Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Receives Market Perform Rating from FBR & Co

14 Février, 2017, 01:44 | Auteur: Stephane Girardot

(The)'s target price points to a potential upside of 22.94% from the company's current price. The stock has blown through analysts' low price target of US$85, but is still below the high US$138 target. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an "outperform" rating on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a $100.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research report on Wednesday, February 8th. Vetr cut Walt Disney Company (The) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $103.64 price target on the stock.in a report on Monday, October 24th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and twenty-one have issued a buy rating to the company. Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) has underperformed the index by 0.7% in the last 4 weeks.

In recent trade, the price was 6.09% up its 200 day moving average and was brought 2.98% up versus its 50-day simple moving average. Walt Disney Company has a 52-week low of $86.96 and a 52-week high of $111.99. The entertainment giant reported $1.55 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.50 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $14.78 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $15.30 billion. Walt Disney Company (The) had a return on equity of 19.43% and a net margin of 16.29%. The firm's revenue was down 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.63 EPS. DIS attains analyst recommendation of 2.40 with week's performance of -0.94%. To accommodate long-term intention, the firm has diverse dividend or yield record, LVS has Dividend Yield of 5.46%. This is an increase from Walt Disney Company (The)'s previous semiannual dividend of $0.71. Walt Disney Company (The)'s payout ratio is presently 28.16%. Its EVP, Control, Fin Plan & Tax WOODFORD BRENT sold 2,000 company shares for $221000, in a transaction on 2017-01-30.

The most recent short interest data show 1.05% of the company's stock are short sold. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 135,614 shares in the company, valued at approximately $13,425,786. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 33,108 shares of company stock valued at $3,372,163.

Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

"Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Receives Market Perform Rating from FBR & Co" was published by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem. Jefferies Group LLC now has a $100.00 price objective on the entertainment giant's stock.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has a market capitalization of 173.05 Billion. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 18,485,186 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $1,716,534,000 after buying an additional 422,011 shares in the last quarter. The Relative Volume value measured for The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is 0.77. Weybosset Research & Management LLC now owns 3,013 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $280,000 after buying an additional 8 shares in the last quarter. TLP Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) during the third quarter valued at about $129,000. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its position in Walt Disney Company (The) by 3.2% in the third quarter. Capital Management Associates NY now owns 2,347 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $230,000 after buying an additional 15 shares during the last quarter. The firm has institutional ownership of 60.40%, while insider ownership included 0.10%.

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.