Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) received a $125.00 target price from stock analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies in a research report issued on Friday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the entertainment giant’s stock. Piper Jaffray Companies’ target price indicates a potential upside of 12.34% from the stock’s previous close.

DIS has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Walt Disney from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Vetr upgraded shares of Walt Disney from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $110.51 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Barclays lowered their target price on shares of Walt Disney from $98.00 to $94.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, October 13th. B. Riley restated a “hold” rating and set a $101.00 target price (up from $97.00) on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Loop Capital restated a “hold” rating and set a $104.00 target price (down from $106.00) on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Friday, September 8th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have issued a hold rating and seventeen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Walt Disney has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $113.44.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) opened at $111.27 on Friday. Walt Disney has a one year low of $96.20 and a one year high of $116.10. The firm has a market cap of $168,052.41, a P/E ratio of 19.52, a P/E/G ratio of 2.37 and a beta of 1.38. 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 (NYSE:DIS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The entertainment giant reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.12 by ($0.05). Walt Disney had a net margin of 16.29% and a return on equity of 19.66%. The company had revenue of $12.78 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.30 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.10 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Walt Disney will post 6.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Lee Financial Co lifted its stake in Walt Disney by 7.6% during the second quarter. Lee Financial Co now owns 1,052 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $112,000 after purchasing an additional 74 shares during the last quarter. Legacy Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Walt Disney during the 3rd quarter valued at $137,000. Malaga Cove Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Walt Disney during the 3rd quarter valued at $140,000. Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Walt Disney during the 3rd quarter valued at $142,000. Finally, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Walt Disney during the 1st quarter valued at $144,000. 61.51% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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Walt Disney 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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