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[10 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Announces Cash Dividend for Shareholders

The Walt Disney Company recently announced a cash dividend of $0.71 per share for the second half of the fiscal year 2015.
The dividend will be payable on January 11, 2016 to all shareholders of record as of December 14.
The semi-annual payment of dividends started in July of this year when Disney paid a dividend of 66 cents a share. Combined with the most recent amount, the 2015 payments increased 19 percent from fiscal 2014 to $1.37 a share.
Disney’s chairman and CEO Bob Iger said “fiscal 2015 marked Disney’s fifth straight …

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[11 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on The Walt Disney Company Named 2013’s ‘Company of the Year’ by Yahoo Finance | ]
The Walt Disney Company Named 2013’s ‘Company of the Year’ by Yahoo Finance

The Walt Disney Company had a good year in 2013, ending the year with box office records and park attendance on the rise. The year also marked the 90th anniversary for the Mouse House.
Adding to the success of last year, Yahoo Finance has named The Walt Disney Company at its Company of the Year for 2013.
This award was based on Yahoo’s evaluation of standards covering Disney’s financial performance, friendliness of shareholders, strategic focus, and customer loyalty.
Yahoo Finance explained their choice by stating “no other company other than Disney delivered so …

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[11 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Will No Longer Issue Paper Stock Certificates to Shareholders

Beginning next week, Disney’s paper stock certificates will be a thing of the past.
The Walt Disney Company has announced that it will stop issuing paper stock certificates to shareholders as of October 16.
The company’s stock certificates feature images of iconic Disney characters including Mickey Mouse, Tinker Bell, and Dumbo, and are a collector’s item for anyone who happens to love all things Disney.
According to GiveAShare, an online company that sells stock certificates, the Disney stock certificates appeal to kids because of the Disney characters featured on the certificate. A Disney …

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[7 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Are Higher Ticket Prices a Good Sign for Disney?

Businessweek is speculating that the recently announced increase in park ticket prices is a good sign for the company itself.
According to the article, the fact that Disney feels it can raise prices is a sign that demand is staying strong, despite the economy. From the article:
That indicates that park revenues are holding up, despite building economic pressure and no discounting, Wible wrote in a morning report. Wible believes this suggests that Disney will report stronger-than-expected earnings for its fiscal third quarter next Tuesday.
The analysis that there is currently “no …