The Walt Disney Company [DIS] Is Currently -1.20 below its 200 Period Moving Avg: What Does This Mean?


The Walt Disney Company [NYSE: DIS] loss -1.20% or -1.68 points to close at $138.62 with a heavy trading volume of 8930844 shares. The company report on March 10, 2022 that Statement From The Walt Disney Company in Response to the Ongoing Crisis in Ukraine.

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The following statement may be attributed to a spokesperson for The Walt Disney Company:.

“Last week, after Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, we announced that we were pausing the release of theatrical films in Russia and reviewing the rest of our businesses there.

It opened the trading session at $138.90, the shares rose to $139.30 and dropped to $136.88, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for DIS points out that the company has recorded -22.39% loss over the past six months. However, it is still -7.98% lower than its most recent low trading price.

If we look at the average trading volume of 12.06M shares, DIS reached to a volume of 8930844 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying 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 $188.89 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.

JP Morgan have made an estimate for The Walt Disney Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on February 10, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Guggenheim raised their target price from $165 to $172. The new note on the price target was released on February 10, 2022, representing the official price target for The Walt Disney Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $200 to $190, while Evercore ISI kept a Outperform rating on DIS stock. On February 10, 2022, analysts increased their price target for DIS shares from 165 to 175.

The Average True Range (ATR) for The Walt Disney Company is set at 4.43, with the Price to Sales ratio for DIS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.44. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.81, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 7.98. Price to Free Cash Flow for DIS in the course of the last twelve months was 169.17 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.10.

Trading performance analysis for DIS stock

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 7.43. With this latest performance, DIS shares dropped by -9.37% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -22.39% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -28.12% 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 46.51, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 49.08, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 45.55 for The Walt Disney Company [DIS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 144.47, while it was recorded at 138.15 for the last single week of trading, and 163.78 for the last 200 days.

The Walt Disney Company [DIS]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

The Walt Disney Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.10 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.

The Walt Disney Company [DIS]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

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 43.17%.

An analysis of insider ownership at The Walt Disney Company [DIS]

There are presently around $163,549 million, or 66.00% of DIS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of DIS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 137,951,580, which is approximately 0.275% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 116,787,053 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $16.19 billion in DIS stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $10.14 billion in DIS stock with ownership of nearly 1.669% 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 1,933 institutional holders increased their position in The Walt Disney Company [NYSE:DIS] by around 57,750,708 shares. Additionally, 1,256 investors decreased positions by around 67,013,168 shares, while 286 investors held positions by with 1,055,069,917 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,179,833,793 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. DIS stock had 387 new institutional investments in for a total of 8,392,311 shares, while 151 institutional investors sold positions of 6,084,169 shares during the same period.