The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Shares on the Go mid-Session

Danny Woods
May 17, 2017

Finally, Needham & Company LLC reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Wednesday, January 18th. The firm now has a $110.00 target price on the entertainment giant's stock. The overall volume in the last trading session was 2.67 Million shares. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $92.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Monday, January 16th. Instinet reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $120.00 price objective on shares of Walt Disney in a research note on Wednesday, March 8th. Barton Investment Management boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 0.3% in the first quarter. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and eighteen have issued a buy rating to the company.

05/11/2017 - Walt Disney Company (The) had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Loop Capital.

Geneva Advsrs owns 0.13% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) for 64,656 shares. About 5.49 million shares traded. The firm has a market cap of $172.77 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.83 and a beta of 1.25. The stock is trading $112.56 its 50-day moving average by 3.43%. Walt Disney Co has a 12 month low of $90.32 and a 12 month high of $116.10. UBS maintained Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) rating on Thursday, September 29. The firm owned 2,700 shares of the entertainment giant's stock at the end of the first quarter. Walt Disney had a net margin of 16.29% and a return on equity of 19.43%. The firm had revenue of $13.34 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.44 billion. During the same quarter a year ago, the company earned $1.36 EPS. The firm's revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter previous year. Analysts expect that Walt Disney Co will post $5.96 EPS for the current year.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece was originally posted by Sports Perspectives and is the property of of Sports Perspectives. If you are viewing this news story on another site, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark & copyright legislation. The correct version of this story can be viewed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/05/16/walt-disney-co-dis-given-buy-rating-at-guggenheim-updated-updated-updated.html. The shares were sold at an average price of $109.02, for a total transaction of $1,323,829.86. The institutional investors in our partner's database now own: 928.49 million shares, up from 880.26 million shares in 2016Q3. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Shares for $209,000 were sold by WOODFORD BRENT. It is calculated by dividing the current closing price of the stock by the latest quarter's book value per share.

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In recent action, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) has made a move of -4.09% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in DIS. Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in Walt Disney during the fourth quarter worth about $110,000. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan holds 1.04% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) for 50,000 shares. Alpha Windward LLC now owns 2,695 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $250,000 after buying an additional 15 shares in the last quarter. Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP acquired a new position in shares of Walt Disney during the fourth quarter worth about $20,844,000. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC now owns 128,089 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $128,000 after buying an additional 126,344 shares during the last quarter. Weybosset Research & Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 0.3% in the third quarter. It also reduced its holding in Nvidia Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA) by 182,809 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4.12 million shares, and cut its stake in Hain Celestial Group Inc (NASDAQ:HAIN).

Before looking at the financial values or the trading statistics of The Walt Disney Company (DIS), we will start our analysis with the SMA or Simple Moving Average values. The Company operates in four business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, and Consumer Products & Interactive Media.

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