$1.59 EPS Expected for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

January 19, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

 $1.59 EPS Expected for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.20, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 90 investors sold The Walt Disney Company shares while 649 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 563 raised stakes. 898.84 million shares or 2.35% less from 920.44 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Moreover, Bancorpsouth has 0.22% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). 244,507 are owned by Dnb Asset Mngmt As. Burns J W And Com Incorporated has invested 2.1% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). New York-based Mgmt New York has invested 0.8% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). North Star Investment Mngmt Corporation invested in 0.41% or 32,569 shares. Utd American Secs (D B A Uas Asset Management), New York-based fund reported 68,435 shares. Gofen And Glossberg Il stated it has 413,156 shares. Madison Inv Hldg holds 0.19% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 105,049 shares. Frontier Inv has invested 0.05% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Gam Hldg Ag invested 0.05% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Swarthmore reported 3,300 shares. Moreover, Davis has 2.83% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Counselors, Missouri-based fund reported 24,275 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Limited holds 0.47% or 7.06M shares in its portfolio. Blair William Co Il holds 0.17% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) or 229,463 shares.

Analysts expect The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) to report $1.59 EPS on February, 6.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 2.58 % from last quarter’s $1.55 EPS. DIS’s profit would be $2.40 billion giving it 17.34 P/E if the $1.59 EPS is correct. After having $1.07 EPS previously, The Walt Disney Company’s analysts see 48.60 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $110.26. About 6.32M shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 9.26% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Ratings Coverage

Among 38 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 22 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 145 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, April 12 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Jefferies. The company was initiated on Wednesday, September 2 by Credit Agricole. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, July 6 with “Hold”. As per Thursday, November 19, the company rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets. On Monday, November 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Guggenheim to “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 11 by Credit Suisse. As per Friday, September 8, the company rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, July 20 to “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of DIS in report on Friday, September 15 with “Buy” rating.

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $166.19 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 19.38 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: Businesswire.com which released: “The Walt Disney Company Executives to Discuss Fiscal First Quarter 2018 …” on January 05, 2018, also Reuters.com with their article: “BRIEF-Walt Disney Co Says CEO’s FY 2017 Total Compensation Was $36.3 Mln …” published on January 12, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “Should You Buy Walt Disney Co Stock Right Now? 3 Pros, 3 Cons” on January 11, 2018. More interesting news about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Disney patents hint at possible Star Wars lightsaber experience at parks” published on January 04, 2018 as well as Usnews.com‘s news article titled: “Expect Disney Earnings to Take a Big Hit” with publication date: December 21, 2017.

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