Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) EVP Brent Woodford sold 952 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $111.87, for a total transaction of $106,500.24. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 26,698 shares in the company, valued at $2,986,705.26. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.
Brent Woodford also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Wednesday, August 1st, Brent Woodford sold 843 shares of Walt Disney stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $113.56, for a total transaction of $95,731.08.
- On Monday, July 2nd, Brent Woodford sold 768 shares of Walt Disney stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $104.35, for a total transaction of $80,140.80.
Shares of NYSE DIS traded up $0.39 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $110.26. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,266,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,970,099. The company has a quick ratio of 0.81, a current ratio of 0.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. Walt Disney Co has a fifty-two week low of $96.20 and a fifty-two week high of $117.90. The company has a market capitalization of $166.60 billion, a PE ratio of 19.33, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.48 and a beta of 1.31.
Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 7th. The entertainment giant reported $1.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.97 by ($0.10). Walt Disney had a net margin of 20.76% and a return on equity of 21.37%. The business had revenue of $15.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15.49 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.58 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Walt Disney Co will post 6.92 EPS for the current year.
DIS has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Imperial Capital raised their target price on shares of Walt Disney from $108.00 to $112.00 and gave the stock an “inline” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 31st. B. Riley dropped their target price on shares of Walt Disney from $123.00 to $121.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $140.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Finally, Bank of America initiated coverage on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Friday, July 20th. They set a “buy” rating and a $144.00 target price on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $118.47.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of DIS. HC Financial Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in Walt Disney during the fourth quarter worth $2,797,000. Delpha Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in Walt Disney during the fourth quarter worth $342,000. Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC acquired a new position in Walt Disney during the fourth quarter worth $4,247,000. Bluestein R H & Co. increased its holdings in Walt Disney by 0.3% during the fourth quarter. Bluestein R H & Co. now owns 306,763 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $32,980,000 after buying an additional 813 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its holdings in Walt Disney by 11.1% during the fourth quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 5,788,749 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $622,348,000 after buying an additional 579,060 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 67.57% of the company’s stock.
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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