WA-based Coinstar reported that third quarter revenues were flat at $143.3 million. However, net income soared 72% to $9.0 million, compared to 3Q/06. The Company posted adjusted earnings of $0.21 per share, 9 cents better than estimates. Coinstar said that its coin processing and e-payments division posted solid results, while its DVD kiosk business continued to exceed expectations but, its entertainment category continues to face challenges. The company expects revenue for the fourth quarter to range from $135 million to $145 million. The Company reported that its installed base of coin machines hit 14,500 as of September 30th, compared to 13,100 one-year ago. Coin-to-Card, e-payment and e-certificate enabled machines topped 9,200 at the end of the third quarter, compared to 7,300 for 3Q/06. For complete details on Coinstar’s third quarter performance, visit CardData ([www.carddata.com]).