Monday, 24 September, 2018

Walt Disney Profit Rises 23% In Second Quarter, Beating Consensus

Walt Disney character Minnie Mouse crosses the street in Hollywood California Walt Disney character Minnie Mouse crosses the street in Hollywood California
Sandy Nunez | 12 May, 2018, 10:12

The company has a market capitalization of $152.10 billion, a PE ratio of 17.86, a P/E/G ratio of 1.45 and a beta of 1.29. Market cap is just a fancy name for a straightforward concept: it is the market value of a company's outstanding shares.

SLM's price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 3.26 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 2.24, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 3.50. King Luther Capital Management Corp boosted its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 0.4% in the 1st quarter. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has risen 28.46% since May 8, 2017 and is uptrending.

When Disney DIS, -1.26% reports second-quarter earnings after the bell Tuesday, the success of Marvel's "Black Panther" will be a huge focus, as the blockbuster film opened about halfway through the quarter and added hundreds of millions to Disney's movie revenue and profit. On Monday, February 5 Cowen & Co maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) rating.

The Stock surged2.42% and closed its last trading session at $101.15.

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) has an Analysts' Mean Recommendation of 2.2. DIS underperformed the S&P500 by 23.14%. "More interesting news about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) were released by: "247Wallst.com and their article: "Disney, Groupon, Nvidia and More Major Earnings Coming This Week" published on May 06, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "'Avengers: "Infinity War' makes history" with publication date: "April 30, 2018. The earnings per share growth this year has been -9.40% and for next year is projected at 12.68%.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $194,780 activity.

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) stock has had a choppy ride in recent years, but its dividends have only been increasing. Therefore 61% are positive.

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And analysts are only expecting Disney to have a good beginning quarter to this year. The FCF Score of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is 1.035575.

DIS has been the subject of several other reports. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has declined 11.59% since May 8, 2017 and is downtrending. Goldman Sachs has "Buy" rating and $120 target. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Friday, September 23 by CLSA. As per Friday, December 15, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. On Tuesday, October 31 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy". The company's distance from 52-week high price is -10.64% and current price is above +5.15% from 52-week low price. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Nuveen Senior Income Fund in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.57 in 2017 Q4. It's up 0.83, from 0.81 in 2017Q3. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 464,217 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $46,626,000 after purchasing an additional 7,059 shares in the last quarter. As a result, shares zoomed up 18% immediately upon the report being issued.

According to Zacks Investment Research, The Walt Disney Company has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.17. Phocas Finance Corporation holds 0.06% or 6,951 shares. Greatmark Inv Inc accumulated 2,701 shares.

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment firm worldwide. Taken from Rothschild Asset Management latest Adv, the fund reported to have 37 full and part-time employees. (NASDAQ:DAKT). Swiss Retail Bank holds 61,400 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pineno Levin Ford Asset Mngmt holds 3.63% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) or 80,997 shares.

The company is estimated to report earnings on May 08 AMC. On the other end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak. Miller Investment Lp invested in 0.12% or 3,523 shares. Gulf State Bank (Uk) Limited has invested 0.67% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Analysts at B. Riley FBR, Inc. Mcdaniel Terry & Co. bought a new position in shares of The Walt Disney in the fourth quarter worth about $202,000. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold. The stock of Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Goldman Sachs. Firm's net income measured an average growth rate of 12.70%.