Box Office Chaos: AMC Theatres Revenue Collapsed

Box Office Chaos: AMC Theatres Revenue Collapsed

#BoxOffice #revenue #collapse #C19coronavirus $AMC $CMCSA Cinema giant AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC) posted Q-2 financial results last Thursday as it looks to reopen its theaters and survive the coronavirus chaos after a debt restructuring. The extent of the C-19 coronavirus hit taken so far by the largest US cinema chain was underlined by overall revenues […]

Here are a Few More Companies for Portfolio Protection, Tune In…

Here are a Few More Companies for Portfolio Protection, Tune In…

#CFROI #cash #dividends #technical #analysis #fundamental #ratings, #WallStreet, $CMCSA $EBAY $LMT These companies all have strong cash flows and solid dividends, and they also come with our targets that are different from their fundamental analyst ratings, as they are technical, and include CFROI (cash flow return on investment analysis) to look for additional longer-term Northside. […]

Box Office:Movie Theater Reopening Plans Face Uncertainty

Box Office:Movie Theater Reopening Plans Face Uncertainty

#boxoffice #movie #theater #coronavirus #valuations #Hollywood #stocks #studios $AMC $DIS $CMCSA $CNK $MCS $IMAX Cinema giants have seen their market valuations hammered this year. The shutdown of circuits due to the C-19 coronavirus chaos resulted mass closings, release delays, liquidity concerns and a premium VOD disputes. Despite a controversy about face mask requirements, things seemed to be looking up […]

Box Office: AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC) Posts $2.17-B Q-1 Loss

Box Office: AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC) Posts $2.17-B Q-1 Loss

$AMC AMC (NYSE:AMC) released its Q-1 earnings report after hours Tuesday, which missed on both Top and bottom lines after closing down all its theaters for the C-19 coronavirus chaos. The movie theater chain, which expects to be “fully open globally” by July as it reopens, risks not surviving the medical emergency chaos over high […]

Box Office: The old Hollywood is screwed…Welcome to the new Hollywood

Box Office: The old Hollywood is screwed…Welcome to the new Hollywood

$NFLX $DIS $CMCSA $AMC $AMZN $AAPL $LGN Before the pandemic there was a shift happening. Talent agency CAA controlled actors, scripts, producers, how studios were bought and sold, music rights, all the way through to sports contracts. Agents held the power. But today most of the big agencies have sold out to major hedge funds […]

‘Anti-Trumper’ NBC News Boss Andy Lack Out

‘Anti-Trumper’ NBC News Boss Andy Lack Out

$CMCSA NBC News Chairman Andy Lack is leaving his job by the end of this month as part of a massive restructuring operation at NBCUniversal that combines all television and streaming operations into a single unit. Mr. Lack is being replaced by Cesar Conde, Chairman of the Telemundo Spanish-language network and NBCUniversal Group, who will […]

Bill Gates Donates Billions to Private and Public Companies, a Moral Hazard Surrounds Him

Bill Gates Donates Billions to Private and Public Companies, a Moral Hazard Surrounds Him

$IBM $CMCSA $UL $GSK $VOD $MSFT In a 17 March 2020, article in The Nation titled, “Bill Gates’ Charity Paradox,” details “the moral hazards surrounding the Gates Foundation’s $50 billion charitable enterprise, whose sprawling activities over the last two decades have been subject to remarkably little government oversight or public scrutiny.” As noted in this article, […]

Domestic Box Office: Best Case Scenario Off 40%

Domestic Box Office: Best Case Scenario Off 40%

$DIS, $SNE, $CMCSA, $LGF If theaters are closed for 3 months, domestic grosses may struggle to hit $7-B, a 20-year-plus low. By 3 April, the greatest calendar migration in the 100-year-plus history of the movie business was complete as virtually all major summer tentpoles relocated amid the coronavirus pandemic in a mega-game of dominoes that […]

Hollywood Giants Launch Streaming Media

Hollywood Giants Launch Streaming Media

$DIS $CMCSA $NFLX $AAPL The Hollywood coronavirus shutdown happened just as Comcast Corp. and Walt Disney Co. were getting their streaming products off the ground, each spend billions of dollars on new content. Disney+ and Apple TV+ both launched in November, while Comcast’s NBCUniversal is introducing its Peacock service on 15 April. Quibi, a startup created by […]

Box Office: Nationwide Shutdown of All Cinemas is Unprecedented

Box Office: Nationwide Shutdown of All Cinemas is Unprecedented

$AMC $CNK $CPXGF $CMCSA The nationwide shutdown of virtually all cinemas is unprecedented and could last at least 10 – 12 wks, potentially disrupting the prime Summer release calendar. The 3 largest theater chains in the United States have announced that all of their movie theaters will close indefinitely as cinemas go dark across the […]

Universal Live-Action Filming Goes on Virus Hiatus + the Rest of the Hollywood Shut Downs

Universal Live-Action Filming Goes on Virus Hiatus + the Rest of the Hollywood Shut Downs

$CMCSA $SNE $NFLX $DIS Hollywood Box Office May Take $20-B Hit From Coronavirus Impact ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ and ‘Flint Stong‘ filming will be affected by the hiatus. Universal Pictures’ live-action feature productions will slow down and go on hiatus starting this weekend due to the new coronavirus outbreak.  “The studio continues to monitor the situation […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

$BUD, $CMCSA, $JAZZ, $KBH, $KMI, $NLTX Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is the list for Friday, 13 March, as follows: Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./N.V. (NYSE:BUD) was raised to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital Markets, […]

Box Office: ‘Onward’ Looking to Hit $40-M in NA Opening

Box Office: ‘Onward’ Looking to Hit $40-M in NA Opening

$DIS, $IMAX, $CMCSA The new Pixar (a private company) movie could prove an early indicator test as to whether moviegoing is being impacted by worries over the coronavirus. The animated family pic Onward was having trouble finding its groove at the Friday box office, according to early returns. At this pace, projections show the Disney-Pixar seeing $40-M […]

