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8/21/14Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Emmys comedy race takes edgy turn as cable... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - When ABC's "Modern Family" vies for its fifth consecutive best comedy Emmy award on Monday, not only will it battle the beloved geeks of CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" but also a bunch of irreverent, foul-mouthed characters from cable and Netflix. "Modern Family" made waves when its contemporary family dynamic and gay [...]

8/19/14Stock Update (NYSE:DIS): Disney Interactive And Harmonix Announce Pre-Order Bonus For The Award-W... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BURBANK, Calif., August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney Interactive and Harmonix today announced a pre-order bonus for the award-winning musical motion video game, "Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved." ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued at $154.68B, opened at $90.13.   During the [...]

8/13/14Company Update (NYSE:DIS): UPDATE 2-Denmark’s Pandora shares jump after results, Disney deal (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - * CEO hopes to see positive results of Disney deal in 2015 COPENHAGEN, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Danish jewellery retailer Pandora hopes a new alliance with Walt Disney Company will boost sales as soon as next year, Pandora CEO Allan Leighton said after unveiling a jump in profits. Pandora's shares rose more [...]

8/7/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) | Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars Brands on Trend for Back... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Disney Consumer Products makes it easy for parents and kids to find everything on their back-to-school lists. From on-trend items like electronic accessories and fashion-forward ap Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $146.49B, opened this morning at $86.99.   During today's session, [...]

8/6/14Company Update (NYSE:DIS): Tickets for D23 Expo 2015: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event, Go on Sale T... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - On Thursday, August 14, at 10 a.m. PT, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will begin selling tickets for the next D23 Expo, which will take place August 14–16, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $151.27B, opened at $86.18. [...]

8/5/14Market Update (NYSE:DIS): Disney (DIS) Outperforms on Q2 Earnings, Groupon (GRPN) Mixed (Jutia Group)

[Zacks] - Both The Walt Disney Company (DIS) and Groupon (GRPN) reported quarterly earnings after the bell Tuesday, and the two vastly different entertainment companies produced vastly different results. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued at $150.24B, started the session at $87.14.   Looking at [...]

8/1/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – The Walt Disney Company and the National Cable Television ... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The National Cable Television Cooperative and The Walt Disney Company today announced a comprehensive multi-year distribution agreement to deliver Disney’s robust lineup of top quality sports, news and entertainment content to participating NCTC members’ customers across TVs, computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and connected devices. Read more on this. The [...]

7/29/14Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Toca Hair Salon Game Designer Challenges D... (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - If you’re wondering why a preschool science app is eating your iPhone battery, you probably have Toca Boca to thank. The Swedish studio was the second-ranking publisher of children’s paid downloads for the iOS system on Apple Inc. (AAPL) ’s App Store in June, according to App Annie, an application tracking [...]

7/24/14Market Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney and USAA Offer ‘Veterans Institute... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The Walt Disney Company and USAA will bring Disney’s Veterans Institute to San Antonio on Aug. 19, with a daylong seminar designed to inspire companies in the region to Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued at $150.27B, started trading this morning at $86.50.   [...]

7/23/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Play Set Coming to Disn... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Marvel’s next summer blockbuster film is coming to Disney Infinity. Today, Disney Interactive officially announced the latest Play Set for Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current value of $148.91B, began trading this morning at $86.31.   [...]

7/21/14Stock Update (NYSE:DIS): Disney and Kohl’s Get D-Signed in Time for Back to School (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Disney Consumer Products and Kohl’s today announced they’re bringing the newest iteration of the tween lifestyle brand “D-Signed” exclusively to Kohl’s. Offering a “mix & match” assortment of apparel that gives girls the opportunity to create their own styles, the “D-Signed” brand continues to be inspired by the fun fashions featured [...]

7/15/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) | Review: Disney’s ‘Planes: Fire And Rescue’ Offers Kid-... (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - It's not a patch of Walt Disney animated classics, but Planes: Fire and Rescue is a beautifully animated and mostly entertaining action drama that pitches itself explicitely to kids without insulting adults. The Box Office: Planes debuted last August on a wave of negative buzz, much of it over the false [...]

