Would Disney spin off Disneyland? Corporate breakup talk ‘jumps the shark’, The Edge argues Walt Disney Spinoff

Would Disney spin off Disneyland? Corporate breakup talk ‘jumps the shark’, The Edge argues Walt Disney Spinoff By Michael Santoli, Senior Writer at Yahoo! Finance. When a craze washes across Wall Street, it does so in phases. Take the current trend of big corporate breakups. The easy and obvious deals get done first, such as media companies shedding publishing operations or Pfizer Inc. (PFE) spinning off its animal-drug unit. Then pushy investors start prodding companies to split apart to create a likely stock pop (see eBay Inc. [EBAY] and Dupont Co. [DD]), and unwieldy corporate giants – hello, Hewlett-Packard Corp. (HPQ) – concede an empire’s demise by...