As of Mar 31, 2017, the company operated 525 theaters and 5,894 screens in 41 states in the US and 13 Latin American countries.

During fiscal 2016, the company built 6 new theaters with 69 screens, acquired 4 theaters with 52 screens, and closed 8 theaters with 80 screens in the US, while adding 11 net new theaters with 66 net new screens. The company closed 1 net theater and 9 net screens in the first quarter of fiscal 2017. As of Dec 31, 2016, the Company had signed commitments to open 8 new theatres and 69 screens during fiscal 2017.

At year-end, the company owned the land and the building at 41 theaters with 608 screens and leased 298 theaters with 3,951 screens in the US. Leases are generally long-term, generally ranging from 20 to 45 years, including renewal options. Internationally, the company leased all 187 of its theaters, with 1,344 screens. Leases generally range from 10 to 30 years, including renewal options.

Globally, theaters average 11.2 screens, with US theaters averaging 13.4 screens and Latin American theaters averaging 7.2 screens. Theaters in the US range from 23,000 to over 130,000 square feet, and eMarketer estimates the average theater is approximately 61,000 square feet.

TTM20162015201420132012
Stores525526513495482465
Store growth1.7%2.5%3.6%2.7%3.7%2.0%
Total gross square feet (M)28,26528,34627,77326,99526,44225,025
Total gross square feet growth1.3%2.1%2.9%2.1%5.7%1.6%
Avg store gross sq ft53,80054,00054,60054,80054,90053,800
Avg store gross sq ft growth-0.5%-0.5%-0.7%-0.6%1.9%-0.4%
Movie screens5,8945,9035,7965,6765,5635,240
Movie screen growth0.9%1.8%2.1%2.0%6.2%1.7%
Movie screens per theater11.211.311.411.511.511.3