Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund raised its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 1.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 371,095 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,172 shares during the quarter. Walt Disney accounts for approximately 0.6% of Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 29th largest holding. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $36,579,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Amalgamated Bank raised its holdings in shares of Walt Disney by 49.8% in the second quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 180,632 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $19,192,000 after acquiring an additional 60,088 shares in the last quarter. Tdam USA Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Walt Disney 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 in the last quarter. Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Co. MI ADV raised its holdings in shares of Walt Disney 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 in the last quarter. Connecticut Wealth Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Walt Disney 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 in the last quarter. Finally, Riverpark Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Walt Disney by 15.2% in the second quarter. Riverpark Capital Management LLC now owns 301,225 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $32,005,000 after acquiring an additional 39,822 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 61.52% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms recently weighed in on DIS. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Bank of America restated a “buy” rating and issued a $144.00 price objective (up from $130.00) on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Wednesday. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $103.77 price objective (up from $102.68) on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Friday, November 10th. Pivotal Research restated a “sell” rating and issued a $93.00 price objective (up from $91.00) on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Tuesday. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, eighteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $116.07.

Shares of Walt Disney Co (DIS) opened at $112.47 on Friday. Walt Disney Co has a 52 week low of $96.20 and a 52 week high of $116.10. The firm has a market capitalization of $169,860.00, a PE ratio of 19.80, a PEG ratio of 2.38 and a beta of 1.38. The company has a current ratio of 0.81, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The entertainment giant reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.12 by ($0.05). Walt Disney had a return on equity of 16.71% and a net margin of 14.59%. The business had revenue of $12.78 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $13.30 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.10 EPS. Walt Disney’s revenue was down 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that Walt Disney Co will post 6.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 11th were paid a dividend of $0.84 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 8th. Walt Disney’s payout ratio is 29.58%.

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Walt Disney 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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