Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Shares Bought by Delaney Dennis R

Delaney Dennis R raised its stake in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 7.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 10,600 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after buying an additional 755 shares during the quarter. Walt Disney comprises about 1.9% of Delaney Dennis R’s portfolio, making the stock its 22nd biggest holding. Delaney Dennis R’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $1,381,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Notis McConarty Edward increased its stake in Walt Disney by 9.6% during the third quarter. Notis McConarty Edward now owns 22,707 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $2,959,000 after purchasing an additional 1,980 shares during the period. Front Barnett Associates LLC increased its stake in Walt Disney by 170.8% during the third quarter. Front Barnett Associates LLC now owns 114,637 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $14,939,000 after purchasing an additional 72,303 shares during the period. Essex Financial Services Inc. increased its stake in Walt Disney by 3.0% during the third quarter. Essex Financial Services Inc. now owns 27,010 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $3,520,000 after purchasing an additional 777 shares during the period. Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc. WI increased its stake in Walt Disney by 0.3% during the third quarter. Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc. WI now owns 147,965 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $19,283,000 after purchasing an additional 414 shares during the period. Finally, Montag A & Associates Inc. increased its stake in Walt Disney by 1.0% during the third quarter. Montag A & Associates Inc. now owns 69,301 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $9,031,000 after purchasing an additional 719 shares during the period. 68.42% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on DIS shares. Tigress Financial restated a “buy” rating on shares of Walt Disney in a research note on Monday, August 26th. Imperial Capital cut their target price on shares of Walt Disney from $140.00 to $139.00 and set an “in-line” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, September 19th. UBS Group cut their target price on shares of Walt Disney from $165.00 to $155.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday. Sanford C. Bernstein set a $130.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 12th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $150.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a research note on Thursday, August 8th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nineteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $150.47.

Walt Disney stock traded up $5.00 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $137.96. The company had a trading volume of 24,167,237 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,565,782. The stock has a market cap of $248.52 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.49, a PEG ratio of 4.43 and a beta of 0.96. Walt Disney Co has a 1 year low of $100.35 and a 1 year high of $147.15. The company has a quick ratio of 0.67, a current ratio of 0.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38. The business has a fifty day moving average of $131.00 and a 200 day moving average of $136.12.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 7th. The entertainment giant reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $19.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.02 billion. Walt Disney had a net margin of 19.02% and a return on equity of 13.08%. The firm’s revenue was up 33.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.48 earnings per share. Equities analysts anticipate that Walt Disney Co will post 5.74 earnings per share for the current year.

Walt Disney Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates cable programming businesses under the ESPN, Disney, and Freeform brands; broadcast businesses, including ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; and radio businesses.

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