Box Office: ‘The Invisible Man’ Screams with $29-M in NA Start, $49-M Worldwide

Box Office: ‘The Invisible Man’ Screams with $29-M in NA Start, $49-M Worldwide

$CMCSA, $DIS, $SNE Universal and Blumhouse’s The Invisible Man scared up $29-M in its North American box office debut and $20.2-M overseas for a $49.2-M global take over the weekend. Driven by a 92% Rotten Tomatoes score, The Invisible Man had the best domestic opening for a horror pic since last September’s It: Chapter Two, and 1 of the best ever […]

Box Office: ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Supers Past ‘Call of the Wild’ with $26.3-M

Box Office: ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Supers Past ‘Call of the Wild’ with $26.3-M

$CMCSA, $DIS, $VIA, $SNE, $AMZN Paramount’s blue video-game hero outpaced Harrison Ford and a CGI dog to take the top spot at the domestic box office. Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog and Disney’s The Call of the Wild, numbers were close, but the hedgehog that beat out Harrison Ford and a CGI dog at the North American box office […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CAT, $CMCSA, $ELF, $GPS, $LULU, $NKE, $UBER, $ULTA Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is the list for Wednesday, 5 February, as follows: Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) was maintained as Buy but the target price was lowered to […]

Box Office: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Lives High, ‘Rhythm Section’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Lives High, ‘Rhythm Section’ DOA

$SNE $CMCSA $LGF Bad Boys for Life won Super Bowl weekend at the US box office, earning another $17.7-M for a franchise-best domestic total of $148.1-M. The film has stayed atop the chart for 3 weekends running, and is a major win for stars Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, as well as Sony. Bad Boys […]

2020: Box Office, ‘Dolittle’ a Big Budget Miss for Universal and Downey Jr.

2020: Box Office, ‘Dolittle’ a Big Budget Miss for Universal and Downey Jr.

$CMCSA The big-budget DOA pic will not recover from its dismal debut over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Dolittle was a passion project for Mr Downey in the post-Iron Man era is the first big-budget miss of Y 2020 and stands to lose tens of millions for Universal, and it dashes hopes of launching […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$ABX, $BLK, $COLM, $CMCSA, $DLR, $MSFT, $TSLA Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is the list for Friday, 17 January, as follows: Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE:ABX) was raised to Outperform from Neutral with a 22 target price […]

Box Office: ‘1917’ Captures $39.2-M After Golden Globe Wins

Box Office: ‘1917’ Captures $39.2-M After Golden Globe Wins

$DIS, $CMCSA, $VIA, $SNE Sam Mendes’ World War I epic 1917 captured the box office battlefield with $36.5-M at the weekend, 1 of the best nationwide starts ever for the month of January and way ahead of projections. The victory came in the wake of the movie’s Top Golden Globe wins on 5 January for best motion […]

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Leads with $34-M, ‘The Grudge’ Opens to $-11M

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Leads with $34-M, ‘The Grudge’ Opens to $-11M

$DIA, $CMCSA, $LGF, $SNE ‘Little Women‘ and ‘Knives Out‘ were among the nominees enjoying a boost timed to Sunday’s Golden Globes ceremony. Sony’s horror pic The Grudge is the 1st new nationwide release of Y 2020 opened to $11.3-M at the domestic box office after getting flunked by audiences with a rare F CinemaScore. Disney’s Star Wars: The […]

Box Office: ‘Rise of Skywalker’ Ascends to $725-M Globally

Box Office: ‘Rise of Skywalker’ Ascends to $725-M Globally

$DIS, $SNE, $LGF, $CMCSA In a much needed year-end gift for Hollywood after a disappointing year at the box office, moviegoers embraced some of the new movies over Christmas. Sony had 3 notable Christmas wins: Jumanji: The Next Level, which came in #2 with 5-day earnings of $59-M for a domestic take of $175.5-M Overseas, Jumanji 2 grossed […]

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Rises to $373.5-M Global Opening

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Rises to $373.5-M Global Opening

$DIS, $CMCSA, $SNE, $LGF Though coming in behind the last 2 films in the trilogy, J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker easily beat the competition with a huge weekend launch of $175.5-M at the North American box office and $373.5-M globally. Domestically, the movie scored the 3rd-biggest December debut of all time behind Abrams’ Star Wars: […]

Box Office: ‘Jumanji 2’ Opens to $60-M, ‘Richard Jewell’ Flat at $5-M

Box Office: ‘Jumanji 2’ Opens to $60-M, ‘Richard Jewell’ Flat at $5-M

$SNE, $LGF, $USMCA, $DIS ‘Richard Jewell’ is the 2nd-worst nationwide opening of Clint Eastwood’s directing career and the worst in nearly 40 years Sony’s year-end event pic Jumanji: The Next Level is off to a great start at the pre-holiday box office, opening ahead of expectations with an estimated $60.1-M. The Dwayne Johnson-Kevin Hart sequel had no […]

Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Holds at #1

Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Holds at #1

$DIS, $LGF, $CMCSA, $AMZN, $NFLX The animated ‘Playmobil‘ film scored the 3rd-worst domestic opening ever for a title rolling out in more than 2,000 theaters. Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen 2 stayed atop the North American box office in its 3rd weekend with $34.7-M, while animated pic Playmobil: The Movie came DOA with a debut of $668,000. Playmobil, released domestically […]

Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Drives Disney Past Record $3.2-B in North American Ticket Sales

Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Drives Disney Past Record $3.2-B in North American Ticket Sales

