Columbia Trust Co 01012016 Purchases 92 Shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)

Columbia Trust Co 01012016 boosted its position in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) by 1.8% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 5,223 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after buying an additional 92 shares during the period. Columbia Trust Co 01012016’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $884,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Johnson Midwest Financial LLC increased its position in Walt Disney by 142.9% in the 2nd quarter. Johnson Midwest Financial LLC now owns 170 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $30,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in Walt Disney during the 2nd quarter valued at about $29,000. Financial Insights Inc. acquired a new position in Walt Disney during the 2nd quarter valued at about $37,000. FFT Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in Walt Disney during the 2nd quarter valued at about $37,000. Finally, Smith Asset Management Group LP acquired a new position in Walt Disney during the 2nd quarter valued at about $39,000. 64.08% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

DIS has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Wells Fargo & Company cut their price target on Walt Disney from $203.00 to $196.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Monday. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft cut their price target on Walt Disney from $200.00 to $191.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, November 15th. Daiwa Capital Markets initiated coverage on Walt Disney in a research note on Tuesday, September 21st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $225.00 target price on the stock. Rosenblatt Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued a $219.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a research note on Wednesday, November 10th. Finally, Wolfe Research cut their target price on Walt Disney from $209.00 to $200.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 11th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-one have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $200.15.

In other news, CEO Robert A. Chapek sold 10,587 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $182.00, for a total value of $1,926,834.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 0.25% of the company’s stock.

Shares of DIS stock opened at $151.34 on Thursday. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $170.25 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $175.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 1.08 and a quick ratio of 1.04. The Walt Disney Company has a 1 year low of $146.29 and a 1 year high of $203.02. The stock has a market capitalization of $275.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 138.84, a PEG ratio of 1.49 and a beta of 1.17.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 10th. The entertainment giant reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.50 by ($0.13). Walt Disney had a net margin of 2.96% and a return on equity of 4.86%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.20) EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that The Walt Disney Company will post 4.74 EPS for the current year.

Walt Disney Profile

The Walt Disney Co is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise. It operates through the following segments: Media Networks, Parks, Experiences and Products, Studio Entertainment and Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI). The Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, radio networks and stations.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

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