DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc


  • July 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the company's write-down of film inventory on "Turbo". DreamWorks took an impairment charge of $13.5 million, or 12 cents per share, on "Turbo" in the fourth quarter due to the poor performance of the movie, about a garden snail that races in NASCAR.

  • July 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc quarterly revenue almost halved as "How to Train Your Dragon 2" failed to fly as high as the first movie in the series. After a run of three weak movies, DreamWorks had pinned its hopes on "How to Train Your Dragon 2". The movie contributed 3.7 percent to the total feature film revenue of $69.7 million in DreamWorks' second quarter.

  • July 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc's quarterly revenue almost halved as moviegoers gave a tepid reception to its dragon movie, "How to Train Your Dragon 2", released in June. The company reported a loss of of $15.9 million, or 18 cents per share in the second quarter, down from a profit of $22.2 million, or 26 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Why the Fed could raise rates sooner than you think Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 4:36 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The Fed meets for two days, starting Tuesday, and is widely expected to taper back its monthly bond buying program by another $10 billion to $25 billion - and do little else.

  • Summer's busiest week for markets is here Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 6:10 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Friday.

    A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make next week the busiest of the summer for markets.

  • Why Lego towers above all other toymakers Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:26 PM ET

    No matter how hard Sam Johnson presses down on the spider, the creature known as Sparratus stays together. It was not always so. The FT reports.

  • Zynga appoints Google VP to board Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 4:25 PM ET
    Zynga headquarters in San Francisco

    Zynga is returning to Nasdaq compliance with two new board appointments.

  • Lightning Round: Mastercard, Linn Energy & more Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Two more board members leave Zynga Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 3:38 PM ET
    Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief executive officer of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., left, walks with Reid Hoffman, co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn Corp., in 2011.

    Gaming company Zynga said that Reid Hoffman and Jeffrey Katzenberg have stepped down from the company's board of directors.

  • Midday movers: Medtronic, Netflix, Tesla Motors & More Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 12:12 PM ET
    NYSE EuroNext flag hangs outside the NYSE.

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • June 13- Zynga Inc said it was not in compliance with Nasdaq listing rules after two independent directors stepped down from the social gaming company's board on June 11. Zynga has until July 27 to submit a plan outlining how it intends to regain compliance, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday.

  • Does China's answer to Pixar have what it takes? Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 7:22 PM ET

    Until he got the call Han Lei was living the American dream: working one of the most demanding jobs at Dreamworks' lighting department.

  • Netflix confirms purchase of Sony animated film rights Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 10:31 AM ET
    Still from "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2"

    Netflix has purchased the earliest home video rights for Sony's animated films, which were previously owned by Starz.

  • X-Men to the rescue: Fox goes all in with new film Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 1:30 PM ET
    Actor Hugh Jackman attends the 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' world premiere at Jacob Javits Center on May 10, 2014 in New York City.

    The studio has thrown an estimated $250 million behind the flick, and a strong performance can buoy Fox after a string of disappointments.

  • Amazon to roll out three children's TV shows Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 12:37 PM ET
    Scene from Amazon's "Tumble Leaf"

    Amazon will launch three original children's TV shows this summer for Prime members on the company's instant video service.

  • April 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc reported a first-quarter loss, compared with a year-earlier profit, as the company took an impairment charge related to the weak box office performance of the movie "Mr.

  • After-hours buzz: Twitter, eBay, Costco & more Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Twitter, eBay, Costco

  • DreamWorks reports loss due to "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    April 29- DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc reported a first-quarter loss, compared with a year-earlier profit, as the company took an impairment charge related to the weak financial performance of the movie "Mr.

  • Wall Street to eye earnings parade, Merck higher Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 9:03 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open, ahead of first quarter earnings from companies including Twitter and eBay.

  • Earnings, econ data loom, but the real worry is this Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 6:28 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Investors will navigate a Fed meeting, an earnings flood, and significant economic data, but traders agree global tensions will continue to dominate the market.