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8/20/15Recent Buy of Walt Disney (The DIV-Net)

I’m so fortunate to be in a position where I’m able to fairly regularly put capital to work.And I’m not just putting capital to work. I’m putting it to work by investing in some of the highest-quality businesses in the entire world. And not just any high-quality businesses. But only those that are so increasingly profitable year after year that they gush excess profit. So what to these businesses do with all of this extra cash? They send it to shareholders in the form of not just...

7/9/15Market Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – The Walt Disney Company’s Startup Acceler... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Today The Walt Disney Company announced the 2015 class of the Disney Accelerator program powered by Techstars. The second Disney Accelerator program features ten startup companies that will participate in a three-month mentorship and investment program beginning today and concluding with a Demo Day on October 6, 2015. Read more on [...]

7/8/15Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney wins extension of tax break in Anahei... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - The Walt Disney Co has won a 30-year renewal of a special tax exemption for visitors to its attractions in Anaheim, California, as part of a planned $1 billion-plus expansion of the famed theme park complex there. The five-member City Council voted 3-2 early Wednesday to approve the company's proposal to go [...]

6/18/15Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – ‘Tradition Meets Innovation’ at Disney... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Disney Consumer Products will unveil unique product experiences and exclusive merchandise at this year’s D23 EXPO, Disney’s ultimate fan event, held at the Anaheim Convention Center August 14–16. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $192.11B, began trading this morning at $111.85.   [...]

6/15/15Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Walt Disney Animation Studios Celebrates Its... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Walt Disney Animation Studios today announced its most exciting presence at D23 EXPO yet. The event, presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, will take place August 14–16 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current market cap of $187.03B, [...]

6/12/15Stock Update (NYSE:DIS): Disney Store Celebrates Grand Opening of New Store in Burlington, Massac... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - On Saturday, June 13, Disney Store will celebrate the grand opening of its new store at Burlington Mall in Burlington, Massachusetts. One of The Walt Disney Company’s premier retail destinations, Disney Store offers guests a magical and immersive shopping experience through its unique store design, storytelling elements and one-of-a-kind team of [...]

6/9/15Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney Channel, Disney XD, And Disney Juni... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Fans can meet their favorite Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior stars, the biggest among a generation of kids and tweens, at D23 EXPO, the ultimate Disney fan event, FRIDAY, AUGUST 14 through SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Read more on this. The [...]

6/3/15Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – ​Disney introduces new Playmation tech toys (Jutia Group)

[at American City Business Journals] - Disney is launching Playmation, a new line of high-tech toys and wearables using wireless technology and motion sensors to engage kids in imaginative play. Unlike video games or apps, the line is aimed at decreasing screen time and using technology to inspire children to run around and be [...]

6/2/15Company Update (NYSE:DIS): New Disney toys combine high-tech gadgets, old-school play (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Disney is launching a line of toys that combines high-tech wearable gadgets and old-school superhero role-playing to keep kids moving while engrossing them in sub-plots from "The Avengers," ''Star ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current market cap of $188.11B, began trading this morning at [...]

6/1/15Market Update (NYSE:DIS): Disney Stock Is Headed Even Higher, Analyst Says (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Although shares of Disney trade at a premium price, the stock will go even higher, says Tuna Amobi, an analyst at S&P Capital IQ. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued at $188.27B, began trading this morning at $111.58.   Today, shares have [...]

5/29/15Stock Update (NYSE:DIS): Embrace the Emotions Inside Your Head with New Product Line Inspired by ... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Disney Consumer Products today announced the launch of a new product line inspired by Disney∙Pixar’s original comedy-adventure, Inside Out. Directed by Academy Award-winner Pete Docter and debuting in theaters June 19, 2015, Inside Out takes us to the most extraordinary location of all – inside the mind. Read more on this. [...]

5/28/15Company Update (NYSE:GM): Disney, General Motors and USAA Join Forces with Michigan Veterans Affa... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Building on the success of its ‘Heroes Work Here’ initiative to hire, train and support military veterans, The Walt Disney Company, USAA and General Motors, in cooperation with the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency , will bring Disney’s Veterans Institute to Detroit on Friday, June 5 at the General Motors Headquarters. Read [...]

