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    Company & Industry Overviews

    S&P 500’s Top Losses: Why Biogen Declined

    Biogen, which is an American multinational biotechnology company, was the S&P 500’s top loss on June 18.

    By Val Kensington
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Did the US Election Results Affect Media Stocks?

    In this series, we’ll look at what Trump’s win means for the media sector. We’ll also look at how the possibility of a change in net neutrality regulations could affect media companies.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Does Comcast Expect Capex to Rise for Comcast Cable?

    Comcast (CMCSA) expects capex as a percentage of revenues to continue to be flat at 15% for Comcast Cable in 2016.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is ESPN Not Winning Lately?

    ESPN had 381 million subscribers at the end of fiscal 2013 and 364 million at the end of fiscal 2014, a loss of 4.4% in one year.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Twitter Investing in Original Shows and Programming?

    Last month, Twitter (TWTR) announced it would partner with 30 companies to bring original shows to its platform.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did 21st Century Fox Stock Jump More than 4% on Monday?

    Media giant Comcast (CMCSA) is reportedly getting ready to make an all-cash offer to acquire most of the assets of 21st Century Fox (FOXA).

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Did the Rio Olympics Broadcast Work Out Well for Comcast?

    Despite lower viewership, Comcast has already reached the milestone of $1.2 billion in advertising sales for the Rio Olympics.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is Comcast’s Opinion about 5G?

    In the telecom world, 5G (fifth-generation) is generating a lot of hype, as it could provide 10x–100x faster wireless speeds than 4G.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Does Comcast Expect Programming Costs to Rise in Fiscal 2016?

    On March 8, 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported that Comcast and the YES Network were locked in a dispute regarding the carriage fee for the YES Network.

    By Shirley Pelts
  • Financials

    Why high-grade debt issuance increased more than three-fold

    In the week ending August 8, weekly investment-grade bond (LQD) issuance surged by 222%, week-over-week to come in at $24.975 billion over 19 deals. Issuance was driven by refinancing older and costlier debt, acquisition related financing, share-repurchases, and other general corporate purposes.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Disney Investing in Theme Parks?

    In the fiscal third quarter, Disney’s Parks and Resorts segment reported revenues of $5.2 billion.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Liberty Interactive Acquires Zulily: What It Means for Investors

    On August 17, Liberty Interactive announced its acquisition of Zulily for $2.4 billion. It will purchase all of Zulily’s outstanding shares for $18.75 per share.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    FOXA’s Views on Streaming Platforms: Advertising Opportunity?

    Due to the coverage of the US presidential elections this year, 21st Century Fox (FOXA) expects substantial advertising revenue from Fox News.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The New Fox Continues to Take Shape

    Fox posted a net profit of $920.0 million on revenues of $7.9 billion in its fiscal fourth quarter, which ended in June.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why CBS Is Focusing on Original Progamming

    Media companies have started focusing on producing original programming. CBS (CBS) is also increasingly concentrating on original programming.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Tech & Comm Services

    How Is Frontier Communications Stock Placed for 2019?

    On January 3, Frontier Communications (FTR) had “buy” ratings from one out of 13 analysts and “hold” ratings from six analysts.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Frontier Faces the Most Competition from Charter

    As Frontier offered faster speeds and new offers, the company’s broadband net additions improved sequentially in the California, Texas, and Florida (or CTF) markets during 2Q17.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Earnings Report

    Why Charter Stock Rose 3.6% on July 31

    Charter posted second-quarter results on July 31 before the market opened. The company delivered better-than-expected earnings and revenues.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Disney Still Get What It Wanted from Fox?

    Regulators have reshaped the Disney-Fox deal to the point that investors may be asking whether Walt Disney (DIS) is still getting what it wanted when it bought most of 21st Century Fox’s (FOX) assets for $71.3 billion last year.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Dish Network Can’t Complain about Sling TV

    Dish Network’s (DISH) streaming television service, Sling TV, turned three on January 5.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Could a Net Neutrality Rollback Mean for Netflix?

