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(Reuters) -Walt Disney's Pixar Animation Studios has eliminated 75 positions including those of two executives behind box office disappointment “Lightyear,” sources said on Saturday, the first significant job cuts at the studio in a decade. The cuts included "Lightyear" director Angus MacLane, a 26-year animator who was part of the senior creative team on such acclaimed films as “Toy Story 4” and “Coco.” Galyn Susman, producer of "Lightyear," also departed.
In this podcast, Motley Fool senior analysts Matt Argersinger and Jason Moser discuss: Nvidia's AI-fueled earnings report and the company's historic pop. Intuit's latest results and how proposed IRS free-file software could affect the company.
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It's said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and that mantra holds true in business, as well. Currently, Nike and Disney are inspiring two companies with small stock prices and big plans. Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE: LEVI) is following the former's direct-to-consumer (DTC) playbook, while Nintendo (OTC: NTDOY) is trying to replicate the latter's monetization of kid-friendly intellectual property.
Disney stock is trading for an all-time low valuation, but that won't last forever as the business continues to improve.
Disney sued DeSantis in late April, asking a court to overturn state efforts to control the Disney World theme park, intensifying a battle between the global entertainment giant and the governor, who is now seeking the Republican presidential nomination. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker wrote that the relative's financial interest, 30 shares of Disney stock, could be affected by the outcome of the proceeding.
Amid earnings reports and the ongoing writers' strike, media stocks struggled in the month of May. Yahoo Finance media reporter Allie Canal breaks down the stock performance of several media companies and what to expect going into the summer.
New movies and a Marvel miniseries on Disney+ will make this an interesting month for Disney shareholders.
Netflix has proven to be a recent outperformer in the media sector as Paramount, Disney, and Warner Bros. Discovery stocks have seen large declines in the last month.
Growth stocks are picking up steam again after tanking at the beginning of the bear market. Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) stock plummeted along with other growth stocks last year, but it's slowly making its way back up. Roku is a streaming company, but it has a different core business than most streamers like Netflix or Walt Disney.
Fool.com contributor and finance professor Parkev Tatevosian reveals his best 20 stocks to buy now. Whether you're a growth investor, a dividend investor, or a value investor, there is something for you in this video.
Disneyland parkgoers rode on the Splash Mountain ride for the last time on Tuesday as the park plans to redesign the site to a Princess Tiana theme from “The Princess and the Frog.” Photo: Daps Magic via Storyful
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Disney's live-action "Little Mermaid" success could be a turning point for the media giant.
Yahoo Finance Senior Reporter Alexandra Canal breaks down the Memorial Day weekend box office numbers, with Disney's Little Mermaid bringing in an estimated $117 million, as well as the summer box office season.
Disney shares are now lower than they were after the first day of trading in 2023. Things should get better from here.
These companies operate at the intersection of technology and media trends, and have what it takes to be big winners.
No streaming service is still assured that its subscribers will remain interested enough to continue paying its monthly fee.
Fox (NASDAQ: FOX) is the media company formed from the parts that Walt Disney did not take when it acquired 21st Century Fox in 2019. Fox's stock is currently trading around $28 a share -- down from approximately $33 in February of this year. Fox News is the most popular cable news network in the U.S., drawing in more than 2 million prime-time viewers each day -- roughly 1 million more than MSNBC.
Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) has taken investors on a wild ride over the past two years. The streaming media giant's shares surged during the buying frenzy in growth stocks and closed at an all-time high of $691.69 on Nov. 17, 2021. Is it finally safe to buy Netflix's stock after those massive price swings?
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The days of ad-free streaming TV are coming to an end. Comments from Disney (NYSE: DIS) and Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) executives indicate that the industry is going to see more ads and, given the success of those ads so far, much higher prices.
Disney's (NYSE: DIS) cost-cutting plan included lower content budgets. The moves can work to boost profitability. Fool.com contributor and finance professor Parkev Tatevosian discusses why that could be great news for Disney stock investors.
Disney (DIS) has been one of the stocks most watched by Zacks.com users lately. So, it is worth exploring what lies ahead for the stock.