Jefferies Group reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) in a report published on Wednesday. They currently have a $92.00 price target on the entertainment giant’s stock.

A number of other analysts have also recently commented on the company. Needham & Company LLC reissued a hold rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a research report on Tuesday, October 4th. Citigroup Inc. restated a buy rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a report on Friday, September 30th. Barclays PLC restated an underweight rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a report on Friday, September 30th. Brean Capital restated a hold rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. Finally, Nomura restated a buy rating and issued a $115.00 price objective on shares of The Walt Disney in a report on Tuesday, September 27th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating, fourteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $109.71.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) traded down 1.1550% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $90.3542. The stock had a trading volume of 2,129,665 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average of $93.17 and a 200-day moving average of $97.59. The Walt Disney has a 52 week low of $86.25 and a 52 week high of $120.65. The stock has a market capitalization of $145.21 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.2391 and a beta of 1.25.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 9th. The entertainment giant reported $1.62 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.61 by $0.01. The Walt Disney had a return on equity of 19.98% and a net margin of 16.48%. The firm had revenue of $14.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $14.16 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.45 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that The Walt Disney will post $5.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. First PREMIER Bank boosted its stake in The Walt Disney by 34.2% in the third quarter. First PREMIER Bank now owns 4,443 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $412,000 after buying an additional 1,132 shares during the period. Torch Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in The Walt Disney by 6.6% in the third quarter. Torch Wealth Management LLC now owns 29,049 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $2,697,000 after buying an additional 1,800 shares during the period. Orrstown Financial Services Inc. boosted its stake in The Walt Disney by 2.4% in the third quarter. Orrstown Financial Services Inc. now owns 10,859 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,008,000 after buying an additional 253 shares during the period. Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. boosted its stake in The Walt Disney by 3.8% in the third quarter. Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. now owns 44,220 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $4,106,000 after buying an additional 1,623 shares during the period. Finally, Prospera Financial Services Inc boosted its stake in The Walt Disney by 19.2% in the third quarter. Prospera Financial Services Inc now owns 8,551 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $794,000 after buying an additional 1,378 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 57.92% of the company’s stock.

The Walt Disney Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company is a diversified entertainment company. The Company’s business segments include Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products and Interactive. The Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production operations, television distribution, domestic television stations, and radio networks and stations.

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