The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Consensus Estimates Analysis

James Marshall
May 15, 2018

It's up 0.31, from 0.77 in 2017Q3. The stock stands almost -9.82% off versus the 52-week high and 6.1% away from the 52-week low. Institutional investors own 62.81% of the company's stock. Sold All: 11 Reduced: 56 Increased: 44 New Position: 25. Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) was raised too. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in The Walt Disney by 2.6% during the 4th quarter. Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA boosted its holdings in shares of The Walt Disney by 5.6% during the fourth quarter. (DIS)'s stock declined 8.57%. First Business Services Inc, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 8,852 shares. Taurus Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Disney Walt Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $152.69 billion market cap company.

Traders are taking a closer look at shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) of late.

Technical Analysis of The Walt Disney Company: Looking into the profitability ratios of DIS stock, the shareholder will find its ROE, ROA and ROI standing at 26.6%, 11.9% and 14.2%, respectively. DIS underperformed by 23.14% the S&P 500.

Another recent and important The GDL Fund (NYSE:GDL) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: "Redeemed Issues: The Latest Ones" on April 25, 2018. Junto Mgmt Lp holds 2.32% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) or 282,823 shares. Bard Associates Inc owns 25,370 shares or 1.84% of their USA portfolio. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a current ratio of 0.85 and a quick ratio of 0.79. Ghp Advisors reported 44,609 shares stake. The score helps determine if a company's stock is valuable or not. Volume is the number of shares or agreement traded in a security or a whole market during a given period. Since May 14, 2017 DIS has declined 11.59% and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.22% the S&P500.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 6th. Shortening the period, the five-month price index is 0.96, the three-month price index is 1.11, while the one-month price change is now 1.12.

DIS now trades at a forward P/E of 13.60, a P/B of 3.41, and a P/S of 2.65 while UTX trades at a forward P/E of 15.99, a P/B of 3.23, and a P/S of 1.61. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating, fifteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. ValuEngine cut The Walt Disney from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 2nd. On Monday, January 30 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Overweight". The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, January 2.

In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, November 10 by B. Riley & Co. The stock has "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, December 15. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 16,886,345 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $1,811,851,000 after acquiring an additional 61,296 shares during the period.

Investors saw a negative move of -0.04% in last five trading days. Its up 0.01, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. 508 rose stakes while 162 funds amassed stakes. NPKAF's SI was 1.43 million shares in May as released by FINRA. Merriman Wealth Lc invested in 5,665 shares.

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) finalized the Monday at price of $102.44 after traded 9778028 shares. Vision Capital Inc stated it has 1.57% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Federated Invsts Pa has 134,750 shares. Holderness Invs holds 0.58% or 10,956 shares. Moreover, Smith Chas P Assoc Pa Cpas has 0.04% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 2,441 shares. Pivotal Research reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $93.00 target price on shares of The Walt Disney in a report on Wednesday, May 9th. Bsw Wealth Partners has 10,252 shares for 0.46% of their portfolio. Smead Cap Management Incorporated owns 659,349 shares for 3.23% of their portfolio. Pettee Invsts Inc owns 29,535 shares for 1.93% of their portfolio. Boston Family Office Ltd Co holds 0.33% or 27,943 shares in its portfolio. Bryn Mawr invested in 50,410 shares. The average volume was noted at 8044.19K shares while its relative volume was seen at 1.22. It also upped Select Sector Spdr Tr Sbi Cons (XLY) stake by 24,888 shares and now owns 105,948 shares. As it's registered in SEC filling the stake in Mgm Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) is reduced by 739,750 shares to 271,152 shares.

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