Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Sentiment Falls in 2019 Q2

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Sentiment for Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2019 Q2. Its down -1.59, from 2.8 in 2019Q1. The ratio dived, as 855 investment professionals increased and started new stock positions, while 705 trimmed and sold equity positions in Walt Disney Co. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now own: 1.17 billion shares, up from 1.09 billion shares in 2019Q1. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Walt Disney Co in their top 10 stock positions increased from 121 to 245 for an increase of 124. Sold All: 78 Reduced: 627 Increased: 660 New Position: 195.

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $250.82 billion. The companyÂ’s Media Networks segment operates cable programming services, including the ESPN, Disney channels, and Freeform networks; 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. It has a 17.76 P/E ratio. It also produces and sells original live-action and animated television programming to first-run syndication and other television markets, as well as subscription video on demand services and in home entertainment formats, such as DVD, Blu-Ray, and iTunes.

The stock increased 0.30% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $137.91. About 3.45M shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 26.97% since September 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.97% the S&P500.

Analysts await The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) to report earnings on November, 14. They expect $1.08 EPS, down 27.03 % or $0.40 from last year’s $1.48 per share. DIS’s profit will be $1.96 billion for 31.92 P/E if the $1.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.35 actual EPS reported by The Walt Disney Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -20.00 % negative EPS growth.

Gavea Investimentos Ltda holds 20.76% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company for 59,761 shares. Ruffer Llp owns 4.89 million shares or 15.95% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lindsell Train Ltd has 12.44% invested in the company for 5.25 million shares. The Hong Kong-based Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings (Hk) Ltd has invested 9.63% in the stock. Csu Producer Resources Inc., a Ohio-based fund reported 18,200 shares.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 89% of Walt Disney’s analysts are positive. Out of 9 Wall Street analysts rating Walt Disney, 8 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $129 while the high is $17000. The stock’s average target of $154.67 is 12.15% above today’s ($137.91) share price. DIS was included in 24 notes of analysts from March 14, 2019. On Monday, March 25 the stock rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “Buy”. Bank of America maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) rating on Monday, June 24. Bank of America has “Buy” rating and $168 target. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, June 13 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, May 16. On Tuesday, August 20 the stock rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “In-Line”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, April 30. As per Tuesday, April 23, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 10. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, May 7 with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, May 7 by Imperial Capital.

More notable recent The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Is The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE:DIS) CEO Being Overpaid? – Yahoo Finance” on June 18, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “What Should Investors Know About The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE:DIS) Future? – Yahoo Finance” published on May 04, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “These 4 Measures Indicate That Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) Is Using Debt Extensively – Yahoo Finance” on August 12, 2019. More interesting news about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Is The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) A Smart Pick For Income Investors? – Yahoo Finance” published on June 03, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “What Investors Should Know About The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE:DIS) Financial Strength – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: June 26, 2019.

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