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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 [...]

2/7/14Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Early Glance: Media companies (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Shares of some top media companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Comcast Corp. rose $.55 or 1.0 percent, to $54.58. Walt Disney Co. fell $.25 or .3 percent, to $75.31. Gannett rose $.34 or 1.2 percent, to $27.94. ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current [...]

2/6/14Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – BMO Capital Raises Target Price, Estimates o... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - BMO Capital increased its target price on Walt Disney (DIS) to $80 and raised its estimates through 2015. The firm cited the company's higher growth in advertising and movies as reason for the increase.... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $132.41B, started trading this morning [...]

2/5/14Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Why Disney Will Move the Dow Tomorrow (Jutia Group)

[at Motley Fool] - Even as the Dow remains volatile, entertainment giant Disney is preparing to report its latest earnings. What it says could move the market Thursday. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $125.37B, opened this morning at $72.05.   Looking at today's market, [...]

2/4/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) | Will a Live-Action ‘Chip ‘n Dale’ Movie Be a Hit for D... (Jutia Group)

[at Motley Fool] - Disney recently announced a live-action/CGI hybrid film starring the "Rescue Rangers" chipmunks Chip and Dale. While there's no information on whether the rest of the Rangers will appear, the ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current value of $125.03B, started the session at [...]

2/3/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – 51 Disney Movies Based On The Public Domain (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - Do you think you know Disney? Many of your favorite classic films were based on public domain stories (works whose copyright has expired). Much of the success of the Disney Corporation is a result of building upon the great works of the past. A movie, song or book enters the public [...]

1/31/14Company Update: The 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. fell $.12 or .2 percent, to $54.07. Walt Disney Co. fell $.48 or .7 percent, to $72.74. Gannett rose $.04 or .1 percent, to $27.64. ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current [...]

1/30/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) | YOU On Demand to offer Disney movies on demand in China (Jutia Group)

[theflyonthewall.com] - YOU On Demand (YOD) is expanding its cooperation to offer feature films from Disney (DIS) Media Distribution in China via YOU On Demand's mobile service. YOU On Demand will now make available Disney's ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $129.20B, opened this morning at $72.09. [...]

1/29/14Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Agree To Purchase Walt Disney At $40, Earn... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Investors eyeing a purchase of Walt Disney stock, but cautious about paying the going market price of $72.09/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued at $125.80B, opened this morning at $71.97. [...]

1/28/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) | ‘Lego Movie’ Can Save Warner Bros. Animation (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - One of the more amusing news bits to come out last week was the announcement that Walt Disney would be releasing a special "sing-along" version of Frozen into theaters on January 31st, 2014. What's amusing is that it's exactly one week before the debut of Warner Bros.' The Lego Movie. Now [...]

1/27/14Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Interesting January 2016 Stock Options For... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Walt Disney . So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $127.77B, opened at $72.47. [...]

1/23/14Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Midday Glance: Media companies (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Shares of some top media companies are down at 1 p.m.: Comcast Corp. fell $.77 or 1.4 percent, to $52.98. Walt Disney Co. fell $.87 or 1.2 percent, to $74.44. Gannett fell $.49 or 1.7 percent, to $28.05. ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $130.57B, [...]

1/21/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – D23 Unlocks the Magic of Disney with a New Year of Spectac... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - This year, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will reach out to fans across the country with a wide array of uniquely magical Disney experiences for members. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $130.53B, opened this morning at $73.90.   Looking at [...]

1/14/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ Marketing Strategy Should Be "N... (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - As most of you likely know, there was an article from The Hollywood Reporter on Saturday night discussing various rumors regarding the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII. I won't rehash said rumors, but said alleged rumor dump gives me an opportunity to discuss how Walt Disney has a chance to save [...]

1/13/14Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Must-know factors that could drive future ... (Jutia Group)

[Market Realist] - Disney considers itself a creative content company, and creative excellence is the key to its success. It expects to continue to invest both organically and inorganically. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $128.76B, opened at $74.90.   During the trading session, DIS [...]

1/10/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – A guide to Disney’s Consumer Products and Interactive Me... (Jutia Group)

[Market Realist] - The businesses in the Consumer Products segment generate royalty revenue by licensing characters from its film, television, and other properties to third parties. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current value of $132.14B, began trading this morning at $75.08.   Looking at [...]

