Dish Network Corp. Chairman Charlie Ergen has failed at least four times in attempts to transform his company into more than just a satellite-television provider. Judging from the share price, investors don’t mind.
Time Warner Cable Inc. , the second- largest U.S. cable-television operator, boosted its quarterly dividend 20 percent and posted a profit that beat analysts’ estimates by adding customers and selling pricier products.
Comcast Corp. , the cable company that took control of NBC Universal Inc. last month, reported fourth-quarter profit and sales that beat analysts’ estimates and plans to boost its dividend and stock buyback program.
Time Inc. shares fell on the first day of trading after a spinoff from Time Warner Inc. amid concern the company’s singular focus on magazines could hinder growth prospects as demand for subscriptions diminishes.