Should You Follow These Analysts?: The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

DIS Stock

DIS Stock

The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that Walt Disney will post 6.8 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The stock exchanged hands with a volume of 7.43 million shares compared to its standard daily volume. About 3.95 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 11.44% the S&P500.

Financial & Investment Management Group Ltd increased its stake in Disney Walt Co (DIS) by 100.81% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock has a market cap of 154.6 Billion. Cs Mckee LP invested in 1.65% or 216,640 shares. The stock increased 0.40% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $105.02. About 2.12 million shares traded.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. About 7.43M shares traded. (NYSE:APD) by 2,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 40,800 shares, and cut its stake in Consolidated Edison Inc.

Investors saw a negative move of -0.15% in last five trading days. 1 analysts say it's a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell. It is negative, as 90 investors sold DIS shares while 649 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 98,803,049 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $10,497,824,000 after acquiring an additional 2,131,932 shares during the last quarter. Clearbridge Invests Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 8.39M shares or 0.8% of all its holdings. First Commonwealth Financial Pa has invested 1.73% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Independence Co holds 0.28% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 2,477 shares. 7,103 are owned by Hanson Mcclain. DIS's free cash flow ("FCF") per share for the trailing twelve months was +0.83. First Business reported 0.15% stake. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Ltd Liability has invested 0.17% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Green Street Investors Llc owns 115,100 shares or 3.98% of their USA portfolio. Tompkins Corp has 0.64% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 27,213 shares. Vaughan David Investments Il invested 0% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 71,952 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $7,645,000 after purchasing an additional 829 shares during the period.

Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on DIS. B. Riley reaffirmed a "neutral" rating on shares of Walt Disney in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Therefore 59% are positive.

The Walt Disney Company's Average Earnings Estimate for the current quarter is $1.96, according to consensus of 11 analysts. The firm has "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Monday, October 2.

More notable recent The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: "Disney earnings: Is Disney positioning itself for the future, or clinging to ..." on February 01, 2018, also Usnews.com with their article: "Comcast and Disney May Be Fighting for Fox" published on February 12, 2018, Investorplace.com published: "Why It's Time to Buy Walt Disney Co Stock" on February 15, 2018. Evercore upgraded the shares of DIS in report on Tuesday, January 3 to "Buy" rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of DIS in report on Tuesday, October 31 with "Overweight" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of DIS in report on Friday, November 10 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Sell" rating by Argus Research given on Tuesday, April 12. (NYSE:TMO) has risen 15.57% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending.

The Walt Disney Company shares decreased -1.25 percent over the past week and fell -6.85 percent over the previous month. Therefore 56% are positive.

Analysts await Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) to report earnings on February, 28. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, January 5 by Scotia Capital. The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $118.61. BMO Capital Markets maintained Apple Inc. The stock of Tesla, Inc. (NYSE:ADT) rating on Tuesday, February 13.

Genesis Asset Managers Llp, which manages about $36.75B and $2.85B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Companhia Brasileira De Dist (NYSE:CBD) by 314,927 shares to 2.16 million shares, valued at $51.17 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Lee Financial Co grew its holdings in shares of Walt Disney by 7.6% during the 2nd quarter.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.51, from 2.02 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 61 investors sold USB shares while 441 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. Int Group Inc reported 0% in PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT). Ameriprise Fincl reported 19,267 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Harvey Inv Ltd Com has invested 0.07% in Apple Inc. Boston Rech Management stated it has 2.31% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 38,895 shares. Veritas Invest Ltd Liability Partnership owns 1,930 shares. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag reported 0% of its portfolio in PriceSmart, Inc. Compton Mngmt Ri owns 106,511 shares. Dimensional Fund LP reported 0.03% stake. Farmers National Bank, a Kentucky-based fund reported 77,273 shares. Hennessy Advsr has invested 0.07% in Apple Inc.

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