Aperio Group LLC lessened its stake in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 0.1% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 881,383 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after selling 979 shares during the quarter. Aperio Group LLC owned about 0.06% of Walt Disney worth $86,878,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in DIS. Lee Financial Co raised its position in shares of Walt Disney by 7.6% in the 2nd quarter. Lee Financial Co now owns 1,052 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $112,000 after purchasing an additional 74 shares in the last quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Walt Disney in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $144,000. Krilogy Financial LLC raised its position in shares of Walt Disney by 13.2% in the 2nd quarter. Krilogy Financial LLC now owns 1,422 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $151,000 after purchasing an additional 166 shares in the last quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC raised its position in shares of Walt Disney by 34.3% in the 2nd quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 15,377 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $152,000 after purchasing an additional 3,923 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BDO Wealth Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Walt Disney in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $153,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 61.51% of the company’s stock.

DIS has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Bank of America reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 target price (down from $125.00) on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Friday, September 8th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $97.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Goldman Sachs Group upped their target price on Walt Disney from $115.00 to $120.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Guggenheim reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $122.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $126.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $113.20.

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) opened at $108.67 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $163,796.34, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.10, a P/E/G ratio of 2.31 and a beta of 1.38. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a current ratio of 0.81. Walt Disney Co has a 52 week low of $96.20 and a 52 week high of $116.10.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The entertainment giant reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.12 by ($0.05). The company had revenue of $12.78 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.30 billion. Walt Disney had a return on equity of 19.66% and a net margin of 16.29%. Walt Disney’s quarterly revenue was down 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.10 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that Walt Disney Co will post 6.23 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 11th. Investors of record on Monday, December 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.84 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 8th. Walt Disney’s payout ratio is currently 29.53%.

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About Walt Disney

The Walt Disney Company is an entertainment company. The Company operates in four business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, and Consumer Products & Interactive Media. The media networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, and radio networks and stations.

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