It was a little more than a year ago when Motley Fool CAPS members upgraded DreamWorks Animation
In addition to DreamWorks' growing list of hit franchises, CAPS members are becoming increasingly bullish on the long-term potential of the stock because the company's films are ideally positioned to ride the trend of fast-growing formats such as 3-D and IMAX
The eager consumer adoption of advanced theater experiences is benefiting other movie studios as well. Sony's
DreamWorks also expects the cost of making 3-D films to decrease this year and plans to ramp up its 3-D release schedule to three films per year. To leverage the box office success of How to Train Your Dragon this year, DreamWorks set up an exclusive deal with Wal-Mart
Despite a weaker-than-expected opening weekend for Shrek Forever After and a big slide in share price yesterday, the film still was No. 1 at the box office for the weekend, and some investors believe the film will have legs throughout summer.
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Fool contributor Dave Mock recently upgraded his 3-D glasses with a snazzy sticker set. He owns no shares of companies mentioned here. Walt Disney and Wal-Mart Stores are Inside Value picks. IMAX is a Rule Breakers recommendation. Walt Disney, DreamWorks Animation, and Hasbro are Stock Advisor choices. The Fool's disclosure policy already knows how to tame dragons.