The Walt Disney Co. (DIS)

119.34
NYSE : Consumer Services
Prev Close 116.81
Day Low/High 116.21 / 119.44
52 Wk Low/High 79.07 / 153.41
Avg Volume 17.19M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 1.81B
Market Cap 205.25B
EPS 6.70
P/E Ratio 50.94
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Trading in a Topsy-Turvy World, Sell Cisco? No!: Market Recon

Trading in a Topsy-Turvy World, Sell Cisco? No!: Market Recon

Headline blur. What channel to watch? Who to listen to in real time? How to trade it? Should you trade it? Is anyone even trading anything?

This Flat Market May Be Ready for a Stall

This Flat Market May Be Ready for a Stall

The indices continue to consolidate, but concerns of stalling action are building.

Apple Lifts Market, Disney Turns Into Momentum Stock

Apple Lifts Market, Disney Turns Into Momentum Stock

Stocks go higher as bump in China-trade talks turns into bounce-back, and better charts begin to emerge.

My Takeaways

It was a quiet day for the Averages but there was plenty of action underneath - in the relentless assault to higher levels: * Breadth, at 3:15 pm was -150 on the NYSE - steadily improving from the early morning. * Bonds rose in price and dropped in ...

Today's Trades

* Covered most of my short. * Sold trading long rental. * Added to .

Disney Short

Sometimes discipline "trumps" conviction. I took most of my loss in the Disney short in order to "live another day."

There's Just Nothing Good to See on CBS

There's Just Nothing Good to See on CBS

Despite its combination with Viacom, CBS has been a weak contender in the media world, and now is stacked up against offerings from Disney, Netflix, Apple and others.

Disney+ Looks Solid -- When It Works Properly

Disney+ Looks Solid -- When It Works Properly

Users of Disney's new streaming service are encountering glitches across a variety of devices. But when the service functions properly, there's a lot to like about it.

CBS Earnings Lead to 'Interesting' Questions - And What About the Stock?

CBS Earnings Lead to 'Interesting' Questions - And What About the Stock?

Things that make you go hmmm ahead of the Viacom merger.

Scaling the Current Peak and Testing the S&P 500 Porridge: Market Recon

Scaling the Current Peak and Testing the S&P 500 Porridge: Market Recon

Plus, a glance at news about Disney+, Boeing's 737 Max and Alphabet's "Project Nightingale."

Jim Cramer: Google's Latest Blunder Shows Why the Long Knives Are Out

Jim Cramer: Google's Latest Blunder Shows Why the Long Knives Are Out

Google's Project Nightingale exemplifies the headline risk facing big-cap tech names.

My Takeaways

Another day in which the market bent a bit but didn't break: * At 3:30 p.m. market breadth is moderately negative (1,288 advancers, 1,677 decliners). * Bonds were virtually unchanged after the schmeissing last week. * Gold -$5/oz and crude oil -$0.3...

Disney Is All About World Building

Disney Is All About World Building

DIS is one of the best in creating worlds. That separates it from other media companies.

Disney Stock Takes Flight After Earnings Beat: How Investors Should Play It Now

Disney Stock Takes Flight After Earnings Beat: How Investors Should Play It Now

Checking the charts again after the House of Mouse's latest numbers.

I'm Selling the Pop in Disney Stock

I'm Selling the Pop in Disney Stock

Do I think the shares go higher later? Probably.

Trade Hopes and Apple Mask Deteriorating Action in Individual Stocks

Trade Hopes and Apple Mask Deteriorating Action in Individual Stocks

Market leadership outside Apple, big banks, and now, Disney, is nearly nonexistent.

The Entire Equity Planet Is Getting Hotter, Trading Planet Fitness: Market Recon

The Entire Equity Planet Is Getting Hotter, Trading Planet Fitness: Market Recon

There are four possible headline risks that could put the kabosh on these markets.

Disney Update

* I covered some of my Disney short on the better EPS report, but added more shorts back as the stock climbed rapidly in after hours.  I will have more on Disney later, but I am running out of the office shortly. Here is the Monarch Notes edition: D...

My Takeaways

* The market's highs were made early and the low was made late - demonstrating some exhaustion. * Breadth steadily decayed as the day progressed (At 3:30 pm 1330 advancers, 1630 decliners) See Bob Farrell's remarks on breadth! * The key feature of t...

Roku's Post-Earnings Tumble Echoes That of Pinterest

Roku's Post-Earnings Tumble Echoes That of Pinterest

With near-term expectations high, a disappointing Q4 sales outlook is overshadowing Roku's strong account and usage growth figures.

Disney Earnings

I am staying short into the Disney earnings release after the close. I don't expect an upside quarter and I anticipate a mediocre 2020 guide. From October: There is probably no franchise or stock as admired as Disney (DIS) . Day after day, commentat...

China Gets Serious, Trading Roku: Market Recon

China Gets Serious, Trading Roku: Market Recon

As for pressure on the Chinese side, I think a September 17.8% decline in exports to the U.S. compounded on top of a 22% decline in August speaks for itself.

Disney's Charts Suggest Investors Will Like Its Earnings Report

Disney's Charts Suggest Investors Will Like Its Earnings Report

DIS is more likely to trade higher in the days ahead.

Key Takeaways

* Breadth was slightly negative on the day. * Gold and bond prices were down bigly. * The S&P closed near the day's low -- but nothing dramatic. * Retail (Macy's +5%) and financials were upside features. * Boeing up off a well received CNBC (+$7) in...

Disney Has Come Back Into My Buy Zone Territory

Disney Has Come Back Into My Buy Zone Territory

Although I don't want to make it a large play, I'm thinking a small risk reversal using spreads might be worth a shot.

Is Kraft Heinz the Next Procter & Gamble?

* Well... maybe a mini P&G! * With a new and more focused CEO, Kraft 's shares now "have a chance" * The 3Q report provided a glimpse of opportunity for the company * It is not unreasonable to expect KHC shares to reach $40/share price by year-end 2...

The Week Ahead: Earnings Season Is Far From Over

The Week Ahead: Earnings Season Is Far From Over

Disney, Qualcomm and Square are among 75 key reports we are watching.

Columbia Sportswear's Charts Aren't Too Hot, But There Is a 'But'

Columbia Sportswear's Charts Aren't Too Hot, But There Is a 'But'

The outdoor apparel maker's shares declined Thursday even though it posted a solid earnings beat; Friday could hold a key to what is ahead for the stock.

Jim Cramer: Demand Is Driving This Market to All-Time Highs

Jim Cramer: Demand Is Driving This Market to All-Time Highs

The stocks of many companies anticipated a more stringent series of tariffs and we didn't get them.

Jim Cramer: Dow and AT&T Offer You a Twofer

Jim Cramer: Dow and AT&T Offer You a Twofer

The two stocks provide high yields and a chance for growth.