The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) posted its earnings results on Thursday. The entertainment giant reported $1.10 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.06. The Walt Disney had a return on equity of 19.73% and a net margin of 16.88%. The business had revenue of $13.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.71 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.20 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 2.7% on a year-over-year basis.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) opened at 97.68 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $156.98 billion, a PE ratio of 17.56 and a beta of 1.21. The Walt Disney has a 12 month low of $86.25 and a 12 month high of $120.65. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $92.78 and its 200-day moving average is $96.61.

Earnings History for The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in DIS. HL Financial Services LLC increased its stake in The Walt Disney by 3.5% in the second quarter. HL Financial Services LLC now owns 1,548,371 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $151,463,000 after buying an additional 52,301 shares in the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. boosted its position in The Walt Disney by 9.5% in the second quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 581,708 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $56,903,000 after buying an additional 50,299 shares during the last quarter. Chesley Taft & Associates LLC boosted its position in The Walt Disney by 0.4% in the second quarter. Chesley Taft & Associates LLC now owns 270,147 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $26,426,000 after buying an additional 1,205 shares during the last quarter. Aviva PLC boosted its position in The Walt Disney by 0.7% in the first quarter. Aviva PLC now owns 972,383 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $96,567,000 after buying an additional 6,742 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Oakbrook Investments LLC boosted its position in The Walt Disney by 16.7% in the second quarter. Oakbrook Investments LLC now owns 304,720 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $29,808,000 after buying an additional 43,625 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 57.98% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms recently commented on DIS. Vetr downgraded shares of The Walt Disney from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $99.56 target price on the stock. in a research report on Monday. Bank of America Corp. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $125.00 target price on shares of The Walt Disney in a research report on Sunday. Pivotal Research downgraded shares of The Walt Disney from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their price target for the stock from $108.00 to $102.00 in a research report on Friday. Wells Fargo & Co. restated a “hold” rating and issued a $100.00 price target on shares of The Walt Disney in a research report on Friday. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and issued a $110.00 price target on shares of The Walt Disney in a research report on Friday. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have issued a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The Walt Disney currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $108.11.

About The Walt Disney

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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