7/7/14Market Update (NYSE:DIS): The Walt Disney Company Announces Participants for Its Startup Accelera... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Today The Walt Disney Company announced 11 startup companies that have been selected for a special mentorship and investment program. Kicking off today, Disney Accelerat Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current market cap of $149.91B, began trading this morning at $86.61.   [...]

6/30/14Stock Update (NYSE:DIS): Walt Disney Records Set To Release Planes: Fire & Rescue Original Motion... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BURBANK, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning composer Mark Mancina, who won a Grammy® for Best Soundtrack Album (with Phil Collins) for his work on Disney's 1999 feature "Tarzan," produced and composed the score for "Planes: Fire & Rescue." The Planes: Fire & Rescue original motion picture soundtrack takes off [...]

6/25/14Market Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Big broadcasters vanquish upstart Aereo at ... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Broadcast and cable TV are not dead yet. In a decision that could crimp consumers' hopes to cut the cord from their cable operators, the U.S Supreme Court said Aereo Inc, a video streaming service backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violated copyright law by using tiny antennas to broadcast TV content [...]

6/19/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) | Disney Publishing Worldwide Takes Storytelling to New Height... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Disney Publishing Worldwide today re-defines the storytelling experience with the release of "Star Wars Scene Maker," a new line of creativity apps that gives kids and Star Wars fa Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $144.54B, started trading this morning at $83.74.   [...]

5/28/14Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney Lands Some Good News: No Longer the #... (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - On May 6th, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) reported record earnings for the second quarter. Diluted earnings per share for the second quarter increased 30% to $1.08 from $0.83 in the prior-year quarter. Excluding certain items affecting comparability, EPS for the quarter increased 41% to $1.11 from $0.79 in the [...] [...]

5/19/14Market Update (NYSE:DIS): 4 easy ways to offset Disneyland’s price hikes (Jutia Group)

[at MarketWatch] - Disneyland is hiking ticket prices up to nearly 10% in some cases — making an already pricey family vacation even more expensive. But experts say there are plenty of ways to get around those higher prices.... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $140.37B, started the [...]

5/15/14Market Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney Celebrates its Most Iconic Villain w... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Disney Consumer Products has unveiled a wickedly captivating collection of products based on the highly-anticipated Walt Disney Studios live action film “Maleficent,” in theatres May 30. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued at $138.18B, started trading this morning at $80.62.   Looking [...]

5/13/14Market Update (NYSE:DIS): Final Glance: Media companies (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Shares of some top media companies were up at the close of trading: Comcast Corp. rose $.61 or 1.1 percent, to $54.64. Walt Disney Co. rose $.11 or .1 percent, to $75.67. Gannett rose $.11 or .4 percent, ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $142.15B, [...]

5/9/14Company Update (NYSE:DIS): Final Glance: Media companies (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Shares of some top media companies were up at the close of trading: Comcast Corp. rose $.61 or 1.1 percent, to $54.64. Walt Disney Co. rose $.11 or .1 percent, to $75.67. Gannett rose $.11 or .4 percent, ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current [...]

5/7/14Stock Update (NYSE:DIS): D23 Hits the Road, Bringing Beloved Memories to Life with the Disney Fan... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - For the third year in a row, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will hit the road with D23 Disney Fanniversary Celebration presented by Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection. The live event will visit 11 cities across the U.S. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently [...]

5/6/14Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – The Walt Disney Company Reports Second Qua... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The Walt Disney Company today reported record earnings for the second quarter. Diluted earnings per share for the second quarter increased 30% to $1.08 from $0.83 in the prior-year quarter. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current value of $141.97B, began trading this morning at [...]

5/5/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Walt Disney Records Set To Release Academy Award®-Winning... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BURBANK, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walt Disney Records will release the original motion picture soundtrack for Disney's "Million Dollar Arm" digitally on May 13 th and physically on ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current value of $142.30B, opened this morning at [...]

5/1/14Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney Publishing Worldwide Launches Star Wa... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Drawing from the success of its interactive storytelling products, Disney Publishing Worldwide today announced the launch of “Star Wars Journeys,” a new episodic series of apps featuring the stories, heroes and villains from a galaxy far, far away. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued at [...]

