The Walt Disney Company Hits New 52-Week High at $87.98 (DIS)
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) reached a new 52-week high on Monday , AR Network reports. The stock traded as high as $87.98 and last traded at $87.94, with a volume of 2,460,076 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $86.85.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on DIS shares. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of The Walt Disney Company in a research note on Wednesday, August 6th. They now have a $100.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $90.00. Separately, analysts at Nomura reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of The Walt Disney Company in a research note on Wednesday, August 6th. They now have a $97.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $95.00. Finally, analysts at BMO Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of The Walt Disney Company from $90.00 to $96.00 in a research note on Wednesday, August 6th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-three have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $87.71.
The stock’s 50-day moving average is $85.81 and its 200-day moving average is $81.36. The company has a market cap of $150.2 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.86.
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August 5th. The company reported $1.28 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $12.47 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.17 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.03 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that The Walt Disney Company will post $4.27 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a diversified worldwide entertainment company.
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