Vanguard Capital Wealth Advisors Has $1.11 Million Stock Holdings in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)

Vanguard Capital Wealth Advisors increased its position in shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 16.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 7,917 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,146 shares during the period. Walt Disney comprises approximately 1.3% of Vanguard Capital Wealth Advisors’ portfolio, making the stock its 20th biggest holding. Vanguard Capital Wealth Advisors’ holdings in Walt Disney were worth $1,105,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Bernicke Wealth Management Ltd. increased its stake in shares of Walt Disney by 1.8% in the second quarter. Bernicke Wealth Management Ltd. now owns 7,884 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $1,101,000 after purchasing an additional 143 shares during the period. FLC Capital Advisors grew its position in Walt Disney by 6.2% during the second quarter. FLC Capital Advisors now owns 4,291 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $605,000 after buying an additional 252 shares in the last quarter. Freestone Capital Holdings LLC grew its position in Walt Disney by 10.2% during the second quarter. Freestone Capital Holdings LLC now owns 16,194 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $2,261,000 after buying an additional 1,504 shares in the last quarter. Buckingham Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in Walt Disney by 9.6% during the second quarter. Buckingham Asset Management LLC now owns 22,989 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $3,210,000 after purchasing an additional 2,022 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Eagle Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Walt Disney by 10.1% during the second quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. now owns 4,495 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $627,000 after purchasing an additional 413 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 64.27% of the company’s stock.

Shares of DIS stock opened at $135.43 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $140.55 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $129.18. Walt Disney Co has a 52 week low of $100.35 and a 52 week high of $147.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 0.67 and a current ratio of 0.70. The firm has a market cap of $243.42 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.13, a P/E/G ratio of 4.47 and a beta of 0.96.



Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 6th. The entertainment giant reported $1.35 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.76 by ($0.41). The firm had revenue of $20.25 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.40 billion. Walt Disney had a return on equity of 13.08% and a net margin of 19.02%. The business’s revenue was up 32.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.87 EPS. Analysts forecast that Walt Disney Co will post 6 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 8th were paid a $0.88 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, July 5th. Walt Disney’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 24.86%.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Walt Disney from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $120.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 9th. BMO Capital Markets upped their target price on shares of Walt Disney from $140.00 to $170.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 7th. UBS Group upped their target price on shares of Walt Disney from $128.00 to $165.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 6th. Loop Capital boosted their price target on shares of Walt Disney to $165.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 14th. Finally, Rosenblatt Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $175.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Monday, May 6th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and nineteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $148.22.

In other Walt Disney news, EVP Brent Woodford sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $144.25, for a total transaction of $288,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, EVP Zenia B. Mucha sold 49,561 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $140.00, for a total transaction of $6,938,540.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 154,423 shares of company stock valued at $21,743,165 in the last ninety days. 0.36% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Walt Disney Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates cable programming businesses under the ESPN, Disney, and Freeform brands; broadcast businesses, including ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; and radio businesses.

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