Today's Technical View on Walt Disney and Time Warner: These Companies
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LONDON, February 27, 2013
LONDON, February 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Media stocks had a good run and do not seem to be running out of steam yet.
The sector is also witnessing good merger and acquisition activities as
companies try to consolidate their positions. Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) is
planning to shelve its publishing business. The stock is performing well and
recently created a new 52-week high. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), on
the other hand, is on an acquisition spree and made high profile purchases
like Marvel and Lucasfilm. The company also inked a new collaboration with
Netflix. Its stock also provided good returns to the investors. StockCall
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The Walt Disney Company Sees Hedge Fund Buying
The Walt Disney Company sold its ESPN channels in the United Kingdom and
Ireland to BT Group. The deal is likely to be closed by July of this year. The
financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed by the companies. Walt
Disney Co. is growing organically as well as through mergers and acquisitions.
The company recently finalized its purchase of LucasFilm. It has also acquired
Marvel Entertainment to augment its product portfolio. Sign up for the free
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Walt Disney's stock has attracted hedge fund buying interest. JAT Capital
Management holds considerable stake in the company as disclosed by its latest
13F filing. The fund increased its stake by 2,854 percent in the last quarter.
The company's shares are also held by other prominent institutional investors
like Mason Hawkins and Ken Fisher. Farallon Capital Management also invested
over $100 million in the company.
The diversified entertainment stock grew 30 percent in the past 52 weeks and
its momentum is likely to continue as the media company is expected to grow
its bottom-line at an annual rate of 11 to 12 percent. The stock trades at
Price/Earnings ratio of 17.44 which is slightly below the industry average,
indicating that the stock still has upside left to it.
Time Warner Inc. May Sell Magazine Business
Time Warner recently announced 29 cents per share in dividend. The stock's
dividend yield stands at 2.20 percent. Time Warner Inc. stock is up 38 percent
in the past 12 months while it grew 9 percent so far this year. Its stock
recently hit a new 52 weeks high. The company is also garnering hedge fund
favors as Coatue Management held stake in it. Download the free report on Time
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Time Warner is also looking to restructure its business as the company is said
to be in talks with Meredith Corp. about a magazine deal. The company is
planning to divest its magazine business and focus on its core competency
areas. If successful, the deal will free up resources to be channeled into
more lucrative units, as the magazine unit is one of the worst performing
segment for Time Warner Inc. The move will help to unlock the value and may
act as a positive catalyst for the company's stock.
Time Warner recently reported its fourth quarter results and its net income
stood at $1.17 per share. It was expected to report its earnings at $1.10 per
share. On the back of good performance, the stock is likely to maintain its
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