Leah Powell has reported for Wall St. Cheat Sheet on March 18, 2013, Will Disney’s Oz Success Impress These Top Institutional Shareholders? Reuters reports that "Oz the Great and Powerful" has earned a lot more in the box office in its second weekend, after last week’s strong debut of $42.2 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales. There are many institutional firms which have indicated they own shares of Disney in Q4 2012. Their investment, with a total of 1.187 billion shares on 12/31/2012, looks good.
Money News has also reported on the great initial sucsess of Disney’s new Oz movie, Disney's 'Oz' Again Tops Box Office with $42.2 Million. "Oz the Great and Powerful" has been living up to its name at the box office. This 3-D blockbuster by Walt Disney has led all films for the second week in a row. According to studio estimates on Sunday the film took in $42.2 million.
"The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" is reported to have also taken in $46.6 million overseas, leading to a two-week worldwide total of $281.8 million. This has easily made "Oz" the biggest hit of 2013 so far. Paul Dergarabedian, box-office analyst for Hollywood.com, has said, "Boy, did we need it. There have been a lot of box-office casualties this year. This is the shot in the arm that we needed, but we're still waiting for the marketplace to gain some sort of momentum."