Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) Position Held by Ycg LLC

Ycg LLC held its stake in Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 46,878 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Walt Disney Company (The) comprises about 1.5% of Ycg LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 20th largest position. Ycg LLC’s holdings in Walt Disney Company (The) were worth $5,315,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in Walt Disney Company (The) during the fourth quarter valued at $1,507,183,000. Fisher Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Walt Disney Company (The) by 1.2% in the first quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 8,846,672 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $1,003,124,000 after buying an additional 101,808 shares during the last quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. boosted its stake in Walt Disney Company (The) by 4.2% in the fourth quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 4,799,563 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $500,216,000 after buying an additional 194,040 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its stake in Walt Disney Company (The) by 36.6% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 3,623,907 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $377,684,000 after buying an additional 970,700 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Walt Disney Company (The) by 33.5% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 3,553,068 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $370,301,000 after buying an additional 892,390 shares during the last quarter. 62.54% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Walt Disney Company (NYSE DIS) opened at 104.79 on Tuesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $106.63 and a 200 day moving average price of $109.31. The company has a market capitalization of $163.98 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.28 and a beta of 1.39. Walt Disney Company has a 12-month low of $90.32 and a 12-month high of $116.10.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The entertainment giant reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.45 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $13.34 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $13.44 billion. Walt Disney Company (The) had a return on equity of 19.81% and a net margin of 16.63%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.36 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that Walt Disney Company will post $5.92 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 10th will be given a dividend of $0.78 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 6th. Walt Disney Company (The)’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 27.18%.

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DIS has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Jefferies Group LLC raised their price target on Walt Disney Company (The) from $100.00 to $110.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, March 27th. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a $138.00 price target on Walt Disney Company (The) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 11th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $125.00 price target (down previously from $130.00) on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a report on Monday, May 15th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $130.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a report on Friday. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and seventeen have given a buy rating to the company. Walt Disney Company (The) has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $116.17.

In other Walt Disney Company (The) news, Chairman Robert A. Iger sold 797,578 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, June 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.09, for a total transaction of $83,817,472.02. Following the sale, the chairman now owns 1,566,484 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $164,621,803.56. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Susan E. Arnold sold 12,143 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $109.02, for a total value of $1,323,829.86. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 48,673 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,306,330.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 13.00% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Walt Disney Company (The) Company 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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