why The Walt Disney Company [DIS] is a Good Choice for Investors After New Price Target of $137.96

The Walt Disney Company [NYSE: DIS] stock went on a downward path that fall over -3.02% on Wednesday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 10.19%. The company report on October 26, 2020 that Stars of The Mandalorian Kick Off Mando Mondays – the All-new Global Consumer Products Program Inspired by the Hit Lucasfilm Series “The Mandalorian” on Disney+.

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Over the last 12 months, DIS stock dropped by -0.55%. The one-year The Walt Disney Company stock forecast points to a potential upside of 0.1. The average equity rating for DIS stock is currently 2.10, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $248.07 billion, with 1.81 billion shares outstanding and 1.80 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 9.32M shares, DIS stock reached a trading volume of 9560872 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on The Walt Disney Company [DIS]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for DIS shares is $137.96 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on DIS stock is a recommendation set at 2.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Loop Capital have made an estimate for The Walt Disney Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on October 13, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, MoffettNathanson raised their target price from $118 to $136. The new note on the price target was released on October 01, 2020, representing the official price target for The Walt Disney Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $128 to $163, while Deutsche Bank kept a Buy rating on DIS stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for The Walt Disney Company is set at 4.64, with the Price to Sales ratio for DIS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.56. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.90, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 12.84. Price to Free Cash Flow for DIS in the course of the last twelve months was 139.05 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.

DIS Stock Performance Analysis:

The Walt Disney Company [DIS] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 10.19. With this latest performance, DIS shares gained by 6.87% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 30.13% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -0.55% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for DIS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 63.30, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 67.14, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 61.57 for The Walt Disney Company [DIS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 127.34, while it was recorded at 135.39 for the last single week of trading, and 119.26 for the last 200 days.

Insight into The Walt Disney Company Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The Walt Disney Company [DIS] shares currently have an operating margin of +16.91 and a Gross Margin at +33.54. The Walt Disney Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +15.05.

Return on Total Capital for DIS is now 10.44, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 10.83. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 15.17, with Return on Assets sitting at 7.14. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, The Walt Disney Company [DIS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 52.87. Additionally, DIS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 34.58, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 24.22. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 42.90, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 28.06.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The Walt Disney Company [DIS] managed to generate an average of $46,821 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.59 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.47.The Walt Disney Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.30 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.


With the latest financial reports released by the company, The Walt Disney Company posted 1.07/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.95/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 12.60%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for DIS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The Walt Disney Company go to 1.55%.

The Walt Disney Company [DIS] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $158,702 million, or 65.40% of DIS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of DIS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 148,574,900, which is approximately 7.806% of the company’s market cap and around 0.22% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 114,995,699 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $15.85 billion in DIS stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $10.25 billion in DIS stock with ownership of nearly -1.749% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in The Walt Disney Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 1,185 institutional holders increased their position in The Walt Disney Company [NYSE:DIS] by around 74,458,671 shares. Additionally, 1,393 investors decreased positions by around 71,309,139 shares, while 240 investors held positions by with 1,005,749,635 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,151,517,445 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. DIS stock had 143 new institutional investments in for a total of 10,005,786 shares, while 140 institutional investors sold positions of 13,387,016 shares during the same period.

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