Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

Lloyd Doyle
October 13, 2017

This represents a decrease of -1% in the number of shares being shorted compared to the previous reading, and implies that investors felt less pessimistic about the stock during the past two weeks. Ls Invest Advisors Lc owns 0% invested in Cae Inc (USA) (NYSE:CAE) for 130 shares. Susquehanna Gp Llp invested in 132,358 shares or 0% of the stock. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500.

Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is 78.97%. The entertainment giant reported $1.58 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.53 by $0.05. Walt Disney Co/The now has $149.08B valuation. FBR & Co reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $97.00 price objective on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research report on Friday, September 8th. About 5.93 million shares traded.

Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) opened at 96.93 on Friday. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500.

Since May 16, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $3.77 million activity.

About 894,576 shares traded.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.36, from 1.51 in 2017Q1. 36 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. Vanguard Grp owns 5.90M shares. One can easily perform a fundamental analysis by having an eye on data from sources counting financial records, economic reports, company assets and market share. ARNOLD SUSAN E had sold 12,143 shares worth $1.32 million. Compass Capital reported 220,293 shares. Dillon Associate holds 2.18% or 49,940 shares. 66,600 are held by Waddell & Reed Fincl Inc. Asset Management holds 0% or 7,133 shares. Cadence Financial Bank Na holds 0.39% or 8,079 shares in its portfolio. Leisure Management owns 4,449 shares. (NASDAQ:ACRX) was recently seen trading -60.87% away from the 50-day high and 12.50% separated from the 50-day low. Bailard Inc invested in 0.51% or 60,278 shares. The expected future growth in earnings per share ("EPS") is an incredibly important identifying an under-valued stock.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for DIS to be 7.3%. The consensus recommendation provided by covering sell-side analysts is now 2.20. Therefore 33% are positive. Piper Jaffray has "Overweight" rating and $124 target. 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 in the last quarter. On Thursday, July 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to "Neutral". The stock of Genesis Healthcare Inc (NYSE:GEN) earned "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Thursday, August 10.

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc increased Wns Holdings Ltd (NYSE:WNS) stake by 10,900 shares to 10.03M valued at $344.72M in 2017Q2. A beta below 1 can indicate either an investment with lower volatility than the market, or a volatile investment whose price movements are not highly correlated with the market. Cerner Corp (NASDAQ:CERN) was raised too.

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.32 million activity. Its up 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q1.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited reported 53,898 shares. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 20.8%. Columbia Prtnrs L L C Inv Management has invested 0.82% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Narwhal Capital Management acquired 3,921 shares as Disney Walt Co (DIS)'s stock declined 2.31%.

Institutions own 62.60% of The Walt Disney Company (DIS)'s shares. Stearns Service Gp accumulated 3,704 shares. Smithfield Trust Communication has 3,490 shares. Savings Bank Of The Ozarks reported 11,609 shares. The Walt Disney Company's PEG is 2.30. Van Hulzen Asset Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.16% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS).

Among 37 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 20 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Walt Disney Company has a one year low of $90.56 and a one year high of $116.10. Therefore 54% are positive.

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24 analysts on average are expecting the company to report revenue of $13.4 Billion for the current quarter. Guggenheim has "Buy" rating and $120 target.

A source said Thursday that while layoffs are happening now, the company will be hiring again soon as it ramps up its digital initiatives. The stock of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) earned "Top Pick" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 9. J.P. Morgan has "Buy" rating and $13.5000 target. The stock of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) earned "Hold" rating by Pivotal Research on Tuesday, October 20. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 28 by Bernstein. Hillsdale Invest Mgmt Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, September 14 by Citigroup. - ESPN's Big Fight" published on October 09, 2017 as well as's news article titled: "Walt Disney Co (DIS) Stock Holders Are Overreacting" with publication date: "October 06, 2017. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $110 target.

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