United Capital Management of KS Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 14.4% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 14,404 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,809 shares during the period. Walt Disney accounts for about 1.5% of United Capital Management of KS Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 24th largest holding. United Capital Management of KS Inc.’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $1,579,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Highwater Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in Walt Disney in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $56,000. Moody Aldrich Partners LLC acquired a new position in Walt Disney in the second quarter valued at approximately $71,061,000. Canton Hathaway LLC acquired a new position in Walt Disney in the third quarter valued at approximately $107,000. CSat Investment Advisory L.P. acquired a new position in Walt Disney in the second quarter valued at approximately $112,000. Finally, Lenox Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Walt Disney by 807.2% in the third quarter. Lenox Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 1,134 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $133,000 after acquiring an additional 1,009 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 66.58% of the company’s stock.

In other news, EVP Brent Woodford sold 4,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $113.04, for a total transaction of $508,680.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 37,495 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,238,434.80. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Alan N. Braverman sold 1,153 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $107.70, for a total value of $124,178.10. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 106,390 shares in the company, valued at approximately $11,458,203. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 14,648 shares of company stock worth $1,616,684. 0.36% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

NYSE DIS traded down $2.23 on Monday, reaching $109.28. The stock had a trading volume of 2,012,718 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,400,975. The firm has a market cap of $166.24 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.44, a PEG ratio of 2.67 and a beta of 0.96. The company has a quick ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32. Walt Disney Co has a 12-month low of $97.68 and a 12-month high of $120.20.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 5th. The entertainment giant reported $1.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.57 by $0.27. The company had revenue of $15.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15.20 billion. Walt Disney had a return on equity of 20.50% and a net margin of 18.46%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.89 earnings per share. Analysts anticipate that Walt Disney Co will post 7.11 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. ValuEngine upgraded Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 19th. Loop Capital upped their price objective on Walt Disney to $130.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 9th. Argus upped their price objective on Walt Disney from $129.00 to $135.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 12th. B. Riley reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Friday, November 9th. Finally, Barclays upgraded Walt Disney from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $104.00 to $130.00 in a report on Friday, October 19th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $124.84.

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Walt Disney Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates cable programming businesses under the ESPN, Disney, and Freeform brands; broadcast businesses, including ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; and radio businesses.

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