Investors bought shares of The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) on weakness during trading hours on Monday. $210.41 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $155.23 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $55.18 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, The Walt Disney had the 6th highest net in-flow for the day. The Walt Disney traded down ($0.93) for the day and closed at $96.84

A number of research firms have weighed in on DIS. Topeka Capital Markets reduced their price objective on shares of The Walt Disney from $130.00 to $129.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, May 11th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $92.00 price target (down previously from $101.05) on shares of The Walt Disney in a report on Wednesday, May 11th. Piper Jaffray Cos. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $120.00 price target on shares of The Walt Disney in a report on Tuesday, May 10th. Nomura raised their price target on shares of The Walt Disney from $110.00 to $115.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 26th. Finally, Drexel Hamilton reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a report on Thursday, May 5th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $109.84.

The company has a 50 day moving average of $97.51 and a 200-day moving average of $98.29. The company has a market cap of $155.57 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.40.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 9th. The entertainment giant reported $1.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.01. The company earned $14.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $14.16 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.45 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts forecast that The Walt Disney Co. will post $5.80 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 28th. Investors of record on Monday, July 11th were paid a dividend of $0.71 per share. This represents a yield of 1.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 7th.

Other large investors have bought and sold shares of the company. Roof Eidam & Maycock ADV boosted its stake in The Walt Disney by 4.4% in the fourth quarter. Roof Eidam & Maycock ADV now owns 10,304 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,083,000 after buying an additional 430 shares during the last quarter. Main Street Research LLC boosted its stake in The Walt Disney by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. Main Street Research LLC now owns 10,662 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,120,000 after buying an additional 180 shares during the last quarter. Mycio Wealth Partners LLC boosted its stake in The Walt Disney by 5.7% in the fourth quarter. Mycio Wealth Partners LLC now owns 11,993 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,260,000 after buying an additional 645 shares during the last quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in The Walt Disney by 2.5% in the fourth quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 12,387 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,301,000 after buying an additional 298 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Brighton Jones LLC boosted its stake in The Walt Disney by 10.7% in the fourth quarter. Brighton Jones LLC now owns 12,547 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,318,000 after buying an additional 1,208 shares during the last quarter.

The Walt Disney Company, incorporated on July 28, 1995, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.

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