$DIS, $CMCSA, $SNE, $LGF After posting ing up best-ever Thanksgiving numbers, the animated tentpole is days away from skating past $1-B globally. Princess Anna and Queen Elsa delivered royal results for Disney (NYSE:DIS) over the Thanksgiving holiday. Frozen 2 has driven the Top film studio past the $3.2-B mark in Y 2019 domestic ticket sales, a […]

Pressure on Hollywood’s Box Office Continues

Pressure on Hollywood’s Box Office Continues

$DIS, $SNE, $CMCSA, $LGF, $IMAX, $CNK, $AMC B. Riley FBR’s analyst says that will “pressure” film theater stock valuations until mid-2020 before the group “begins to see some love” from investors. With Frozen 2 ringing in the all-important final stretch of the box-office year, Hollywood’s eyes are on whether year-end tentpole releases can help make up the […]

Box Office: ‘Midway’ Blasts Past ‘Doctor Sleep’ with $17.5-M

Box Office: ‘Midway’ Blasts Past ‘Doctor Sleep’ with $17.5-M

$LGF, $VIA, $CMCSA, $DIS, $AMZN ‘Doctor Sleep‘ snoozed in $14.1-M, ‘Playing With Fire‘ Topped ‘Last Christmas‘ in the weeknd’s 2nd upset. Veterans Day weekend is light at the NA box office as the new movies disappointed. The World War II epic Midway may have topped the chart with a better-than-expected $17.5-M from 4,086 theaters in a surprise […]

Box Office: ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Debuts Weak at $29-M in North America

Box Office: ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Debuts Weak at $29-M in North America

$DIS, $VIA, $CMCSA, $NFLX The outlook is not promising overseas either, where it fell flat in China with $28-M, ‘Harriet‘ overperforms, and ‘Motherless Brooklyn‘ came DOA Skydance, Paramount and Fox/Disney’s Terminator: Dark Fate reboot has bombed in its domestic box office debut with $29-M from 4,086 theaters, well behind expectations and even while placing #1 on the chart. […]

Box Office: ‘Joker’ Laughs with another $55-M in North America

Box Office: ‘Joker’ Laughs with another $55-M in North America

$CMCSA, $LGF, $CBS  Joker has earned$55-M in its 2nd frame for a 10-Day NA take of $192.7-M and a huge global take $543.9-M. Joker stayed at #1, as MGM and United Artists Releasing’s animated family pic The Addams Family came in strong at #2 with $30.3-M, burying Ang Lee’s big-budget Gemini Man that followed at #3 with $20.5-M. The VFX-heavy Gemini Man opens […]

Box Office: ‘Abominable’ Tops With $21-M, ‘Judy’ Sings Again

Box Office: ‘Abominable’ Tops With $21-M, ‘Judy’ Sings Again

$DIS, $CMCSA ‘Downton Abbey’ crossed $100-M worldwide, while ‘It Chapter Two‘ clears $400-M. Marking the 1st studio animated pic of the fall season, DreamWorks Animation’s Abominable Topped the box office chart with $20.9-M from 4,242 theaters. Abominable from filmmaker Jill Culton, is the 1st co-production between DWA and China’s Pearl Studios. The movie is set to open Tuesday […]

Box Office:’Rambo: Last Blood’ takes $19.2-M, ‘Downton Abbey’ Royally Surprises with $31-M

Box Office:’Rambo: Last Blood’ takes $19.2-M, ‘Downton Abbey’ Royally Surprises with $31-M

$DIS. $SNE, $CMCSA, $LGF, $IMAX Downton Abbey won the weekend box office race with a surprising $31-M from 3,079 theaters, beating the final installment in Sylvester Stallone’s iconic Rambo action franchise and a new space thriller featuring Brad Pitt. Pitt’s Ad Astra may have edged past Stallone’s Rambo: Last Blood with an estimated $19.2-M from 3,460 sites. Last Blood took in $19.2-M from […]

Box Office: ‘It: Chapter Two’ Scares Up $185-M Globally

Box Office: ‘It: Chapter Two’ Scares Up $185-M Globally

$IMAX, $DIS, $CMCSA, $LGF New Line’s R-rated It: Chapter Two opened to $91-M domestically, and while the sequel did not match the record-shattering launch of the 1st film, it is the 2nd-best horror bow of all time and the 2nd-biggest for the month of September behind It, as well as the Top bow for an R-rated pic so […]

Box Office: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Crossed $250-M Globally

Box Office: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Crossed $250-M Globally

$SNE $CMCSA In another victory, Quentin Tarantino’s original Summer epic may be set to be the the director best grosser ever. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has passed the $200-M mark at the global box office, a feat accomplished by only 1 other original film this year. Through Thursday, Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film starring Leonardo […]

Box Office: ‘Good Boys’ Debuts with $21-M

Box Office: ‘Good Boys’ Debuts with $21-M

$CMCSA, $DIS, $SNE DOA’s: ‘Blinded by the Light’ and ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’, ‘Angry Birds 2′ and ’47 Meters Down 2’. Universal’s raunchy tween pic Good Boys laughed its way to the Top of the NA box office chart with $21-M from 3,204 theaters. The film marks the 1st time that an R-rated comedy has placed # […]

Box Office: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ #1 With $25-M, Next Came ‘Scary Stories’ Schools ‘Dora’ With $21-M

Box Office: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ #1 With $25-M, Next Came ‘Scary Stories’ Schools ‘Dora’ With $21-M

$CMCSA, $CBS, $LGF, $VIA, $DIS, $SNE Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw stayed atop the box office chart for the 2nd weekend running, revving 5 new films to gross $25.4-M and cross the $100-M mark domestically. Overseas, Universal’s big-budget action pic took in another $60.8-M for a worldwide take of $332.6-M. The franchise winner has always done […]

Box Office: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ RevsUp to $181-M Globally

Box Office: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ RevsUp to $181-M Globally

