Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC increased its position in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 1.1% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 91,117 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after acquiring an additional 988 shares during the quarter. Walt Disney comprises about 1.5% of Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 16th biggest holding. Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $8,799,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. bought a new position in shares of Walt Disney in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,297,000. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 14.8% in the fourth quarter. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. now owns 496,070 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $71,747,000 after acquiring an additional 63,786 shares during the period. Brighton Jones LLC boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 6.7% in the fourth quarter. Brighton Jones LLC now owns 18,451 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $2,669,000 after acquiring an additional 1,165 shares during the period. Exchange Traded Concepts LLC bought a new position in shares of Walt Disney in the first quarter valued at approximately $507,000. Finally, Augustine Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 3.4% in the fourth quarter. Augustine Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,883 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $417,000 after acquiring an additional 95 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 62.80% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on DIS shares. Moffett Nathanson downgraded shares of Walt Disney from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $112.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Monday, May 4th. Cfra lowered their target price on shares of Walt Disney from $160.00 to $120.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 7th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Walt Disney from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $122.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, March 4th. Imperial Capital downgraded shares of Walt Disney from an “in-line” rating to an “underperform” rating and lowered their target price for the company from $107.00 to $105.00 in a research note on Thursday. Finally, Guggenheim downgraded shares of Walt Disney from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $100.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, April 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $126.50.

NYSE:DIS traded down $1.79 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $114.96. The company had a trading volume of 1,137,772 shares, compared to its average volume of 21,889,574. The company has a market capitalization of $207.17 billion, a PE ratio of 38.87, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 11.39 and a beta of 1.08. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $107.63 and a 200 day moving average price of $126.69. Walt Disney Co has a 52 week low of $79.07 and a 52 week high of $153.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a current ratio of 0.94 and a quick ratio of 0.89.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 5th. The entertainment giant reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.83 by ($0.23). The company had revenue of $18.01 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $17.49 billion. Walt Disney had a net margin of 6.88% and a return on equity of 9.09%. The business’s revenue was up 20.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.61 EPS. Analysts anticipate that Walt Disney Co will post 2.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Walt Disney Profile

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates cable programming businesses under the ESPN, Disney, and Freeform brands; broadcast businesses, including ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; and radio businesses.

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