Disney (NYSE:DIS) Mulling a Bid for Twitter (NYSE:TWTR)

Disney (NYSE:DIS) Mulling a Bid for Twitter (NYSE:TWTR)






Disney (NYSE:DIS) Mulling a Bid for Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) $DIS, $TWTR, $BAC, $FB, $CRM, $BAC The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) is working with a financial adviser to evaluate a possible bid for Twitter Inc.(NYSE:TWTR), according to people familiar with the matter. After receiving interest in discussing a deal, Twitter has started a process to evaluate a […]






Box Office: ‘Magnificent Seven’ at #1 takes in $35-M

Box Office: ‘Magnificent Seven’ at #1 takes in $35-M






Box Office: ‘Magnificent Seven’ at #1 takes in $35-M $AMZN, $CMCSA, $DIS, $LGF, $SNE, $TWX Animated family offering ‘Storks’ places # 2 with a $21.8-M debut, ‘Queen of Katwe debuts at the specialty box office. Antoine Fuqua’s remake of The Magnificent Seven opened to $35-M from 3,674 theaters, placing # 1 in North America. Magnificent Seven […]






Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development

Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development






Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Star Wars Land Prompts $6-B In Development $DIS Four new luxury hotels are planned, a larger Convention Center, plus updated infrastructure is tied to the planned ‘Star Wars’ Land. Anaheim, California real estate developer-friendly and $6-B in recent investment, much of which is derived from Disney’s upcoming Stars Wars Land. The $6-B includes […]






Labor Day Box Office: ‘Light Between Oceans”Hands of Stone’, ‘Morgan’ DOA

Labor Day Box Office: ‘Light Between Oceans”Hands of Stone’, ‘Morgan’ DOA






Labor Day Box Office: ‘Light Between Oceans”Hands of Stone’, ‘Morgan’ DOA $SNE, $DIS, $VIA, $TWX, $LGF In North America, Summer 2016 domestic revenue ends in unchanged from last year’s $4.48-B, thought attendance is down 3%. The victor of the weekend overseas was Paramount’s Star Trek Beyond. The sci-fi franchise installment topped the foreign chart with […]






Florida Investigating a non-Travel Related Zika Virus Case

Florida Investigating a non-Travel Related Zika Virus Case






Florida Investigating a non-Travel Related Zika Virus Case The State of Florida is investigating a non-travel related Zika virus case in an area previously not known with active local transmission of the mosquito-borne virus, the state’s Governor Rick Scott said Tuesday. “Today, we learned that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) is investigating one new […]






Box Office, ‘Suicide Squad’ & ‘Sausage Party’ Top, Ben-Hur DOA

Box Office, ‘Suicide Squad’ & ‘Sausage Party’ Top, Ben-Hur DOA






Box Office, ‘Suicide Squad’ & ‘Sausage Party’ Top, Ben-Hur DOA $TWX, $SNE, $VIA, $CBS, $LGF Holdovers ‘Suicide Squad’ and ‘Sausage Party’ stay #1 and # 2, respectively, Natalie Portman’s directorial debut, ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness,’ opened at the specialty box office, ‘Hell or High Water’ continues to impress. Timur Bekmambetov’s Ben-Hur DOA the […]






Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations






Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $EGO, $SLM, $SPWR, $DIS, $YELP Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and […]






Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Trading Outlook

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Trading Outlook






Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 97.86. The projected upper bound is: 98.95. The projected lower bound is: 92.25. The projected closing price is: 96.60. WALT DISNEY CO […]






Box Office: The Secret Life of Pets takes $103.2-M

Box Office: The Secret Life of Pets takes $103.2-M






Box Office: The Secret Life of Pets takes $103.2-M $CMCSA, $DIS, $FOX Family audiences cannot to get enough of animated family films about animals it seems. Zac Efron and Adam Devine’s ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’ beat expectations with a $16.6-M domestic opening Illumination Entertainment and Universal’s The Secret Life of Pets debuted to […]






Box Office: ‘Finding Dory’ Tops the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Finding Dory’ Tops the Weekend






Box Office: ‘Finding Dory’ Tops the Weekend $DIS, $CMCSA Steven Spielberg’s ‘The BFG’ DOA in North America over the July 4th weekend, ‘Legend of Tarzan’ in trouble, ‘The Purge: Election Year’ rallies. Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Finding Dory is the champ of the long holiday weekend at #1 in its 3rd frame. The weekend box office is […]






Universal Studios Singapore Named Asia’s #1 Amusement Park

Universal Studios Singapore Named Asia’s #1 Amusement Park






Universal Studios Singapore Named Asia’s #1 Amusement Park $CMCSA, $DIS Universal Studios Singapore has been named the top amusement park in Asia by travel site TripAdvisor for the 3rd year running. TripAdvisor announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice awards for amusement parks and water parks around the world, with Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando, […]






Box Office: Finding Dory Finishes at #1, Independence Day #2

Box Office: Finding Dory Finishes at #1, Independence Day #2






Box Office: Finding Dory Finishes at #1, Independence Day #2 $FOX, $DIS, $SNE, $AMZN, $CMCSA Independence Day: Resurgence failed to thrill at  the North American box office, coming in behind expectations with an estimated $41.6-M from 4,068 theaters. But, it debuting to $102.1-M from 57 foreign markets, including China, for a global tally of $143.7 for […]






