|Bid||116.54 x 1300|
|Ask||116.55 x 200|
|Day's Range||116.41 - 117.15|
|52 Week Range||97.68 - 120.20|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.81|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||14.74|
|Earnings Date||Feb 4, 2019 - Feb 8, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.68 (1.44%)|
|1y Target Est||121.33|
In June, the Walt Disney Company (DIS) agreed to buy the media and entertainment assets of Rupert Murdoch–owned 21st Century Fox (FOXA), including a 39% stake in London-based Sky Plc, for $71.3 billion. However, after Comcast (CMCSA) won the bid against Fox for a 61% stake in Sky, Disney and Fox decided to sell the remaining 39% stake in the European broadcaster to Comcast.
Netflix's (NFLX) aggressive push in the original animated programming space is to thwart growing competition, particularly from Disney (DIS).
DETROIT, Nov. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Shinola and Disney are pleased to announce the launch of the Mickey Classics Collection, a capsule collection that honors 90 years of Mickey Mouse. The collaboration is part of "Mickey the True Original," a global celebration of Mickey's heritage, personality and status as a pop-culture icon. Since his big-screen debut in Steamboat Willie on November 18, 1928, Mickey continues to serve as the global ambassador for The Walt Disney Company.
Amid the rising popularity of online video streaming services and its shrinking traditional subscriber base, the Walt Disney Company (DIS) is trying to market its DTC (direct-to-consumer) offerings to attract consumers. It launched its first DTC streaming service, ESPN+, in April. Another DTC offering, Disney+, will roll out toward the end of 2019.
Amid the growing popularity of online video streaming services, the Walt Disney Company (DIS) is set to launch its Disney-based streaming DTC (direct-to-consumer) service, Disney+, in US markets in late 2019. The service will offer original content under five banners: original Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic.
Star Wars fans hungry for the day they can check into their hotel at Walt Disney World may be getting a tiny sample of what to expect, based on some new permits regarding the project. State permits filed by Walt Disney World earlier this month gave a closer breakdown of the future Star Wars hotel project — codename “Project H” — that will debut next to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and be part of a much larger potential experience with Disney’s new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge land opening at the theme park next fall.
London looked too Technicolor, the accents were awful, and I hated the film’s fantastical departures into animation. Pragmatic from the pram, I preferred Julie Andrews in her drab Sound of Music serge, careering about Salzburg with the little Von Trapps. It was only after I’d seen Mary reincarnated in the trailer for Mary Poppins Returns, starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda, that I became lachrymose with sentimental indignation that one of the great heroines of 20th-century cinema might have been appropriated from the Hollywood vaults and forced to work once more.
The last six months have brought a flurry of disruption to combat sports, driven largely by the new direct-to-consumer platforms.
Major League Baseball has signed a seven-year media rights renewal with Fox Sports that sources say is worth $5.1 billion, or $728.6 million per year. The deal formally was announced at the MLB owners meetings in Atlanta today. The deal, which keeps MLB tied to Fox and FS1 through 2028, looks much like Fox’s current deal, in part, because that was all MLB could sell as its other media packages are not up.
The most notable catalyst for Take-Two stock is the underlying company’s latest release, Red Dead Redemption 2. According to Boxofficemojo.com, the biggest-opening weekend in cinema history is Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) “Avengers: Infinity War.” That film raked in $640.5 million worldwide in its opening weekend.
A prime example is the so-called “Santa Claus rally.” The theory goes that the best stocks to buy right now are those which consistently rise in December. Simply pick out the best stocks that provide the most returns in December, and voila! You have free money in your portfolio. Some market analysts are adamant that the Santa Claus rally is real, backing up their sentiment with hard data.
The Walt Disney Company (DIS) has been losing ESPN subscribers for the past several years. It reported 88 million ESPN subscribers at the end of fiscal 2017, a fall for the fourth straight year.
A few years ago, InvestorPlace contributor Dan Burrows highlighted the 10 best-performing S&P 500 stocks of the past decade. A classic example of how true this is involves the Fidelity Magellan Fund (MUTF:FMAGX), the large mutual fund made famous by portfolio manager Peter Lynch. Fidelity studied the returns of Fidelity Magellan unitholders over those 13 years to see how they compared to the legendary portfolio manager.
Walt Disney World's latest hotel tower at Disney's Coronado Springs will be ready to welcome guests next year — just before the anticipated fall opening of the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge land at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The theme park giant announced the new hotel, which has been in development for a few years, will open in July 2019 and bear the name Gran Destino Tower. Here's more from the Disney Parks Blog: The new property is one of many Disney has in the works to bolster its room inventory at Walt Disney World Resort.
The Walt Disney Company (DIS) continues to invest in its theme parks, which have been the driving force behind its top line growth for the past several quarters. In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, Disney’s Parks and Resorts segment reported revenue of $5.07 billion.
In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, the Walt Disney Company’s (DIS) studio revenue rose more than 50% YoY (year-over-year) to $2.2 billion. Its operating income rose more than 100% YoY to $596 million.
Fox Sports and NBC Sports stay on sideline for the sale, leaving the media industry to wonder who’s in.
Leading media conglomerate the Walt Disney Company (DIS) reported revenue of ~$6 billion in its Media Network segment in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, a rise of ~9% YoY (year-over-year) from $5.5 billion in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 driven by 21% YoY growth in its broadcasting unit as well as 5% growth in its cable network division. In the fourth quarter, Disney posted a 4% increase in operating income in the Media Network segment.
The Culver City game company has inked a multi-year deal to make new mobile games based on iconic characters and stories from Pixar and Disney animation studios.
A mixed-use development near Walt Disney World (NYSE: DIS) is taking the next step in its approval process. Two entities related to Winter Park-based real estate company Titan Properties Inc. are requesting to rezone 258.
The company has missed revenue estimates in six of the past seven quarters. Its total revenue rose ~12% YoY (year-over-year) from $12.78 billion in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017, but it fell ~6% from the previous quarter’s $15.23 billion. In comparison, media peers Comcast (CMCSA) and Netflix (NFLX) beat the consensus estimates for revenue in their recently reported third quarters.