Triodos Investment Management BV lifted its position in shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 3.4% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 183,687 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,000 shares during the quarter. Walt Disney makes up 4.3% of Triodos Investment Management BV’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 5th largest position. Triodos Investment Management BV’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $20,141,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Litman Gregory Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Walt Disney in the fourth quarter worth $25,000. Crewe Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in Walt Disney by 55.6% in the fourth quarter. Crewe Advisors LLC now owns 280 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $31,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Portfolio Solutions LLC bought a new stake in Walt Disney in the fourth quarter worth $43,000. Contravisory Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Walt Disney by 176.4% in the fourth quarter. Contravisory Investment Management Inc. now owns 409 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $45,000 after acquiring an additional 261 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Watermark Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Walt Disney by 52.2% in the fourth quarter. Watermark Asset Management Inc. now owns 446 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $49,000 after acquiring an additional 153 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 66.71% of the company’s stock.
In other news, EVP Brent Woodford sold 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $135.24, for a total value of $540,960.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, EVP Zenia B. Mucha sold 33,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, April 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $128.88, for a total value of $4,253,040.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 39,000 shares of company stock valued at $5,022,700. Corporate insiders own 0.36% of the company’s stock.
NYSE:DIS traded down $0.24 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $133.85. 4,485,767 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 11,973,869. Walt Disney Co has a one year low of $98.81 and a one year high of $142.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a current ratio of 0.77. The firm has a market capitalization of $199.58 billion, a PE ratio of 18.91, a P/E/G ratio of 3.57 and a beta of 1.00.
Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 8th. The entertainment giant reported $1.61 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.59 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $14.92 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.53 billion. Walt Disney had a return on equity of 15.67% and a net margin of 22.55%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.84 earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that Walt Disney Co will post 6.67 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
DIS has been the topic of several analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $114.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney in a report on Tuesday, January 22nd. Zacks Investment Research cut Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 31st. BMO Capital Markets boosted their price target on Walt Disney from $109.00 to $114.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 7th. Tigress Financial restated a “buy” rating on shares of Walt Disney in a research note on Tuesday, February 12th. Finally, Edward Jones upgraded Walt Disney from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 13th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and nineteen have given a buy rating to the stock. Walt Disney presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $142.42.
Walt Disney Company Profile
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates cable programming businesses under the ESPN, Disney, and Freeform brands; broadcast businesses, including ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; and radio businesses.
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