|Bid||101.20 x 300|
|Ask||101.85 x 300|
|Day's Range||99.05 - 101.49|
|52 Week Range||96.20 - 116.10|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||14.43|
|Earnings Date||May 8, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.68 (1.67%)|
|1y Target Est||119.90|
Wednesday, April 25: Comcast ignites bidding war with Fox over Sky, Twitter turns a profit and adds users, Commission on College Basketball pushes NCAA for changes. Yahoo Finance’s Dan Roberts lays it out.
China appealed to Washington on Thursday to avoid damaging business confidence following a report that U.S. authorities are investigating whether Chinese tech giant Huawei violated sanctions on Iran amid ...
The new area, a Toy Story Land in the style of the blockbuster movie franchise, is one of the fastest-paced expansions for a Disney theme park, driven by the pent-up need of China’s growing middle class for family entertainment options. Iger did not say whether the Burbank, California-based media and entertainment company plans to open a new park in China, although he told Bloomberg in a TV interview last year that there’s potential for Disney to build a second park in the long run.
FT subscribers can click here to receive FirstFT every day by email. Facebook made headlines for good reasons overnight. The company’s earnings and revenue soared in the first quarter , showing its advertising ...
SHANGHAI (AP) — Walt Disney Co. used the expansion of its $5.5 billion Disney Resort in Shanghai on Thursday to highlight its deep China connections despite worsening trade tensions between Washington and Beijing.
Comcast has submitted a $31 billion bid to buy Sky, prompting the European pay-TV operator to drop its backing for a takeover by Fox and setting up a bidding war.
SHANGHAI, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai Disney Resort welcomed its first official guests to Disney - Pixar Toy Story Land today, the first major expansion at the resort since its grand opening in 2016. "We're grateful to the people of China for wholeheartedly embracing Shanghai Disney Resort, for truly making it their own and also making it one of the most successful theme parks we've ever opened," said Robert A. Iger, chairman and chief executive officer, The Walt Disney Company.
Now that it's No. 1 in America's home-lending industry, it's time for Quicken Loans and its Rocket Mortgage brand to take a star turn on the silver screen. Rocket will enjoy its first movie product placement in the anticipated superhero blockbuster, Avengers: Infinity War, which debuts on Thursday.
TCI has acquired a 4 per cent stake in 21st Century Fox , giving the activist hedge fund crucial leverage to influence the future of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire at a time when it is involved in a series ...
SHANGHAI, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai Disney Resort welcomed its first official guests to Disney·Pixar Toy Story Land today, the first major expansion at the resort since its grand opening in 2016. "We're grateful to the people of China for wholeheartedly embracing Shanghai Disney Resort, for truly making it their own and also making it one of the most successful theme parks we've ever opened," said Robert A. Iger, chairman and chief executive officer, The Walt Disney Company.
rose on Wednesday, April 25, after the aircraft manufacturing company reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and raised full-year guidance for three key financial metrics. The strong quarterly results, in combination with a positive market outlook, led Boeing to raise its full-year outlook. Boeing was, of course, the darling of Wall Street in 2017 as the company soared to all-time highs.
Comcast made its $31 billion, all-cash offer for U.K.-based Sky official but a bigger deal for 21st Century Fox Entertainment may not be in the cards.
The investment places Mr. Hohn’s firm, TCI Fund Management, among Fox’s six largest shareholders, with more than 4% of the company’s shares. Mr. Hohn declined to comment on his stake in Fox. The investor’s intentions aren’t clear, but his holding could wield significant influence in any deal vote by Fox investors.
No, all due respect to Blumhouse's The First Purge, the first trailer for Glass would be a most appropriate debut for the pre-trailer reel Walt Disney and Pixar's The Incredibles 2. Well, just for fun, here are three damn good reasons why Teen Titans Go to the Movies! The Incredibles 2, as opposed to Jurassic World 2 or Purge 4, is the best spot for such an offering. As you probably know, Unbreakable was a Hollywood Pictures release, which was a subdivision of sorts for Beuna Vista (Walt Disney) back when the Mouse House released a lot more adult movies alongside the likes of their animated fare and kid-targeted family movies.
The cable and media giant published solid first-quarter results, powered by two enormous sporting events, and also doubled down on its $31 billion takeover bid for British broadcaster Sky.
LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. media group Comcast (CMCSA.O) submitted a 22 billion pound bid for Sky (SKYB.L) on Wednesday, prompting the European pay TV group to drop its support for a lower offer from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA.O). Sky's independent directors welcomed Comcast's 12.50 pound per share bid and said they would now engage with both Comcast and Fox. The bid formalises an offer first made in February and puts pressure on Fox, which already has a 39-percent stake in Sky, to raise the 10.75 pound per share cash offer it first announced in December 2016.
Disney is focused on the direct-to-consumer market—and its investors should do the same. Kevin Mayer, the company’s chief strategy officer, was named chairman of that division. Walt Disney (DIS) “is positioning itself as such to concentrate on long-term growth opportunities and more clearly realigned around them,” the analysts wrote, saying the new segment “creates a dedicated division focused on the future of the media business.” Investors are watching a number of direct-to-consumer initiatives at Disney closely, including the new $4.99-per-month ESPN+ app and a much-anticipated stand-alone video service that would challenge Netflix (NFLX), Amazon.com’s (AMZN) Prime Video, and Hulu.
Comcast Corp. ( CMCSA) has placed a $30.7 billion bid for British satellite broadcaster Sky PLC that kicks off a bidding war with 21st Century Fox Inc. ( FOXA) and Walt Disney Co. ( DIS). Under the terms of Comcast’s bid, the company would pay $17.45 per share in cash for Sky, which has customers throughout Europe. To get regulatory approval for that takeover, the companies have agreed that Fox would sell Sky News to Disney.
While investors have reason to be concerned with subscriber metrics at Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS )'s ESPN unit, the stock offers a balanced risk-reward profile, according to BMO Capital Markets. The Analyst ...
The new Marvel movie is going to be huge, but it may hurt Disney's plan to snap up key Twenty-First Century Fox properties.