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BRIEF-Imax Corp Reports Q1 Earnings Per Share Of $0.13

April 26 (Reuters) - Imax Corp:

* ORATION REPORTS FIRST-QUARTER 2019 RESULTS

* Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.18

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $0.17 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.13

* QTRLY REVENUES OF $80.2 MILLION

* QTRLY GROSS BOX OFFICE FROM IMAX DMR® FILMS WAS $256.3 MILLION IN Q1 OF 2019 COMPARED TO $246.9 MILLION IN Q1 OF 2018

* QTRLY GROSS MARGIN ACROSS ALL SEGMENTS IN Q1 OF 2019 WAS $45.1 MILLION, OR 56.3% OF TOTAL REVENUES

* RAISES FULL-YEAR 2019 BOX OFFICE GUIDANCE

* WITH A ROBUST LINEUP OF TENTPOLE FILMS AHEAD, LIKE AVENGERS: ENDGAME, ANTICIPATE DELIVERING STRONGEST BOX OFFICE YEAR EVER IN 2019

* CURRENTLY ANTICIPATES IMAX GLOBAL BOX OFFICE WILL SEE LOW-DOUBLE DIGIT PERCENTAGE GROWTH IN 2019, COMPARED TO 2018

* DOMESTIC IMAX PRE-SALES FOR AVENGERS: ENDGAME STAND AT $21 MILLION, UP 70% COMPARED TO AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

* THEATER BUSINESS SEGMENT REVENUES WERE $30.3 MILLION IN QUARTER, COMPARED WITH $35.0 MILLION IN PRIOR-YEAR PERIOD

* THERE WERE 571 THEATERS IN BACKLOG AS OF MARCH 31, 2019, COMPARED TO 529 IN BACKLOG AS OF MARCH 31, 2018

* "AVENGERS: ENDGAME DELIVERS BIGGEST IMAX OPEN EVER IN CHINA"

* IMAX - . IN ITS FIRST TWO DAYS, RELEASE OF AVENGERS: ENDGAME IN CHINA, INCLUDING MIDNIGHTS, FILM GENERATED OVER $21 MILLION OF IMAX BOX OFFICE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: