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All eyes are on Disney as the company prepares to report Q3 earnings today after the bell.
Despite a series of blockbuster hits including "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and "Finding Dory," ESPN subscriber growth concerns continue to be a barrier to entry for many investors.
Since CEO Bob Iger first raised concerns over ESPN last August, shares of Disney have fallen 21%.
So, is there any magic left in the stock?
The "Halftime Report" experts debated if you should buy the Mouse House ahead of earnings.
Trader disclosure: On August 9th, 2016 the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC's "Halftime Report" were owned by the "Halftime Report" traders:
Joe Terranova: Long VRTS
Stephanie Link: Long AAPL, AGN, AIG, AMZN, APC,AVGO, BAC, C, CAG, CAT, CB, CSCO, CVX, DOV, DOW, EBAY, EL, ESRX, FB, GOOG,GOOGL, GS, HON, INTC, JPM, LLY, LOW, LPX, LRCX, MDLZ, MGM, MSFT, PANW, PG, PM,PPG, RTN, SLB, STI, SWK, TGT, UNH, UPS, URI, V, WBA, WBC, WFC, WHR, YUM
Jim Lebenthal: Long AAPL, BA, C, CSCO, DCO, DIS,EEQ, GM, INTC, JCP, KMI, KMY, MPC, ORBC, PFE, QCOM, QRVO, SPLS, TIF, TRN, TWX,WGO
Josh Brown: Long AAPL, AMGN, BMY, CORE, DE, DNKN, GE, NVDA, SAM, SHAK, TWTR, XLE