TITLE

Sony rumor fuels Pixar stock spike

AUTHOR(S)
Goldsmith, Jill
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;2/20/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 40, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the effect of the speculation that Sony Pictures Imageworks Inc. is preparing to buyout the animation studio Pixar Animation Studios Inc. on Pixar's stock price. Comment of Walt Disney Co. (WDC) chief operating officer Robert Iger that they would not renew its deal with Pixar; Analysis of whether Sony will buy Pixar; Possibility that WDC CEO Michael Eisner will be replaced.
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