Capital One National Association reduced its position in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) by 4.0% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 105,339 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after selling 4,440 shares during the quarter. The Walt Disney comprises about 0.8% of Capital One National Association’s portfolio, making the stock its 29th largest position. Capital One National Association’s holdings in The Walt Disney were worth $11,325,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in DIS. Vantage Financial Partners Ltd. Inc. bought a new stake in shares of The Walt Disney during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $925,000. Front Row Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of The Walt Disney during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $122,000. Legacy Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of The Walt Disney during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $137,000. Cerebellum GP LLC bought a new stake in shares of The Walt Disney during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $142,000. Finally, Malaga Cove Capital LLC bought a new stake in shares of The Walt Disney during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $140,000. 62.62% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Several brokerages recently issued reports on DIS. Royal Bank of Canada lifted their price target on shares of The Walt Disney to $135.00 and gave the company a “top pick” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Vetr lowered shares of The Walt Disney from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $113.39 price target on the stock. in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Rosenblatt Securities raised shares of The Walt Disney from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $115.00 to $130.00 in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. B. Riley reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $122.00 price target on shares of The Walt Disney in a report on Monday, January 29th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of The Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 19th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, sixteen have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the stock. The Walt Disney currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $118.70.
Shares of NYSE DIS opened at $100.35 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $150,954.03, a PE ratio of 17.61, a PEG ratio of 1.73 and a beta of 1.30. The Walt Disney Company has a 52-week low of $96.20 and a 52-week high of $116.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43, a quick ratio of 0.80 and a current ratio of 0.87.
The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The entertainment giant reported $1.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.28. The firm had revenue of $15.35 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $15.47 billion. The Walt Disney had a net margin of 19.61% and a return on equity of 20.44%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.55 EPS. equities research analysts expect that The Walt Disney Company will post 6.92 EPS for the current year.
The 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 services under the brand ESPN, Disney, and Freeform; 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.
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