Critical Comparison: The Walt Disney Company (DIS) vs. CBS Corporation

Marco Green
January 13, 2018

Parkside Financial Bank & Trust sold 9,125 shares as the company's stock declined 2.31% while stock markets rallied. Daiwa Group Inc holds 0.06% or 146,049 shares. Consolidated Investment Group Llc who had been investing in Kinder Morgan Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $43.41 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.49% or $1.65 during the last trading session, reaching $112.64. About 2.67M shares traded.

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) shares Jumped 1.39% and ended the day at $110.99. Conversely, a stock with a beta below 1 is seen as less risky than the overall market.

The stock increased 0.80% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $74.39. About 11.70 million shares traded. RBC Capital Markets upgraded The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Friday, January 6 to "Outperform" rating. It has underperformed by 5.47% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 61 investors sold SYY shares while 345 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 563 raised stakes. Northwest Investment Counselors Ltd Liability Co reported 0.87% stake. They expect $1.59 earnings per share, up 2.58% or $0.04 from last year's $1.55 per share. The fund owned 8,406 shares of the entertainment giant's stock after selling 6,564 shares during the period. Parkwood Limited Com invested in 31,427 shares. Baker Boyer State Bank accumulated 2,166 shares. The Illinois-based Envestnet Asset Mgmt Inc has invested 0.01% in Clean Harbors, Inc. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 11th were issued a dividend of $0.84 per share. 741 are owned by Ftb Advsr. (NYSE:EGHT). Renaissance Limited Co accumulated 1.61 million shares. Institutional investors own 58.52% of the company's stock. Parnassus Investments Ca invested in 1.64% or 7.41M shares. Gotham Asset Mgmt Ltd Company holds 0.01% in Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). 41,297 are owned by Woodstock Corporation. Grubman Wealth, California-based fund reported 4,515 shares. Stifel Financial accumulated 18,045 shares or 0% of the stock.

Since August 23, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 16 insider sales for $19.62 million activity. Moskowitz Paul T had sold 16,667 shares worth $902,018 on Friday, September 29. (NYSE:RHP) or 19,280 shares. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 5,672,744 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $602,413,000 after buying an additional 371,811 shares in the last quarter. Therefore 40% are positive. Ryman Hospitality Properties had 17 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock now has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $113.84. The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $115.77. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 10 by FBN Securities. Finally, Barclays dropped their price objective on Walt Disney from $98.00 to $94.00 and set an "equal weight" rating for the company in a research note on Friday, October 13th. BMO Capital Markets maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Thursday, July 13 with "Sell" rating. Shares of DIS have increased 12.62% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has gained 3.28% in that time. The stock has "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 19. Pacific Crest initiated the stock with "Overweight" rating in Tuesday, December 8 report.

Average Revenue Estimate of the company for the current Fiscal Quarter is $15.89 Billion, according to consensus of 6 analysts. SYY's profit will be $338.69 million for 23.60 P/E if the $0.65 EPS becomes a reality. Finally, BDO Wealth Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Walt Disney during the 2nd quarter worth about $153,000.

Nuveen Asset Management Llc increased Aegion Corp (NASDAQ:AEGN) stake by 603,724 shares to 969,307 valued at $22.57M in 2017Q3.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.38 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.19, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 15 investors sold EGHT shares while 57 reduced holdings. 898.84 million shares or 2.35% less from 920.44 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Colonial Trust reported 20,437 shares. Vetr's price objective indicates a potential upside of 2.16% from the company's current price. Wolverine Asset Management Llc bought 89,360 shares as the company's stock rose 0.79% with the market. Moreover, Beach Inv Counsel Pa has 0.14% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 13,204 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt Systems invested in 0.18% or 125,526 shares. Krilogy Financial LLC now owns 1,422 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $151,000 after acquiring an additional 166 shares during the period. Comerica Retail Bank accumulated 0.01% or 21,700 shares. Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc Ct holds 0.15% of its portfolio in NextEra Energy, Inc. Jensen Investment Management invested 3.65% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Gofen And Glossberg Ltd Liability Corporation Il holds 1.51% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 413,156 shares. Rhode Island-based Endurance Wealth has invested 0.01% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). (NYSE:NEE). Maryland Cap Mngmt holds 4,526 shares. Wellington Shields Capital Ltd Liability stated it has 34,318 shares or 0.45% of all its holdings. Tiaa Cref Limited Liability has 0.01% invested in Clean Harbors, Inc. Cohen Klingenstein Ltd, New York-based fund reported 335,596 shares. It also upped Twilio Inc stake by 12,800 shares and now owns 97,955 shares. Cleararc Capital Inc sold 14,444 shares as Disney Walt Co Com Disney (DIS)'s stock declined 2.31%. Therefore 50% are positive. The firm has "Sector Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, November 17 by Howard Weil. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track The Walt Disney Company 9 of them rate its stock a hold. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of KMI in report on Thursday, October 12 with "Buy" rating. The firm earned "Underperform" rating on Wednesday, October 14 by Wells Fargo. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, November 22. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Thursday, January 12 by Pivotal Research. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs on Friday, March 3 with "Neutral". UBS Group reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $126.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th.

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