Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE raised its position in shares of The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) by 1.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 128,857 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after buying an additional 1,765 shares during the period. The Walt Disney accounts for 3.9% of Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE’s portfolio, making the stock its 6th largest position. Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE’s holdings in The Walt Disney were worth $11,966,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of 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 valued at $56,903,000 after buying an additional 50,299 shares during the period. HL Financial Services LLC boosted its stake in shares of 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 valued at $151,463,000 after buying an additional 52,301 shares during the period. Chesley Taft & Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of 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 valued at $26,426,000 after buying an additional 1,205 shares during the period. Oakbrook Investments LLC boosted its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 16.7% in the second quarter. Oakbrook Investments LLC now owns 304,720 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $29,808,000 after buying an additional 43,625 shares during the period. Finally, Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. boosted its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 11.7% in the second quarter. Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. now owns 1,841,393 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $180,125,000 after buying an additional 192,150 shares during the period. 56.30% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) traded up 0.4750% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $99.4401. The stock had a trading volume of 4,542,106 shares. The Walt Disney Co. has a 52-week low of $86.25 and a 52-week high of $115.47. The stock has a market capitalization of $158.25 billion, a PE ratio of 17.3543 and a beta of 1.21. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $94.49 and its 200-day moving average is $96.01.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 10th. The entertainment giant reported $1.10 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 net margin of 16.88% and a return on equity of 19.81%. The business’s revenue was down 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.20 EPS. On average, analysts predict that The Walt Disney Co. will post $5.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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DIS has been the topic of a number of research reports. FBR & Co reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a research report on Sunday, September 4th. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $108.00 target price on shares of The Walt Disney in a research report on Friday, November 11th. Brean Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a research report on Thursday, October 27th. Wells Fargo & Co. downgraded shares of The Walt Disney to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, Pivotal Research downgraded shares of The Walt Disney from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and dropped their target price for the company from $108.00 to $102.00 in a research report on Friday, November 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating and fifteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The Walt Disney presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $108.09.

In other The Walt Disney news, EVP Alan N. Braverman sold 19,871 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $99.00, for a total value of $1,967,229.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 135,614 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $13,425,786. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 13.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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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