Dupont Capital Management Corp raised its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) by 8.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 137,102 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 10,357 shares during the period. Dupont Capital Management Corp’s holdings in Walt Disney Company (The) were worth $14,567,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. Shufro Rose & Co. LLC boosted its stake in Walt Disney Company (The) by 5.3% during the 2nd quarter. Shufro Rose & Co. LLC now owns 11,653 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,238,000 after purchasing an additional 583 shares during the last quarter. Trillium Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Walt Disney Company (The) by 3.2% during the 2nd quarter. Trillium Asset Management LLC now owns 3,217 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $342,000 after purchasing an additional 99 shares during the last quarter. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp boosted its stake in Walt Disney Company (The) by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 942,948 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $100,188,000 after purchasing an additional 10,804 shares during the last quarter. Tirschwell & Loewy Inc. boosted its stake in Walt Disney Company (The) by 5.5% during the 2nd quarter. Tirschwell & Loewy Inc. now owns 13,459 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,430,000 after purchasing an additional 700 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Rational Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Walt Disney Company (The) by 14.0% during the 2nd quarter. Rational Advisors LLC now owns 10,590 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,126,000 after purchasing an additional 1,300 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 61.41% of the company’s stock.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The entertainment giant reported $1.58 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $14.24 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.44 billion. Walt Disney Company (The) had a net margin of 16.22% and a return on equity of 19.69%. Walt Disney Company (The)’s quarterly revenue was down .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.62 EPS.

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In other news, Director Maria Elena Lagomasino purchased 976 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 10th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $102.34 per share, for a total transaction of $99,883.84. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 7,513 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $768,880.42. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 0.38% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

DIS has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $130.00 target price on Walt Disney Company (The) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. BidaskClub upgraded Walt Disney Company (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $130.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Guggenheim restated a “buy” rating and issued a $122.00 price target (down from $128.00) on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a $133.00 price target on Walt Disney Company (The) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating, eighteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $113.40.

Walt Disney Company (The) 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS)

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