Walt Disney (DIS) Given “Hold” Rating at Loop Capital
Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Citigroup reiterated a buy rating and set a $119.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $130.00 price target on Walt Disney and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Vetr lowered Walt Disney from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $110.51 price target for the company. in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Goldman Sachs Group boosted their price target on Walt Disney from $115.00 to $120.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $125.00 price target on Walt Disney and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, eighteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $116.15.
Shares of Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) traded down $0.98 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $110.12. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,918,678 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,693,814. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 0.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42. Walt Disney has a one year low of $96.20 and a one year high of $116.10. The firm has a market cap of $166,270.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.39, a PEG ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 1.38.
The business also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 11th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 11th were given a dividend of $0.84 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 8th. Walt Disney’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 29.58%.
Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Vantage Financial Partners Ltd. Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Walt Disney during the second quarter worth $925,000. Lee Financial Co raised its position in Walt Disney by 7.6% during the second quarter. Lee Financial Co now owns 1,052 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $112,000 after buying an additional 74 shares during the period. Legacy Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Walt Disney during the third quarter valued at $137,000. Malaga Cove Capital LLC acquired a new position in Walt Disney during the third quarter valued at $140,000. Finally, Krilogy Financial LLC raised its position in Walt Disney by 13.2% during the second quarter. Krilogy Financial LLC now owns 1,422 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $151,000 after buying an additional 166 shares during the period. 61.63% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
About Walt Disney
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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