Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) was upgraded by stock analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $107.20 price target on the entertainment giant’s stock. Vetr‘s price target points to a potential upside of 4.33% from the company’s current price.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on DIS. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Loop Capital reissued a “hold” rating and set a $108.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. BMO Capital Markets reissued an “underperform” rating and set a $90.00 price target (down previously from $95.00) on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Wells Fargo & Company reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $109.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a $133.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have given a hold rating and eighteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $112.56.

Shares of Walt Disney Company (NYSE DIS) opened at $102.75 on Tuesday. Walt Disney Company has a one year low of $96.20 and a one year high of $116.10. The company has a current ratio of 0.81, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42. The stock has a market cap of $158,590.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.15, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.20 and a beta of 1.37.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The entertainment giant reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.12 by ($0.05). Walt Disney Company (The) had a return on equity of 19.66% and a net margin of 16.29%. The business had revenue of $12.78 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.30 billion. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.10 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts forecast that Walt Disney Company will post 6.24 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in DIS. Tdam USA Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 4.1% in the second quarter. Tdam USA Inc. now owns 195,498 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $20,666,000 after acquiring an additional 7,785 shares during the period. State Treasurer State of Michigan boosted its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 73.3% in the first quarter. State Treasurer State of Michigan now owns 1,355,053 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $153,649,000 after acquiring an additional 573,000 shares during the period. Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Co. MI ADV boosted its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 7.9% in the second quarter. Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Co. MI ADV now owns 24,719 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $2,626,000 after acquiring an additional 1,800 shares during the period. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 1.4% in the first quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 175,248 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $19,871,000 after acquiring an additional 2,351 shares during the period. Finally, Connecticut Wealth Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 1.4% in the second quarter. Connecticut Wealth Management LLC now owns 3,038 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $315,000 after acquiring an additional 42 shares during the period. 60.40% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Walt Disney Company (The) Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company is an entertainment company. The Company operates in four business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, and Consumer Products & Interactive Media. The media networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, and radio networks and stations.

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