Today BMO Capital Reconfirms a Market Perform Rating on Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) and a $110 Target Price

August 9, 2018 - By Billy Entrekin

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.14, from 0.9 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 81 investors sold The Walt Disney Company shares while 615 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 606 raised stakes. 906.82 million shares or 1.20% more from 896.07 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.

Balasa Dinverno & Foltz Limited Liability Corporation owns 26,323 shares. Cape Cod Five Cents Retail Bank reported 46,449 shares stake. Amica Mutual Insur stated it has 0.68% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). S&Co Inc holds 0.04% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) or 2,875 shares. The Utah-based Albion Fincl Ut has invested 1.31% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Moreover, Riverhead Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp has 0.13% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Karpus Mngmt reported 0.01% stake. Regis Mgmt Ltd Llc invested in 3,998 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Ls Invest Limited holds 1.1% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) or 184,521 shares. Vantage Invest Partners Limited Liability Company holds 884,382 shares. 47,493 are held by Qs Invsts Ltd. Signature Financial Mgmt stated it has 4,791 shares. Montag & Caldwell Ltd owns 3,800 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Garde Cap Inc accumulated 10,648 shares. First Bankshares Of Hutchinson stated it has 2,054 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $15.32 million activity. $15.05 million worth of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) was sold by BRAVERMAN ALAN N on Wednesday, July 11. The insider WOODFORD BRENT sold $80,141.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) Rating Reaffirmed

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) just had their share rating of a ‘Market Perform’ issued by research analysts at BMO Capital, who now has a $110 price target on the $169.46 billion market cap company or a -3.49 % downside potential. This key information was disclosed in a note on 8 August.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Walt Disney has $130 highest and $10200 lowest target. $110’s average target is -3.49% below currents $113.98 stock price. Walt Disney had 10 analyst reports since March 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned “Neutral” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, August 8. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Monday, June 18 by Pivotal Research. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, April 25 by BMO Capital Markets. FBR Capital maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Wednesday, May 9 with “Neutral” rating. Bernstein maintained the shares of DIS in report on Tuesday, May 29 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, April 17 by Pivotal Research. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $110 target in Wednesday, August 8 report.

The stock decreased 2.21% or $2.58 during the last trading session, reaching $113.98. About 11.73M shares traded or 37.23% up from the average. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has declined 4.73% since August 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.30% the S&P500.

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $169.46 billion. The companyÂ’s Media Networks segment operates cable programming services, including the ESPN, Disney channels, and Freeform networks; broadcast businesses, which include the ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; radio businesses consisting of the ESPN Radio Network; and the Radio Disney network. It has a 14.39 P/E ratio. It also produces and sells original live-action and animated television programming to first-run syndication and other television markets, as well as subscription video on demand services and in home entertainment formats, such as DVD, Blu-Ray, and iTunes.

More notable recent The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Bank Of America’s 6 Takeaways From Disney’s Q3” on August 08, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Disney Before Q3 Earnings: 2 Overhangs” published on August 07, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “Even Near Highs, DIS Stock Is a Good Long-Term Bet” on August 08, 2018. More interesting news about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Disney Has Already Lost the Streaming Wars” published on August 08, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Expert: Disney’s Star Wars hotel will break barriers, but only so much” with publication date: July 23, 2018.

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