Company Overview and News
I am still bullish on the movie studio as being a major driver for the company/stock.
Verizon (VZ) was one of the companies that reportedly made an offer to buy the majority of Twenty-First Century Fox’s (FOX) (FOXA) assets. It came before the media conglomerate, controlled by the Murdoch family, chose to strike a deal with the Walt Disney Company (DIS) instead. Comcast (CMCSA) is another potential buyer whose offer Fox rejected.
This year and a half has been full of merger announcements. and then share value losses for the respective companies.
Netflix (NFLX - Free Report) has added another feather to its cap by signing a multi-year agreement with former U.S. president Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, to produce films and series’ for the streaming platform. The Obamas will produce scripted and unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and feature films under the Higher Ground Productions banner, Netflix announced. Barack Obama had earlier appeared on the first episode of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman, which marked his first appearance on a TV talk show since he left office.
The top three positions are Twenty-First Century Fox, Seagate Technology, and Alliance Data Systems and they add up to ~45% of the portfolio.
WWE was one of the Portfolio Armor top ten names I shared with my Marketplace subscribers on January 4th. It's up nearly 88% since, after spiking on Monday's Smackdown news.
May 22 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
May 22 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) recently announced that it is casting Jennifer Aniston and American stand-up comedian Tig Notaro in a same-sex White House comedy film.
Walt Disney Co (NYSE:CO) stock hasn’t done much of anything for the past several years. While the market has rallied to new highs and tech stocks have posted outsized gains, Disney stock hasn’t gone anywhere. It has simple been stuck in neutral around $100 for 36 months now.
Britain said it was unlikely to refer Comcast's bid for Sky for a full investigation after deciding that the deal did not raise public concerns about media ownership.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said it was unlikely to refer Comcast’s (CMCSA.O) bid for Sky (SKYB.L) for a full investigation after deciding that the deal did not raise public concerns about media ownership.
BOSTON, May 19 (Reuters) - Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recommended on Friday that investors vote against Tesla Inc directors Antonio Gracias and James Murdoch, increasing pressure on the car maker over their roles on its board.
May 21 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recommended on Friday that investors vote against Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) directors Antonio Gracias and James Murdoch, increasing pressure on the car maker over their roles on its board.
2018-05-21 - Asif
Overview Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing the development and commercialization of innovative medicines that benefit patients with unmet medical needs. The company currently have two compounds in development, Sollpura and blisibimod. The company licensed Sollpura from Eli Lilly & Co (“Eli Lilly”) in July 2014. Sollpura is a novel non-porcine investigational Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (“PERT”) intended for the treatment of patients with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (“EPI”), often seen in patients with cystic fibrosis and other conditions. The company licensed blisibimod from Amgen, Inc. (“Amgen”) in December 2007. Blisibimod targets B-cell activating factor, or BAFF, which has been shown to be elevated in a variety of B-cell mediated autoimmune diseases, including Immunoglobulin A nephropathy, or IgA nephropathy. Sollpura The exocrine pancreas is responsible for synthesis and secretion of digestive en...
2018-05-21 - Asif
Business Agenus is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology (“I-O”) company dedicated to becoming a leader in the discovery and development of innovative combination therapies and committed to bringing effective medicines to patients with cancer. The company's business is designed to drive success in I-O through speed, innovation, and effective combination therapies. Agenus has assembled fully integrated capabilities from novel target discovery, antibody generation, cell line development, and good manufacturing practice (“GMP”) manufacturing together with a comprehensive portfolio consisting of antibody-based therapeutics, adjuvants and cancer vaccine platforms. The company leverage its immune biology platforms to identify effective combination therapies for development and have developed productive partnerships to advance its innovation. The company believe the next generation of cancer treatment will build on clinically validated antibodies targeting CTLA-4 and PD-1 combined wi...
2018-05-21 - Asif
Business The company started Square in February 2009 to enable businesses (sellers) to accept card payments, an important capability that was previously inaccessible to many businesses. However, sellers also need innovative solutions to thrive, and Square has since expanded to provide additional products and services to give these businesses access to the same tools as large businesses. This approach aligns with its purpose of economic empowerment, as everything the company do should give sellers accessible, affordable tools to grow their businesses and participate in the economy. Square is a cohesive commerce ecosystem that helps its sellers start, run, and grow their businesses. The company combine sophisticated software with affordable hardware to enable sellers to turn mobile and computing devices into powerful payment and point-of-sale solutions. Square has high seller acceptance rates and fast onboarding, while maintaining low risk and fraud losses as a result of its a...
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