Starz posts 2nd-quarter profit of $63.4 million

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Starz Inc. (STRZB) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $63.4 million.

On a per-share basis, the Englewood, Colorado-based company said it had profit of 59 cents.

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The cable channel operator posted revenue of $417.7 million in the period.

Starz shares have climbed 49 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has risen 50 percent in the last 12 months.

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