$CMCSA, $DIS, $LGF, $SNE, The ‘Fast & Furious’ spinoff won the weekend box office race but came in on the slow end of domestic expectations. Universal’s Hobbs & Shaw revved to the Top of the NA box office chart with $60.8-M from 4,253 theaters, and $120-M overseas for a worldwide launch of $180.8-M The spinoff teams Dwayne Johnson […]

Box Office: ‘Crawl,’ ‘Stuber’ DOA, ‘Spider-Man’ Tops the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Crawl,’ ‘Stuber’ DOA, ‘Spider-Man’ Tops the Weekend

$DIS, $SNE, $CMCSA Crawl and Stuber came DOA to their box office debuts with an estimated $12 and $8-M, respectively, a disappointing showing for major studio releases. Sony (NYSE:SNE) and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man: Far From Home instead dominated in its 2nd weekend as it reached $847.1-M globally. In North America, the pic took in $45.3-M from 4,634 theaters for a […]

Box Office: ‘Toy Story 4’ Takes $58-M

Box Office: ‘Toy Story 4’ Takes $58-M

$DIS, $LGF, $CMCSA, $SNE Pixar (Private) and Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Toy Story 4 helds # 1 in its 2nd weekend and fended off new offerings Annabelle Comes Home and Yesterday. The animated family film dipped just 52% to $58-M passing the $200-M mark in NA, and cleared $496.5-M worldwide. New Line’s Summer horror pic Annabelle Comes Home came in 2nd with estimated weekend […]

Box Office: ‘Toy Story 4’ is #1 with Franchise High $238-M Worldwide

Box Office: ‘Toy Story 4’ is #1 with Franchise High $238-M Worldwide

$DIS, $LGF, $SNE, $CMCSA, $VIA ‘Child’s Play’ scared up $14-M, while ‘Anna’ came DOA with $3.5-M in a career-worst for French filmmaker Luc Besson. Pixar (private) and Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) critically acclaimed Toy Story 4 went to the Top of the NA box office chart at the weekend with $118-M, 1 of the biggest openings of all time […]

Wall Street Analyst Downgrades Disney (NYSE:DIS), Wary of Streaming Bet

Wall Street Analyst Downgrades Disney (NYSE:DIS), Wary of Streaming Bet

$DIS The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) stock has seen a downgrade from Imperial Capital “arguing that with the shares trading near a record valuation, the media giant may have run ahead of itself.” Disney stock has had a great year. The shares have gained nearly 30%, hitting a 52-wk high of $143.51 and low of $100.35. Disney […]

Box Office: ‘Men in Black: International’ Disappoints with $28.5-M

Box Office: ‘Men in Black: International’ Disappoints with $28.5-M

$DIS, $TWX, $AMZN, $CMCSA New Line’s ‘Shaft’ sequel opened soft at $8.3-M, while ‘Late Night’ expanded in its 2nd weekend and took in $5.1 million. The Summer 2019 box office has not been kind to studio sequels nor spinoffs. Disney/Fox’s Dark Phoenix crashed with a $33-M opening, while Warner Bros.’ Godzilla: Kong of the Monsters bowed to $47-M domestically. […]

Box Office:’Pets 2′ Best of Show at $47-M

Box Office:’Pets 2′ Best of Show at $47-M

$AMZN, $CMCSA, $DIS, $TWX, $CBS The Secret Life of Pets 2: Universal and Illumination’s animated family film Pets 2 collected $47.1-M on 4,561 screens. The pic received an A- CinemaScore. Pets 2 is the 10th team-up for animation studio Illumination and Universal, with its opening weekend landing in the lower end of those titles. While Pets 2 debuted far below the […]

Top Three Theme Parks Worldwide

Top Three Theme Parks Worldwide

$CMCSA, $DIS, $SEAS Universal Studios Universal Orlando consists of 2 theme parks (Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure), a water park (Volcano Bay), a night-time entertainment complex (Universal CityWalk Orlando), and six Loews Hotels (Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, and Universal’s Aventura Hotel). All of […]

Box Office: ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Roared Up $49-M

Box Office: ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Roared Up $49-M

$IMAX, $TWX, $VIA, $CMCSA, $DIS ‘Rocketman’ blasts off with $25-M, while Blumhouse’s ‘Ma’ scares up $18-M. Godzilla was the King of the box office this weekend, but not by much. Godzilla: King of the Monsters roared up $49-M in its debut at the North American box office at 4,108 screens below $50-M projections. The movie earned […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AAPL, $C, $CMCSA, $TSLA, $ZNGA Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Friday follows: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Analysts maintained AAPL with an Overweight rating […]

Box Office: ‘John Wick’ Takes the Weekend with $57-M Opening

Box Office: ‘John Wick’ Takes the Weekend with $57-M Opening

$DIS, $MGM, $LGF, $CMCSA, After 3 weekends at the Top of the domestic box office, Avengers: Endgame‘s reign has come to an end, thanks to John Wick, a retired hit man. Lionsgate’s (NYSE:LGF) John Wick: Chapter Three — Parabellum had a huge debut weekend, earning $57.2-M stateside in 3,850 theaters, beating out Endgame‘s $29.4-M domestic take. […]

Box Office: ‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Tops Easter Weekend with $26.5-M

Box Office: ‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Tops Easter Weekend with $26.5-M

$DIS, $CMCSA, $TWX FLASH: Revenue for the Easter Holiday weekend hit its lowest mark in 14 years. The Curse of La Llorona opened ahead of expectations at the domestic box office, scaring up $26.5-M to win the weekend. Poor reviews did not hurt La Llorona, nor a B- CinemaScore. However, the R-rated film could not rescue […]

