Wall Street Analyst Reiterated The Walt Disney Company [DIS]. What else is Wall St. saying


The Walt Disney Company [NYSE: DIS] surged by $0.93 during the normal trading session on Friday and reaching a high of $159.30 during the day while it closed the day at $157.83. The company report on January 6, 2022 that The Walt Disney Company Executives to Discuss Fiscal First Quarter 2022 Financial Results via Webcast.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) will discuss fiscal first quarter 2022 financial results via a live audio webcast beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT on Wednesday, February 9, 2022.

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Results will be released after the close of regular trading on February 9, 2022.

The Walt Disney Company stock has also gained 1.90% of its value over the past 7 days. However, DIS stock has declined by -10.70% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost -14.40% and gained 1.90% year-on date.

The market cap for DIS stock reached $285.19 billion, with 1.82 billion shares outstanding and 1.82 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 12.49M shares, DIS reached a trading volume of 9398067 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about 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 $195.91 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 2.00. 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.

Wolfe Research have made an estimate for The Walt Disney Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on November 11, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, UBS dropped their target price from $220 to $205. The new note on the price target was released on November 11, 2021, representing the official price target for The Walt Disney Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $230 to $220, while JP Morgan kept a Overweight rating on DIS stock. On November 11, 2021, analysts decreased their price target for DIS shares from 218 to 209.

The Average True Range (ATR) for The Walt Disney Company is set at 3.43, with the Price to Sales ratio for DIS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.23. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.24, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 8.83. Price to Free Cash Flow for DIS in the course of the last twelve months was 143.38 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.00.

DIS stock trade performance evaluation

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 1.90. With this latest performance, DIS shares gained by 2.93% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -14.40% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -11.67% 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 58.48, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 65.30, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 53.38 for The Walt Disney Company [DIS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 156.54, while it was recorded at 156.48 for the last single week of trading, and 172.99 for the last 200 days.

The Walt Disney Company [DIS]: An insightful look at the core 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 +5.55 and a Gross Margin at +25.61. The Walt Disney Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +3.00.

Return on Total Capital for DIS is now 2.34, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 1.46. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 2.35, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.00. 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 61.44. Additionally, DIS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 38.06, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 28.64. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 54.81, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 33.95.

Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.17 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.33.The Walt Disney Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.00 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for The Walt Disney Company [DIS] stock

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 41.49%.

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The Walt Disney Company [DIS]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $185,107 million, or 66.60% of DIS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of DIS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 137,572,834, which is approximately 0.663% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 119,795,456 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $18.91 billion in DIS stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $11.35 billion in DIS stock with ownership of nearly 0.034% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in The Walt Disney Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 1,564 institutional holders increased their position in The Walt Disney Company [NYSE:DIS] by around 50,580,517 shares. Additionally, 1,239 investors decreased positions by around 47,678,501 shares, while 386 investors held positions by with 1,074,563,508 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,172,822,526 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. DIS stock had 122 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,910,589 shares, while 114 institutional investors sold positions of 4,538,403 shares during the same period.