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Disney has four theme parks, two water parks, thirty-four themed resort hotels, several golf courses, a camping resort, and other entertainment venues, including the outdoor shopping centerDisney Springs. Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opened this year in two parks, which is expected to bring in new crowds (Wikipedia, 2019).
APPLIED BUSINESS ANALYTICS3Graphical Representations of DataDisney daily stock history data was downloaded from the Yahoo Finance website for the time period of September 7, 2018 to September 7, 2019. Microsoft Excel 2010 was used to analyze the downloaded data. Graphical information includes highest and lowest stock prices, adjusted daily closing cost, and stock trading volume.Descriptive StatisticsFigure 1 includes a scatterplot of the highest stock price against time. In order to create the Scatterplot of the highest stock price, the Date and High columns were selected within Microsoft Excel to be plotted in the chart. With columns selected, the Insert function was selected from the menu, and then the Scatterplot option to insert the chart. The chart displays the highest U.S stock prices from September 2018 through September 2019. In late July 2019, stock prices were up, reaching as high as $147.15. According to Forbes (2019), the increase in Walt Disney stock price was primarily driven by the domestic revenue growth higher average ticket prices for theme park admissions and cruise line sailings, possibly following the 20thCentury FOX acquisition.
APPLIED BUSINESS ANALYTICS47/19/201810/27/2018 2/4/2019 5/15/2019 8/23/2019 12/1/2019020406080100120140160Time in DaysStock Prices in U.S. DollarsFigure 1: Scatterplot of Highest Stock PricesA similar process like what was used to determine the highest stock prices was also used to create the Scatterplot of the lowest stock price displayed in Figure 2, except the Date and Low
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