The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Credit Agricole SA in a note issued to investors on Friday. They presently have a $108.00 price objective on the entertainment giant’s stock. Credit Agricole SA’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 10.29% from the company’s previous close.

A number of other equities analysts have also commented on the company. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Friday. BTIG Research reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Friday. Brean Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Friday. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $90.00 price objective on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Friday. Finally, Barclays PLC upgraded The Walt Disney from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $89.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have given a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The Walt Disney has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $108.11.

Analyst Recommendations for The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

Shares of The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) opened at 97.92 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $156.67 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.09 and a beta of 1.21. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $92.78 and a 200 day moving average price of $96.61. The Walt Disney has a 12-month low of $86.25 and a 12-month high of $120.65.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 10th. The entertainment giant reported $1.10 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates 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 company’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.20 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that The Walt Disney will post $5.96 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 20.6% in the first quarter. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 7,419 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $737,000 after buying an additional 1,269 shares during the period. Ancora Inverness LLC increased its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 23.0% in the first quarter. Ancora Inverness LLC now owns 24,686 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $2,452,000 after buying an additional 4,609 shares during the period. Aviva PLC increased its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 0.7% in the first quarter. Aviva PLC now owns 972,383 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $96,567,000 after buying an additional 6,742 shares during the period. Maryland Capital Management increased its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 2.8% in the first quarter. Maryland Capital Management now owns 6,123 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $608,000 after buying an additional 166 shares during the period. Finally, Motley Fool Wealth Management LLC increased its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 4.0% in the first quarter. Motley Fool Wealth Management LLC now owns 53,968 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $5,360,000 after buying an additional 2,068 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 57.48% of the company’s stock.

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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