Spider-Man, the Hulk and all the superheros of Marvel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:MVL) will now be joining Mickey and the gang at The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). The deal will cost $4 billion and Marvel shares are up 26% to $48.69 which now puts the Marvel's current market cap at $3.82 billion.
Walt Disney Co.'s (NYSE:DIS) theme parks may seem as crowded as ever with lines overflowing for their attractions. But behind the crowds are deep discounts that lured them there, possibly straining Disney's bottom line. Investors will be looking at the media giant's numbers Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. (EDT) when the Burbank, Calif.-based company announces its second-quarter earnings.
After IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ:IMAX) landed a five-picture agreement with Walt Disney Studios (DIS) it seemed like the turning point for IMAX shareholders. Yet over the last 5 days shares have dropped 25% and are pennies above their 52-week low in the mid $2 range, what gives?
James Cullen is on the hunt for bargain stocks with minor risk. His focus is on the large cap companies that are trading at what would appear to be discount prices, with the market on edge these days, its time to look for safe investments.
Market leaders discussed are Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX) who has only missed earnings three times in the last 15 years, Disney (NYSE:DIS), who is diversified andless dependent on Theme Parks and is down 35%.