Woodstock Corp raised its position in The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) by 1.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 88,478 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after buying an additional 950 shares during the period. The Walt Disney accounts for about 1.7% of Woodstock Corp’s holdings, making the stock its 17th largest position. Woodstock Corp’s holdings in The Walt Disney were worth $8,216,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 0.7% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 89,587,720 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $8,763,471,000 after buying an additional 633,253 shares during the last quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC increased its stake in The Walt Disney by 0.3% in the second quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 8,674,051 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $867,232,000 after buying an additional 28,364 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc increased its stake in The Walt Disney by 1.8% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 7,105,883 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $695,080,000 after buying an additional 122,777 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank increased its stake in The Walt Disney by 6.5% in the second quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 4,344,828 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $425,011,000 after buying an additional 264,600 shares during the period. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System increased its stake in The Walt Disney by 0.3% in the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 4,343,976 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $424,928,000 after buying an additional 15,100 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 56.30% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) traded up 0.15% on Monday, hitting $98.97. The stock had a trading volume of 7,078,520 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $94.31 and a 200-day moving average price of $96.15. The Walt Disney Co. has a 52 week low of $86.25 and a 52 week high of $115.58. The stock has a market capitalization of $158.35 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.27 and a beta of 1.21.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 10th. The entertainment giant reported $1.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.06. The Walt Disney had a net margin of 16.88% and a return on equity of 19.81%. The firm had revenue of $13.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.71 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.20 EPS. The company’s revenue was down 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that The Walt Disney Co. will post $5.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on DIS shares. Hilliard Lyons raised The Walt Disney to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Citigroup Inc. cut their price target on The Walt Disney from $120.00 to $117.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 11th. Pivotal Research cut their price target on The Walt Disney from $122.00 to $118.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. Loop Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $114.00 price target on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Tuesday, September 27th. Finally, Nomura reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $115.00 price target on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Tuesday, September 27th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $108.09.

In related news, EVP Alan N. Braverman sold 19,871 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $99.00, for a total transaction of $1,967,229.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 135,614 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $13,425,786. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 13.00% 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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