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Jim Cramer: Disney Parks Have to Learn From Disneyland Shanghai

Jim Cramer has some thoughts on Shanghai Disneyland reopening and what that means for Disney overall.

Disneyland Shanghai is now open in Shanghai. It's the first Disney theme park to reopen since the coronavirus pandemic shut them down.

"Tickets quickly sold out when they went on sale at 399 yuan ($56) on Friday, with entrance timeslots stamped on the tickets. The park, which normally can accommodate 80,000 visitors per day, is operating at less than one-third capacity, with a maximum 24,000 guests. Face masks are de rigueur, and not just the headgear for Donald Duck and Minnie. Indoor attractions remain closed, though restaurants are open, and character selfies are banned," wrote Real Money's Alex McMillan. 

"Disney lost about $1 billion in fiscal Q2 revenue as a result of the closure of its parks. Operating income shrank by $1.4 billion, or 37%, to $2.4 billion, with its cruise business also curtailed and costs for movie production to shut down. The bright spot was a strong showing for its new Disney+ streaming service, which surged past 50 million subscribers in April," noted McMillan.

Read more from McMillan here.

So, what does this mean for Disney's stock? Here's what Jim Cramer thinks.

Watch the video above for his full take.

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