The following video is from Friday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and Motley Fool analyst Charly Travers dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) has announced that it plans to buy back $8 billion worth of shares in 2014, twice what the company has been buying back in the past couple of years. Disney will also most likely have to borrow money to make this buyback. In this segment of Investor Beat, Charly gives his insights on whether this is the right timing for a move like this, and whether he sees Disney as a buy today.


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