Box Office: ‘Finding Dory’ makes Record Splash Domestically

Box Office: ‘Finding Dory’ makes Record Splash Domestically






Box Office: ‘Finding Dory’ makes Record Splash Domestically $DIS, $LGF, $CMCSA, $TWX Finding Dory posted the biggest North American box office opening ever for an animated film, action comedy ‘Central Intelligence’ opened to a solid $34.5-M. 13 years after Finding Nemo hit theaters, Pixar and Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) sequel Finding Dory made a record splash at […]






Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Trading Outlook

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Trading Outlook






Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Trading Outlook WALT DISNEY CO closed up 0.830 at 98.400. Volume was 23% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 58% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 97.200 98.550 97.175 98.400 6,125,748 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: […]






Box Office: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Tops with $80-M; ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ DOA

Box Office: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Tops with $80-M; ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ DOA






Box Office: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Tops with $80-M; ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ DOA $DIS, $SNE, $CMCSA, $AMZN Globally, ‘X-Men’ takes $265.8-M at the box office Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Apocalypse won at the Memorial Day box-office, crushing Johnny Depp’s family-friendly Alice Through the Looking Glass. Apocalypse grossed $65.3-M for the 3-day weekend, putting its 4-day holiday […]






Wanda City Opening to Rival to Shanghai Disney (NYSE:DIS)

Wanda City Opening to Rival to Shanghai Disney (NYSE:DIS)






Wanda City Opening to Rival to Shanghai Disney (NYSE:DIS) $DIS China’s Wanda Group on Saturday opened a RMB 40-B (US$6.1-B) theme park in the eastern city of Nanchang, capital of Jiangxi Province. Wanda Cultural Tourism City (Wanda City), is the latest rival to Shanghai Disney (NYSE:DIS) opening to the public in June. At the opening […]






China to Triple Spending on Tourism

China to Triple Spending on Tourism






China to Triple Spending on Tourism China’s spending in the tourism sector is likely to 3X by Y 2020, to RMB 3-T (US$460-B). China invested more than RMB 1-T in the tourism sector last year, an increase of 42% from one year earlier, Li Jinzao, head of China National Tourism Administration, said at the ongoing […]






Box Office: Disney (NYSE:DIS) Dominates World Wide

Box Office: Disney (NYSE:DIS) Dominates World Wide






Box Office: Disney (NYSE:DIS) Dominates World Wide $DIS, $SNE, $AMZN Disney (NYSE:DIS) dominated the weekend box-office chart between Captain America: Civil War taking $72.6-M domestically and $941-M worldwide, and The Jungle Book crossed the $800-M mark at the global box office. Civil War came in # 1 at the weekend with $84.2-M. Among the others: Neighbors 2: Sorority […]






The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street






The Week Ahead on Wall Street $DIS Earnings season is slowing down as just 22 members of the S&P 500 are scheduled to report to Wall Street this week. The only DJIA component on the list this week is Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS), which will report Tuesday.   The economic reports of note The week’s […]






Box Office: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Debuted at $181.8-M Domestically

Box Office: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Debuted at $181.8-M Domestically






Box Office: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Debuted at $181.8-M Domestically $DIS The Superhero movie to become the 1st title of Y 2016 to cross $1-B, continuing Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) cinema domination Marvel Studios and Disney’s Captain America: Civil War launched to a mighty $181.8-M in North America at the weekend, launching the Summer box office, and […]






LTN Looks At US Entertainment Giant’s Quarterly Earnings

LTN Looks At US Entertainment Giant’s Quarterly Earnings






LTN Looks At US Entertainment Giant’s Quarterly Earnings $CMCSA, $DWA, $DIS, $FOX, $TWX, $VIA, $CBS, $SNE Strong advertising trends and signs of improved pay TV subscriber momentum will be Key trends when big Hollywood report their latest Quarterly earnings over the next 1 weeks, according to Wall Street analysts. And that could mean that film […]






Katzenberg Agrees to Sell Dreamworks Animation

Katzenberg Agrees to Sell Dreamworks Animation






Katzenberg Agrees to Sell Dreamworks Animation $DWA, $CMCSA Dreamworks Animation (NASDAQ:DWA) CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg has found a buyer for his film studio. The Glendale, California animation company has reached an agreement with Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) to be sold for than $3.8-B, sources confirmed late Thursday evening. The acquisition would fold DWA into an entertainment conglomerate that […]






Box Office: Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ Garners PG Audiences

Box Office: Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ Garners PG Audiences






Box Office: Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ Garners PG Audiences $DIS, $LGF When The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) executives Monday and pored over the weekend box-office returns, they were delighted +, as Jon Favreau’s  ‘The Jungle Book’ Scores Huge $103.6-M in its US debut, and took $291-M globally Favreau’s live-action/CGI hybrid lured all age groups, not […]






Disney Sacks Staff At HK Disneyland, Attendance Tumbles

Disney Sacks Staff At HK Disneyland, Attendance Tumbles






Disney Sacks Staff At HK Disneyland, Attendance Tumbles $DIS Hong Kong Disneyland cut jobs after sustaining its first loss in four years amid a slump in mainland visitors to the city. Friday, Hong Kong media reported that The Walt Disney Co.’s (NYSE:DIS) theme park sacked about 100 workers. Hong Kong Disneyland reviews operational needs from […]