Stock of the Day: Disney


Pixar, a division of The Walt Disney Company , has released 14 films in its history and all 14 have debuted at No. 1 at the box office. Monsters University is the latest after taking in more than $82 million in its opening weekend. One of the keys to Pixar/Disney's success: consistency. In this installment of Stock of the Day, Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser discusses how the company is able to build on the success of the movies by leveraging characters from the Pixar universe into Disney's theme parks, TV properties, and more.

It's easy to forget that Walt Disney is more than just the House of Mouse. True, Disney amusement parks around the world hosted more than 121 million guests in 2011. But from its vast catalog of characters to its monster collection of media networks, much of Disney's allure for investors lies in its diversity, and The Motley Fool's premium research report lays out the case for investing in Disney today. This report includes the key items investors must watch as well as the opportunities and threats the company faces going forward. So don't miss out -- simply click here now to claim your copy today.

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