Entertainment Stocks Under Review -- Twenty-First Century Fox, Comcast, Walt Disney, and CBS Corp.

Sep 01, 2016, 07:30 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, September 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

The Diversified Entertainment segment is a constantly evolving group of companies that develops, markets, and operates various media forms such as live entertainment, musical performances, exhibitions, mass media networks, and electronic entertainment. Stocks under review on Stock-Callers.com today are: Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA), Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA), The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), and CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free research reports in PDF format at:


Twenty-First Century Fox  

New York headquartered Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.'s shares saw a slight drop of 0.04% and finished Wednesday's trading session at $24.54 with a total trading volume of 7.27 million shares. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 7.55%. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified media and entertainment company in the US, the UK, Continental Europe, Asia, Latin America, and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 31.53.

On August 08th, 2016, research firm Barclays downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Overweight' to 'Equal Weight'. The research firm also revised downwards its previous target price from $33 per share to $29 per share.

On August 23th, 2016, 21st Century Fox announced that it will complete its previously announced leadership succession at Twentieth Century Fox Film on September 1st, 2016 when Stacey Snider assumes the role of Chairman and CEO. The company stated that Jim Gianopulos, the Chairman and CEO of 20th Century Fox Film, has chosen to step down from his current post earlier than planned, allowing for a more immediate transition of leadership for the film studio. Snider, who has served as the film studio's Co-Chairman since November 2014, will oversee all areas of the film studio, including the studio's five production divisions, global marketing and distribution and home entertainment. Sign up and read the free research report on FOXA at:



On Wednesday, shares in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania headquartered Comcast Corp. recorded a trading volume of 6.77 million shares, and ended the session 0.44% lower at $65.26. The stock has gained 2.95% in the previous three months and 17.18% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading 7.25% above their 200-day moving average. Furthermore, shares of Comcast, which operates as a media and technology company worldwide, have an RSI of 36.78.

On August 19th, 2016, research firm Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $75 a share to $76.50 a share.

On August 22nd, 2016, NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast, announced that it has completed its acquisition of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. The studio will become part of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, which includes Universal Pictures, Fandango, and NBCUniversal Brand Development. Under terms of the deal valued at approximately $3.8 billion, DreamWorks Animation stockholders will receive $41 in cash for each share of DreamWorks Animation common stock. The complimentary research report on CMCSA can be downloaded at:


The Walt Disney  

Shares in Burbank, California-based The Walt Disney Co. closed the day at $94.46, slightly down 0.42%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 7.37 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 7.29 million shares. The Company's shares are trading 2.66% below their 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Walt Disney, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide, have an RSI of 33.95.

On August 10th, 2016, research firm Macquarie upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Outperform'.

On August 23rd, 2016, Disney Movies Anywhere announced the addition of Fios by Verizon, the first multichannel video programming distributor to join its cloud-based digital movie service platform. Fios by Verizon customers in the U.S. can immediately, seamlessly connect their digital movie collections across the Disney Movies Anywhere ecosystem and watch them from the living room or a wide array of mobile devices, as well as purchase directly from Fios by Verizon on supported Disney Movies Anywhere platforms. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest report on DIS at:


CBS Corp. 

At the closing bell yesterday, shares in New York headquartered CBS Corp. ended 0.47% lower at $51.03 and with a total trading volume of 2.27 million shares. The stock has advanced 8.90% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading slightly below their 200-day moving average by 0.68%. Furthermore, shares of CBS Corp., which operates as a mass media company worldwide, have an RSI of 37.45.

On August 31st, 2016, CBS Corp. announced the launch of a commercial-free plan for the CBS All Access subscription service. In addition to the existing subscription offering of $5.99/month, subscribers now have the option to watch CBS All Access's on-demand content commercial-free for $9.99/month. Get free access to your research report on CBS at:



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