Hot Stock to Watch: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)


The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) belonging to the Consumer Discretionary sector has surged 0.02% and closed its last trading session at $108.38.

The company reported its EPS on 11/10/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $109.56.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.21. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 2.39 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.48 and 2.52 respectively.

The Walt Disney Company on 11/10/2016 reported its EPS as $1.1 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $1.16. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.06. This shows a surprise factor of -5.2%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on The Walt Disney Company Earnings, with 31 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $1.5. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $1.64 and $1.37 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $1.63.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for The Walt Disney Company as $15.32 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 28 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 15.76 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 14.87 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 15.24 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for The Walt Disney Company is -8%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 5.1%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 18.14% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 10.3%.

The Company got Upgrade by RBC Capital Mkts on 6-Jan-17 from Sector Perform to Outperform.

Insider Trades for The Walt Disney Company show that the latest trade was made on 5 Jan 2017 where Woodford (Brent A), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 2000 shares were traded at a price of $108.5.

11 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 489337 shares traded.

27 analysts projected Price Targets for The Walt Disney Company. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $130. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $89 and the Mean Price Target is $109.56.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has the market capitalization of $169.95 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $109.35 on Jan 6, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $86.25 on Feb 10, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 10.3 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 21.4% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 14.4 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 3.99 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.24 and ATR value of 1.34. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.09% and 1.10%.

Company profile:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.