Disney is set to take over Comcast’s stake in Hulu in five years.
According to a press release, Comcast would sell its holding in the video streaming company at a total valuation of either $27.5 billion, or at whatever value Hulu is assessed to be worth in five years. Disney has promised to pay a minimum amount of $27.5 billion for the equity stake.
Comcast and Disney have also agreed to fund Hulu's repurchase AT&T's 9.5% stake in the company. Disney and Comcast will share the funding in a two-thirds/one-third ratio.
There are around 26.8 million paid subscribers (in addition to 1.3 million on a free-trial basis) on Hulu, having increased from around 25 million last year.
Disney is also set to launch its own video streaming platform Disney+ this year. It seems competition could potentially heat up for early entrants like Netflix.
Moving higher for three straight days is viewed as a bullish sign. Keep an eye on this stock for future growth. Considering data from situations where DIS advanced for three days, in of 289 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The 10-day moving average for DIS crossed bullishly above the 50-day moving average on January 25, 2024. This indicates that the trend has shifted higher and could be considered a buy signal. In of 15 past instances when the 10-day crossed above the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator entered an Uptrend today. In of 170 cases where DIS Aroon's Indicator entered an Uptrend, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are .
The RSI Indicator has been in the overbought zone for 1 day. Expect a price pull-back in the near future.
The Stochastic Oscillator entered the overbought zone. Expect a price pull-back in the foreseeable future.
The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on March 01, 2024. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on DIS as a result. In of 95 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for DIS turned negative on February 23, 2024. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 46 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 46 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where DIS declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
DIS broke above its upper Bollinger Band on February 08, 2024. This could be a sign that the stock is set to drop as the stock moves back below the upper band and toward the middle band. You may want to consider selling the stock or exploring put options.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to outstanding earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating fairly steady price growth. DIS’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly overvalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (2.032) is normal, around the industry mean (5.349). P/E Ratio (68.454) is within average values for comparable stocks, (87.377). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.550) is also within normal values, averaging (4.491). Dividend Yield (0.003) settles around the average of (0.120) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (2.298) is also within normal values, averaging (4.126).
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating weak sales and an unprofitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating that the returns do not compensate for the risks. DIS’s unstable profits reported over time resulted in significant Drawdowns within these last five years. A stable profit reduces stock drawdown and volatility. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 88, placing this stock worse than average.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
an operator of amusement parks, hotels, television stations and radio broadcasting stations
A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, DIS has been loosely correlated with NWSA. These tickers have moved in lockstep 44% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is some statistical probability that if DIS jumps, then NWSA could also see price increases.