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Top Stock Reports for Mastercard, Disney & Bank of America

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today’s Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Mastercard (MA), Disney (DIS) and Bank of America (BAC). These research reports have been hand-picked from the roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today.

You can see all of today’s research reports here >>>

Mastercard shares have outperformed the Zacks Financial Transaction Services industry in the year to date period (+9.8% vs. +1.7%). The Zacks analyst believes that Mastercard’s strategic acquisitions, alliances and technology upgrades, along with product-diversification and geographic-expansion initiatives augur well for the long term.

It is gaining from an increased demand for digital and contactless solutions owing to the COVID crisis. Investment in technology keeps it at the forefront of the rapidly-evolving payments industry. It is also witnessing buoyant demand

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Disney Stock Is a Buy, Analyst Says, Because Its Future Is in Streaming

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Putting a value on Walt Disney stock today requires balancing near-term Covid-related headwinds to its theme parks, movie, and television segments against its long-term potential in the global direct-to-consumer streaming market. With movie theaters closed, theme parks operating at limited capacity, and advertisers pulling back, recent results have been ugly. But physical distancing requirements have also led to a surge in demand for at-home entertainment, with Disney+ and Hulu enjoying the benefits.

Despite the pandemic, Disney (ticker: DIS) isn’t in danger of going out of business, with a balance sheet able to weather the storm. That means investors should set their sights on the company’s long-term trajectory, because the Disney that comes out of the Covid-19 crisis will be meaningfully different from the one that went in.

Through early August, Disney+ garnered 60.5 million subscribers worldwide since its debut last November and continues to add

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