Country Club Trust Company n.a. increased its position in shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 2.5% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 67,026 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,654 shares during the period. Country Club Trust Company n.a.’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $7,206,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of DIS. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its holdings in Walt Disney by 929.6% during the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 5,410,942 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $574,907,000 after purchasing an additional 4,885,398 shares in the last quarter. AJO LP increased its holdings in Walt Disney by 12,331.6% in the second quarter. AJO LP now owns 3,300,335 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $350,661,000 after buying an additional 3,273,787 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in Walt Disney by 2.2% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 98,803,049 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $10,497,824,000 after buying an additional 2,131,932 shares in the last quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership increased its holdings in Walt Disney by 247.9% in the second quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 2,644,700 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $280,999,000 after buying an additional 1,884,600 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Nordea Investment Management AB increased its holdings in Walt Disney by 48.7% in the second quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 5,313,513 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $564,561,000 after buying an additional 1,740,128 shares in the last quarter. 61.23% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
A number of research analysts have issued reports on DIS shares. Macquarie raised shares of Walt Disney from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and increased their target price for the company from $112.00 to $125.00 in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Goldman Sachs Group increased their target price on shares of Walt Disney from $115.00 to $120.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Pivotal Research reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a $93.00 target price (up from $91.00) on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Loop Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $106.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Monday, December 11th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, nineteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $118.59.
Shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE DIS) opened at $107.25 on Friday. Walt Disney Co has a 1 year low of $96.20 and a 1 year high of $116.10. The stock has a market cap of $161,270.00, a P/E ratio of 18.52, a P/E/G ratio of 1.79 and a beta of 1.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43, a quick ratio of 0.80 and a current ratio of 0.87.
Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The entertainment giant reported $1.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.28. Walt Disney had a net margin of 19.61% and a return on equity of 20.44%. The firm had revenue of $15.35 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15.47 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.55 earnings per share. Walt Disney’s revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Walt Disney Co will post 6.95 EPS for the current year.
Walt Disney Company 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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