5/20/15Market Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney Store Opens its First and Largest St... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - SHANGHAI--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Disney Store today opened the doors of its flagship store in the popular Lujiazui area of Pudong, Shanghai, China. The landmark store is the largest retail space of any Disney Store in the world featuring 9,257 square feet of immersive shopping experiences and innovative product, and also features an outdoor [...]

5/19/15Stock Update (NYSE:DIS): D23 EXPO Dream Store Returns to the Ultimate Disney Fan Event with One-o... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Bursting with D23 EXPO 2015 - themed official merchandise and other specialty items from Disney Theme Park Merchandise, the Dream Store returns with something magical for Disney fans of all ages. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current value of $187.59B, started the session at [...]

5/12/15Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Alibaba Group’s Tmall.com Partners With ... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - HANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Tmall.com, China’s largest third-party B2C platform for brands and retailers and a business of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has teamed up with The Walt Disney ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $185.13B, started the session at $109.70.   [...]

5/12/15Market Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – The Walt Disney Archives Returns to D23 Exp... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The Walt Disney Archives today announced it will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Disneyland at D23 EXPO 2015 with an exhibit of more than 300 pieces from the park’s incredible history. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current value of $185.35B, started trading this morning [...]

5/4/15Stock Update (NYSE:DIS): Disney Moves Earnings Call; ‘Avengers’ Opening Misses (Jutia Group)

[at Investor's Business Daily] - Walt Disney (DIS) said it has rescheduled the release of its second-quarter earnings results so executives can attend the funeral of David Goldberg, the husband of Facebook (FB) COO and Disney board member ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $188.23B, started the [...]

5/1/15Company Update (NYSE:DIS): Disney Store Celebrates Grand Opening of Remodeled Store at Sunvalley ... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - On Saturday, May 2, Disney Store will celebrate the grand opening of its remodeled store at Sunvalley Shopping Center in Concord, CA. One of The Walt Disney Company’s premier retail destinations, Disney Store offers guests a magical and immersive shopping experience through its unique store design, storytelling elements and one-of-a-kind team [...]

4/30/15 (Jutia Group)

[at Fortune] - The first Star Wars game since Disney acquired Lucasfilm could generate over $600 million in revenue. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $184.79B, opened at $109.68.   Shares have traded today between $108.62 and $110.19 per share with a trailing 52-week range [...]

4/28/15Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection Di... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BURBANK, Calif., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The eighth release from The Legacy Collection celebrates the 60 th anniversary of Disneyland Resort with a 3-disc set, which features classic music from ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued at $186.82B, started trading this morning at [...]

4/27/15Company Update (NYSE:DIS): ESPN sues Verizon, escalates battle over new pay TV offering (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - ESPN sued Verizon Communications on Monday for breach of contract involving a new pay TV offering, as the cable sports network fired the latest volley in a mounting battle with the telecommunications company. ESPN, a unit of Walt Disney Co, said in a legal document sent to the Supreme Court of New [...]

4/23/15Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Disney not running ads promoting FiOS Custom... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday that Walt Disney Co is not running ads promoting the wireless carrier's recently launched Fios Custom TV service on its channels in the New York market. Disney, ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $186.12B, opened this morning at $107.96. [...]

4/15/15Company Update (NYSE:DIS): Dolby Vision to Launch with Disney’s Tomorrowland and Disney•Pixar... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and The Walt Disney Studios today announced that Disney’s Tomorrowland, in theatres May 22, 2015, and Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out, in theatres June 19, 2015, will be the first Dolby Vision™ titles to be shown at Dolby Cinema™ locations around the globe. Read more on this. The Walt [...]

4/8/15Stock Update (NYSE:DIS): IMAX® And Disney Strike New Blockbuster Slate Deal (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) and The Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), have renewed their exhibition agreement with a multi-picture ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current value of $181.02B, started trading [...]

3/31/15Market Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – U.S. Supreme Court hesitant to extend Spide... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - A Spider-Man toy that shoots out webs of foam was at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court hearing on Tuesday, with the justices appearing little inclined to overturn a half-century-old legal precedent to allow more royalty fees to go to its inventor. The nine justices heard more than an hour of [...]

