Disney Revenue Rises on Strong Box Office

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The entertainment giant reported $1.89 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.61 by $0.28. The stock has a market cap of $153,540.36, a PE ratio of 17.61, a PEG ratio of 1.74 and a beta of 1.30. For shareholders, given the total diluted outstanding shares of 1.52 billion, this means overall earnings per share of 2.91. 14,181,003 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 8,222,350.

Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. The institutional investor held 55,980 shares of the consumer durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $511.10 million, up from 48,884 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Heritage Investors Management Corp now owns 242,757 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $26,099,000 after purchasing an additional 4,184 shares during the last quarter.

Checking in on some valuation rankings, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has a Value Composite score of 37. The stock's quarterly performance indicates a negative momentum of -2.12 percent, whereas its last one month trend is optimistic with 2.12 percent. The C-Score of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is 0.00000. It has underperformed by 23.14% the S&P500.

"Avengers: Infinity War", from Disney's Marvel Studios, has brought in more than $1 billion in box office revenue in two weeks of release. Insiders own 0.38% of the company's stock.

And analysts are only expecting Disney to have a good beginning quarter to this year.

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Toy Story Land is set to open June 30 in Disney's Hollywood Studios. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $118.64. Credit Suisse has "Outperform" rating and $130 target. As per Wednesday, June 21, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. On Tuesday, October 31 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy". Barclays set a $105.00 target price on The Walt Disney and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. It also reduced its holding in Johnson Ctls Intl Plc by 48,103 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 723,849 shares, and cut its stake in Chubb Limited.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.21, from 1.36 in 2017Q3. The company has a quick ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43. The Walt Disney Company has a 12 month low of $96.20 and a 12 month high of $113.19. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 60.59 together with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.73. Pettyjohn Wood White Incorporated reported 43,204 shares or 1.67% of all its holdings.

If we look at the Volatility of The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Week Volatility is 1.73%, whereas Month Volatility is at 1.58%.

The company is estimated to report earnings on May 08 AMC. (NYSE:ABBV) shares. During recent trading, shares saw a move of -0.50% hitting a price of $99.14. Pnc Financial Services Grp Inc holds 0% or 11,983 shares. 24,840 are owned by Narwhal Capital Mgmt. Bremer Tru Association invested in 8,583 shares. Sonata Capital Inc accumulated 2,232 shares.

Bartlett & Co, which manages about $3.31B and $2.51B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard S&P 500 Etf (VOO) by 4,323 shares to 117,222 shares, valued at $28.75 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 22% are positive. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, January 13 to "Sell". BMO Capital Markets has "Sell" rating and $90.0 target. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold" on Thursday, February 8. The mean rating score for this stock is at 2.60.

The performance for week is 3.22% and the performance for quarter is at 12.59%. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to "Underperform" on Monday, July 18.