Stock On the Run: Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS)

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS)

B. Riley FBR Maintains Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS)’s stock to Neutral with the price target of $121. This rating was issued on 8/08/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $112.86 by showing a percentage change of -3.45% from its previous day closing price of $116.89.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) in which BMO Capital Maintains Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) to Market Perform by settling a price target of $110 on 8/08/18. Credit Suisse Initiates Coverage On the stock to Neutral on 7/11/18 by stationing a price target of $114. Imperial Capital Initiates Coverage On the company’s stock to In-Line on 6/28/18 by setting a price target of $108. Pivotal Research Downgrades Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) to Sell with no specific Price Target.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) currently has a consensus Price Target of $120.63. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $144 and a Low Price Target of $95.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) where 6 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 5 analysts said it’s a Buy, 11 rated the stock as Hold, 1 analysts reported Underperform and 1 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 2.12. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) reported its Actual EPS of $1.87/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) could bring EPS of $1.95/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was -0.08 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of -4.1 Percent.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) has a market capitalization of 167.85 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 8.79 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $118.10 on 10/03/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 10/13/17 as $96.80. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $119.13. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -0.53%. The Moving Average SMA50 is 0.01% while SMA200 is 5.51%.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 12.3%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 14.2% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 27.3%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 4.98 percent while its Weekly performance value is -3.46%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are 2.97 percent and 13.34 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) is 1.25. The Average Volume (3 months) is 7.01 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $1.68 and an annual Dividend Yield of 1.49 Percent. DIS has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 16.74, Forward P/E of 15.31, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 39.26 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 15.01. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 25.2 percent.

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.