Atlas Brown Inc. Has $3.45 Million Stock Holdings in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)

Atlas Brown Inc. raised its stake in shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) by 1.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 20,411 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 284 shares during the period. Walt Disney accounts for 1.5% of Atlas Brown Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 16th largest holding. Atlas Brown Inc.’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $3,453,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. First Interstate Bank acquired a new position in Walt Disney during the second quarter valued at approximately $5,248,000. Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company Ltd boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 2.1% in the second quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company Ltd now owns 203,463 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $35,762,000 after acquiring an additional 4,116 shares during the period. Amundi bought a new stake in shares of Walt Disney in the second quarter valued at approximately $1,036,444,000. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 10.4% in the second quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. now owns 504,278 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $88,637,000 after acquiring an additional 47,313 shares during the period. Finally, Eudaimonia Partners LLC boosted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 20.2% in the second quarter. Eudaimonia Partners LLC now owns 17,470 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $3,071,000 after acquiring an additional 2,934 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 64.08% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE:DIS traded up $0.31 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $151.34. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 14,123,739 shares, compared to its average volume of 10,012,573. The Walt Disney Company has a fifty-two week low of $146.29 and a fifty-two week high of $203.02. The company has a market capitalization of $275.00 billion, a P/E ratio of 138.84, a P/E/G ratio of 1.49 and a beta of 1.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 1.08 and a quick ratio of 1.04. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is $170.25 and its 200-day simple moving average is $175.01.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 10th. The entertainment giant reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.50 by ($0.13). Walt Disney had a return on equity of 4.86% and a net margin of 2.96%. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.20) earnings per share. On average, analysts forecast that The Walt Disney Company will post 4.74 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, CEO Robert A. Chapek sold 10,587 shares of Walt Disney stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $182.00, for a total value of $1,926,834.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 0.25% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on DIS. UBS Group reduced their price objective on Walt Disney from $220.00 to $205.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, November 11th. Citigroup reduced their price objective on Walt Disney from $230.00 to $210.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 16th. The Goldman Sachs Group reduced their price objective on Walt Disney from $218.00 to $209.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, November 11th. Bank of America reduced their target price on Walt Disney from $223.00 to $191.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, November 11th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada raised their target price on Walt Disney from $202.00 to $210.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, August 13th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-one have given a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, Walt Disney has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $200.15.

Walt Disney Company Profile

The Walt Disney Co is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise. It operates through the following segments: Media Networks, Parks, Experiences and Products, Studio Entertainment and Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI). The Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, radio networks and stations.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

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