Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C reduced its position in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 4.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 457,312 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after selling 19,421 shares during the quarter. Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $45,077,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its position in Walt Disney by 929.6% in the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 5,410,942 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $574,907,000 after purchasing an additional 4,885,398 shares during the period. AJO LP raised its position in Walt Disney by 12,331.6% in the second quarter. AJO LP now owns 3,300,335 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $350,661,000 after purchasing an additional 3,273,787 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Walt Disney by 2.2% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 98,803,049 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $10,497,824,000 after purchasing an additional 2,131,932 shares during the period. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership raised its position in Walt Disney by 247.9% in the second quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 2,644,700 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $280,999,000 after purchasing an additional 1,884,600 shares during the period. Finally, Nordea Investment Management AB raised its position in Walt Disney by 48.7% in the second quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 5,313,513 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $564,561,000 after purchasing an additional 1,740,128 shares during the period. 61.12% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Walt Disney Co (DIS) opened at $104.12 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43. Walt Disney Co has a 52 week low of $96.20 and a 52 week high of $116.10. The company has a market capitalization of $156,560.00, a P/E ratio of 14.79, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.79 and a beta of 1.30.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The entertainment giant reported $1.89 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.28. Walt Disney had a return on equity of 20.44% and a net margin of 19.61%. The company had revenue of $15.35 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $15.47 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.55 earnings per share. Walt Disney’s quarterly revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that Walt Disney Co will post 6.8 EPS for the current year.

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on DIS. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $112.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Wednesday, February 7th. Pivotal Research reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a $94.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Wednesday, February 7th. Vetr lowered Walt Disney from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $114.86 target price on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on Walt Disney from $120.00 to $130.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating, eighteen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $118.61.

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Walt Disney Profile

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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