The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Stock Holdings Boosted by Great Valley Advisor Group Inc.

Great Valley Advisor Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) by 25.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 34,465 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,957 shares during the period. Great Valley Advisor Group Inc.’s holdings in The Walt Disney were worth $4,276,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Conning Inc. lifted its holdings in The Walt Disney by 1.1% in the third quarter. Conning Inc. now owns 26,482 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $3,286,000 after purchasing an additional 301 shares during the period. Regis Management CO LLC raised its position in shares of The Walt Disney by 2.8% during the 3rd quarter. Regis Management CO LLC now owns 3,985 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $519,000 after buying an additional 110 shares in the last quarter. Canal Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 33.4% in the 3rd quarter. Canal Capital Management LLC now owns 11,874 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $1,473,000 after acquiring an additional 2,970 shares during the period. Paragon Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of The Walt Disney by 8.3% in the third quarter. Paragon Capital Management LLC now owns 2,547 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $316,000 after acquiring an additional 196 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank OZK increased its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 11.1% during the third quarter. Bank OZK now owns 7,045 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $874,000 after acquiring an additional 703 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 62.72% of the company’s stock.

In other The Walt Disney news, EVP Brent Woodford sold 2,000 shares of The Walt Disney stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $130.95, for a total transaction of $261,900.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 36,620 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,795,389. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Company insiders own 0.31% of the company’s stock.

A number of research firms recently commented on DIS. Loop Capital upgraded shares of The Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $150.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 13th. Moffett Nathanson raised their price objective on shares of The Walt Disney from $118.00 to $136.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 1st. ValuEngine upgraded shares of The Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 1st. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft upgraded shares of The Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price objective for the company from $128.00 to $163.00 in a research note on Tuesday, September 8th. Finally, Needham & Company LLC reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a research note on Friday, June 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and nineteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $134.70.

Shares of NYSE:DIS opened at $128.35 on Friday. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $127.23 and a two-hundred day moving average of $119.00. The firm has a market capitalization of $231.94 billion, a P/E ratio of -207.02, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 6.24 and a beta of 1.09. The Walt Disney Company has a 12-month low of $79.07 and a 12-month high of $153.41. The company has a quick ratio of 1.29, a current ratio of 1.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 4th. The entertainment giant reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.64) by $0.72. The company had revenue of $11.80 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.48 billion. The Walt Disney had a negative net margin of 1.58% and a positive return on equity of 6.58%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 41.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.35 EPS. Equities research analysts expect that The Walt Disney Company will post 1.62 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The Walt Disney Profile

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates domestic cable networks under the Disney, ESPN, Freeform, FX, and National Geographic brands; and television broadcast network under the ABC brand, as well as eight owned domestic television stations.

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