Box Office: ‘Shazam!’ Earns $25-M’s to Hold #1 on the Chart

Box Office: ‘Shazam!’ Earns $25-M’s to Hold #1 on the Chart

$DIS, $LGF, $CMCSA New Line and DC’s Shazam! easily stayed #1 in its 2nd outing at the box office, earning $25.1-M from 4,306 theaters. Shazam! fell a 53%. The pic’s 10-Day domestic take stands at $94.9-M. Overseas, it also topped the chart with $35.9-M for $258.8-M globally. Universal’s Little beat DOA Hellboy with $15.5-M from 2,667 locations for […]

Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Opens to Austonishing $70.3-M

Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Opens to Austonishing $70.3-M

$DIS, $CMCSA, $VIA, $CBS Us, the follow-up to ‘Get Out’ scored the 3rd-biggest horror opening of all time, while ‘Captain Marvel’ flew past $300-M in North America and $900-M globally. Us debuted to $70.3-M at the domestic box office over the weekend to scare up the 3rd-biggest horror opening ever. Overseas, Us took in $16.7-M from […]

Box Office: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ Takes a $60-M Bow

Box Office: ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ Takes a $60-M Bow

$CMCSA, $FOX FLASH: The Toothless Dragon turned around a slump at the 2019 North American box office. Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Fighting With My Family’ pleased audiences in its domestic debut. DreamWorks Animation’s family offering How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World took off with $17.5-M Friday at the box office for a projected debut of $60-M or […]

Box Office: US Winter Revenue Hits 8-Year Lows

Box Office: US Winter Revenue Hits 8-Year Lows

$DIS, $SNE, $LGF, $TWX, $CMCSA, $FOX FlASH: Combined US ticket sales were down sharply, worst Presidents Day weekend in at least 14 years. Wall Street, and industry observers struggle with a downturn at the North American box office following a record-shattering Y 2018. Revenue for the 1st 7 weeks of y 2019 hit an 8 […]

Box Office: ‘Lego Movie 2’ Tops the List with $35-M, Cold Pursuit an Icy 3rd

Box Office: ‘Lego Movie 2’ Tops the List with $35-M, Cold Pursuit an Icy 3rd

$TWX, $FOX, $LGF, $DIS, $CMCSA Liam Neeson’s ‘Cold Pursuit‘ took in $10.8-M and The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part failed to wow audiences with only $35-M from 4,303 theaters. Warner Bros. expected the family-friendly sequel to click together $50 to 55-M in its NA launch. But a bad case of franchise fatigue set in on […]

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Takes the Weekend with $19-M

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Takes the Weekend with $19-M

$CMCSA, $DIS, $FOX, $TWX, $SNE ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ opened weak at $7.3-M, ‘Serenity’ earned an even weaker $4.8-M to mark the worst opening of Anne Hathaway’s career and 1 of the worst for Matthew McConaughey. Glass in its 2nd weekend at the box office took $19-M from 3,844 theaters, putting the film’s 10-day […]

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Opens to $47-M Over Holiday Weekend

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Opens to $47-M Over Holiday Weekend

$CMCSA, $DIS, $TWX, $VIA, $SNE, $FOX Japanese anime pic ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ surprises, while ‘The Upside’ keeps audiences laughing! M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass is easily winning the long Holiday weekend at the box office with an estimated $47.1-M coming in behind expectations after middling audience scores and poor reviews. Financially, the movie is already in good […]

Box Office: ‘The Upside’ Beats ‘Aquaman’ With $19.6-M; ‘Replicas’ DOA

Box Office: ‘The Upside’ Beats ‘Aquaman’ With $19.6-M; ‘Replicas’ DOA

$TWX, $SNE, $DIS, $VIA, $CMCSA ‘The Upside’ is a win for Kevin Hart and STXfilms; ‘Replicas’ marks a career worst for Keanu Reeves. Kevin Hart is proving his power at the box office again with the better-than-expected launch of The Upside. The dramedy beat Aquaman at the weekend with $19.6-M in a surprise victory. The Upside is also […]

Box Office: ‘Welcome to Marwen’ DOA, a $50-M+ Loser, ‘Aquaman’ Opens to $67-M; ‘Mary Poppins’ Flies Past ‘Bumblebee’

Box Office: ‘Welcome to Marwen’ DOA, a $50-M+ Loser, ‘Aquaman’ Opens to $67-M; ‘Mary Poppins’ Flies Past ‘Bumblebee’

$CMCSA, $TWX, $DIS, $VIA, $SNE, $AMZN, $FOX Robert Zemeckis’ dramedy starring Steve Carell came DOA on hammering by critics Robert Zemeckis’ Welcome to Marwen came DOA at the weekend in its domestic box office debut with a scant $2.4-M from 1,191 cinemas marking the worst opening of Y 2018 for a major Hollywood studio release. The film […]

Box Office: ‘Spider-Verse’ Spins $35-M; ‘The Mule’ Opens Strong $17-M

Box Office: ‘Spider-Verse’ Spins $35-M; ‘The Mule’ Opens Strong $17-M

 Peter Jackson’s tentpole ‘Mortal Engines’ stalled. $SNE, $TWX, $CMCSA In another win for Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) Marvel films, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse swung to $35.4-M in its domestic open the best December opening ever for an animated film laying the course for a strong run over the year-end holidays. Traditionally, most movies do noy score big mid-December openings. […]

Box Office: ‘Ralph 2’ Tops Pre-Holiday Weekend

Box Office: ‘Ralph 2’ Tops Pre-Holiday Weekend

Creed II’ strong, ‘Green Book’ gets boost from Golden Globe nominations  $DIS, $CMCSA, $VIA, $TWX, $IMAX For the 1st time ever, a pair of animated pictures; Ralph Breaks the Internet and The Grinch claimed the Top 2 spots at the box office for the 2nd weekend running, showing the buying power of the family. Disney Animation Studios’ (NYSE:DIS) Ralph 2 stayed […]

