Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom The Walt Disney Company https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom The Walt Disney Company RSS feed en Thu, 04 Jun 2020 18:34:36 +0100 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Genera CMS action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) Tears for ears - Disney profits collapse as coronavirus closed theme parks, cinemas and sports https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/918958/tears-for-ears---disney-profits-collapse-as-coronavirus-closed-theme-parks-cinemas-and-sports-918958.html Wed, 06 May 2020 09:30:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/918958/tears-for-ears---disney-profits-collapse-as-coronavirus-closed-theme-parks-cinemas-and-sports-918958.html Walt Disney Co.’s boss of 15 years nominates successor as he heads for the exit https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/913723/walt-disney-cos-boss-of-15-years-nominates-successor-as-he-heads-for-the-exit-913723.html Wed, 26 Feb 2020 10:32:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/913723/walt-disney-cos-boss-of-15-years-nominates-successor-as-he-heads-for-the-exit-913723.html Disney's revenues jump as streaming service makes stunning launch https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/912223/disney-s-revenues-jump-as-streaming-service-makes-stunning-launch-912223.html Wed, 05 Feb 2020 08:38:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/912223/disney-s-revenues-jump-as-streaming-service-makes-stunning-launch-912223.html Disney+ streaming service exceeds expectations with 10mln sign-ups https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/907073/disney-streaming-service-exceeds-expectations-with-10mln-sign-ups-907073.html Thu, 14 Nov 2019 10:00:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/907073/disney-streaming-service-exceeds-expectations-with-10mln-sign-ups-907073.html Disney gets revenue boost from film revamps, parks but streaming service costs weigh on earnings https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/906625/disney-gets-revenue-boost-from-film-revamps-parks-but-streaming-service-costs-weigh-on-earnings-906625.html Fri, 08 Nov 2019 10:30:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/906625/disney-gets-revenue-boost-from-film-revamps-parks-but-streaming-service-costs-weigh-on-earnings-906625.html Disney to launch streaming service with Marvel and Star Wars spin-offs at nearly half the price of Netflix https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218484/disney-to-launch-streaming-service-with-marvel-and-star-wars-spin-offs-at-nearly-half-the-price-of-netflix-218484.html Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218484/disney-to-launch-streaming-service-with-marvel-and-star-wars-spin-offs-at-nearly-half-the-price-of-netflix-218484.html European Commission seeks input on investigation into Disney pay-TV commitments https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208932/european-commission-seeks-input-on-investigation-into-disney-pay-tv-commitments-208932.html Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:13:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208932/european-commission-seeks-input-on-investigation-into-disney-pay-tv-commitments-208932.html Disney makes concessions as it seeks European approval for US$71bn Fox takeover https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/207088/disney-makes-concessions-as-it-seeks-european-approval-for-us71bn-fox-takeover-207088.html Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/207088/disney-makes-concessions-as-it-seeks-european-approval-for-us71bn-fox-takeover-207088.html Fox and Disney to sell shares in Sky to Comcast https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205795/fox-and-disney-to-sell-shares-in-sky-to-comcast-205795.html Wed, 26 Sep 2018 19:33:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205795/fox-and-disney-to-sell-shares-in-sky-to-comcast-205795.html UK takeover panel confirms 1,400p floor for possible mandatory Disney bid for Sky https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203061/uk-takeover-panel-confirms-1400p-floor-for-possible-mandatory-disney-bid-for-sky-203061.html Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:34:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203061/uk-takeover-panel-confirms-1400p-floor-for-possible-mandatory-disney-bid-for-sky-203061.html Disney misses on earnings and revenue as shares tumble in extended trade https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202415/disney-misses-on-earnings-and-revenue-as-shares-tumble-in-extended-trade-202415.html Tue, 07 Aug 2018 20:45:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202415/disney-misses-on-earnings-and-revenue-as-shares-tumble-in-extended-trade-202415.html Disney shareholders give the green light for its acquisition of Fox’s entertainment division https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/201767/disney-shareholders-give-the-green-light-for-its-acquisition-of-foxs-entertainment-division-201767.html Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:24:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/201767/disney-shareholders-give-the-green-light-for-its-acquisition-of-foxs-entertainment-division-201767.html Disney wins US anti-trust approval for its Twenty-First Century Fox deal https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/199718/disney-wins-us-anti-trust-approval-for-its-twenty-first-century-fox-deal-199718.html Wed, 27 Jun 2018 17:20:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/199718/disney-wins-us-anti-trust-approval-for-its-twenty-first-century-fox-deal-199718.html Disney crushes Wall Street expectations in fiscal 2Q thanks partly to Black Panther's box-office success