Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at Vetr Inc

Mindy Sparks
October 12, 2017

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) remained successful in beating the consensus-estimated $1.55 as it actually earned $1.58 per share in its last reported financial results.

Jacobs Asset Management Llc holds 1.72% of its portfolio in Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corp for 462,077 shares. Stevens First Principles Advsrs holds 0.08% or 1,338 shares.

About 49,058 shares traded. Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (NYSE:SU) has risen 22.43% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.28% the S&P500.

Veritas Investment Management Llp decreased its stake in Walt Disney Co/The (DIS) by 71.46% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has noticeable measure of stock volatility, for this average true range is an exponential moving average (14 trading days) of the True Ranges. Tctc Limited Co holds 0.1% or 13,849 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman & Co who had been investing in Walt Disney Co/The for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $152.05 billion market cap company. The stock declined 0.01% or $0.01 reaching $98.54 per share. About 4.12 million shares traded.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. "Losing Its Magic?" published on September 12, 2017, Bloomberg.com published: "Disney and Fox Join Forces With Other Studios for New Download Service" on October 10, 2017. 12,143 shares valued at $1.32M were sold by ARNOLD SUSAN E on Thursday, May 11.

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.32 million activity. East Coast Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0.4% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) for 13,812 shares. They expect $0.48 EPS, down 11.11% or $0.06 from last year's $0.54 per share. The firm has a market cap of $153.70 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.66 and a beta of 1.40. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt Inc reported 0.43% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS).

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has a Price to Book ratio of 3.631613. Therefore 57% are positive. Finally, UBS AG reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $126.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating, eighteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Friday, September 8 with "Buy". The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, November 11 by Pivotal Research. Credit Suisse maintained Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) on Monday, July 24 with "Buy" rating.

Looking at some ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)'s ROIC is 0.346293. As per Monday, August 17, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. On Thursday, August 20 the stock rating was downgraded by Bernstein to "Market Perform".

A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for DIS producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 1.00% and for the month booked as 1.01%. Its up 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 77 investors sold DIS shares while 606 reduced holdings.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Burt Wealth Advisors now owns 3,182 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $338,000 after acquiring an additional 15 shares during the period. Albion Group Ut holds 85,721 shares or 1.51% of its portfolio. CIBC Asset Management Inc's holdings in Walt Disney Company (The) were worth $14,692,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Convergence Investment Prns Ltd Com holds 0.04% or 2,784 shares. Sg Americas Ltd Co holds 9,315 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The shares went up by 2.56% in value last month. Roffman Miller Associates Pa holds 2.93% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) or 201,421 shares. Voya Ltd Liability Co has invested 0% in Spectranetics Corp (NASDAQ:SPNC). Northwest Invest Counselors Limited Company holds 20,251 shares or 0.97% of its portfolio. Iron Financial Lc invested in 0.31% or 3,305 shares. Cleararc Capital holds 0.93% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) for 54,111 shares. AQR Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in Walt Disney Company (The) by 111.0% during the 1st quarter. Walt Disney Company has a one year low of $90.32 and a one year high of $116.10.

Fiduciary Trust Company increased American Express Co (NYSE:AXP) stake by 14,262 shares to 99,641 valued at $8.39 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced its holding in Astrazeneca Plc (Put) by 412 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3,826 shares, and cut its stake in Incyte Corp (Put). California Public Employees Retirement Sys accumulated 174,400 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Keybank Association Oh reported 0% stake.

Colony Group Llc increased Henry Jack & Associates Inc (JKHY) stake by 62.72% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. It also upped Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) stake by 21,746 shares and now owns 215,599 shares.

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