Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Loop Capital in a report released on Monday. They presently have a $106.00 price objective on the entertainment giant’s stock. Loop Capital’s price objective would suggest a potential downside of 0.78% from the stock’s previous close.

DIS has been the subject of a number of other reports. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $130.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a $125.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Vetr downgraded shares of Walt Disney from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $106.77 target price for the company. in a report on Monday, November 13th. Rosenblatt Securities reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $115.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Monday, December 4th. Finally, Citigroup reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Thursday, September 28th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Walt Disney currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $112.44.

Walt Disney (NYSE DIS) traded up $2.60 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $106.83. The company had a trading volume of 7,421,318 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,267,761. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42, a current ratio of 0.81 and a quick ratio of 0.74. The company has a market capitalization of $157,403.20, a P/E ratio of 18.28, a P/E/G ratio of 2.22 and a beta of 1.38. Walt Disney has a 12-month low of $96.20 and a 12-month high of $116.10.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The entertainment giant reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.12 by ($0.05). The firm had revenue of $12.78 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.30 billion. Walt Disney had a net margin of 16.29% and a return on equity of 19.66%. The business’s revenue was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.10 earnings per share. analysts predict that Walt Disney will post 6.24 EPS for the current year.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its position in Walt Disney by 929.6% in the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 5,410,942 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $574,907,000 after buying an additional 4,885,398 shares during the last quarter. AJO LP boosted its position in Walt Disney by 12,331.6% in the second quarter. AJO LP now owns 3,300,335 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $350,661,000 after buying an additional 3,273,787 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Walt Disney by 2.2% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 98,803,049 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $10,497,824,000 after buying an additional 2,131,932 shares during the last quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership boosted its position in Walt Disney by 247.9% in the second quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 2,644,700 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $280,999,000 after buying an additional 1,884,600 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Nordea Investment Management AB boosted its position in Walt Disney by 48.7% in the second quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 5,313,513 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $564,561,000 after buying an additional 1,740,128 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 61.51% of the company’s stock.

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Walt Disney 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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