Stocks in Concern on New Development: BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY), The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring -0.50% to $7.01 in a active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 534978 shares have changed hands in this session. Canadian smartphone maker, BlackBerry (BBRY) confirmed a pre-MWC 2017 event on February 25 where it is expected to unveil the Mercury smartphone. Now, a tipster claims that the company may be gearing up to unveil another mid-range smartphone dubbed BBC100-1. Additionally, BlackBerry Mercury is rumoured to pack the same camera sensor first seen on the Pixel devices.

According to a latest leak, BlackBerry’s BBC100-1 is a new mid-range smartphone targeted for Indonesia and there are no details whether the company may unveil the handset at the February 25 event.The smartphone was leaked by Roland Quandt of winfuture.de who shared the specifications of the alleged BBC100-1 on Twitter.

The smartphone is rumoured to pack Snapdragon 425 SoC clocked at 1.4GHz and feature 5.5-inch HD display. The handset is said to pack 4GB of RAM and come with 32GB inbuilt storage. In terms of cameras, the BBC100-1 is rumoured to sport a 13-megapixel rear camera alongside an 8-megapixel front camera. The firm has institutional ownership of 56.60%, while insider ownership included 11.20%. BBRY attains analyst recommendation of 3.20 with week’s performance of -1.12%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 36.36%.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a loss of -0.18% to 110.74 with around 589054 shares have changed hands in this session. The Walt Disney Co. (DIS) declared that its hasn’t ignored the emergence of auto-driving cars and what that may mean for the future of theme parks.

That’s why a new Disney patent, titled “Sensing and Managing Vehicle Behavior Based on Occupant Awareness” looks at a way to read riders’ emotions or pre-determined interests to customize ride experiences. For example, the patent states that via a camera on the vehicle or a wearable ID device, say Disney’s MagicBands a ride system could read rider facial expressions such as being excited or bored, and then alter the course of the attraction to increase/decrease speed, spin more or less often, change the tone of display scenery and/or more to improve the ride for guests. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 30.32% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -0.28%.

Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 18.91% and for the year was 17.52%, while the YTD performance remained at 6.45%. DIS has Average True Range for 14 days of 1.22.

 

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