Vanguard Capital Wealth Advisors Purchases 1,146 Shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)

Vanguard Capital Wealth Advisors grew its stake in shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 16.9% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 7,917 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,146 shares during the quarter. Walt Disney comprises about 1.3% of Vanguard Capital Wealth Advisors’ investment portfolio, making the stock its 20th biggest holding. Vanguard Capital Wealth Advisors’ holdings in Walt Disney were worth $1,105,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Glenview State Bank Trust DEPT. boosted its stake in Walt Disney by 0.5% during the second quarter. Glenview State Bank Trust DEPT. now owns 15,057 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $2,103,000 after buying an additional 70 shares during the period. Aft Forsyth & Company Inc. raised its holdings in Walt Disney by 0.9% in the second quarter. Aft Forsyth & Company Inc. now owns 7,705 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $1,076,000 after purchasing an additional 70 shares in the last quarter. Altfest L J & Co. Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Walt Disney by 0.5% during the second quarter. Altfest L J & Co. Inc. now owns 13,978 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,952,000 after acquiring an additional 74 shares in the last quarter. Botty Investors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Walt Disney by 4.8% during the second quarter. Botty Investors LLC now owns 1,650 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $230,000 after acquiring an additional 75 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wealthquest Corp increased its holdings in shares of Walt Disney by 1.6% during the second quarter. Wealthquest Corp now owns 4,772 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $666,000 after acquiring an additional 76 shares in the last quarter. 64.27% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In other news, EVP Alan N. Braverman sold 94,462 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $141.18, for a total value of $13,336,145.16. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, EVP Brent Woodford sold 2,200 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $138.23, for a total value of $304,106.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 154,423 shares of company stock worth $21,743,165. 0.36% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Shares of DIS opened at $135.43 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $243.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.13, a P/E/G ratio of 4.47 and a beta of 0.96. Walt Disney Co has a one year low of $100.35 and a one year high of $147.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 0.67 and a current ratio of 0.70. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $140.55 and a 200 day moving average price of $129.18.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 6th. The entertainment giant reported $1.35 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.76 by ($0.41). The company had revenue of $20.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $21.40 billion. Walt Disney had a return on equity of 13.08% and a net margin of 19.02%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 32.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.87 earnings per share. As a group, equities research analysts forecast that Walt Disney Co will post 6 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 25th. Investors of record on Monday, July 8th were given a $0.88 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, July 5th. Walt Disney’s dividend payout ratio is currently 24.86%.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the company. Loop Capital upped their target price on Walt Disney to $165.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 14th. UBS Group increased their target price on Walt Disney from $128.00 to $165.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 6th. Barclays increased their target price on Walt Disney from $130.00 to $150.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 1st. Moffett Nathanson set a $150.00 price objective on Walt Disney and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 7th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets raised their target price on Walt Disney from $140.00 to $170.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 7th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and nineteen have given a buy rating to the stock. Walt Disney presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $148.22.

Walt Disney Profile

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates cable programming businesses under the ESPN, Disney, and Freeform brands; broadcast businesses, including ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; and radio businesses.

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