    The net neutrality principle is a subject of ongoing debate. Net neutrality rules say that all Internet traffic should be treated equally.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Consumer

    Can Netflix’s Stranger Things Drive Subscribers in 4Q17?

    According to Nielsen, Stranger Things averaged 8.8 million viewers per episode. The first episode was watched by 15.8 million viewers between the ages of 18 and 49.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Buckingham Research Downgrades Netflix due to Competition Fears

    On March 8, Netflix (NFLX) stock fell 0.9% to $349.60 after Buckingham Research downgraded its rating from “buy” to “neutral.”

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Twitter Closed Its TV Apps

    Twitter (TWTR) announced it will be closing its TV apps on streaming devices Roku (ROKU), Xbox, and Android TV as of May 24.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is Dish Network’s Wireless Spectrum Strategy ?

    Dish Network (DISH) has filed an application with the FCC to participate as a potential spectrum bidder.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Earnings Report

    Can Comcast Beat Earnings Estimates in 4Q17?

    Leading cable and media conglomerate Comcast (CMCSA) is set to release its 4Q17 earnings results before the market opens on January 24, 2018.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Dish Network: Recent Returns and Stock Trends

    On October 28, 2016, Dish Network’s (DISH) stock was trading at $57.38. The stock was trading 0.7% above its 20-day moving average of $57.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Really Driving Growth for 21st Century Fox’s Television Segment?

    FOXA believes that its “ability to create, own and monetize hit content” for its television segment will drive long-term value for its shareholders.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can CBS and Viacom Make a Deal This Time?

    CBS made a profit of $561 million on revenue of $4.0 billion in the fourth quarter.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at Frontier’s Capex Plans in 2017

    Frontier’s capital expenditure Telecommunication services is a highly competitive industry, with multiple operators offering similar voice, data and video offerings. Given the limited opportunities to expand organic margins, emphasis on strategic services, product innovation, and expansion may require increased capital expenditure. Let’s take a closer look at Frontier Communications (FTR), which continues to increase capex to […]

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Tech & Comm Services

    How Charter Communications’ Valuation Stacks Up against Peers

    As of May 24, Charter Communications (CHTR) had a market capitalization of $84.4 billion.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    Viacom’s Affiliate Revenue May Gain from Multiyear Renewal Deals

    Viacom’s (VIAB) affiliate revenue business, part of its media networks segment, fell 1% YoY (year-over-year) to $1.2 billion in fiscal 4Q17.

    By Aaron Hemsworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is Comcast’s Outlook on Its Theme Parks Segment?

    In September 2016, Comcast’s (CMCSA) NBCUniversal announced an agreement with Time Warner’s (TWX) Warner Bros. This agreement covers television distribution rights in the US for all movies in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World franchise.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Media Networks Enter Amazon’s Streaming Partners Program

    Netflix is the most popular service, with 49% of OTT subscribers. Amazon ranks second to Netflix when it comes to subscribers for its streaming video (or OTT) service.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Analyzing Charter Communications’ Valuation and Target Prices

    Of the 30 analysts covering Charter Communications’ (CHTR) stock, 67% recommend “buy,” 30% recommend “hold,” and the remaining 3% recommend “sell.”

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comcast or Fox: Who Will Win the War over Sky?

    Comcast (CMCSA) and Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) (FOXA) have put in competing proposals to take over Sky, a European pay-TV group.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Why Analysts Are Upbeat about Disney

    Analysts remain optimistic about Disney Of the 32 analysts covering Disney (DIS), 18 analysts have rated the stock a “buy,” 12 analysts have rated it a “hold,” and only two analysts have rated the stock a “sell.” Analysts have set a stock price target of $117.44 for Disney, with a median target price of $124. […]

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Comcast Stock Slid 6% on September 24

    Comcast (CMCSA) stock fell 6.0% on September 24 and closed trading at $35.63.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing the Impact of the Latest Regulatory Liberties on AT&T

    In this article, we’ll discuss the overall regulatory environment in relation to net neutrality, business data services (or BDS), and privacy.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Consumer

    How Frontier’s Customer Revenues Trended in Q4

    Frontier (FTR) reported customer revenues of $2.03 billion in the fourth quarter, almost flat from the year-ago quarter.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Disney’s Bid for Fox Could Have Edge over Comcast’s Bid

    Walt Disney (DIS) recently won the endorsement of two influential proxy advisers for its $71.3 billion deal for the media and entertainment assets of Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA).

