Netflix deal said to be in Disney’s crosshairs, and it makes perfect sense to analysts

Walt Disney Co. is on the prowl to acquire assets to add to its Goliath media and entertainment business; at least that’s the chatter on Wall Street.

Following reports last week Disney DIS, -0.40% was considering a bid for the floundering but pioneering social-media platform Twitter Inc. TWTR, +4.12% , the House of Mouse’s name was tied to interest in another buy: Netflix Inc.

See also: Disney is the ‘most logical choice’ of a buyer for Twitter.

Shares of Netflix NFLX, +4.14%climbed 4.1% in active trade Monday following the rumors, which began Friday and carried over through the weekend.

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