The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Citigroup Inc. in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday.

Other research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Pivotal Research reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $122.00 price target on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Sunday, July 24th. Vetr upgraded shares of The Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $102.13 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 21st. Hilliard Lyons upgraded shares of The Walt Disney to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Loop Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $114.00 price target on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Tuesday, September 27th. Finally, Nomura reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $115.00 price target on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Tuesday, September 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $108.11.

Analyst Recommendations for The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) opened at 97.92 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $156.67 billion, a PE ratio of 17.09 and a beta of 1.21. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $92.78 and a 200-day moving average of $96.61. The Walt Disney has a 1-year low of $86.25 and a 1-year high of $120.65.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 10th. The entertainment giant reported $1.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.06. The business earned $13.14 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.71 billion. The Walt Disney had a return on equity of 19.81% and a net margin of 16.88%. The firm’s revenue was down 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.20 earnings per share. Equities analysts expect that The Walt Disney will post $5.96 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Weybosset Research & Management LLC increased its position in The Walt Disney by 0.3% in the third quarter. Weybosset Research & Management LLC now owns 3,013 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $280,000 after buying an additional 8 shares during the period. Addison Capital Co increased its position in The Walt Disney by 0.3% in the third quarter. Addison Capital Co now owns 3,534 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $328,000 after buying an additional 9 shares during the period. Armbruster Capital Management Inc. increased its position in The Walt Disney by 0.4% in the second quarter. Armbruster Capital Management Inc. now owns 2,550 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $249,000 after buying an additional 10 shares during the period. Community Bank & Trust Waco Texas increased its position in The Walt Disney by 0.3% in the third quarter. Community Bank & Trust Waco Texas now owns 3,551 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $330,000 after buying an additional 12 shares during the period. Finally, Oarsman Capital Inc. increased its position in The Walt Disney by 0.3% in the second quarter. Oarsman Capital Inc. now owns 5,161 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $505,000 after buying an additional 15 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 57.48% 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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