3/12/15Market Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Shareholders Re-Elect All 10 Directors at T... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Shareholders of The Walt Disney Company at the 2015 Annual Meeting today elected all 10 members of the Board of Directors and supported Board recommendations on the Comp Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current market cap of $182.14B, started the session at $103.84. [...]

3/11/15Market Update (NASDAQ:DISCA): Fuhu’s nabi tablet to offer content from Disney, Discovery (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Fuhu Inc, which makes kid-friendly computer tablets, said it signed deals with Walt Disney Co and Discovery Communications Inc to add their content to monthly subscription offers on its nabi tablets. The ... Read more on this. Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA), valued at $17.91B, started trading this morning at $32.34. [...]

3/11/15Company Update (NYSE:DIS): Fuhu’s nabi tablet to offer content from Disney, Discovery (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Fuhu Inc, which makes kid-friendly computer tablets, said it signed deals with Walt Disney Co and Discovery Communications Inc to add their content to monthly subscription offers on its nabi tablets. The ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current market cap of $176.14B, began trading [...]

3/10/15Stock Update (NYSE:DIS): [video] ‘Cinderella': Directing a Modern-Day Fairy Tale (Jutia Group)

[at MarketWatch] - "Cinderella" director Kenneth Branagh discusses directing Lily James and Richard Madden in his live-action version of the Disney classic on the WSJ Cafe. Photo: Walt Disney Pictures Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $175.21B, opened at $104.11.   Looking at the equity, [...]

3/5/15Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – D23 Expo Invites Fans to Join in Two Creat... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - To highlight the creativity and passion fans have for all things Disney, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is holding two remarkable contests in celebration of D23 EXPO 2015, which Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $178.51B, started the session at $105.54.   [...]

3/4/15Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – The Walt Disney Company to Webcast Its Annua... (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), with a current value of $179.42B, began trading this morning [...]

2/26/15Market Update (NYSE:DIS): Why Disney is a bargain — even at $105 a day (Jutia Group)

[at MarketWatch] - Some people are complaining about Disney’s recent price hike. But Charles Passy says a Disney vacation is still one of the best bargains in travel. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $179.35B, began trading this morning at $105.50.   During the trading [...]

2/25/15Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Walt Disney Records Presents The Cinderella ... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Walt Disney Records will release the original motion picture soundtrack for Cinderella on March 10, 2015. The album features original music by Patrick Doyle ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $179.42B, began trading this morning at $104.68. [...]

2/23/15Company Update (NYSE:DIS): 5 smarter things to buy than a Disney trip (Jutia Group)

[at MarketWatch] - Disney has raised ticket prices again at its U.S. theme parks, meaning that a trip to the Magic Kingdom may be more expensive than ever for many families. Here are some alternative places to put your money.... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $178.44B, opened [...]

2/12/15Market Update (NYSE:DIS): Disney Launches Suite of Creative Arts Apps Tied to Disney Imagicademy ... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Today, the world’s largest publisher of children’s books and apps, Disney Publishing Worldwide, released Mickey’s Magical Arts World, an app that gives children curriculum-based tools to explore creative arts by making and doing. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $176.13B, started the session at $102.16. [...]

2/6/15Current Stock Market Not a Good Play for New Money? (Jutia Group)

Which DOW stock just hit a home run with its earnings? It was The Walt Disney Company (DIS), reporting another strong quarter in terms of its parks and resorts, consumer products, and media networks. It was a solid quarter for the company and the stock soared on the news, helping out the Dow Jones Industrial [...]

2/5/15Market Update (NYSE:DIS): Thomas O. Staggs Named Chief Operating Officer of The Walt Disney Company (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Thomas O. Staggs has been named Chief Operating Officer of The Walt Disney Company , it was announced today by Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $173.71B, started trading this morning at $100.81.   [...]

2/3/15Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – The Walt Disney Company Reports First Quar... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The Walt Disney Company today reported earnings for its first fiscal quarter ended December 27, 2014. Diluted earnings per share for the first quarter increased 2 Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $159.57B, opened this morning at $92.48.   Looking at the [...]

