The Jefferies Group Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for The Walt Disney Co. (DIS)

The Sand Hill Global Advisors Llc holds 57,299 shares with $6.09M value, up from 47,787 last quarter. Moreover, Olstein Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership has 0.92% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS).

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) closed its last session at $104.74. About 4.51M shares traded. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500.

Since June 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.59 million activity. The stock declined 1.33% or $1.39 reaching $103.36 on the news.

The Piotroski score is a discrete score between 0-9 that reflects nine criteria used to determine the strength of a company's financial position. The firm has a market cap of $161,725.94, a PE ratio of 18.38, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.30 and a beta of 1.37. It operates through five divisions: Commercial lines insurance, Personal lines insurance, Excess and surplus lines insurance, and Life insurance and Investments. Therefore 56% are positive. The company was maintained on Monday, November 2 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold" on Thursday, September 14. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Sell" on Friday, July 31. Goldman Sachs maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $112 target in Tuesday, December 15 report. Wedbush upgraded coverage for the stock on 25/08/2017 and Morgan Stanley issued a reiterated the stock on 22/08/2017.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. 235.97 million shares or 0.10% more from 235.73 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Town Country Savings Bank Tru Communication Dba First Bankers Tru Communication accumulated 10,328 shares or 0.59% of the stock. About 525,899 shares traded. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 175,248 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $19,871,000 after buying an additional 2,351 shares during the last quarter. Kornitzer Capital Ks reported 0.22% of its portfolio in Catalent Inc (NYSE:CTLT).

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 63.5 Percent. Boys Arnold And holds 62,053 shares or 0.85% of its portfolio. Amg Natl Tru Bank & Trust owns 14,958 shares or 0.12% of their USA portfolio. Kingfisher Cap Ltd accumulated 11,908 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF).

November 10 investment analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies maintained a stock rating of "Buy" targeting a price of $120.00. Therefore 54% are positive. Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, The Walt Disney Company recorded a 52-week high of $116.10. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $125.00 price objective on Walt Disney Company (The) and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Sunday. The company was maintained on Monday, August 21 by Jefferies. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have assigned a hold rating and seventeen have given a buy rating to the company. Guggenheim downgraded the shares of DIS in report on Thursday, October 12 to "Neutral" rating. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, July 13 by RBC Capital Markets. 11 of these were buys. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". The company was maintained on Thursday, April 20 by Morgan Stanley.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q1.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. The current Portfolio Grader recommendation on the shares has been in place for 3 months. Murphy Pohlad Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation reported 15,755 shares stake.

Investors wait Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) to report on February, 6. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $1.61 earnings per share, up $0.06 or 3.87 % from last year's $1.55 same quarter earnings. Cwm Lc invested in 0.15% or 86,120 shares. Checchi Cap Advisers Ltd Liability Com holds 0.32% or 27,456 shares in its portfolio. Srb has 0.03% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) for 1,689 shares. Conning holds 46,416 shares. Toronto Dominion State Bank stated it has 0.18% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). This proprietary scoring methodology evaluates the relative value of DIS's shares based on the current price of the shares relative to its peers, the market and risk associated with its industry and sector groups. Prudential Incorporated stated it has 0.39% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). The correct version of this story can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/11/14/walt-disney-company-the-dis-position-boosted-by-sumitomo-mitsui-trust-holdings-inc.html. Ghp Investment Advsrs reported 42,380 shares stake.

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