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Dish Network and Its Valuation Metrics

    Dish Network (DISH) has a forward EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 13.5x and a PE multiple of 23.8x.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does AT&T Expect for Video Customer Growth in 2016?

    During the Deutsche Bank Media, Internet, & Telecom Conference, John J. Stephens talked about AT&T’s domestic video component after the DIRECTV merger.

    By Ray Sheffer
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    Earnings Report

    Which Movies Are Boosting Disney’s Studio Revenues?

    In fiscal 2Q18, the success of Marvel’s Black Panther drove Disney’s Studio Entertainment segment’s revenues by a whopping 21.0% YoY.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Time Warner Still Optimistic about Affiliate Fees Growth?

    Media companies like Time Warner (TWX) derive their revenues primarily from affiliate fees and advertising.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Charter Communications’ Stock Performance So Far in 2019

    Charter Communications’ (CHTR) closing price on March 19 was $360.45 per share.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Analysts’ Ratings for Dish Network

    On August 26, 2016, Dish Network’s (DISH) stock was trading at $48.84. The stock was trading 4.2% below its 20-day moving average of $51.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Analysts’ Take: Comcast Trades at a Discount, but Should You Get In?

    On September 6, 2016, Comcast’s stock was trading 0.9% below its 20-day moving average of $67 and 0.5% above its 50-day moving average of $66.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Earnings Report

    Verizon’s Global Enterprise revenues should follow declining trend

    In the first three quarters of 2014, Verizon’s Global Enterprise revenues declined by ~4.2%. They’re expected to decline by ~4% year-over-year in 2014.

    By Ray Sheffer
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    Miscellaneous

    How Analysts Have Rated DISH Network

    On March 13, 2017, Dish Network (DISH) stock was trading at $62.05, 0.08% above its 20-day moving average of $62, 1.7% above its 50-day moving average of $61.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Verizon Interested in Comcast?

    On April 19, Bloomberg reported, citing Verizon Communications’ (VZ) CEO, Lowell McAdam, that Verizon is open to merger discussions with either Comcast (CMCSA), The Walt Disney Company (DIS), or CBS (CBS).

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Miscellaneous

    How Wall Street Analysts Are Rating Time Warner

    On June 27, 2017, Time Warner (TWX) stock closed at $99.31. It’s trading at 1.3% above its 100-day moving average of $98.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    21st Century Fox Is Still Focusing on Film Diversity

    21st Century Fox’s Filmed Entertainment segment performed well in the last two quarters. The segment’s revenue grew by 5% year-over-year to $2.4 billion in 3Q15.

    By Ray Sheffer
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    JAT Capital Initiates a New Position in Time Warner Cable in 1Q15

    The rationale for investing in Time Warner Cable could involve its growing subscriber base, which was lagging until last quarter, and the speculation over a deal with Charter Communications.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Netflix Stock Drops despite Positive Q1 Results

    The world’s largest video streaming service provider, Netflix (NFLX), announced impressive first-quarter results after the closing bell on April 16.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Farallon Capital exits its position in Time Warner Cable

    In February, Comcast agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for ~$45.2 billion. This deal will create the largest cable provider in the U.S.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What We Learned from Sprint’s Brief Unlimited Plan Offer

    For a period of one week in June, Sprint (S) offered an aggressively priced unlimited wireless plan.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How AT&T Intends to Fund the Mexico Spectrum Purchase

    AT&T placed a $76.0 million bid in the Mexico spectrum auction. The spectrum AT&T is buying in Mexico is suited for 5G mobile networks.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comcast Moves To Boost Growth In Business Unit

    In 3Q17, Comcast’s Business Services segment generated revenues of $1.6 billion, which rose 12.6% year-over-year.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Serious Is Apple about Original Content?

