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DreamWorks Animation stock rises after 'Home' tops box office
DreamWorks Animation stock rises after 'Home' tops box office

It seems like DreamWorks Animation has hit a home run with its latest film, "Home." Shares of the studio were up $1.68, or about 7%, to $24.36 in Monday trading, following a robust $54-million opening weekend for the animated film. It is a much needed boost for the Jeffrey Katzenberg-led studio, which has struggled in the last year with box-office misfires and a recent round of layoffs.  Shares in the company plummeted 40% in 2014 as DreamWorks faced growing competition from rivals. The studio took a $57-million write-down in 2014 for "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" and a $13.5-million charge on its summer movie...

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