Slow Capital Inc. reduced its position in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 2.5% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 21,168 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after selling 539 shares during the period. Walt Disney comprises about 1.1% of Slow Capital Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 29th biggest holding. Slow Capital Inc.’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $2,321,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Brightworth lifted its stake in shares of Walt Disney by 1.3% in the 3rd quarter. Brightworth now owns 54,415 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $6,363,000 after purchasing an additional 715 shares during the period. Long Road Investment Counsel LLC acquired a new position in shares of Walt Disney in the 3rd quarter valued at $208,000. Court Place Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Walt Disney by 1.6% in the 4th quarter. Court Place Advisors LLC now owns 14,698 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,612,000 after purchasing an additional 235 shares during the period. King Luther Capital Management Corp lifted its stake in shares of Walt Disney by 3.4% in the 3rd quarter. King Luther Capital Management Corp now owns 765,838 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $89,557,000 after purchasing an additional 25,204 shares during the period. Finally, Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC lifted its stake in shares of Walt Disney by 16.0% in the 3rd quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 6,197 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $725,000 after purchasing an additional 857 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 64.53% of the company’s stock.

In other news, EVP Brent Woodford sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $114.35, for a total transaction of $228,700.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 26,517 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,032,218.95. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, EVP Alan N. Braverman sold 1,153 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $107.70, for a total transaction of $124,178.10. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 106,390 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,458,203. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 8,642 shares of company stock valued at $966,833 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 0.36% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms recently issued reports on DIS. Wolfe Research began coverage on shares of Walt Disney in a research note on Friday, December 7th. They issued an “outperform” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, January 11th. BMO Capital Markets boosted their target price on shares of Walt Disney from $109.00 to $114.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 7th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $114.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a research note on Tuesday, January 22nd. Finally, Edward Jones upgraded shares of Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 13th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $124.84.

NYSE:DIS opened at $110.28 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32. The firm has a market cap of $164.40 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.58, a P/E/G ratio of 2.99 and a beta of 0.91. Walt Disney Co has a fifty-two week low of $97.68 and a fifty-two week high of $120.20.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 5th. The entertainment giant reported $1.84 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.27. Walt Disney had a net margin of 18.46% and a return on equity of 20.50%. The company had revenue of $15.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $15.20 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.89 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down .3% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities research analysts predict that Walt Disney Co will post 7 EPS for the current year.

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Walt Disney Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates cable programming businesses under the ESPN, Disney, and Freeform brands; broadcast businesses, including ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; and radio businesses.

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