Box Office: Family Films Dominate, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Wins Again With $25.8-M

Box Office: Family Films Dominate, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Wins Again With $25.8-M

Box Office: Family Films Dominate, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Wins Again With $25.8-M $DIS, $SNE, $TWX, $CMCSA, $LGF Family films dominate, as ‘The Grinch’ places #2 in its 4th outing, while the’The Possession of Hannah Grace’ only debuts to $6.5-M. Disney Animation Studios’ Ralph Breaks the Internet a big winner in its 2nd weekend, taking another $25.8-M […]

Box Office: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Takes $84.5-M; ‘Creed II’ Wins $56-M

Box Office: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Takes $84.5-M; ‘Creed II’ Wins $56-M

Box Office: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Takes $84.5-M; ‘Creed II’ Wins $56-M $DIS, $TWX, $LGF, $VIA, $CMCSA, $SNE, $NFLX The Feast at the 2018 box office continued over the Thanksgiving Holiday as a pair of sequels: Ralph Breaks the Internet and Creed II drove record Holiday revenue at the North American box office. Ralph Breaks the Internet topped the Wednesday-Sunday […]

Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ at #1 with $62-M for $253-M Global Debut 

Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ at #1 with $62-M for $253-M Global Debut 

Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ at #1 with $62-M for $253-M Global Debut $TWX, $SNE, $VIA, $CMCSA Mark Wahlberg’s comedy ‘Instant Family’ opened in 4th place with $14.7-M, followed by Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’ with $12.3-M In North America, the Harry Potter spinoff  from Warner Brothers’ debuted to $ 62.2-M from 4,163 theaters, saw poor reviews and […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $CHK, $CMCSA, $CREE, $LITE, $NVDA, $VOD, $XLNX Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for main issues for Wednesday as follows: […]

Box Office: ‘The Grinch’ Wins With $66-M; ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ DOA

Box Office: ‘The Grinch’ Wins With $66-M; ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ DOA

Box Office: ‘The Grinch’ Wins With $66-M; ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ DOA $CMCSA, $SNE, $FOX, $AMZN, $NFLX Christmas came early for Illumination and Universal, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) as The Grinch, the 2nd big-screen adaptation of the classic Dr. Seuss holiday tale opened to $66-M from 4,414 North American theaters. Voiced this time out […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $ADM, $AVGO, $CMCSA, $KNX, $ROKU, $SQ, $RARE, $ZYAO Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for main issues for Friday, 9 […]

Box Office: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Takes a $50-M Bow, ‘Nutcracker’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Takes a $50-M Bow, ‘Nutcracker’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Takes a $50-M Bow,’Nutcracker’ DOA $FOX, $DIS, $TWX, $CMCSA, $SNE Tyler Perry’s R-rated comedy ‘Nobody’s Fool,’ opens in 3rd spot. Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody is a box-office champion, rose to a $50-M launch in North America, the 2nd-biggest start of all time for a music biopic when adjusted for inflation. Overseas, the pic opened […]

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up $32-M at the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up $32-M at the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up $32-M at the Weekend $CMCSA, $TWX,$IMAX, $SNE, $FOX, $AMZN Domestic October box-office revenue hits a record $790-M Thanks to Venom, A Star Is Born and now Halloween, domestic box office revenue has marked a record for the month, or $790-M, above the prior best set in Y 2014 at $757-M.A sequel to the classic […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $CNC, $CMCSA, $CXO, $EG, $IIIV, $PE, $PNR, $TSLA, $TLS, $VF Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of the Street’s Key analysts outlook for main issues for […]

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up  $77.5-M to Top the List

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up  $77.5-M to Top the List

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up  $77.5-M to Top the List $CMCSA, $TWX, $SNE, $FOX, $AMZN Halloween marks the 2nd-best debut of all time for an R-rated horror film, as well as the 2nd biggest ever for the month of October. Trick or Treat took on a new meaning at the weekend box office, where Blumhouse […]

Box Office Revenue in North America Marks Record High in October

Box Office Revenue in North America Marks Record High in October

Box Office Revenue in North America Marks Record High in October $SNE, $TWX, $CMCSA, $LGF, $FOX ‘Venom’ take $80-M ‘A Star Is Born’ takes $42.6-M Overseas, ‘Venom’ take $125.2-M for a global bite of $205.2-M, revenue in North America hits a record high for the month of October thanks to the combined power of the […]

Box Office: ‘Night School’ Books Open with $28-M

Box Office: ‘Night School’ Books Open with $28-M

Box Office: ‘Night School’ Books Open with $28-M $CMCSA, $TWX, $LGF, $CBS New animated pic ‘Smallfoot’ opens to $23-M, while National Geographic’s doc ‘Free Solo’ sees record-breaking numbers at the specialty box office ahead of ‘Old Man & the Gun.’ The comedy Night School laughed its way to the Top of the box-office chart, beating the overall […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $LNG, $CMCSA, $COP, $F, $KBH, $SLB, $STX, $TJX, $WLL Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of the Street’s Key analysts outlook for main issues for Thursday, […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports 

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $ABX, $CWST, $CMCSA, $COMM, $DNV, $DXCM, $FMX, $GDDY, $HMSY Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of the Street’s Key […]

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible 6’ Wins the Weekend with $35-M

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible 6’ Wins the Weekend with $35-M

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible 6’ Wins the Weekend with $35-M $VIA, $DIS, $LGF, $FOX, $SNE, $CMCSA Christopher Robin’ opened to $25-M. ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’  with $12.3, and Dinesh D’Souza’s doc ‘Death of a Nation’ took $2.3-M Paramount’s Mission: Impossible — Fallout fell just 43% in its 2nd outing to $35-M from 4,395 North American theaters […]

