Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Shares Gap Up Following Analyst Upgrade

RiverPark Advisors LLC boosted its position in Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) by 73.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The stock decreased 0.69% or $0.1 on November 10, reaching $14.45. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) hasconsensus analyst target price is $109.68. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 5,410,942 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $574,907,000 after acquiring an additional 4,885,398 shares during the last quarter. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 252,155 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $28,591,000 after buying an additional 34,101 shares during the last quarter. Similarly, the company's last 5 years high P/E ratio is 21 and low P/E is 16.21, whereas, the industry's and sector's high P/E for the past year is 49.04 and 35.08 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 18.68 for the industry and 13.31 for the Sector. The stock appeared $31.70 above its 52-week highs and is up 2.11% for the last five trades. It is down 0.00% since November 13, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 7.11% the S&P500. Brands (NYSE:YUM), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Sartorius had 45 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The figure tells us what earnings were generated from invested capital of The Walt Disney Company. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, September 15 report. Gardner Lewis Asset Management LP sold 7,248 shares as Walt Disney Company/The (DIS)'s stock declined 2.31%. On Monday, February 8 the stock rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with "Buy".

November 10 investment analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies maintained a company rating of "Buy" projecting a price of $120.00. November 10 investment analysts at Jefferies Group LLC made no change to the company rating of "Hold" with a current price target of $103.77. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that Walt Disney Company will post 6.26 earnings per share for the current year. BMO Capital Markets downgraded Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) rating on Wednesday, January 18.

More notable recent Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Money.Cnn.com which released: "Disney blocks LA Times from movie screenings over story" on November 03, 2017, also Latimes.com with their article: "Disney's profit disappoints as TV unit struggles" published on November 09, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Disney: Looking Forward" on November 10, 2017. The fund owned 337,935 shares of the entertainment giant's stock after buying an additional 24,120 shares during the quarter. Tdam USA Inc. grew its stake in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 4.1% during the second quarter. Its up 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 77 investors sold DIS shares while 606 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 638 raised stakes. Shikiar Asset owns 2,253 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Narwhal Mgmt has 39,895 shares for 1.1% of their portfolio. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Connors Investor stated it has 33,000 shares or 0.38% of all its holdings. Mirador Capital Lp owns 2,900 shares or 0.19% of their United States portfolio. Capital Management Associate New York has 5,647 shares. Sun Life Fin stated it has 20,923 shares. Hwg LP invested in 0% or 42 shares. About 16.70M shares traded or 136.54% up from the average. Shell Asset Mngmt holds 0.59% or 222,694 shares in its portfolio. MI ADV grew its stake in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 7.9% during the second quarter. 23,300 were accumulated by Hap Trading Limited Liability Corporation.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q2 2017. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 0.54 percent. Factory Mutual Ins Co reported 1.18M shares. Baxter Bros holds 3.32% or 103,667 shares in its portfolio. The stock of Blackbaud, Inc. Daiwa Sb Invs Ltd, a Japan-based fund reported 6,980 shares. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 4.4% while institutional stake was 71.1%. After $0.68 actual earnings per share reported by Yum! Investors of record on Monday, December 12th will be given a dividend of $0.78 per share. M&R Cap Mngmt Inc invested 0.23% in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd invested in 2,761 shares. Cincinnati Financial holds 542,000 shares. 240.48 million shares or 2.87% less from 247.59 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

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