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Disney Had A Great Quarter, But Long-Term Its Prospects Are Murky

Source: Business Balla | May 7 2014, 1:43pm CDT | by Forbes

Walt Disney thoroughly trounced expectations in its second-quarter earnings release. But before you buy Disney stock,...
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Viacom Holds The Most Value Compared To Media Content Peers

Jul 30 2014 2:30pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Dan Strack:Until the recent failed acquisition of Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) by 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA), media content stocks weren't given much attention on Wall Street. However, now that Rupert Murdoch put a 15-20% premium on Time Warner in his latest buyout attempt, investors are beginning to recognize the value in media stocks. Content providers have been moderately priced comp ...
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Twenty-First Century Fox: The Big Studio Has Enough Star Power This Earnings Season

Jul 29 2014 4:31pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Robert Weinstein:Background: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) operates as a diversified media and entertainment company worldwide. The company's shares are liquid and trade an average of 18 million shares per day, and the company has a market cap of $72 billion.The next fourth quarter earnings promises to be a good one if the company meets or beats estimates. Shareholders and analysts alike are hoping for an improvement of 8 cents above th ...
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Sirius XM's Slowing Growth Makes It A Sell Ahead Of Earnings

Jul 28 2014 10:51am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Wall Street Playbook:Since June 19, shares of Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI) have hit a wall. The stock closed Friday at $3.44, down 0.29%. Shares are off 1.43% on the year to date, trailing other media stocks like Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) and Disney (NYSE:DIS), which are up 28% and 13%, respectively.June 19 is important to note here because, during that span, the stock his reached an intraday high of $3.49 on three occasions. It has hit $3.48 seven times and $3.47 four times.The reaso ...
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2 Assets Disney Can't Live Without!

Jul 27 2014 9:09am CDT | Source: Fool.com

Every successful company has something about it that has made it a success. The Walt Disney Company is no exception to this rule! Come and check out how Disney's relationships with companies like Comcast and Netflix and its content libr ...
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Disney reaches tentative contract agreement with unions

Jul 18 2014 6:08am CDT | Source: Orlando Business Journal

Walt Disney World reached a tentative contract agreement last night with the Service Trades Council Union — Disney’s largest union that represents six affiliate unions, reports News 13. The agreement, which has been in negotiations for nearly five months, will increase starting wages to $9 an hour once ratified, and increase to $9.50 an hour in 2016 and $10 in 2016. The deal impacts about 30,000 of Disney’s employees. Disney is the ...
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Disney Is Another Quality Stock That Is Overvalued

Jul 18 2014 4:44am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Aurium Investments:Disney (NYSE:DIS) has comfortably outpaced the bull market over the last 5 years. Shares have more than tripled over this time period, with the divergence taking place after the second half of 2011.DIS data by YChartsSince 2009, Disney has grown its revenues at an annualized rate of 5.7%, from $36.1B to $45B in 2013. However, operating income growth has been much more robust at 12.6%, from $6.7B to $10.7B. The company has managed to g ...
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Media Company Stocks Are Higher After Time Warner Rejects Fox Buyout Offer (DIA, SPX, SPY, DIS, CMCSA, DISCA, TWX, TWC, T, DTV)

Jul 16 2014 7:57am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Shares of media giants like Disney, Comcast, and Discovery Communications are all higher after The New York Times reported that 21st Century Fox made an offer for Time Warner. In pre-market trade, Discovery shares were up nearly 3%, while Comcast — which owns NBC — advanced 0.9%, and ABC-owner Disney gained 0.8%. The offer, according to The New York Times' Andrew Ross Sorkin and Michael De La Merced ...
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It May Be Time For Yahoo's Board To Shop The Company

Jul 16 2014 12:12am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

ByDoctoRx:Background: I have written several times about Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO), beginning with the stock in the low $20's and continuing with the stock above current levels this year. Early on in owning and following the company and its stock, I came to the conclusion that the turnaround was possible, but that its Asian stockholdings were so important and its own asset value as a takeover ta ...
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