EPS for The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Expected At $1.59

January 13, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

 EPS for The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Expected At $1.59
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 90 investors sold The Walt Disney Company shares while 649 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 563 raised stakes. 898.84 million shares or 2.35% less from 920.44 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Private Wealth Prtnrs Ltd Liability Corporation holds 2.07% or 104,523 shares. Connors Investor holds 108,583 shares. Invesco Limited has 3.55 million shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Japan-based Sumitomo Mitsui Incorporated has invested 0.65% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Blackhill Capital owns 234,400 shares. Nomura holds 0.1% or 506,671 shares in its portfolio. Hudson Valley Invest Advsrs Adv reported 0.94% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). 5,900 were accumulated by Caxton L P. Alexandria accumulated 5,031 shares. Parametrica holds 5,512 shares. The Virginia-based Pettyjohn Wood & White has invested 1.63% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). 462,378 are owned by Arrowgrass Capital Partners (Us) Ltd Partnership. Hancock Company accumulated 113,307 shares. Cs Mckee L P holds 216,640 shares. State Street has invested 0.57% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS).

Analysts expect The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) to report $1.59 EPS on February, 6.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 2.58 % from last quarter’s $1.55 EPS. DIS’s profit would be $2.40 billion giving it 17.68 P/E if the $1.59 EPS is correct. After having $1.07 EPS previously, The Walt Disney Company’s analysts see 48.60 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.33% or $1.48 during the last trading session, reaching $112.47. About 5.90 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 9.26% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Ratings Coverage

Among 38 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 22 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 145 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Sunday, August 6 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Friday, September 15 with “Buy” rating. Bank of America maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) rating on Friday, September 8. Bank of America has “Buy” rating and $120 target. As per Monday, January 18, the company rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 10 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was initiated by Credit Agricole with “Outperform” on Wednesday, September 2. On Wednesday, August 16 the stock rating was maintained by Loop Capital with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Friday, October 6 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, May 15 by Loop Capital. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 29 report.

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $169.52 billion. The companyÂ’s Media Networks segment operates cable programming services, including the ESPN, Disney channels, and Freeform networks; broadcast businesses, which include the ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; radio businesses consisting of the ESPN Radio Network; and the Radio Disney network. It has a 19.77 P/E ratio. It also produces and sells original live-action and animated television programming to first-run syndication and other television markets, as well as subscription video on demand services and in home entertainment formats, such as DVD, Blu-Ray, and iTunes.

More notable recent The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “BRIEF-Walt Disney Co Says CEO’s FY 2017 Total Compensation Was $36.3 Mln …” on January 12, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Should You Buy Walt Disney Co Stock Right Now? 3 Pros, 3 Cons” published on January 11, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Disney patents hint at possible Star Wars lightsaber experience at parks” on January 04, 2018. More interesting news about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) were released by: Usnews.com and their article: “Disney Will Withstand ESPN President’s Departure” published on December 19, 2017 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “The Walt Disney Company Executives to Discuss Fiscal First Quarter 2018 …” with publication date: January 05, 2018.

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