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Quick Thought on Blu-Ray

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February 19, 2013 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: NFLX , AMZN , OUTR

While recently debating the viability of Coinstar as a long-term option a thought occured to me.  Even though the sales of DVD's are down, Blu-Ray sales are continuing to grow.  This is significant because you cannot stream blu-ray.  So even the DVD sales might be down, blu-ray players and sales continue to grow.  A bit of a comfort for Coinstar and the kiosks.  Looking at Coinstars 4th quarter earnings this is evident as blu-ray sales doubled.  Just a quick late night thought-more on this later. 

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#1) On February 19, 2013 at 10:50 PM, TeenStockPicker (58.90) wrote:

"The DEG reports spending on Blu-ray titles was up a healthy 10%, led by a 25% uptick in spending on catalog titles. The number of Blu-ray households rose 7% during 2012, to 51 million."

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#2) On February 19, 2013 at 11:00 PM, TeenStockPicker (58.90) wrote:

"The Blu-ray format continues to displace standard DVDs. Despite the popularity of digital video, an estimated 400 million Blu-rays are expected to sell in 2013."

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