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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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Researcher's vision? Flying puppets and light bulb-changing drones

Aug 27 2014 1:31pm CDT | Source: Triangle Business Journal

Your children may never have to change their own light bulbs. That’s according to Kyle Snyder, director of the NextGen Air Transportation Center at N.C. State University. Read: Eyes on the skies: What drones could do for North Carolina He envisions a future where drone technology - yes, the same crafts Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) wants to use in package delivery- will perform simple tasks in your home while you lounge on the couch. Speaking after Disney (NYSE ...
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DreamWorks Gets Some Relief From 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' And New CFO

Aug 23 2014 12:40pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Gary Bourgeault: DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ:DWA) has received a much needed boost recently, as it hired the CFO for Latin American operations at DirecTV - Fazal Merchant - to be its CFO. The market liked the move and rewarded the company with an almost 10% increase in share price. That follows on the heels of hiring former Disney executive Mark Zoradi in July, who was a key person in the launching of Walt Disney Home Entertainment and the Disney Channel.Another posi ...
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Disney Maintains Value Near Record Highs

Aug 22 2014 6:02pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Andrew Sachais:Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) still has growth ahead, even as its share price surpasses record highs this week. During its earnings call in early August, the entertainment giant cited both box office success and sports broadcasting as two of the factors driving earnings per share in the present and future."Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy had a fantastic debut of with $181 mil ...
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'Star Wars: Commander' Can't Escape 'Clash of Clans' Comparisons

Aug 22 2014 11:58am CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

Two new apps are tearing up the charts this week. One is Dong Nguyen's frustrating new tap-title, Swing Copters, determined to take back Flappy Bird's #1 spot and viral success. The other is Star Wars: Commander, one of the first new Star Wars gaming IPs relea ...
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Are ESPN's Best Days Behind It?

Aug 22 2014 1:19am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Gary Bourgeault:Disney (NYSE:DIS) has been on a tear over the last five years, soaring from trading under $16.00 per share on March 2, 2009, to almost $90.00 per share as I write. That's more than a five-bagger in about 5 1/2 years. It doesn't get much better than that, especially for a company with a market cap like Disney has.Much of this is from some key acquisitions like Pixar, Marvel, and most recently - Lucasfilm. Pixar and Marvel have ...
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The Bubble's Name Must Be Godot: We Keep Waiting And Waiting

Aug 21 2014 9:22am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Gary Jakacky:Earlier this summer, commenting on the bubble talk that prevailed as stocks rallied throughout the Spring, I pointed out four companies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and its eponymous ETF (NYSEARCA:DIA) that: were at record highs in price, but were not at inflated levels of valuation. I suggested that if such soaring companies did not have inflated valuations, it would be very hard to argue that th ...
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Disney Might Go To $100 As Quickly As You Can Blink Your Eyelids

Aug 20 2014 12:16pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Abba's Aces:Disney (NYSE:DIS) knocked the cover off the ball with fiscal third quarter earnings which were reported on August 5, 2014. The company increased revenues by 8% from the prior year which in turn helped earnings increase 27% on the bottom line. The table below shows how each operating segment of the company contributed to the top line. As you can see, every segment shows positive growth. But if you were to knit ...
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Disney's Long-Term Growth For The Next Decade

Aug 18 2014 11:39am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Victor Liang:Disney (NYSE:DIS) is one of my favorite stocks for long-term investing because the company is well-managed, owns many valuable franchises, has wide economic moats, increasing earnings as well as dividends; and has a lot of growth potential even though it is already a mega cap company.Although the stock is already at its all-time high (see image below), I believe that its underlying businesses (media networks, parks and resorts as well as studio entertai ...
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