EPS for The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Expected At $1.68

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In other news, Director Aylwin B. Lewis sold 1,797 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 26th. 22 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 896.07 million shares or 0.31% less from 898.84 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Credit Suisse maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) rating on Tuesday, November 10.

Smead Capital Management Inc, which manages about $762.03M and $2.20 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Amerisourcebergen Corp (NYSE:ABC) by 20,909 shares to 449,758 shares, valued at $41.30M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Mason Street Advsrs Limited Liability Corp holds 0% or 10,137 shares. Systematic Fincl Limited Partnership holds 0.07% or 378,450 shares. Walt Disney Co has a one year low of $96.20 and a one year high of $116.10.

The company's diluted EPS for trailing twelve months was 5.99. Waters Parkerson Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 11,335 shares.

Stock: Shares edged up late after dipping 0.7% to 101.79 on the stock market today. Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank's holdings in The Walt Disney were worth $5,325,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Pnc Financial Services Grp Inc holds 0% or 11,983 shares. For DIS, the company now has 4.68 billion of cash on the books, which is offset by 6.01 billion in current liabilities. Insiders own 0.90% of Square, Inc. North Star Inv Mgmt Corporation accumulated 33,369 shares. The business's quarterly revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter past year. DIS's profit would be $2.53B giving it 15.05 P/E if the $1.68 EPS is correct.

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Earnings: The company is expected to announce earnings of $1.70 a share-that's up from $1.50 a share a year ago. A total volume of 8.12 million shares were traded unusually versus to average volume of 8.12 million shares. Boston Common Asset Management LLC grew its stake in shares of The Walt Disney by 3.5% in the 4th quarter. It has underperformed by 23.14% the S&P500. Matarin Capital Management Llc bought 7,096 shares as the company's stock declined 4.64% with the market. Therefore 61% are positive. The stock performance for the second quarter is directly set up at -2.12%, while for the first half of the year it is marked at -8.49%. Free cash flow (FCF) is the cash produced by the company minus capital expenditure. The Walt Disney now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $118.64. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 3 by Evercore. Reiterated the shares of The Walt Disney Company to Buy when they released a research note on February 7th, 2018, but they now have set a price target of $125, which is an increase from the previous $122. The stock has been under a downtrend since then but has been trading around its "reversion to the mean" since the week of September 8, 2017, setting up the potential for a tradeable rally. BMO Capital Markets upgraded The Walt Disney from an "underperform" rating to a "market perform" rating and set a $95.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, April 25th.

According to Zacks Investment Research, The Walt Disney Company has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.17.

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified worldwide family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. The company has a market capitalization of $152.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.98, a PEG ratio of 1.45 and a beta of 1.29. The media networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, and radio networks and stations.