https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/196590/disney-crushes-wall-street-expectations-in-fiscal-2q-thanks-partly-to-black-panther-s-box-office-success-196590.html Wed, 09 May 2018 11:15:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/196590/disney-crushes-wall-street-expectations-in-fiscal-2q-thanks-partly-to-black-panther-s-box-office-success-196590.html Disney's ESPN starts new direct-to-consumer steaming services as TV subscriptions slide https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194887/disney-s-espn-starts-new-direct-to-consumer-steaming-services-as-tv-subscriptions-slide-194887.html Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:26:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194887/disney-s-espn-starts-new-direct-to-consumer-steaming-services-as-tv-subscriptions-slide-194887.html Walt Disney's earnings estimates jacked up by JP Morgan analyst https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194761/walt-disney-s-earnings-estimates-jacked-up-by-jp-morgan-analyst-194761.html Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:29:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194761/walt-disney-s-earnings-estimates-jacked-up-by-jp-morgan-analyst-194761.html Walt Disney shares up pre-market after shareholders throw out compensation deal for chair Robert Iger https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/192933/walt-disney-shares-up-pre-market-after-shareholders-throw-out-compensation-deal-for-chair-robert-iger-192933.html Fri, 09 Mar 2018 13:47:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/192933/walt-disney-shares-up-pre-market-after-shareholders-throw-out-compensation-deal-for-chair-robert-iger-192933.html Disney recruits Game of Thrones creators to launch new Star Wars films https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/191289/disney-recruits-game-of-thrones-creators-to-launch-new-star-wars-films-191289.html Wed, 07 Feb 2018 09:16:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/191289/disney-recruits-game-of-thrones-creators-to-launch-new-star-wars-films-191289.html Walt Disney’s employees to get US$1,000 bonus windfall from tax reform https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190549/walt-disneys-employees-to-get-us1000-bonus-windfall-from-tax-reform-190549.html Wed, 24 Jan 2018 13:30:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190549/walt-disneys-employees-to-get-us1000-bonus-windfall-from-tax-reform-190549.html Walt Disney shares nudge higher despite disappointing fourth quarter earnings https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/187085/walt-disney-shares-nudge-higher-despite-disappointing-fourth-quarter-earnings-187085.html Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:48:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/187085/walt-disney-shares-nudge-higher-despite-disappointing-fourth-quarter-earnings-187085.html Walt Disney and Altice reach tentative deal to keep ESPN, ABC on air in New York https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/184924/walt-disney-and-altice-reach-tentative-deal-to-keep-espn-abc-on-air-in-new-york-184924.html Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:05:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/184924/walt-disney-and-altice-reach-tentative-deal-to-keep-espn-abc-on-air-in-new-york-184924.html Lucasfilm calls in JJ Abrams to oversee delayed episode 9 of Star Wars saga https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183924/lucasfilm-calls-in-jj-abrams-to-oversee-delayed-episode-9-of-star-wars-saga-183924.html Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:11:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183924/lucasfilm-calls-in-jj-abrams-to-oversee-delayed-episode-9-of-star-wars-saga-183924.html Walt Disney preparing significant budget cuts at its Disney/ABC Television Group, according to newspaper report https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183254/walt-disney-preparing-significant-budget-cuts-at-its-disneyabc-television-group-according-to-newspaper-report-183254.html Thu, 31 Aug 2017 13:35:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183254/walt-disney-preparing-significant-budget-cuts-at-its-disneyabc-television-group-according-to-newspaper-report-183254.html Disney to ditch Netflix Inc and launch two streaming services of its own https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/182183/disney-to-ditch-netflix-inc-and-launch-two-streaming-services-of-its-own-182183.html Wed, 09 Aug 2017 08:23:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/182183/disney-to-ditch-netflix-inc-and-launch-two-streaming-services-of-its-own-182183.html Disney rocked by cyber-attack as hackers demand ransom for stolen film https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/177868/disney-rocked-by-cyber-attack-as-hackers-demand-ransom-for-stolen-film-177868.html Tue, 16 May 2017 14:07:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/177868/disney-rocked-by-cyber-attack-as-hackers-demand-ransom-for-stolen-film-177868.html Q2 earnings more beauty than beast, but ESPN drags on Disney’s stock price https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/177603/q2-earnings-more-beauty-than-beast-but-espn-drags-on-disneys-stock-price-177603.html Wed, 10 May 2017 13:54:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/177603/q2-earnings-more-beauty-than-beast-but-espn-drags-on-disneys-stock-price-177603.html The Force continues to be strong for Walt Disney as first ’Star Wars’ spin-off movie opens big https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170687/the-force-continues-to-be-strong-for-walt-disney-as-first-star-wars-spin-off-movie-opens-big-170687.html Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:01:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170687/the-force-continues-to-be-strong-for-walt-disney-as-first-star-wars-spin-off-movie-opens-big-170687.html Disney shares lifted after