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Disney: Q3 2015 Buy


Disney has been a long-term performer for investors, delivering a strong return on investment.

Recent earnings appear to throw up questions around cable network business.

Disney owns valuable content franchises that will always earn a premium price.

I am confident accumulating Disney for the long term.

I am developing a passive income stream from dividends to generate financial independence. I'm proceeding down the path of steadily accumulating a set of high-quality, dividend-paying stocks. My strategy is quarterly accumulation of 30 stocks through a low-cost brokerage, with a few thousand dollars invested across all these stocks at a time. Disney (NYSE:DIS) is one of the businesses in my dividend portfolio that I am accumulating.

Purchase History

I started accumulating Disney in very small amounts in mid 2014 as part of my accumulation strategy. Most recently, I purchased the stock as part of my dividend accumulation portfolio in July 2015.

I'm very interested in generating a sustainable long-term income stream, therefore I want solid dividend growth prospects. Disney offers a dividend yield of just under 1.75%. The company has seen a dividend growth rate of almost 15% annually over the last 25 years, according to The stock has a long-term track record of delivering excellent returns for its investors. In fact, a $10,000 investment in DIS made in 1970 would be worth $2.46M today, This reflects a return over time of just under 13% annually. Disney's unique content franchises and customer loyalty creates a strong moat that competitors are unable to breach.

'Q3 earnings setback

Disney's recently reported...