Disney: 'Oh Yes, The Past Can Hurt'

Jul. 10, 2022 12:12 PM ETThe Walt Disney Company (DIS)63 Comments
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  • "You can either run from it or learn from it" is one of my favorite quotes from wise Rafiki, the monkey from Lion King.
  • Investing in a blue chip company with a strong economic moat, like Disney, during market turmoil has been a winning strategy for a long time.
  • Bear markets are part of the investment cycle. Disney will see an upswing with increasing subscribers and recovering theme park business. This is the time to buy, not sell.

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Investment Thesis

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is a diversified worldwide entertainment company with movie franchises, a streaming service, a theme park, and merchandising. Since the creation of Mickey Mouse in the 1920s, Disney has seen enormous success, acquiring

Disney Financial Statement

Financial Statement (SEC Filing)

Disney Employee Numbers

Disney Employee Numbers (Macro Trends)

Companies that Disney Owns

Companies that Disney Owns (Title Max)

Annual Ticket Sales in the U.S.

Annual Ticket Sales in the U.S. (The Numbers)

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Visit me at Cappuccino Finance, I share my top picks (Value, Growth, Dividend & Growth), market outlook, and interesting ideas from super investors, based on my 12 years of experience and knowledge in stock investment and in real estate. I, Justin J. Lee, believe in fundamental analysis and disciplined market research. I have strong quant background with a Ph.D. (University of California, Santa Barbara) in model predictive control and an MBA (Jones School of Business, Rice University). My primary focus is to identify 1) small cap companies with strong fundamentals and growth potential, 2) large cap companies going through temporary set-backs, and 3) stable companies with solid dividend yields and growth potential.

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