disappointing fourth quarter but record year https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/168868/disney-shares-lifted-after-disappointing-fourth-quarter-but-record-year-168868.html Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:43:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/168868/disney-shares-lifted-after-disappointing-fourth-quarter-but-record-year-168868.html The Walt Disney Company parts ways with COO https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/124444/the-walt-disney-company-parts-ways-with-coo-124444.html Tue, 05 Apr 2016 13:14:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/124444/the-walt-disney-company-parts-ways-with-coo-124444.html Disney shares take hit despite Star Wars Force https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/122381/disney-shares-take-hit-despite-star-wars-force-122381.html Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:16:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/122381/disney-shares-take-hit-despite-star-wars-force-122381.html Disney celebrates as Star Wars breaks box office records https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/120713/disney-celebrates-as-star-wars-breaks-box-office-records-120713.html Mon, 21 Dec 2015 18:58:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/120713/disney-celebrates-as-star-wars-breaks-box-office-records-120713.html Walt Disney cuts profit outlook, posts Q3 revenue miss https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/115450/walt-disney-cuts-profit-outlook-posts-q3-revenue-miss-115450.html Wed, 05 Aug 2015 16:09:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/115450/walt-disney-cuts-profit-outlook-posts-q3-revenue-miss-115450.html Walt Disney climbs after buying Maker Studios for $500 mln https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/100492/walt-disney-climbs-after-buying-maker-studios-for-500-mln-52972.html Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:29:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/100492/walt-disney-climbs-after-buying-maker-studios-for-500-mln-52972.html Walt Disney slips on lower profit from ESPN division https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/98363/walt-disney-slips-on-lower-profit-from-espn-division-49694.html Fri, 08 Nov 2013 11:02:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/98363/walt-disney-slips-on-lower-profit-from-espn-division-49694.html Disney to start layoffs at studio, consumer product units - REPORT https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/94082/disney-to-start-layoffs-at-studio-consumer-productunits-report-42382.html Fri, 05 Apr 2013 13:06:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/94082/disney-to-start-layoffs-at-studio-consumer-productunits-report-42382.html Disney feels the Force as it buys Lucasfilm for $4.05 bln https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/90848/disney-feels-the-force-as-it-buys-lucasfilm-for-405-bln-36720.html The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) late Tuesday stunned movie fans as it announced the acquisition of Lucasfilm - home of the 'Star Wars' franchise - for $4.05 billion.

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"The Avengers" helps Disney deliver Q3 earnings smash https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/88492/the-avengers-helps-disney-deliver-q3-earnings-smash-32996.html Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) said late Tuesday that fiscal third-quarter profits rose 31 per cent on improved earnings at its theme parks and the performance of superhero movie "The Avengers".

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Disney Q2 profit rises 21% on parks, TV networks https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/86009/disney-q2-profit-rises-21-on-parks-tv-networks-28848.html Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) said late Tuesday that fiscal second-quarter earnings rose 21 percent on improved earnings at its ESPN and ABC television networks and theme parks.

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The Avengers on pace to be Disney’s highest grossing film https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/85943/the-avengers-on-pace-to-be-disneys-highest-grossing-film--28729.html Mon, 07 May 2012 16:21:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/85943/the-avengers-on-pace-to-be-disneys-highest-grossing-film--28729.html Disney loses $200 mln on sci-fi movie "John Carter" https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/84672/disney-loses-200-mln-on-sci-fi-movie-john-carter-26547.html Tue, 20 Mar 2012 12:44:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/84672/disney-loses-200-mln-on-sci-fi-movie-john-carter-26547.html Disney's fiscal Q1 earnings miss estimates https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/83519/disneys-fiscal-q1-earnings-miss-estimates-24663.html The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) said late Tuesday that fiscal first-quarter income rose 12 percent as a slimmer movie slate and upbeat theme park results helped the company top earnings forecasts even while revenue gains were less than expected.

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Disney Q4 profits up 30% on theme park, media operations https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/81369/disney-q4-profits-up-30-on-theme-park-media-operations-20947.html Fri, 11 Nov 2011 15:12:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/81369/disney-q4-profits-up-30-on-theme-park-media-operations-20947.html Walt Disney shares fall on disappointing Q2 results https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/77524/walt-disney-shares-fall-on-disappointing-q2-results--14498.html Wed, 11 May 2011 21:27:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/77524/walt-disney-shares-fall-on-disappointing-q2-results--14498.html