Investors purchased shares of The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) on weakness during trading on Thursday. $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 equities 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 research reports. Pivotal Research reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $121.00 target price on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Friday, May 13th. Nomura reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $115.00 target price on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. FBR & Co reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $111.00 target price on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Argus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $129.00 target price on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Finally, Topeka Capital Markets reduced their target price 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. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating, fourteen have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The Walt Disney has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $109.99.

The firm has a 50-day moving average of $96.70 and a 200-day moving average of $98.49. The stock has a market cap of $151.49 billion and a P/E ratio of 16.94.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last posted 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 quarter last year, the company earned $1.45 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts predict that The Walt Disney Co. will post $5.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Other large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Physicians Financial Services Inc. purchased a new stake in The Walt Disney during the fourth quarter valued at $1,338,000. Usca Ria LLC raised its position in shares of The Walt Disney by 5.8% in the fourth quarter. Usca Ria LLC now owns 13,450 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,413,000 after buying an additional 737 shares in the last quarter. Zevin Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of The Walt Disney by 1.4% in the fourth quarter. Zevin Asset Management LLC now owns 17,717 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,862,000 after buying an additional 240 shares in the last quarter. AMG National Trust Bank raised its position in shares of The Walt Disney by 532.4% in the fourth quarter. AMG National Trust Bank now owns 18,567 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,951,000 after buying an additional 15,631 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Fagan Associates Inc. raised its position in shares of The Walt Disney by 31.5% in the fourth quarter. Fagan Associates Inc. now owns 21,100 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $2,217,000 after buying an additional 5,060 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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