Pixar, a division of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), has released 14 films in its history and all 14 have debuted at No. 1 at the box office. Monsters University is the latest after taking in more than $82 million in its opening weekend. One of the keys to Pixar/Disney's success: consistency. In this installment of Stock of the Day, Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser discusses how the company is able to build on the success of the movies by leveraging characters from the Pixar universe into Disney's theme parks, TV properties, and more.
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