4/30/14Company Update (NYSE:DIS): Disney and Marvel Team Up for Super-Powered Sequel – Disney Infinity... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Today, Disney Interactive and Marvel Entertainment confirmed that the world’s most iconic Super Heroes are assembling for Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes - the 2.0 edition of Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued at $139.01B, opened this morning at $78.50.   Looking [...]

4/28/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Shanghai Disney Resort Accelerates Resort Expansion (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS - News) today announced that it has reached an agreement with Shanghai Shendi Group, its joint venture partner in China, to accelerate the expansion of Shanghai Disney Resort. The increased investment of approximately 5 billion yuan (US$0.8 billion) will be used primarily for additional [...]

4/23/14Company Update (NYSE:DIS): Walt Disney Records’ Frozen Soundtrack Maintains The No. 1 Position ... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BURBANK, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The double Platinum-certified Frozen soundtrack maintains the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Top 200 album chart spending eleven non-consecutive weeks in the ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current value of $139.32B, opened at $79.53. [...]

4/14/14Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Relativity Media takes on Disney with Make... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Privately held film and TV studio Relativity Media has offered up to $1.1 billion to buy Maker Studios, whose shareholders are scheduled to vote on Tuesday on a bid by the Walt Disney Co, according to a letter provided to Reuters. Relativity offered $525 million in cash and stock to acquire Maker, [...]

4/11/14Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney Store Celebrates Grand Opening of N... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - On April 12, 2014, Disney Store will celebrate the grand opening of its newly-designed store at Stonebriar Centre in Frisco, Texas. A premier retail destination, Disney Store offers a unique, high quality selection of Disney, Marvel and Star Wars product while delivering a magical and immersive shopping experience through its Cast [...]

4/10/14Market Update (NYSE:DIS): Disney Junior Now Available to DISH Network Customers (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Following the recent announcement of the groundbreaking, multi-year distribution deal between DISH Network Corp. and The Walt Disney Company , Disney Junior, the popular 24-hour channel expressly for kids age 2-7 and their parents/caregivers, is now available to DISH Network subscribers on channel 168. Read more on this. The Walt [...]

4/9/14Company Update (NYSE:DIS): Walt Disney Records’ Frozen Soundtrack Maintains The No. 1 Position ... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BURBANK, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Platinum-certified Frozen soundtrack maintains the No. 1 slot on the Billboard Top 200 album chart spending nine non-consecutive weeks in the top position ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued at $140.99B, began trading this morning at [...]

4/8/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – The Walt Disney Company to Webcast Investor Day at ESPN (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The Walt Disney Company will webcast an Investor Day at ESPN on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Presentations are scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. EDT / 9:30 a.m. PDT and conclude by 5:30 p.m. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current value of $138.85B, started [...]

4/1/14Stock Update (NYSE:DIS): ESPN and Disney/ABC Television Group Launch WATCH Authenticated Products... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - In the weeks immediately following the announcement of their groundbreaking, multi-year distribution deal, DISH Network Corporation and The Walt Disney Company today announced the availability of WATCH ABC, WATCH ABC Family, WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and WatchESPN, enabling DISH’s 14 million video subscribers to access live and on-demand news, [...]

3/31/14Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – The Star Wars Franchise Value Set to Surge U... (Jutia Group)

[at 24/7 Wall St.] - With more and more plans coming to light for the next Star Wars feature film, Disney is about to show just what a steal it made in its acquisition of the franchise. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $140.23B, opened at $79.70. [...]

3/25/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Is Walt Disney Playing Offense or Defense With Acquisition... (Jutia Group)

[at Barrons.com] - Shares of Walt Disney (DIS) have dipped today after the company announced that it had purchased online video network Maker Studios. Reuters has the detail's on Walt Disney's acquisition: The Walt Disney Co has agreed to buy Maker Studios, one of YouTube's largest networks, for $500 million, a deal that makes [...]

