3 Media Stocks in Focus: Comcast’s Streaming Service, Dish Takes a Hit, Disney’s ‘Frozen’ App
Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA): Comcast is now planning to sell movies via download or to stream through its set-top boxes and Xfinity service, which will also allow subscribers to watch the content on their phones and tablets. Comcast’s new service could start by the end of the year.
Dish Network (NASDAQ:DISH): Dish shares are trading down somewhat as Barclays initiates an Equal Weight rating, down from Overweight. The firm believes that after Dish’s 31 percent stock run in the last six months, the shares are fully valued.
Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS): Disney is releasing an interactive app to engage potential viewers of the movie Frozen before the film debuts toward the end of this month. The app allows users to explore the movie’s world and play through parts of the storyline from the perspective of two different characters, adding content intended to partner with — not to replace — the movie itself, according to Disney.
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