Capital International Inc. CA decreased its stake in shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 18.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 20,540 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after selling 4,500 shares during the period. Capital International Inc. CA’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $2,025,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of DIS. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its holdings in shares of Walt Disney by 929.6% in the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 5,410,942 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $574,907,000 after acquiring an additional 4,885,398 shares in the last quarter. AJO LP raised its holdings in shares of Walt Disney by 12,331.6% in the 2nd quarter. AJO LP now owns 3,300,335 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $350,661,000 after acquiring an additional 3,273,787 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Walt Disney by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 98,803,049 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $10,497,824,000 after acquiring an additional 2,131,932 shares in the last quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership raised its holdings in shares of Walt Disney by 247.9% in the 2nd quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 2,644,700 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $280,999,000 after acquiring an additional 1,884,600 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Nordea Investment Management AB raised its holdings in shares of Walt Disney by 48.7% in the 2nd quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 5,313,513 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $564,561,000 after acquiring an additional 1,740,128 shares in the last quarter. 61.12% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Several research firms have weighed in on DIS. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Bank of America reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $144.00 price target (up previously from $130.00) on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Vetr cut Walt Disney from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $114.86 price target on the stock. in a report on Tuesday. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $103.77 price target (up previously from $102.68) on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Macquarie set a $125.00 price target on Walt Disney and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 6th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, eighteen have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $118.61.
Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) opened at $104.12 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.87, a quick ratio of 0.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43. Walt Disney Co has a 1 year low of $96.20 and a 1 year high of $116.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $156,560.00, a P/E ratio of 14.79, a P/E/G ratio of 1.79 and a beta of 1.30.
Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 6th. The entertainment giant reported $1.89 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.28. The firm had revenue of $15.35 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15.47 billion. Walt Disney had a return on equity of 20.44% and a net margin of 19.61%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.55 EPS. analysts predict that Walt Disney Co will post 6.8 earnings per share for the current year.
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Walt Disney 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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