3/24/14Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Ben Sherwood Named to Succeed Anne Sweeney... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The Walt Disney Company today announced that ABC News President Ben Sherwood, who successfully steered ABC News to new heights over the past several years, including driving "Good Morning America" to #1, brokering a landmark partnership with Yahoo to create the #1 news and information online network, and launching Fusion, a [...]

3/20/14Company Update (NYSE:DIS): IMAX® And Disney Expand Relationship With Multi-Picture Deal (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and The Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), today announced an agreement to release ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued at $140.12B, started trading this [...]

3/18/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – All the Wonderful Worlds of Disney Come Together at the D2... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - All the magic and excitement of the past, present, and future of Disney entertainment will come together once again under one roof when D23: The Official Disney Fan Club presents the D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center the weekend of Aug. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company [...]

3/11/14Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – The Walt Disney Company to Webcast Its Ann... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The annual meeting of shareholders of The Walt Disney Company , including remarks by management regarding the Company, will be available live via audio webcast at www.disney.com/investors beginning at 10:00 a.m. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $141.74B, started trading this morning at $82.19. [...]

3/10/14Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Final Glance: Media companies (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Shares of some top media companies were up at the close of trading: Comcast Corp. rose $.61 or 1.1 percent, to $54.64. Walt Disney Co. rose $.11 or .1 percent, to $75.67. Gannett rose $.11 or .4 percent, ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $143.62B, [...]

3/6/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) | Disney overhauls troubled interactive unit, lays off 700 (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO, March 6 (Reuters) - Walt Disney overhauled its struggling interactive division in a sweeping reorganization that will reduce the number of video games it develops and alter its advertising strategy to focus more on the fast-changing mobile market. As part of the revamp, Disney will lay off 700 employees, [...]

3/5/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) | Disney And Dish Ink First Of Its Kind Programming Deal; Dish... (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - Both the players are dependent on each other and a marriage eventually is the key for survival, especially for the popular networks and large pay-TV operators. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $144.72B, began trading this morning at $82.12.   Looking at [...]

3/3/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) | Fake emergency alert in movie ad draws fines for US media firms (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - A U.S. advertisement for a movie that sounded like an emergency alert has drawn fines of $1.9 million for media companies Viacom Inc and Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal and ESPN, co-controlled by Walt Disney Co. after viewer complaints. The Federal Communications Commission on Monday said it found the three companies "apparently willfully and [...]

2/25/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Watch Disney, Pixar, And Marvel Movies With Disney Movies ... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Walt Disney Studios today unveiled its exclusive cloud-based digital movie service, Disney Movies Anywhere. This all-new app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch and Web experience enables consumers to discover, purchase, manage, and watch movies from Disney, Pixar, and Marvel at home and [...]

2/24/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) | Midday Glance: Media companies (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Shares of some top media companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Comcast Corp. rose $.35 or .6 percent, to $54.38. Walt Disney Co. fell $.11 or .1 percent, to $75.45. Gannett rose $.01 or percent, to $27.61. New ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current [...]

2/13/14Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney twenty-three Celebrates Disney’s Co... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The 1964–65 World’s Fair in New York celebrated a time of optimism, growth, and progress. D23: The Official Disney Fan Club captures all the excitement of this epic event in the Spring issue of its publication, Disney twenty-three. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current [...]

2/12/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) | The Walt Disney Company Announces Startup Accelerator Program (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Today The Walt Disney Company announced that it will select ten startup companies for a three-month mentorship and seed-stage investment program. Disney Accelerator, wh Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued at $136.55B, started trading this morning at $77.66.   Looking at the [...]

2/11/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Final Glance: Media companies (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Shares of some top media companies were up at the close of trading: Comcast Corp. rose $.61 or 1.1 percent, to $54.64. Walt Disney Co. rose $.11 or .1 percent, to $75.67. Gannett rose $.11 or .4 percent, ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current [...]

2/10/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Sweethearts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Celebrate #Disne... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Disney’s eternal sweethearts, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, are celebrating Valentine’s Day with a lovable collection of fun fashion, accessories, and yummy sweet treats. Your loved ones will fall head over heels for the new Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse plush, chocolate-filled mugs, chocolate covered pretzels and more from the “So [...]


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