    Earlier this year, Apple said it will be spending a whopping $1 billion on original content over the next couple of years.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comcast Continues Its Focus on Business Services in 2016

    Comcast is increasingly focusing on its Business Services segment, which has three growth engines: small business, mid-sized business, and enterprise.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Discovery’s Technical Indicators, Valuation Metrics Compare to Its Peers

    Discovery Communications (DISCA) stock closed at $23.73 on August 4. The stock’s price has fallen 9.8% in the past one-year period.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Is the Time Warner Cable–Charter Deal a Go?

    Charter is a $20 billion market cap company. Time Warner Cable is a $51 billion company. Mergers in which a small company buys a larger company are invariably dicier.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Comcast and Its Peers Target the Programmatic Ad Market: Why?

    Like other companies, Comcast is aiming to grab a share of the programmatic advertising market. The programmatic advertising market in the United States is quickly approaching $9 billion.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Affecting Comcast’s Stock Price?

    On March 28, 2017, Comcast’s (CMCSA) stock closed at $37.09. The company’s stock has risen 7.4% YTD (year-to-date).

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    AT&T GigaPower to Reach over 14 Million Customers

    AT&T GigaPower is a fiber-based, high-speed Internet service for consumers and businesses. With the DIRECTV transaction, the service will be expanded to reach 2 million additional customers.

    By Ray Sheffer
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    Miscellaneous

    How Analysts Are Rating Dish Network after 4Q16 Earnings

    Of the 26 analysts covering Dish Network (DISH), 13 have given it a “buy” recommendation, and eight have given it a “hold.”

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Are Analysts Still Positive on Netflix despite Competition?

    Out of the 43 analysts covering Netflix (NFLX), 26 analysts have given it a “buy.”

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Fox Fighting for Its Money and Image in Fraud Case

    An arbitrator ordered 21st Century Fox (FOX) to pay $179 million in damages to actors and producers of the drama series Bones.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    Why the Growth in Comcast’s High-Speed Internet Business?

    Comcast’s (CMCSA) high-speed Internet business had revenues of $3.2 billion in 4Q15, a growth of 9.8% over 4Q14. High-speed Internet was a major contributor to revenue growth.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Here’s How Comcast Plans to Fight Cord-Cutting

    Amazon’s (AMZN) Amazon Web Service (or AWS) announced on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, that media giant Comcast (CMCSA) has made AWS its preferred public cloud provider.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Does Comcast Expect a Rise in Its Capex?

    Comcast (CMCSA) continues to expect Comcast Cable’s capex (capital expenditure) as a percentage of revenue to be flat at 15% in 2016.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Discovery Seeks Life after Cord-Cutting

    Discovery Communications (DISCA) has recently struck carriage deals to put more of its channels in front of ~22.3 million online video consumers.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Discovery Isn’t Scared of Netflix

    Discovery recorded a 51% YoY increase in revenue to $2.8 billion in the fourth quarter.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Verizon’s Focus on Broadband through Wireline

    Verizon is managing the secular challenges of the pay-TV space by focusing on its broadband offering in FiOS.

    By Ray Sheffer
  • Tech & Comm Services

    An assessment: Viacom versus its media peers

    Viacom, despite being undervalued by analysts, is expected to see growth from its media networks segment especially with its digital partnership deals.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Miscellaneous

    Some Financial Dynamics of Altice’s Cablevision Transaction

    After the approval of the Cablevision transaction by the New York Public Service Commission, Moody’s Investors Service cut Cablevision’s Corporate Family Rating from Ba2 to B1.

    By Ray Sheffer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    CBS and Viacom Are Free to Explore Their Own Paths after Showdown

    In September 2016, National Amusements asked CBS and Viacom to explore a merger. Merger talks would be called off just a few months later.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How CenturyLink Is Allocating Its Capex

    CenturyLink continues to invest in its network to boost fiber-optic connectivity as well as to provide enhanced speeds.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Taxes Have Affected Garmin

    In 3Q17, Garmin’s (GRMN) effective tax rate was 20.8% compared to 16.5% in the same period last year.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Impact of the AT&T–Time Warner Merger

    Analyst Craig Moffett believes that AT&T has an 80% chance of prevailing in court in its proposed merger with Time Warner.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Cannabis

    Investing in CBD? Real Brands Is Making Big Moves

    The CBD market is growing, and acquisitions are heating up. Real Brands is a top, under-the-radar investment candidate that should be on your radar.

