Investors bought shares of The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) on weakness during trading on Wednesday. $216.10 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $103.23 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $112.87 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, The Walt Disney had the 8th highest net in-flow for the day. The Walt Disney traded down ($0.40) for the day and closed at $94.46

DIS has been the subject of several analyst reports. Sanford C. Bernstein reissued a “market perform” rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Friday, June 17th. Morgan Stanley reissued a “hold” rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Sunday, July 17th. Citigroup Inc. cut their target price on shares of The Walt Disney from $120.00 to $117.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 11th. Hilliard Lyons raised shares of The Walt Disney to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $118.00 target price on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Saturday, August 13th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating, fourteen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $109.99.

The stock has a market cap of $151.81 billion and a PE ratio of 16.98. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $96.79 and a 200-day moving average price of $98.49.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 9th. The entertainment giant reported $1.62 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $14.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.16 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.45 EPS. The Walt Disney’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that The Walt Disney Co. will post $5.79 EPS for the current year.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in DIS. Roosevelt Investment Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 4,158.4% in the fourth quarter. Roosevelt Investment Group Inc. now owns 253,248 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $26,611,000 after buying an additional 247,301 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 4.9% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,690,320 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $387,810,000 after buying an additional 172,233 shares in the last quarter. WBI Investments Inc. bought a new stake in shares of The Walt Disney during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $4,232,000. Advantus Capital Management Inc raised its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. Advantus Capital Management Inc now owns 147,758 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $15,526,000 after buying an additional 1,795 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Smith Salley & Associates raised its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 1.3% in the fourth quarter. Smith Salley & Associates now owns 87,890 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $9,235,000 after buying an additional 1,122 shares in the last quarter.

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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