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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Movie Theaters
Overview: the U.S. Movie Theaters IndustryThough facing an increasingly competitive film viewing environment, the movie theater industry is investing in innovation to keep visitors, and to keep them entertained.
Movie rental companies, on-demand video options, large-screen TVs, and legal and illegal movie downloads are significant competition to first run movie theaters and have contributed to declines in recent years. To remain competitive, the industry must focus on creating an even better movie-going experience by replicating the comforts of home and introducing options unavailable at home.
This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
- What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
- What is the industry outlook?
- Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
- Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
- What is the average company size in the industry?
- How many companies are in the industry?
Market Size & Industry Statistics
The total U.S. industry market size for Movie Theaters:
Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders.
In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.
Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.
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|Average Employees Per Firm|
Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.
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|Market Forecast ($ millions)|
|Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)|
Product & Services BreakdownResearch products and services in the Movie Theaters industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.
|Product Description||Number of Companies||Sales ($ millions)||Percent of Total Sales|
Admissions To Feature Film Exhibitions (Exclude State And Local Taxes.)
Admissions To Feature Films - Domestic Films
Admissions To Feature Films - Foreign Films
Meals And Beverages, Prepared And Served Or Dispensed, For Immediate Consumption
Resale Of Merchandise
Resale Of Merchandise - Packaged Food And Beverages
All Other Receipts
U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by StateMarket Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.
Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.
|Industry Average||Percent of Sales|
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|Cost of Goods Sold|
|Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity|
|Rent paid on business property|
|Domestic production activities deduction|
|Compensation of officers|
|Salaries and wages|
|Employee benefit programs|
|Taxes and Licenses|
|Other Operating Expenses|
|Total Operating Expenses|
|EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)|
|Earnings Before Taxes|
Financial Ratio AnalysisFinancial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Movie Theaters company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.
|Profitability & Valuation Ratios||Industry Average|
|Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Movie Theaters industry is performing.|
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
|Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
|Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Movie Theaters measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.
|Liquidity Ratios||Industry Average|
|Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.|
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
|Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.
|Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance Indicators||Industry Average|
|Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.|
|Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
|Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.
Compensation & Salary Surveys for EmployeesCompensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.
|Title||Percent of Workforce||Bottom Quartile||Average (Median) Salary||Upper Quartile|
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|General and Operations Managers||3%|
|Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations||35%|
|Food and Beverage Serving Workers||30%|
|Fast Food and Counter Workers||28%|
|Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop||25%|
|Personal Care and Service Occupations||40%|
|Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers||36%|
|Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers||31%|
|Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers||31%|
|Sales and Related Occupations||17%|
|Retail Sales Workers||15%|
Movie Theaters Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.
Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.
Latest Industry News
- How Sundance turned an old Park City sporting-goods store into a modern 500-seat theater - “I had seen that spot free up for quite a while, and I said, ‘I think it’s time to put a stake in the ground with a new theater.’” That spot is a 25,000-square-foot space in a shopping area on Park City’s Park Avenue, a former Sports Authority ... (01/14/2018)
- Tobias Farley’s humble roots his ticket to movie theater success - It’s a feel-good story for Tobias Farley, one that Hollywood might find worthy of a feature film perfect for a Saturday afternoon matinee. A local guy lands a humble job washing dishes in a diner, then after experimenting with a handful of other ... (01/13/2018)
- In Theaters - Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen. (01/13/2018)
- Most Chinese Theaters Have Dropped The Last Jedi - A new report shows that the movie had a decent opening last week, but the movie has taken a turn for the worse on its second weekend in Chinese theaters. The sequel has pretty much been abandoned by Chinese moviegoers, who dropped just $553,000 into the ... (01/13/2018)
- Powell Symphony Hall at 50: From movie palace to acoustical gem - Originally the St. Louis Theater, designed by the Chicago-based architectural firm Rapp and Rapp, the venue started its life in 1925 as a movie and vaudeville house. In 1966, longtime SLSO leader and benefactor Oscar Johnson Jr. gave $500,000 to purchase ... (01/13/2018)
- Ryan Reynold's 'Deadpool 2' Hitting Movie Theaters In May 2018 - Ryan Reynolds' Deadpool 2 has received a new release date. 20th Century Fox announced that the 2016 sequel hits theaters on May 18, 2018, instead of its previous release date of June 1, 2018, allowing fans to see the action movie two weeks earlier. (01/13/2018)
- Hudson Mall movie theater shuttered by burst pipe - The movie theater at Hudson Mall in Jersey City will be closed until at least Jan. 19 after a pipe burst in the theater early Monday morning, a theater representative said. Marisol Santana, general manager for Hudson Mall Cinemas, said crews are in the ... (01/12/2018)
- Are Canadian Movie Theaters Bound To Experiment With PVOD In 2018? - While talks have slowed between the major studios and leading Great White North theater chain Cineplex, we hear both sides are still far apart. The PVOD conversation hasn’t stopped in the way that it has between AMC and the majors here in the U.S., but ... (01/10/2018)
- How One AMC Theater Is Cracking Down On Teens At The Movies - Teens are a pretty big segment of the moviegoing audience, but they are also a pretty big cause oftroublemaking at the movies. From making out to spending time on their phones, there's a lot that teens can and have done to disrupt the average moviegoer's ... (01/10/2018)
Government ContractsIn 2016, the federal government spent a total of $29,540 on Movie Theaters. It has awarded 3 contracts to 3 companies, with an average value of $9,847 per company.
Top government vendors:
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Growth Opportunities / Competitive ThreatsCompanies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Movie Theaters to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.
The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.
Meals & Bev, Prepared/Served/Dispensed, For Immediate Consumption
|Competing Industry||Sales Relative to Movie Theaters||Opportunity/Threat|
|Movie Theaters||Competing industry|
|Amusement & Theme Parks||Competing industry|
|Golf Courses & Country Clubs||Competing industry|
|Bowling Alleys||Competing industry|
Sales from other industries of Meals & Bev, Prepared/Served/Dispensed, For Immediate Consumption are less than those from Movie Theaters. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Meals & Bev, Prepared/Served/Dispensed, For Immediate Consumption sales, taking market share from this industry.
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