YHB Investment Advisors Inc. reduced its stake in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS – Get Rating) by 2.1% in the first quarter, according to its latest disclosure to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The company owned 117,722 shares of the entertainment giant’s shares after selling 2,572 shares in the quarter. Walt Disney accounts for about 1.4% of YHB Investment Advisors Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the shares the 13th largest holding company. The holdings of YHB Investment Advisors Inc. at Walt Disney are worth $ 16,147,000 at the end of the last reporting period.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares in the company. Syverson Strege & Co increased its stake in Walt Disney by 384.8% in the fourth quarter. Syverson Strege & Co already owns 160 shares of the entertainment giant worth $ 25,000 after buying an additional 127 shares in the last quarter. Sandy Cove Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Walt Disney in the fourth quarter worth approximately $ 27,000. MBM Wealth Consultants LLC increased its stake in Walt Disney by 94.7% in the fourth quarter. MBM Wealth Consultants LLC already owns 220 shares of the entertainment giant worth $ 34,000 after buying an additional 107 shares in the last quarter. Advanced Research Investment Solutions LLC increased its stake in Walt Disney by 46.0% in the fourth quarter. Advanced Research Investment Solutions LLC already owns 238 shares of the entertainment giant worth $ 36,000 after buying an additional 75 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Delos Wealth Advisors LLC increased its stake in Walt Disney by 2,933.3% in the fourth quarter. Delos Wealth Advisors LLC already owns 273 shares of the entertainment giant worth $ 42,000 after buying an additional 264 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 64.17% of the company’s shares.
A number of analysts recently weighed the shares. Tigress Financial suspended the buy rating and set a target price of $ 229.00 on Walt Disney shares in a report on Friday, April 1. Rosenblatt Securities took over Walt Disney’s stock in a report Tuesday (April 19th). They set a buy rating and a target price of $ 177.00 for the company. StockNews.com downgraded Walt Disney shares from a “hold” to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, June 2. Credit Suisse Group lowered its Walt Disney stock price target from $ 218.00 to $ 170.00 in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets lowered its target for Walt Disney stock prices from $ 140.00 to $ 135.00 in a research note on Thursday, May 12. One research analyst rated the shares with a rating for sale, five assigned a rating for retention and eighteen assigned a rating for the purchase of the company’s shares. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Walt Disney currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buying” and a consensus target price of $ 167.56.
Shares of NYSE: DIS opened at $ 97.78 on Friday. The company has a fifty-day moving average of $ 107.42 and a two-day moving average of $ 131.78. The company has a market capitalization of 178.02 billion dollars, a P / E ratio of 67.43, a price-profit-growth ratio of 1.14 and a beta ratio of 1.21. The Walt Disney Company has a 12-month low of $ 92.01 and a 12-month high of $ 187.58. The company has a fast ratio of 1.01, a current ratio of 1.06 and a debt to equity ratio of 0.49.
Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS – Get Rating) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, May 11th. The entertainment giant reported $ 1.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, lacking analysts’ consensus estimates of $ 1.19 ($ 0.11). Walt Disney had a net margin of 3.46% and a return on equity of 6.87%. In the same quarter last year, the business reported $ 0.79 EPS. Stock analysts expect The Walt Disney Company to report 4.03 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Company Profile Walt Disney (Get a rating)
Walt Disney, along with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. Works in two segments, Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution; and Disney parks, experiences and products. The company is engaged in the production and distribution of film and episodic television content, as well as operates television broadcasting networks under the brands ABC, Disney, ESPN, Freeform, FX, Fox, National Geographic and Star; and studios that produce banner films by Walt Disney Pictures, Twentieth Century Studios, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar and Searchlight Pictures.
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