Windsor Group LTD Purchases 162 Shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)

Windsor Group LTD lifted its position in shares of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 2.9% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,784 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 162 shares during the period. Windsor Group LTD’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $747,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Walt Disney by 34.9% during the first quarter. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. now owns 3,668,573 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $407,321,000 after purchasing an additional 949,047 shares during the period. Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. grew its holdings in Walt Disney by 3.6% during the second quarter. Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. now owns 105,566 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $14,741,000 after acquiring an additional 3,669 shares during the period. Bath Savings Trust Co grew its holdings in Walt Disney by 1.7% during the second quarter. Bath Savings Trust Co now owns 85,792 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $11,980,000 after acquiring an additional 1,456 shares during the period. Thomasville National Bank grew its holdings in Walt Disney by 1.4% during the second quarter. Thomasville National Bank now owns 162,075 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $22,632,000 after acquiring an additional 2,276 shares during the period. Finally, Private Trust Co. NA grew its holdings in Walt Disney by 3.6% during the second quarter. Private Trust Co. NA now owns 22,398 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $3,127,000 after acquiring an additional 783 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 68.45% of the company’s stock.

In related news, EVP Brent Woodford sold 2,200 shares of Walt Disney stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $146.68, for a total value of $322,696.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 34,679 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,086,715.72. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 0.36% of the company’s stock.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on DIS. Morgan Stanley set a $160.00 target price on Walt Disney and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 2nd. Imperial Capital lowered their target price on Walt Disney from $140.00 to $139.00 and set an “in-line” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, September 19th. Bank of America set a $168.00 target price on Walt Disney and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, June 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised Walt Disney from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $120.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 9th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Walt Disney from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 2nd. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nineteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Walt Disney currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $151.31.

DIS traded up $0.14 during trading on Monday, reaching $131.03. The company had a trading volume of 985,096 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,036,483. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $133.43 and its 200 day simple moving average is $135.08. The company has a market cap of $236.85 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.51, a PEG ratio of 4.44 and a beta of 0.96. Walt Disney Co has a 12-month low of $100.35 and a 12-month high of $147.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 0.67 and a current ratio of 0.70.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 6th. The entertainment giant reported $1.35 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.76 by ($0.41). The company had revenue of $20.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $21.40 billion. Walt Disney had a return on equity of 13.08% and a net margin of 19.02%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 32.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.87 EPS. On average, sell-side analysts expect that Walt Disney Co will post 5.74 EPS for the current year.

Walt Disney 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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