Shares of media powerhouse Disney (NYSE:DIS) were sent skyward earlier this week after it reported a very strong first quarter. The company's strongest area was its film studios segment, which saw operating income increase 75% thanks to the hit movie Frozen. But with Frozen leaving theaters soon, will Disney be in trouble?
In this segment of the Motley Fool's consumer goods show, Consumer Countdown, CG analyst Michael Finarelli joins host Mark Reeth to discuss what lies ahead for Disney and if the company's brand strength makes it a solid investment choice.
Disney's just one company trying to take over your tv
You know cable's going away, but do you know how to profit from that trend? Disney's trying to answer that question as we speak--after all, there's $2.2 trillion out there to be had. Currently, cable grabs a big piece of it, but that won't last. And when cable falters, three companies are poised to benefit. Click here for their names. Hint: They're not Netflix, Google, and Apple.
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