2/2/15Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – What to Watch in the Day Ahead – Tuesday, ... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Holiday season visitors to theme parks are likely to help drive Dow component Walt Disney Co's first-quarter profit. Wall Street expects the media company to report earnings per share of $1.08, up from ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current market cap of $155.89B, started [...]

1/27/15Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – The Walt Disney Company Announces Second S... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The Walt Disney Company announced that it is accepting applications for its second Disney Accelerator program powered by Techstars. Disney Accelerator will select a cla Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current market cap of $159.35B, started trading this morning at $93.80.   [...]

1/15/15Market Update (NYSE:DIS): Stars of Disney’s Maker Studios to produce content for Vimeo (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Stars of Walt Disney Co's (DIS.N) multichannel network Maker Studios will produce content that will debut exclusively on the global online video platform, Vimeo On Demand, the companies announced on Thursday. Vimeo, a unit of IAC/Interactive Corp (IACI.O), has been working to convince creators who have built an audience on Google Inc's [...]

1/13/15Company Update (NYSE:DIS): Disney Consumer Products Gears Up for a Powerful Year from Pixar (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Disney Consumer Products today unveiled exclusive details about the new global toy lines celebrating Disney∙Pixar’s Inside Out and The Good Dinosaur, debuting theatrically in the U.S. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current value of $161.78B, started trading this morning at $95.34.   [...]

12/30/14Company Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Jay Rasulo, Senior Executive Vice Presiden... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Jay Rasulo, senior executive vice president and chief financial officer, The Walt Disney Company , will participate in a question-and-answer session at the Citi 2015 Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at approximately 5:00 p.m. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), currently valued [...]

12/23/14Company Update (NASDAQ:DTV): DIRECTV and The Walt Disney Company Sign Expansive Agreement (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The Walt Disney Company and DIRECTV today announced a wide-ranging, multi-year distribution agreement that will provide DIRECTV customers with access to Dis Read more on this. DIRECTV (DTV), with a current market cap of $43.63B, started trading this morning at $86.54.   Looking at the equity, the [...]

12/4/14Stock Update (NYSE:DIS): Disney Debuts a New, Innovative Approach to Early Learning with Disney I... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Disney Publishing Worldwide, the world’s largest publisher of children’s books and apps and a division of Disney Consumer Products , today unveiled Disney Imagicademy, a new t Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $158.02B, began trading this morning at $93.51.   Looking [...]

12/3/14Market Update (NYSE:DIS): The Walt Disney Company Increases Annual Cash Dividend by 34 Percent to... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors today declared an annual cash dividend of $1.15 per share, up 34 percent, or $0.29 per share, from the previous year. The dividend is payable on January 8, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2014. Read more [...]

12/1/14Market Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – ABC to Produce Social Media Version of Even... (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Walt Disney Co. (DIS)’s ABC News division is producing a social-media version of its World News Tonight program to attract mobile viewers. The 1-minute-long news summaries will appear every weekday, starting ... Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), valued at $156.94B, finished at $92.51.   [...]

11/24/14Stock Update: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) – Walt Disney Records To Release Into The Wood... (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honoring the continuing legacy of the Disney music catalog, Walt Disney Records' newly launched site, Disney Music Emporium (DME), is a destination for collectible Disney music products that also features monthly columns by guest writers, a News tab for fun Disney facts, plus videos [...]

11/21/14Company Update (NYSE:DIS): ‘Magic is the new black’ at Disney Store This Holiday Season (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Disney Store is making the holiday shopping season merrier than ever with ‘Magic is the new black,’ a celebration of the most magical time of the year. To take the stress out of ho Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current market cap of $151.23B, [...]

11/17/14Company Update (NYSE:DIS): Disney Invests in Young Leaders with a $1 Million Commitment to the Hi... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - The Hispanic Scholarship Fund announced a $1 million commitment from The Walt Disney Company to provide scholarships to outstanding Hispanic students. Read more on this. The Walt Disney Company (DIS), with a current value of $153.86B, opened at $90.50.   Looking at the equity, the company's one [...]


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