Disney (NYSE:DIS) stock is a mega blue chip with long term growth that can enhance any investment portfolio. The stock has a share price of $108.43. And it is successfully known for outperforming the S&P 500. As it is one of the top performing stocks strategically positioned on the NYSE.
Why Buy Disney Stock Now
The company is known worldwide and it is very successful with its diversified business ventures. Its business classification includes Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products, Media Networks, Direct Marketing, plus their Theme Parks and Resorts. Disney's Studio Entertainment accounts for their steadily increase in long term growth potential.
The marketing of Disney movie characters brings in tremendous amounts of revenue which the company returns it to its investors. By rewarding them with a 34% increase in its annual dividend payout. Just a few months ago the dividend went from 86 cents per share to an additional increase of 29 cents. Making the annual payout to investors $1.15 per share. The future of Disney is a positive one in a multi-billion dollar industry.
Disney Riding the Bull Market
Disney stock is poised to bring in higher returns for its investors. As the stock is ready to hit all-time highs. The shares had a rise of 4.2% after the announcement of the movie Frozen sequel. Pushing the stock to close at an all-time high. If an investor strategically place this stock in their portfolio. They will be receiving momentum, dividend income, and long term growth. This is the best time to purchase the stock with its positive buy rating.
Their financial status is above some of their main competitors within their industry like, Dreamworks Animation (NASDAQ:DWA) and Time Warner (NYSE:TWX). Their earnings per share is $4.50 and that is greater than 65% of other companies in the Broadcasting & Cable TV industry. This company future growth potential is at an advantage to its investors.
The CEO Walt Disney was the motivated force behind this company. He originally incorporated it in 1938. Over the years it has grown into an innovative multi-billion dollar company with a market cap of $184.3 B. The stock has successfully continued to increase their annual dividend payouts to their investors.
It's a great investment with a lot of potential upside and long term growth clear into the next twenty years. The stock is owned by some of the best portfolio managers in the world to enhance the portfolios of their investors. Its successful business ventures are extremely diversified streaming in billions of dollars a year. The strength of this stock will weather any financial or economical storms.
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