Disney higher after Marvel delivers again

|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of Disney (DIS +1.3%) are higher than market averages after Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy stuns at the box office in its three-day debut.

The $94M tally set a record for an August opening and bodes well for Marvel as it dipped into a lesser-known pot of superheros and scripted a lighter tone to the film.

The production budget on the film was $170M.

A sequel is planned for 2017.