Disney Stock: 2 Things Investors Need to Know
There was a sell-off in Disney (NYSE:DIS) stock amid the COVID-19 pandemic. So far, the pandemic has mainly paralyzed the company’s operations.
What Fox’s Star India Could Offer Disney
With its acquisition of 21st Century Fox (or 21CF), Walt Disney (DIS) gained Fox’s film and TV studios, cable networks, a 30% stake in Hulu, and India’s satellite TV group, Star India.
What Does Discovery Want if It’s Not For Sale?
Discovery (DISCA) was quick to deny a CNBC report last month that said the company was interested in selling itself to the highest bidder.
Fresh Dispute Erupts between Dish and Univision
Dish Network (DISH) quietly filed a lawsuit against Spanish-language broadcaster Univision in January.
Viacom Isn’t Fazed by the Netflix Dispute
Despite Viacom’s dispute with Netflix, the company isn’t going roll back its strategy of cooperating with video streaming providers.
Viacom and Netflix: Friends or Enemies?
There has been an issue between Viacom and Netflix. In October, Netflix hired a senior production executive from Viacom.
Viacom Is Sticking to Its Guns
AT&T (T), Dish Network (DISH), and the Walt Disney Company (DIS) have responded to cord-cutting by launching their own online video services.
Will CBS Achieve Its 2018 Outlook?
In February, before its boardroom power struggles deepened and its CEO stepped down, CBS Corporation issued a strong 2018 outlook.
What Could Viacom Achieve with AwesomenessTV?
Viacom (VIA) (VIAB) is in talks to buy youth-oriented media company AwesomenessTV.
Why Viacom Is Closing Its Viva Channel in Germany
Viacom (VIA) (VIAB) is shutting down its music video channel Viva in Germany, ending the channel’s 25-year run.
AT&T Begins to Challenge Naysayers
AT&T launched a new streaming video service called WatchTV just days after it finalized its $85.4 million purchase of Time Warner.
How Wall Street Views CBS’s Conflict with the Redstone Family
The CBS board of directors passed a symbolic vote to cut the voting power of the Redstone family.
Seeking Agreement between Viacom and CBS
Viacom sees $1.0 billion in potential synergies in a merger with CBS.
Why Mario Gabelli Is Investing in Media and Telecom Companies
Mario Gabelli is optimistic about the media, cable, and telecom industries.
Ingersoll Rand Hopes to Help the Planet in the Long Term
Ingersoll Rand’s (IR) mission is help solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges, including the unsustainable demand for energy resources and the impact on greenhouse gas emissions.
What Are Ingersoll Rand’s Shareholder-Friendly Measures?
In fiscal 2015, Ingersoll Rand (IR) paid around $303 million in dividends to shareholders. With the share buybacks, IR has effectively given back $553 million to shareholders in 2015.
What Does Ingersoll Rand Do?
According to Ingersoll Rand’s fiscal 4Q15 earnings, total revenue geographically was 66% from the United States, 5% from Latin America, 14% from Asia, and 15% from Europe and the Middle East.
Why Netflix Plans to Focus on Content in 4Q15
Netflix will likely to go for additional debt next year to fund its content acquisition costs. Netflix had gross debt of $2.4 billion at the end of 3Q15.
Netflix Prefers Original Content over Content Licensing
Netflix holds the content licensing rights to its original content, but this original content is currently produced by outside studios like Disney’s ABC Studios.
Disney and Netflix: Friends or Foes?
OTT operators like Netflix are gaining popularity in the changing media landscape, so Netflix is becoming an important strategic partner for Disney.
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.