Private Wealth Partners LLC decreased its position in Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) by 1.7% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 175,983 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after selling 2,956 shares during the period. Walt Disney Company (The) accounts for about 4.1% of Private Wealth Partners LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 3rd biggest position. Private Wealth Partners LLC’s holdings in Walt Disney Company (The) were worth $18,698,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Harwood Advisory Group LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 0.6% in the second quarter. Harwood Advisory Group LLC now owns 2,071 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $220,000 after purchasing an additional 12 shares during the period. HM Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 0.5% in the first quarter. HM Capital Management LLC now owns 2,690 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $305,000 after purchasing an additional 14 shares during the period. Barton Investment Management boosted its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 0.3% in the first quarter. Barton Investment Management now owns 7,732 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $876,000 after purchasing an additional 20 shares during the period. Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 0.3% in the second quarter. Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc. now owns 8,320 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $884,000 after purchasing an additional 25 shares during the period. Finally, Youngs Advisory Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 0.5% in the second quarter. Youngs Advisory Group Inc. now owns 5,797 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $616,000 after purchasing an additional 30 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 61.38% of the company’s stock.

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A number of equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Vetr downgraded shares of Walt Disney Company (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $110.54 price objective for the company. in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. BidaskClub raised shares of Walt Disney Company (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $125.00 price objective on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research note on Sunday, May 28th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $130.00 price objective on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 12th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $130.00 price objective on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and twenty-one have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $113.98.

Walt Disney Company (NYSE DIS) opened at 98.60 on Friday. Walt Disney Company has a 52-week low of $90.32 and a 52-week high of $116.10. The company’s 50 day moving average is $101.91 and its 200 day moving average is $107.44. The firm has a market cap of $152.19 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.49 and a beta of 1.42.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The entertainment giant reported $1.58 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.53 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $14.24 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.44 billion. Walt Disney Company (The) had a net margin of 16.22% and a return on equity of 19.69%. The firm’s revenue was down .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.62 earnings per share. Equities research analysts forecast that Walt Disney Company will post $5.81 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director Maria Elena Lagomasino acquired 976 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 10th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $102.34 per share, with a total value of $99,883.84. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 7,513 shares in the company, valued at $768,880.42. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. 0.38% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Walt Disney Company (The) Profile

The Walt Disney Company is an entertainment company. The Company operates in four business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, and Consumer Products & Interactive Media. The media networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, and radio networks and stations.

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

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