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www.barrons.com/articles/why-one-analyst-thinks-activision-is-the-next-disney-1501881943

Aug 4, 2017 ... The company has powerful game franchises and a burgeoning eSports league that could power the next ESPN.

www.fool.com/investing/2017/09/05/will-disney-dominate-the-media-space-1-analyst-thi.aspx

Sep 5, 2017 ... Nearly all of that underperformance can be tracked back to just one event -- Disney's announcement on Aug. 8 that it ... Counting Wells, S&P Global Market Intelligence calculates that 17 analysts total now have buy or outperform ratings on Disney stock -- versus just four analysts who counsel selling. At the ...

www.cnbc.com/2017/08/04/wall-street-says-activision-blizzard-will-be-the-disney-for-the-21st-century.html

Aug 4, 2017 ... Jefferies analyst Timothy O'Shea says Activision Blizzard "is building a Disney- type media business for the 21st Century." ... Activision Blizzard has been one of the best-performing stocks in the market with the shares up 77.2 percent year to date through Thursday versus the S&P 500's 10.4 percent return.

www.investopedia.com/news/disney-ceo-talks-ma-and-snap-shares-surge

Sep 10, 2017 ... In order to do that, he thinks the company should stop repurchasing shares and instead use the money for acquisitions. “Buying back stock appears to be a very short-term decision that shows management's lack of urgency to reposition Disney,” wrote BTIG media and tech analyst Greenfield at the time.

markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/r-citi-lists-netflix-tesla-as-potential-takeover-targets-for-apple-2017-5-1001984545

May 5, 2017 ... May 5 (Reuters) - Citigroup listed seven companies as potential takeover targets for Apple Inc, including Netflix, Walt Disney and Tesla Inc, as a way to put its cash hoard of more than $250 billion to work. With over 90 percent of its cash sitting overseas, a one-time 10 percent repatriation tax would give ...

www.thestreet.com/story/13839469/1/analysts-explain-why-disney-probably-won-t-buy-netflix-nflx.html

Oct 3, 2016 ... He thinks the deal could make sense for Disney, however, has yet to hear or pick up on any signals coming from the company that makes him believe they are pursuing the acquisition. "I don't think it's up for sale, we've seen many rumors. At one point Apple was interested, at one point Amazon was ...

fortune.com/2016/04/08/disney-netflix

Apr 8, 2016 ... But according to one investment firm, BTIG, there is another fix-all answer: the house of mouse should buy Netflix. In a Friday note, BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield noted that Netflix and Disney already have an ongoing, symbiotic relationship. BTIG has a “sell” rating on Disney's stock. “Netflix is already a ...

variety.com/2017/digital/news/apple-disney-acquisition-rumor-1202029827

Apr 13, 2017 ... Apple could potentially find the cash to pull off a $200 billion-plus takeover of Disney — creating a company worth $1 trillion with “almost limitless opportunities in content and technology.” That's according to a speculative analysis from RBC Capital Markets, which in a note to client Thursday said such a ...

wdwnt.com/blog/2017/03/apple-may-looking-buy-walt-disney-company

Mar 24, 2017 ... So what is Apple going to do with all that dough? One theory is that Apple will use its stockpile to buy Disney, according to RBC analyst Steven Cahall: “Bulls think it portends well for a swan song exit via a sale to a giant like AAPL,” Cahall wrote in a note sent out to clients on Friday. After all, we are living in ...