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible- Fallout’ Opens to Franchise-Best

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible- Fallout’ Opens to Franchise-Best

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Opens to Franchise Best $VIA, $IMAX, $CMCSA, $SNE, $DIS  ‘Teen Titans!’ and Timothee Chalamet’s ‘Hot Summer Nights’ DoA, ‘Incredibles 2’ prepares to cross $1-B at the worldwide box office. The latest Mission: Impossible feature it Star, Tom Cruise, 56 anni, skydiving from perilous heights or bounding across buildings.Bolstered by glowing reviews and […]

Box Office: ‘Equalizer 2’ takes the Weekend with $35.8-M

Box Office: ‘Equalizer 2’ takes the Weekend with $35.8-M

Box Office: ‘Equalizer 2’ takes the Weekend with $35.8-M $SNE, $DIS, $CMCSA, $AMZN Denzel Washington’s R-rated action sequel outgunned the $34.4-M debut of ‘Mamma Mia 2.’ In a Summer box-office upset, Sony’s R-rated The Equalizer 2 came in ahead of expectations to top the star-studded Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again with an estimated $35.8-M launch in North America. […]

Box Office: Hotel Transylvania 3 Tops Skyscraper

Box Office: Hotel Transylvania 3 Tops Skyscraper

Box Office: Hotel Transylvania 3 Tops Skyscraper $SNE, $AMZN, $DIS, $CMCSA ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’ opened to $44.1-M in the US, Topping out above ‘Skyscraper’ $25.5-M Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation placed #1 in North America with $44.1-M from 4,267 theaters, compared to $25.5-M from 3,782 theaters for Skyscraper.Overseas, Hotel Transylvania 3 likewise beat Skyscraper for the weekend with […]

Box Office: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Take $76-M in NA and $161-M Worldwide

Box Office: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Take $76-M in NA and $161-M Worldwide

Box Office: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Take $76-M in NA and $161-M Worldwide $DIS, $CMCSA ‘The First Purge’ extracts $31-M, the new Whitney Houston documentary $1.3-M and ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ becomes the Top-grossing doc YTD. Ant-Man and the Wasp crushed the competition at the weekend with $76-M, as Disney (NYSEDIS) and Marvel Studios stand up […]

Box Office: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ‘Roaring’ to the $1-B Mark

Box Office:  Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ‘Roaring’ to the $1-B Mark

Box Office: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ‘Roaring’ to the $1-B Mark $CMCSA, $DIS, $LGF, $SNE Universal’s, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ruled in its 2nd frame, grossing $60-M in North America as it roars toward the $1-B mark at the global box office. The film will join the Billion-Dollar Club this week. […]

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom’ Wins the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom’ Wins the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom’ Wins the Weekend $CMCSA, $DIS, $FOXA,$TWX, $SNE ‘Jurassic World sequel takes the weekend, ‘Gotti’ DOA, and ‘Boundaries’ bit player, Peter Fonda made a fool of himself, he should know you do not do well in a PR dust up with President Trump. Universal, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and […]

Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ Opens with $180-M

Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ Opens with $180-M

Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ Opens with $180-M $DIS, $CMCSA, $TWX, $SNE Pixar does it again. Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Pixar’s Incredibles 2 flew to a record-shattering $180-M from 4,410 theaters at the domestic box office at the weekend. The sequel score the biggest launch ever for an animated film it scored the 8th-biggest opening of all time, not […]

Box Office: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Ladies See a $41.5-M Opening

Box Office: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Ladies See a $41.5-M Opening

Box Office: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Ladies See a $41.5-M Opening $TWX, $DIS, $CMCSA Indie horror pic ‘Hereditary’ survives a D+ CinemaScore with a $13-M debut, while Jodie Foster’s ‘Hotel Artemis’ DOA with $3.2-M Overseas Box Office Open: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ takes $151-M. The female-fronted Ocean’s 8 opened over the weekend to a series-best $41.5-M from 4,145 theaters […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $CMCSA, $DRI, $FSLR, $HIG, $LH 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 Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Friday, as […]

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Continues to Draw Moviegoers 

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Continues to Draw Moviegoers 

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Continues to Draw Moviegoers $DIS, $VIA, $FOXA, $CMCSA In China ‘Infinity War’ opened to $200-M in China as it becomes the Top-grossing Superhero pic of all time globally. Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War finished its 3rd weekend at the box office with $1.606-B in global ticket sales after earning another […]

Heavy Handed Hussein Obama-era FCC Internet Rules Cease on 11 June

Heavy Handed Hussein Obama-era FCC Internet Rules Cease on 11 June

Heavy Handed Hussein Obama-era FCC Internet Rules Cease on 11 June $T, $CMCSA, $FB, $GOOGL The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said in a notice Thursday that Hussein Obama-era Y 2015 US open-internet rules will cease on 11 June, and new rules handing providers power over what content consumers can access will take effect. The FCC […]

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ #1 in its 3rd Frame

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ #1 in its 3rd Frame

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ #1 in its 3rd Frame $TWX, $VIA, $FOX, $LGF, $CMCSA ‘A Quiet Place’ reclaimed the No. 1 spot in its 3rd weekend, as ‘Rampage’ became the weekend’s Top worldwide grosser. STX Entertainment’s I Feel Pretty, Amy Schumer’s latest DOA at $16.2-M from 3,440 locations at the domestic box office at the […]

Box Office: Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Rampage’ Roars With $34.5-M Open

Box Office: Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Rampage’ Roars With $34.5-M Open

Box Office: Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Rampage’ Roars With $34.5-M Open $TWX, $IMAX, $VIA, $CMCSA, $FOX, $SNE Friday afternoon, pundits were saying that New Line’s Rampage appeared DOA at the US box office, with 1st projections suggesting the $120-M tentpole movie might not earn much more than $28-M in its launch. But hang on, thanks to the star power […]

