Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cowen


Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cowen

Alta Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Walt Disney Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $157.29B market cap company. Trading volume for The Walt Disney Company was 7.36 Million in its previous trading session. Swing traders and investors have a little more leeway and therefore may trade stocks with lower volume, around 500,000 and 100,000 shares or more per day, respectively. While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of 10.77% per annum, whereas in the past Five years The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) showed a growth of 14.1 Percent per annum. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500.

Asset Advisors Corp decreased its stake in Walt Disney (DIS) by 49.81% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.55 earnings per share. research analysts predict that Walt Disney will post 6.8 EPS for the current fiscal year. The stock increased 2.25% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $41.44. About 1.44 million shares traded. Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (SAGE) has risen 116.45% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 24.91% the S&P500. DIS has a current ratio of 0.90 compared to 1.00 for BLL. It fall, as 90 investors sold DIS shares while 649 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 563 raised stakes. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of AVT in report on Wednesday, March 1 to "Sell" rating. Kentucky Retirement Insurance Tru Fund accumulated 38,467 shares. 4,568 were reported by Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company.

More notable recent The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Usnews.com which released: "Comcast and Disney May Be Fighting for Fox" on February 12, 2018, also Marketwatch.com with their article: "Disney earnings: Is Disney positioning itself for the future, or clinging to ..." published on February 01, 2018, Investorplace.com published: "The Vyloo Represent a New Kind of Robotics From Walt Disney Co" on February 09, 2018. Mai Mgmt reported 61,385 shares. Lodestar Investment Counsel Ltd Liability Co Il holds 2.86% or 236,550 shares. 17,342 were accumulated by Greenleaf Trust. Gamble Jones Invest Counsel accumulated 82,099 shares or 0.83% of the stock. Clark Capital Management Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Walt Disney by 12.3% in the 4th quarter.

Short interest, or the percentage of a stock's tradable shares now being shorted, is another metric investors use to get a pulse on sentiment.DIS has a short ratio of 2.70 compared to a short interest of 5.49 for BLL.

Vetr upgraded shares of Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The Us Bancorp De holds 1.30 million shares with $128.42M value, down from 1.32M last quarter. (NYSE:APD) by 2,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 40,800 shares, and cut its stake in Consolidated Edison Inc. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $125.00 target price on Walt Disney and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Therefore 28% are positive.

The company is expected to report earnings of $1.69 a share for the next quarter. On Monday, February 5 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold". The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, February 18 by Deutsche Bank. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, July 6 report. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, September 1. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, July 10. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, May 25 by Credit Suisse. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Friday, August 11 by Barclays Capital.

Since August 17, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 20 insider sales for $33.77 million activity. ALLEN A CLINTON had sold 16,000 shares worth $526,755 on Thursday, August 24. Ycg Ltd owns 8,552 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Amer Century holds 0.5% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) for 9.20M shares. LKQ had 25 analyst reports since January 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:TSLA) earned "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, December 19. (NYSE:ADT) rating on Tuesday, February 13. Pivotal Research downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Friday, November 11 report. The stock has "Sector Perform" rating by Portales Partners on Tuesday, August 25. Walt Disney presently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $118.61. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Tuesday, April 26 with "Buy".

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.19, from 0.75 in 2017Q2. 10,487 are held by Rice Hall James And Associate Lc. Bluemountain Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 0.01% or 6,022 shares. Griffin Asset invested 0.07% in Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE:IRM). Shares of DIS moved downward with change of -3.85% to its 50-day Moving average. Biltmore Family Office LLC bought a new stake in shares of Walt Disney in the 4th quarter valued at $1,713,000. Farmers National Bank, a Kentucky-based fund reported 77,273 shares. British Columbia Invest Corp holds 0.7% or 914,395 shares in its portfolio. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited holds 21,813 shares. Moreover, Taurus Asset has 0.07% invested in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)'s institutional ownership was registered as 72.10% while insider ownership was 0.10%.

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