Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS)‘s stock had its “market perform” rating restated by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein in a research note issued on Tuesday.

A number of other analysts have also weighed in on DIS. BMO Capital Markets restated an “underperform” rating and set a $90.00 price objective (down from $95.00) on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Loop Capital reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $108.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a $133.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Wells Fargo & Company reiterated a “market perform” rating and issued a $109.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Walt Disney Company (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and twenty-one have issued a buy rating to the stock. Walt Disney Company (The) currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $113.98.

Shares of Walt Disney Company (NYSE DIS) traded up 0.63% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $98.52. 23,870,293 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Walt Disney Company has a 12-month low of $90.32 and a 12-month high of $116.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $152.06 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.47 and a beta of 1.42. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $102.58 and a 200-day moving average of $107.67.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The entertainment giant reported $1.58 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.53 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $14.24 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.44 billion. Walt Disney Company (The) had a net margin of 16.22% and a return on equity of 19.69%. Walt Disney Company (The)’s revenue was down .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.62 EPS. Analysts anticipate that Walt Disney Company will post $5.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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In other news, Director Maria Elena Lagomasino acquired 976 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 10th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $102.34 per share, for a total transaction of $99,883.84. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 7,513 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $768,880.42. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders own 0.38% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. HM Capital Management LLC increased its position in Walt Disney Company (The) by 0.5% during the first quarter. HM Capital Management LLC now owns 2,690 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $305,000 after acquiring an additional 14 shares during the last quarter. Fox Run Management L.L.C. bought a new position in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in the first quarter worth about $1,270,000. State Treasurer State of Michigan grew its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 73.3% in the first quarter. State Treasurer State of Michigan now owns 1,355,053 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $153,649,000 after purchasing an additional 573,000 shares during the last quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 1.4% in the first quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 175,248 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $19,871,000 after purchasing an additional 2,351 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Clearbridge Investments LLC grew its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 2.0% in the first quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 7,623,125 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $864,386,000 after purchasing an additional 150,316 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 61.48% of the company’s stock.

Walt Disney Company (The) Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company is an entertainment company. The Company operates in four business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, and Consumer Products & Interactive Media. The media networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, and radio networks and stations.

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