repurchase authorization of up to $250 million of its common stock.

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