Saturday, 24 August, 2019

Walt Disney World building a nature-themed resort

Walt Disney World announces new nature-themed resort for 2022 Disney World announces new hotel at former River Country water park site
Ginger Lawrence | 21 October, 2018, 16:02

It's been an wonderful ride for the share price of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) since the start of this year, with a year-to-date change of 8.06%. Closely-held shares are those owned by insiders, major shareholders and employees, while restricted stock refers to insider shares that can not be traded because of a temporary restriction such as the lock-up period after an initial public offering. The stock remained 1.88% volatile for the week and 1.86% for the month. Imperial Capital Initiates Coverage On Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) to In-Line with a price target of $108. If a buyer buys one share of stock from a seller, then that one share is added to the total volume of that particular stock. Live Your Vision LLC now owns 1,046 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $113,000 after purchasing an additional 500 shares during the period. Carnick & Kubik Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Walt Disney by 149.1% in the 2nd quarter. BDO Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 1,140 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $114,000 after purchasing an additional 739 shares during the period. Finally, M&T Bank Corp boosted its position in Walt Disney by 13.2% during the 1st quarter. Finally, Marshall & Sullivan Inc.

DIS has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. TheStreet's technical expert, Bruce Kamich, notes that while Disney's share price is "above the rising 50-day moving average line and the bullish 200-day line", a "retest of the 50-day line could happen in this now weak equity environment". Pivotal Research restated a "sell" rating and issued a $95.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney in a research note on Sunday, September 23rd. The Walt Disney Company is a part of Services sector and belongs to Entertainment - Diversified industry. This based on a 1.0-5.0 numeric scale where Rating Scale: 1.00 Strong Buy, 2.00 Buy, 3.00 Hold, 4.00 Sell, 5.00 Strong Sell. $115's average target is -1.02% below currents $116.18 stock price. Float is the number of shares available for trading of a particular stock. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 0.88 and a quick ratio of 0.81. Walt Disney Co has a 52-week low of $96.89 and a 52-week high of $119.17.

In USA Industry, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) have 1.49 billion outstanding shares now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders.

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These resort projects join a flurry of expansion at Walt Disney World Resort, including Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom and the recent debut of Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The entertainment giant reported $1.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.97 by ($0.10). The firm had revenue of $15.23 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $15.49 billion. Walt Disney had a return on equity of 21.37% and a net margin of 20.76%. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of -4.1 Percent. Great West Life Assurance Com Can has invested 0.34% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS).

In other Walt Disney news, EVP Brent Woodford sold 843 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 1st. The Moving Average SMA50 is 3% while SMA200 is 8.45%. Also, Chairman Robert A. Iger sold 437,679 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $117.99, for a total value of $3,444,364.08. The firm owned 3,078,674 shares of the entertainment giant's stock after selling 126,650 shares during the period. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 599,701 shares of company stock worth $69,049,384 over the last quarter.

DIS institutional ownership is held at 65.4% while insider ownership was 0.1%.