    By Real Brands, Inc. (RLBD)
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Verizon’s Speed Match could compete with cable

    In July 2014, Verizon introduced an innovative service called Speed Match, which allows customers to receive upload speeds that match their download speeds.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Fox Might Favor Disney’s Bid despite Comcast’s Higher Offer

    As per a report from Reuters, Comcast (CMCSA) is eyeing some of the media and entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox (FOXA), threatening Disney’s (DIS) bid for those assets.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Verizon’s Big Uptake of Amazon Cloud Signals Cost Focus

    Verizon (VZ) is significantly increasing its use of Amazon’s (AMZN) cloud, with plans to migrate more applications to Amazon Web Services.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Disney’s Recent Theme Park Business Performance

    Walt Disney’s (DIS) Theme Parks business posted strong performance results in the three months ending December 2017 (the company’s fiscal 1Q18).

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Tech & Comm Services

    Why ESPN drives Walt Disney’s Media Networks revenue

    Disney’s media division has remained its largest source of revenue. For fiscal 2013, revenues from Media Networks increased 5%, to $20.4 billion.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Days That Told Us the Most about the Disney-Comcast Rivalry

    The Walt Disney Company and Comcast spent the better part of the first half of 2018 fighting over 21st Century Fox.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is Disney Doing to Get Regulatory Approval for Fox Deal?

    On October 15, Walt Disney (DIS) announced that it had offered concessions to the European Commission on October 12 to help resolve the European Union’s (EZU) antitrust concerns.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Netflix Stock Rises 3.7% in June on News of Possible Stock Split

    Netflix (NFLX) stock rose 3.7% on June 10 on news that the company is pursuing a stock split. It would increase the number of shares 30 times, from 170 million to 5 billion.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Investors Should Know about the Sprint-Cox Deal

    For about six years, Sprint (S) waged courtroom battles with Cox Communications, but the companies recently settled their differences and subsequently entered a multiyear business deal.

    By Ruchi Gupta
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Must-know: Will Charter (CHTR) bid for Time Warner Cable (TWC)?

    While Charter has openly and aggressively pursued Time Warner, any deal would likely be difficult to execute and fraught with risks.

    By Martin Kurlandski, MS
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    Can AT&T’s GigaPower service drive the company’s U-Verse business?

    Recently, AT&T announced that its GigaPower service has exceeded expectations in Austin and will soon start deploying in Dallas and North Carolina.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Here’s How Comcast’s Theme Park Business Performed in 4Q17

    Comcast’s (CMCSA) Theme Parks business was a star performer in 4Q17, with revenue growth accelerating over the previous quarter.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    FiOS Quantum service: A positive for Verizon’s wireline business

    FiOS Quantum provides high Internet speeds ranging from 50 to 500 Mbps. To date, 57% of FiOS customers have adopted the Quantum

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Everything you need to know about AT&T’s wireline business

    U-Verse and strategic business services have been the main growth areas for AT&T’s wireline business, offset by the declines in legacy voice and data products. AT&T’s U-Verse broadband and TV business both are showing strong growth.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Why bundled offers are helping AT&T gain U-Verse TV subscribers

    AT&T has also been able to grow its U-Verse TV subscriber base. AT&T’s subscriber base has increased from 5.0 million in 2Q13 to 5.9 million in 2Q14.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    AT&T Modified Loan for Time Warner Acquisition

    The US Justice Department filed a lawsuit to block AT&T from acquiring Time Warner in November 2017.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Driving Verizon’s Fios Customer Growth

    The telecom company is managing the challenges of the pay-TV market by concentrating on its Fios Internet offering.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What to Make of the Disney–Altice Agreement

    After a period of contentious and closely watched negotiations, Walt Disney (DIS) and Altice USA (ATUS) finally reached a multiyear programming agreement.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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