Disney (DIS) Stock Climbs on 'Tomorrowland' Opening in Theaters Friday

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of The Walt Disney Co. (DIS) closed up 0.17% to $110.39 as Disney's new adventure movie "Tomorrowland" opens in theaters tomorrow.

The new film stars actress Britt Robertson and actor George Clooney who embark on a mission to unlock the secrets of the dazzling, futuristic world of "Tomorrowland."

Based on its theme park, the film cost about $170 million to make, and it will likely appeal to family audiences looking for PG-rated counterprogramming, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Directed by Brad Bird, the sci-fi fantasy film is expected to top the Memorial Day Weekend at the box office.

In addition to the new movie, Disney opened its first store in China yesterday, calling its new Shanghai location the largest Disney Store in the worldShanghai's Disney theme park is expected to open in 2016. 

TheStreet Ratings team rates DISNEY (WALT) CO as a Buy with a ratings score of A+. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate DISNEY (WALT) CO (DIS) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins."

Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows:

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