Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

Sony, Intel, PayPal Among 10 Companies With the Best Reputations in the UK

Half of the 10 companies ranked highest in a reputation survey in 2016 by United Kingdom consumers did not return for an encore in 2017. And for the first time ...
Read Full Story »

Why Iger’s Contract Extension With Disney Matters

In a filing this morning with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) said it has extended Chairman and CEO Robert Iger's contract from a ...
Read Full Story »

How Much Would You Pay to Stream a New, First-Run Movie?

Movie studios and theater owners are talking about shortening the between a movie's first theatrical release and the first day the movie may be streamed. The gap between the so-called ...
Read Full Story »

Apple, Disney Lead DJIA Higher Monday

March 20, 2017: Markets opened slightly lower Monday and traded close to the break-even line all day. Leading indicators and consumer sentiment readings were both strong. Only the materials sector ...
Read Full Story »

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Opens With $170 Million in Ticket Sales

"Beauty and the Beast," released last week by Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), broke several ticket sales records as it opened with sales of $170 million. No other movie has ...
Read Full Story »

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Mobileye, Occidental, Oracle, Disney, Wal-Mart and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Tuesday while a massive blizzard is disrupting the northeastern United States. All eyes remain on the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) ahead of ...
Read Full Story »

The 20 Most Successful Superhero Movies of All Time

The superhero genre is one of the most successful in the movie industry's history. It has been dominated by a small number of franchises, which include Spider-Man, Batman, Captain America, ...
Read Full Story »

The Best Performing DJIA Stocks Since the March 2009 Recession Bottom

There is no way to deny that it has been a wild ride since the bull market has officially turned 8 years old. The period of March 6 to March ...
Read Full Story »
Quotes

Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Hold DJIA Up on Friday

March 3, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher Thursday but none of the three major indexes strayed far from the break-even line. Counter-cyclical sectors like consumer staples and utilities traded lower ...
Read Full Story »
rolex-watch-2017

10 Companies With the Best Reputations

A company's reputation is a fragile thing. Just ask Volkswagen or Samsung, two recent examples of how quickly a good reputation among consumers can turn sour. And when reputation goes, ...
Read Full Story »
Wow

Opportunity Knocks: Vice Media Seeks Hedge Fund Investors

One would not expect hedge funds to be particularly fertile ground for the CEO of a startup media company to plow when looking for new funding. But what one doesn't ...
Read Full Story »
Stock market tickers

UnitedHealth, Exxon Sink DJIA on Friday

February 17, 2017: Markets opened lower Friday following a mixed Thursday close. There was little noteworthy economic news and the Monday President's Day holiday may have encouraged some traders to get ...
Read Full Story »
Walt Disney logo

What Analysts Are Saying About Disney After Earnings

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. On Wednesday, shares initially jumped at the earnings, but over the course of ...
Read Full Story »
Disney Minifigures

Why Disney Earnings, Revenues Disappointed Investors

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) reported fiscal first-quarter 2017 results after markets closed Tuesday afternoon. The entertainment giant posted quarterly adjusted EPS of $1.55 and $14.78 billion in revenues. ...
Read Full Story »
boardroom

5 Executives Who Could Replace Iger at Disney

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) board apparently believes its long-time chief executive officer, Bob Iger, cannot be replaced. It is among the most dangerous designations a company's board can ...
Read Full Story »