Vickerman Investment Advisors Inc. Has $2.21 Million Position in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)

Vickerman Investment Advisors Inc. lifted its position in shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DISGet Rating) by 19.1% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 20,039 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after buying an additional 3,217 shares during the period. Vickerman Investment Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $2,210,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Iat Reinsurance Co. LTD. boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 1,425.2% during the first quarter. Iat Reinsurance Co. LTD. now owns 351,870 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $48,262,000 after buying an additional 328,800 shares during the period. Check Capital Management Inc. CA boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 12.5% during the first quarter. Check Capital Management Inc. CA now owns 45,936 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $6,301,000 after buying an additional 5,100 shares during the period. Lineweaver Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 10.8% during the first quarter. Lineweaver Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 7,089 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $972,000 after buying an additional 693 shares during the period. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc. VA boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 1.0% during the first quarter. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc. VA now owns 49,200 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $6,748,000 after buying an additional 488 shares during the period. Finally, Clarkston Capital Partners LLC boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 8.7% during the first quarter. Clarkston Capital Partners LLC now owns 94,879 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $13,014,000 after buying an additional 7,611 shares during the period. 64.17% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several research firms recently issued reports on DIS. Rosenblatt Securities began coverage on Walt Disney in a report on Tuesday, April 19th. They set a “buy” rating and a $177.00 target price on the stock. The Goldman Sachs Group dropped their target price on Walt Disney from $148.00 to $130.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Evercore ISI dropped their target price on Walt Disney from $150.00 to $130.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft dropped their target price on Walt Disney from $191.00 to $130.00 in a report on Monday, June 6th. Finally, Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on Walt Disney from $170.00 to $125.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, June 30th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and nineteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $154.28.

Walt Disney Stock Performance

Shares of Walt Disney stock traded down $1.44 on Tuesday, hitting $107.67. The stock had a trading volume of 125,757 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,819,686. The Walt Disney Company has a twelve month low of $90.23 and a twelve month high of $187.58. The business’s 50 day moving average is $100.15 and its two-hundred day moving average is $120.07. The company has a quick ratio of 1.01, a current ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49. The stock has a market cap of $196.03 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 75.25, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.28 and a beta of 1.25.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DISGet Rating) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May 11th. The entertainment giant reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.20 by ($0.12). Walt Disney had a net margin of 3.46% and a return on equity of 6.87%. The firm had revenue of $19.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $20.25 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.79 EPS. Analysts forecast that The Walt Disney Company will post 3.93 EPS for the current year.

Walt Disney Company Profile

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The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. It operates through two segments, Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution; and Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. The company engages in the film and episodic television content production and distribution activities, as well as operates television broadcast networks under the ABC, Disney, ESPN, Freeform, FX, Fox, National Geographic, and Star brands; and studios that produces motion pictures under the Walt Disney Pictures, Twentieth Century Studios, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar, and Searchlight Pictures banners.

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