Capital Analysts LLC Reduces Stake in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)

Capital Analysts LLC cut its stake in shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 83.2% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 4,359 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after selling 21,543 shares during the period. Capital Analysts LLC’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $421,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. WealthTrust Axiom LLC lifted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 0.9% in the fourth quarter. WealthTrust Axiom LLC now owns 7,751 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,121,000 after acquiring an additional 70 shares in the last quarter. Botty Investors LLC lifted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 4.8% in the fourth quarter. Botty Investors LLC now owns 1,650 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $240,000 after acquiring an additional 75 shares in the last quarter. MACRO Consulting Group lifted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 4.3% in the fourth quarter. MACRO Consulting Group now owns 1,877 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $271,000 after acquiring an additional 77 shares in the last quarter. Cardan Capital Partners LLC lifted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 4.9% in the fourth quarter. Cardan Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,645 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $238,000 after acquiring an additional 77 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Jackson Hole Capital Partners LLC lifted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Jackson Hole Capital Partners LLC now owns 24,340 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $3,520,000 after acquiring an additional 77 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 63.10% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Credit Suisse Group downgraded Walt Disney from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $116.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Monday, April 20th. Atlantic Securities raised Walt Disney from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and reduced their target price for the stock from $153.00 to $119.00 in a report on Thursday, April 2nd. Citigroup reduced their target price on Walt Disney from $161.00 to $135.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, April 21st. Argus reduced their target price on Walt Disney from $160.00 to $130.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, March 13th. Finally, Bank of America reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $125.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Wednesday, February 26th. Fourteen analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $126.58.

DIS opened at $118.02 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $212.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 39.87, a P/E/G ratio of 11.04 and a beta of 1.08. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $104.80 and its 200-day moving average price is $127.09. Walt Disney Co has a one year low of $79.07 and a one year high of $153.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a current ratio of 0.94.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, May 5th. The entertainment giant reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.83 by ($0.23). The business had revenue of $18.01 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $17.49 billion. Walt Disney had a net margin of 6.88% and a return on equity of 9.09%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 20.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.61 EPS. As a group, analysts predict that Walt Disney Co will post 2.09 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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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