WA-based Coinstar reported that second quarter revenues grew 5% to $137.4 million. However, net income slipped 21% to $3.3 million. The Company posted adjusted earnings of $0.21 per share, 9 cents better than estimates. Included in GAAP net income for the second quarter were certain non-cash charges including $1.8 million in amortization of intangible assets, $1.6 million in non-cash stock based compensation, and $0.9 million related to the CompanyÃ¢Âs portion of non-cash losses associated with investments in DVD kiosk companies and amortization of financing fees. Excluding these items, net of taxes, Coinstar reported adjusted net income of $5.8 million. Coinstar noted that coin processing, DVD kiosks and e-payment all made significant progress during the period, although its entertainment category continued to face challenges. The Company reported that its installed base of coin machines hit 14,200 at mid-year, compared to 13,100 one-year ago. Coin-to-Card, e-payment and e-certificate enabled machines topped 8,900 as of June 30th, compared to 6,700 for 2Q/06. For complete details on Coinstar’s second quarter performance, visit CardData ([www.carddata.com]).