1/9/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Is Meryl Streep’s Disney-Bashing Just Oscar Season Mudsl... (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - The big news to come out of Tuesday's National Board of Review awards gala was a speech given by Meryl Streep in honor of Emma Thompson. The part that made headlines concerned her bringing up some of the less savory aspects of Mr. Walt Disney, namely his alleged racism, sexism, and [...]

1/8/14Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Aereo, backed by Diller, raised additional $... (Jutia Group)

[theflyonthewall.com] - Aereo Inc, the Barry Diller-backed online TV venture facing a legal fight from four major broadcasters said it raised $34M from its new round of financing, reports Reuters. Walt Disney Co.'s (DIS) ABC ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $133.43B, finished yesterday at $76.34. [...]

1/7/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) | ‘Catching Fire’ To Pass ‘Iron Man 3′, ‘Frozen’ T... (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - Two of the biggest films of the year will be passing some pretty impressive and important box office milestones either today or tomorrow. Sometime between today and Wednesday, Disney's Frozen will plow past the $300 million mark at the domestic box office (it was at $296m on Sunday). Either today or [...]

1/6/14Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Dividend Portfolio Playoffs Wild Card Game: ... (Jutia Group)

[at Seeking Alpha] - In the first round of the Dividend Portfolio playoffs we have #12 seeded Amgen, Inc. ( AMGN ) taking on #5 seeded Walt Disney Company ( DIS ). Amgen is a global biotech company that discovers, develops, ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a [...]

1/4/14(DIS) The Hunger Games Eats up the Competition (Stock Blog Hub)

Last month, movie buffs flocked to theaters around the U.S. to catch the much-anticipated premiere of the newest Hunger Games movie, Catching Fire. Over opening weekend, the cinematic production – based on the second book of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling young adult series – garnered $142.8 million. That puts it in fourth place for the most profitable [...]

1/3/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) ~ It’s Time for Disney to Start Hyping Guardians of the Galaxy (Jutia Group)

[at Motley Fool] - Disney just provided the first screen grab featuring characters from its latest up-and-coming Marvel film. Here's what fans and investors need to know. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current market cap of $134.05B, started the session at $76.30.   During [...]

1/2/14The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney’s Iger Pay Slashed! Shock! Horror! Wrong, it Went Up (Jutia Group)

[at Motley Fool] - The news coverage and the company itself represent a 15% decline in pay for Disney CEO Robert Iger, but actually there was a 57% increase. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current market cap of $134.28B, started the session at $75.98.   [...]

12/30/13Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney: Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, What’s N... (Jutia Group)

[at Barrons.com] - Walt Disney (DIS) fairy tales always offer happy endings, even if they terrify six-year olds along the way. And Walt Disney shares might provide their own happy ending for investors, according to Guggenheim ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $134.20B, started trading this morning [...]

12/27/13The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) | The Walt Disney Company Executives to Discuss Fiscal First Q... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The Walt Disney Company will discuss fiscal first quarter 2014 financial results via a live audio Webcast beginning at 5:00 p.m. EST / 2:00 p.m. PST on Wednesday, Febru Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current value of $130.57B, began trading this morning at $74.65. [...]

12/26/13The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney’s Iger Takes Pay Cut Despite Milestones in 2013 (Jutia Group)

[at Wall St. Cheat Sheet] - Disney's CEO Robert Iger took a slight cut in pay during the 2013 fiscal year, despite a multitude of company successes. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $130.84B, started trading this morning at $73.95.   During the trading session, [...]

12/24/13The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – [video] Disney Names Twitter’s Dorsey to Board (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Dec. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Disney’s board elected Twitter co-founder and Chairman Jack Dorsey as an independent director. Betty Liu reports on today's "Movers & Shakers" on Bloomberg Television's ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued at $129.41B, finished yesterday at $73.28.   [...]

12/23/13Company Update – The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Jack Dorsey Elected to The Walt Disney ... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors has elected Jack Dorsey, chairman of Twitter Inc. and CEO of Square Inc., as an independent director, effective immediately. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current market cap of $128.76B, opened this morning at $72.89.   [...]

12/20/13Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) | Yahoo-Bound Couric Is Officially Off Disney (Jutia Group)

[at Wall St. Cheat Sheet] - Disney is pulling the plug on Katie Couric's daytime talk show "Katie" as the news anchor takes off for Yahoo. Read more on this. Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), with a current value of $41.00B, started trading this morning at $40.39.   Today’s price range has [...]


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