Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE raised its stake in The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) by 1.4% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 128,857 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after buying an additional 1,765 shares during the period. The Walt Disney comprises about 3.9% of Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 6th largest position. Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE’s holdings in The Walt Disney were worth $11,966,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Stokes & Hubbell Capital Management LLC boosted its position in The Walt Disney by 154.8% in the third quarter. Stokes & Hubbell Capital Management LLC now owns 12,976 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,205,000 after buying an additional 7,884 shares during the last quarter. Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC boosted its position in The Walt Disney by 12.9% in the third quarter. Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC now owns 7,249 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $673,000 after buying an additional 828 shares during the last quarter. Woodstock Corp boosted its position in The Walt Disney by 1.1% in the third quarter. Woodstock Corp now owns 88,478 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $8,216,000 after buying an additional 950 shares during the last quarter. First American Bank boosted its position in The Walt Disney by 1.3% in the third quarter. First American Bank now owns 101,619 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $9,436,000 after buying an additional 1,294 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Deane Retirement Strategies Inc. boosted its position in The Walt Disney by 4,578.7% in the third quarter. Deane Retirement Strategies Inc. now owns 25,078 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $2,328,000 after buying an additional 24,542 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 56.30% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

Shares of The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) traded up 0.4750% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $99.4401. The company had a trading volume of 4,542,106 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $158.25 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.3543 and a beta of 1.21. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $94.49 and its 200-day moving average price is $96.01. The Walt Disney Co. has a 12 month low of $86.25 and a 12 month high of $115.47.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 10th. The entertainment giant reported $1.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.06. The Walt Disney had a net margin of 16.88% and a return on equity of 19.81%. The business earned $13.14 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.71 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.20 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that The Walt Disney Co. will post $5.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Needham & Company LLC restated a “hold” rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a report on Saturday. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $100.00 price target on shares of The Walt Disney in a report on Friday. Wood & Company restated a “sell” rating and issued a $120.65 price target on shares of The Walt Disney in a report on Thursday, November 17th. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded The Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $97.70 to $112.00 in a report on Wednesday, November 16th. Finally, Vetr cut The Walt Disney from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $99.56 price target on the stock. in a report on Monday, November 14th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have issued a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $108.09.

In related news, EVP Alan N. Braverman sold 19,871 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $99.00, for a total value of $1,967,229.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 135,614 shares in the company, valued at $13,425,786. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. 13.00% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

The Walt Disney Company Profile

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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