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Dragon Disappointment Drops DreamWorks Stock

With HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON underperforming compared to DreamWorks Animation’s last feature MONSTERS VS. ALIENS, the company’s stock fell 8% on Tuesday, March 30th, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

With HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON underperforming compared to DreamWorks Animation’s last feature MONSTERS VS. ALIENS, the company’s stock fell 8% on Tuesday, March 30th, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Despite marking a record box office for an animated film on IMAX, DRAGON earned only $43.7 million compared to MONSTERS’ $59.3 million. Shares are now trading at $39.34.

MONSTERS made $382 million globally, which wasn’t enough for DreamWorks to feel comfortable greenlighting a sequel. Some are blaming the poor numbers on the lack of 3-D screens available.

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