Disney share spike ignites market rally

Goldsmith, Jill
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/15/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 56, p9
Trade Publication
Reports on an increase in the share prices of Walt Disney Co. on March 12, 2004. Effect of a rumor that Comcast was prepared to increase its Disney bid; Ways in which Disney's stock is a function of what Comcast does; Expectation that Comcast will come back with a second bid for Disney; Comcast's stock prices.


Related Articles

  • Money: digest.  // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;3/16/2004, Vol. 383 Issue 2, p12 

    This article focuses on the financial performance of several companies in the entertainment industry in the U.S. Shares of the Walt Disney Co. fell 3% on Monday as Wall Street reacted to terrorism concerns and the lack of a forthcoming, sweeter bid from would-be buyer Comcast Corp. The stock...

  • Dis rejects Comcast bid. Littleton, Cynthia; Anderson, Kathleen // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;2/17/2004, Vol. 382 Issue 31, p1 

    Setting up round 2 of what promises to be a protracted boardroom battle over the future of the Walt Disney Co., the Disney board of directors voted unanimously on Monday to reject the unsolicited stock-swap takeover offer revealed Wednesday by cable giant Comcast Corp. The Disney board issued a...

  • SHOWBIZ STOCKS Thursday May 27, 2004.  // Daily Variety;5/28/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 39, p5 

    Lists prices of entertainment company stocks on May 27, 2004. Walt Disney Co.; TiVo Inc.; Vivendi Universal; Stock market indexes.

  • Comcast won't sweeten Dis bid. Anderson, Kathleen // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;3/9/2004, Vol. 382 Issue 47, p1 

    The combination of a cable operator and an entertainment giant could make a winner in wealth creation of Comcast Corp. CEO Brian Roberts said on Monday in reiterating his interest in acquiring the Walt Disney Co. However, he remained steadfast in saying that Comcast won't sweeten its offer at...

  • Glass is half-full at half-year mark. Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter;7/1/2009, Vol. 410 Issue 23, p14 

    The article presents information on the stock performance of media and entertainment industry. Sirius XM shares are the biggest gainer in the broader space year-to-date, ending the first half of 2009 up by a triple-digit percentage count. Walt Disney is up slightly for the year, while Time...

  • That's entertainment. Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;2/1/2005, Vol. 387 Issue 34, p15 

    The article reports that with the new year already in full swing, Wall Street is still debating what sectors of the media and entertainment industry are likely to see the biggest stock upside in 2005. Goldman Sachs backed core entertainment stocks even though the firm stayed away from upgrading...

  • money: digest.  // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;10/10/2006, Vol. 396 Issue 25, p67 

    The article presents news briefs related to the U.S. entertainment industry. A 33.5% stake in the South Korean cable television unit Hyundai Communications and Network is bought by U.S.-based private equity firm Carlyle Group. Walt Disney Co. and an Indian firm have entered a partnership to sell...

  • Showbiz stocks still slumping. Szalai, Georg; Woodson, Alex // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;10/4/2005, Vol. 391 Issue 11, p13 

    The article presents information about the stock prices of companies in the entertainment industry in the U.S. Sony Corp.'s U.S. depository shares were down 14.5% from their December 31, 2004 closing price as of third quarter's end after being off 11.6% at the close of first-half 2005, according...

  • money: digest.  // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;7/18/2006, Vol. 395 Issue 12, p10 

    The article presents news briefs related to the entertainment industry in the U.S. The prices of EchoStar Communications Corp.'s stocks reached their highest value during the last twelve months on Monday. The prices of Walt Disney Co.'s stock stood at $28.60 on Monday. Toymaker Mattel Inc. on...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics