Is Disney Making Money?

The decision to buy 21st Century Fox (NYSE: FOX) will have many observers wondering if the Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) is making money. The financial data indicates Disney is making money, but it also shows why the company’s CEO Bob Iger wants Fox.

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Should Disney buy 21st Century Fox?

Fox’s assets include the movie and TV rights to Marvel Comics’ most successful superhero team the X-men,[i] another a-list Marvel Superhero; The Wolverine, The Simpsons, Deadpool, The X-Files, Kung Fu Panda, Independence Day, Alien, Assassin’s Creed, The Kingsman, Planet of the Apes, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, and a variety of other franchises. There’s also a library of classic movies and TV shows including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, 24, Archer, The Shield, and MASH.

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