BMO Capital Markets reiterated their sell rating on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) in a research note published on Wednesday morning. BMO Capital Markets currently has a $90.00 price objective on the entertainment giant’s stock.

A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Bank of America Corporation reiterated a buy rating and set a $120.00 target price (down from $125.00) on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research note on Friday, September 8th. FBR & Co reiterated a hold rating and set a $97.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research note on Friday, September 8th. Guggenheim reiterated a buy rating and set a $122.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. UBS AG reiterated a buy rating and set a $126.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Walt Disney Company (The) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have assigned a hold rating and eighteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $112.56.

Shares of Walt Disney Company (NYSE DIS) opened at $102.64 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $155,169.44, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.02, a PEG ratio of 2.18 and a beta of 1.37. Walt Disney Company has a 52 week low of $96.20 and a 52 week high of $116.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a current ratio of 0.81.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The entertainment giant reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.12 by ($0.05). The business had revenue of $12.78 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.30 billion. Walt Disney Company (The) had a return on equity of 19.66% and a net margin of 16.29%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.10 earnings per share. research analysts predict that Walt Disney Company will post 6.24 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Institutional & Family Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) during the third quarter worth about $253,000. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC purchased a new position in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) during the third quarter worth about $3,160,000. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board grew its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 5.5% during the third quarter. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board now owns 142,620 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $14,058,000 after purchasing an additional 7,400 shares in the last quarter. Coastline Trust Co grew its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 77.2% during the third quarter. Coastline Trust Co now owns 21,725 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $2,142,000 after purchasing an additional 9,465 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Atlantic Trust LLC grew its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 5.9% during the third quarter. Atlantic Trust LLC now owns 17,647 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $1,739,000 after purchasing an additional 982 shares in the last quarter. 60.40% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Walt Disney Company (The) 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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