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ Crushed R-rated ‘Blockers’ With $50-M Open

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ Crushed R-rated ‘Blockers’ With $50-M Open

Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ Crushed R-rated ‘Blockers’ With $50-M Open $VIA, $CMCSA, $CBS, $TWX, $DIS It was a good weekend all around for movie-going in the US as revenue spiked more than 36% over the same frame last year. ‘Blockers’ fought off the R-rated comedy curse with a $21.4-M debut, while Ted Kennedy scandal […]

Box Office: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ Won Easter

Box Office: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’  Won Easter

Box Office: Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ Won Easter $TWX, $IMAX, $DIS, $SNE, $CMCSA, $FOX The sci-fi adventure marks director Steven Spielberg’s biggest opening in 10 years with $41-M, and Tyler Perry’s ‘Acrimony’ placed #2 with $17-M for the holiday weekend.   The sci-fi adventure also marks Director Spielberg’s biggest domestic bow since Indiana Jones and the Kingdom […]

Box Office: ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Beats ‘Black Panther’

Box Office: ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Beats ‘Black Panther’

Box Office: ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Beats ‘Black Panther’ $CMCSA, $DIS, $LGF, $VIA, $TWX, $SNE Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ barks at the specialty box office. Legendary and Universal’s Pacific Rim Uprising dethrone Black Panther at the domestic box office upon opening to a mild $28-M from 2,850 theaters over the weekend. Overall revenue for the weekend was down 37% […]

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Marks $108-M in its 2nd Frame

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Marks $108-M in its 2nd Frame

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Marks $108-M in its 2nd Frame $DIS, $VIA, $NFLX, $CMCSA Ryan Coogler’s Superhero pic Black Panther defying expectations in its 2nd frame, grossing an estimated $108-M from 4,020 theaters. The Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Marvel title reached the $400-M mark domestically in only 10 days after dropping just 47% in its 2nd weekend at […]

Box Office: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Came with $137-M Global Open

Box Office: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Came with $137-M Global Open

Box Office: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ Came with $137-M Global Open $CMCSA, $TWX, $SNE ‘Peter Rabbit’ opens to $25-M in US, Clint Eastwood’s ‘The 15:17 to Paris’ debuts to $12.6-M critics blocked the tracks. Universal’s Fifty Shades Freed grossed $136.9-M driving franchise past the $1-B mark in global box-office ticket sales go become 1 of the most profitable […]

President Trump’s Tax Reform is Working

President Trump’s Tax Reform is Working

President Trump’s Tax Reform is Working $AAPL, $CMCSA, $WMT Republicans are rejoicing in the early reaction to their tax bill becoming law. “Tax reform is working. It really is,” House Speaker Paul Ryan, (R-WI), said at his weekly press conference last Thursday. “It’s working for families. It’s working for businesses. Tax reform is working for […]

Box Office: Global Expanded, Domestic Contracted in 2017

Box Office: Global Expanded, Domestic Contracted in 2017

Box Office: Global Expanded, Domestic Contracted in 2017 $DIS, $CMCSA, $TWX Revenue in North America for Y 2017 dipped 2.3%, but growth at the international box office resulted in a 3% uptick worldwide box. The performance of the Y 2017 worldwide box office was a roller-coaster ride. Attendance fell in North America to a likely […]

Box Office: ‘Last Jedi,’ ‘Jumanji’ Rule Christmas; ‘Downsizing’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Last Jedi,’ ‘Jumanji’ Rule Christmas; ‘Downsizing’ DOA

Box Office: ‘Last Jedi,’ ‘Jumanji’ Rule Christmas; ‘Downsizing’ DOA $DIS, $CMCSA, $SNE, $FOXA. $VIA, $TWX Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle are the Big Winners of the Holiday box-office feast, while at the other end of the Christmas table Alexander Payne’s Downsizing and Father Figures came DOA. Disney (NYSE:DIS), and Lucasfilm’s The Last Jedi is pacing to gross […]

Democrats Threaten the Security of America

Democrats Threaten the Security of America

Democrats Threaten the Security of America $BA, $BAC, $CMCSA, $T, $WFC Every American should be keenly aware that the success of The Trump Tax Cuts will not be decided by Democrat-leaning polls or highly flawed econometric models that threaten the security of the Republic. The Democrats are now left with the worn out class-warfare mantra about […]

US Big Business Rewarding Employees on Passage of Trump Tax Reform

US Big Business Rewarding Employees on Passage of Trump Tax Reform

US Big Business Rewarding Employees on Passage of Trump Tax Reform $BA, $T, $WFC, $FITB, $CMCSA Wednesday, several US big businesses announced plans to increase employee and benefits plans after the historic Republican tax plan that slashes the corporate tax rate pass through Congress. Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC), Fifth Third Bancorp (NYSE:FITB), Boeing (NYSE:BA), AT&T (NYSE:T), and […]

Hussein Obama-era ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules Shredded

Hussein Obama-era ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules Shredded

Hussein Obama-era ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules Shredded $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to undo sweeping Hussein Obama-era “net neutrality” rules that guaranteed equal access to internet, shredding further his anti-business legacy The agency’s Democratic commissioners dissented in the 3-2 vote Thursday. The FCC’s new rules could usher in big changes […]

Box Office: Boo 2! A Madea Halloween Scared up $21.7-M

Box Office: Boo 2! A Madea Halloween Scared up $21.7-M

Box Office: Boo 2! A Madea Halloween Scared up $21.7-M $LGF, $TWX, $SNE, $VIA, $CMCSA ‘Geostorm’ and ‘Only the Brave’ DOA at Domestic Box Office Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF) and Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween had no trouble scaring up a #1 finish in its big-screen debut over the weekend with $21.7-M from 2,388 theaters. The biggest box […]