Strs Ohio increased its position in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 8.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 865,671 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after acquiring an additional 65,865 shares during the quarter. Strs Ohio’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $90,730,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Carnick & Kubik Group LLC grew its holdings in Walt Disney by 149.1% during the 2nd quarter. Carnick & Kubik Group LLC now owns 39,689 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $4,160,000 after buying an additional 23,755 shares in the last quarter. Everett Harris & Co. CA grew its holdings in Walt Disney by 2.1% during the 2nd quarter. Everett Harris & Co. CA now owns 1,157,965 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $121,366,000 after buying an additional 24,140 shares in the last quarter. Sunbelt Securities Inc. purchased a new position in Walt Disney during the 1st quarter valued at about $241,000. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC grew its holdings in Walt Disney by 9.6% during the 2nd quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 68,866 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $7,218,000 after buying an additional 6,023 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Vestpro Financial Partners Inc. dba CPF Texas grew its holdings in Walt Disney by 23.4% during the 2nd quarter. Vestpro Financial Partners Inc. dba CPF Texas now owns 5,960 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $625,000 after buying an additional 1,132 shares in the last quarter. 63.00% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

NYSE:DIS opened at $112.77 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $164.19 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.55, a PEG ratio of 1.46 and a beta of 1.31. Walt Disney Co has a 1-year low of $96.80 and a 1-year high of $117.90. The company has a quick ratio of 0.81, a current ratio of 0.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 7th. The entertainment giant reported $1.87 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.97 by ($0.10). The firm had revenue of $15.23 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $15.49 billion. Walt Disney had a return on equity of 21.37% and a net margin of 20.76%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.58 EPS. equities analysts forecast that Walt Disney Co will post 6.92 EPS for the current fiscal year.

DIS has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 31st. B. Riley dropped their price target on Walt Disney from $123.00 to $121.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, August 8th. Bank of America set a $144.00 price target on Walt Disney and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 8th. Credit Suisse Group started coverage on Walt Disney in a research report on Tuesday, July 10th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $114.00 price target for the company. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $140.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Wednesday, August 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the stock. Walt Disney currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $119.54.

In other Walt Disney news, EVP Alan N. Braverman sold 140,638 shares of Walt Disney stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $107.00, for a total value of $15,048,266.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 160,316 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $17,153,812. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Brent Woodford sold 952 shares of Walt Disney stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $111.87, for a total value of $106,500.24. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 26,698 shares in the company, valued at $2,986,705.26. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 710,954 shares of company stock valued at $80,620,932 in the last 90 days. 0.38% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

About Walt Disney

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates cable programming services under the brand ESPN, Disney, and Freeform; broadcast businesses, which include the ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; radio businesses consisting of the ESPN Radio network; and the Radio Disney network.

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