Everyone in the galaxy is buying last-minute tickets to “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” for opening weekend, but Disney stock is simultaneously sliding on the
At closing on Thursday, Disney stock was down 1.55 percent from the previous day, to $112.03 per share on the New York Stock Exchange.
To be fair, the entire stock market seems to be currently faring about as poorly as the mega-media company. The S&P 500 Index was down 1.5 percent for the day, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 1.4 percent.
Below is a snapshot of today’s stock movement for Disney.
This photo includes a few minutes of after-market trading, which, at the time of this writing, wasn’t trending in a positive direction either:
Disney bought Lucasfilm in October 2012, paying $4 billion for the company that previously owned the “Star Wars” franchise.