T Jan 2020 40.000 put

OPR - OPR Delayed Price. Currency in USD
3.1600
-0.2300 (-6.78%)
As of 9:51AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close3.3900
Open3.4300
Bid3.1500
Ask3.2000
Strike40.00
Expire Date2020-01-17
Day's Range3.1600 - 3.4300
Contract RangeN/A
Volume40
Open Interest5.96k
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Yet its per capita guest spending increased by 10% in the U.S. and 17% overseas. That's what I call pricing power. On the hotel side, its occupancy was 87% during the quarter, one percentage point higher than a year earlier, thanks to a strong showing from its domestic hotels. Overall, guests spent $362 per room per night, 4% higher than in the same period a year earlier. Again, this speaks to the power of the Disney brand. The sales of its retail stores rose 4.3% year-over-year in Q3, and the stores help keep the brand in front of consumers.Lastly, this segment generated the lion's share of the company's high-margin merchandise licensing revenue. In Q3, it came in at $631 million, 13% higher than last year. If Disney doesn't lose its founder's flair for the creative, Parks, Experiences and Products will remain its most consistent moneymaker. The Outlook of Disney Stock Is Negative: DIS Has a Lot of DebtLow interest rates have managed to ease fears about corporate debt. 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Its brand is too strong. Therefore, I would say that Cramer is right about the outlook of Disney stock being positive. The only caveat: If the inevitable recession comes next year or the year after that and DIS hasn't paid down a good chunk of the debt it borrowed to buy 21st Century Fox, DIS stock won't be doing very well.Come November 1, the stakes will go way up for Disney stock. At the time of this writing Will Ashworth did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 10 Super Boring Stocks to Buy With Super Safe Returns * 10 Winning Stocks to Buy and Stick With for the Long Haul * Don't Give Up on These 4 Cannabis Stocks The post Does Disney Stock Have a Good Thing Brewing? appeared first on InvestorPlace.

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