A drop in shares doesn't necessarily mean it's time to turn the channel on Viacom, as details of expected merger with CBS will prove 'paramount.'
Viacom shareholders may finally be rewarded this week for their patience.
Disney has been the target of my negativity on and off over the last three years.
Disney's third-quarter miss comes in a weak broader market and could send the entertainment giant's shares below support.
The dilution from the acquired Fox assets was substantially larger than had been anticipated.
Moviegoers are riding greater confidence in the Japanese economy, and buying film tickets at higher prices. This summer looks set to deliver strong box-office sales in Japan.
While lagging in technology, DIS could position itself as a direct-to-consumer provider of hit films and programming in battle with Netflix and Amazon.
Traders should be aware that the marketplace is a discounting mechanism and approach Disney shares accordingly.
"The Lion King" is off to a roaring start for the company but is just the latest hit this year for the House of Mouse.
There might be more losers than winners in the streaming wars.