ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA STOCKS: TV, FILM, AND MUSIC
Exciting, new content is probably the number one driver. Then practice what you've learned with our free stock market simulation.
POPULAR ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA STOCKS
Here are some entertainment and media stocks that are known to the public:
|FOX||TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC|
|CNK||CINEMARK HOLDINGS INC|
|MSG||THE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN CO|
ABOUT THE ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA SECTOR
The entertainment and media sector is one of the most diverse sectors in the market. The industry captures a variety of companies that serve to keep the everyday consumer engaged.
Some of the segments included in the industry are:
- Film entertainment
- Video games
POPULAR MOVIE AND FILM STOCKS
Here are some of the most known movie and film stocks:
|CNK||CINEMARK HOLDINGS INC|
|FOX||Twenty-First Century Fox Inc|
|FOXA||Twenty-First Century Fox Inc|
|DIS||WALT DISNEY COMPANY|
|AMC||AMC ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS INC|
MOVIE AND FILM STOCK TIPS
Here are some factors that tend to drive entertainment share prices:
Exciting, new content is probably the number one driver. If you have content that your audience is willing to pay for, you’re on the right track.
New digital technology applications represent a key growth driver. Watch for companies that are using new technology to boost revenues and earnings.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Size matters in the entertainment industry. Gains in revenue and cash flow can help to finance new content production.
Regulations can have a big impact on entertainment companies' growth prospects. (i.e.: Federal Communications Commission). Companies can be affected by tighter restrictions on ownership of certain kinds of businesses.
POPULAR MUSIC COMPANY STOCKS
Here are some popular stocks from the music industry:
|SIRI||SIRIUS XM HOLDINGS INC|
|VIVHY||VIVENDI SHS UNSPONSORED AMERICAN DEPOSITARY RECEIP…|
|LYV||LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT INC|
|P||PANDORA MEDIA INC|
|SNE||SONY CORP SHS SPONSORED AMERICAN DEPOSITARY RECEIP…|
|BBY||BEST BUY CO INC|
|SPOT||SPOTIFY TECHNOLOGY S.A.|
TIPS WHEN INVESTING IN MUSIC STOCK
Here are some ways to make money through the music industry:
Stocks and Funds
Many music companies are publicly traded. While record companies are frequently part of larger media conglomerates, purer plays are also available.
David Bowie was one of the musicians to sell the value of his royalties as bonds on the investment market. Royalty-backed bonds have hit the market, allowing investors buy chunks of the income from the sales of back catalogs from famous artists.
An investment in music doesn't have to come in the form of a financial vehicle. Musical collectibles can be a solid place to invest money with which you're willing to take some risk.
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