Published: Fri, October 13, 2017
Medicine | By Brett Sutton

Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at Vetr Inc

Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Upgraded to

Recently, shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) have been seen trading -8.02% away from the 200-day moving average and -2.58% off the 50-day moving average. The hedge fund run by Jeffrey Ubben held 13.82 million shares of the electronic components company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $535.36M, up from 9.54 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. About 11.00M shares traded or 28.35% up from the average.

Analysts await TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) to report earnings on November, 21. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500.

Jeffrey Ubben increased its stake in Seagate Technology Plc (STX) by 44.83% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pivotal Research maintained the stock with "Sell" rating in Wednesday, August 9 report. Murphy Usa Inc Com now has $2.63B valuation. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $23.77.

About 220 shares traded. It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500. Lombard Odier Transatlantic Limited Partnership now owns 1,200 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $111,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the last quarter. 12,143 shares valued at $1.32M were sold by ARNOLD SUSAN E on Thursday, May 11.

Vetr upgraded shares of Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning. Therefore 57% are positive. The institutional investor held 34,939 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $3.71 million, up from 27,918 at the end of the previous reported quarter. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". Looking back further, Mastercard Incorporated stock has been 31.74% over the last six months, and 42.23% since the start of the calendar year. As per Tuesday, July 11, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

Following trading activity for The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), we can see that the stock has moved onto today's list of most actives. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, April 7 by Bernstein. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 11. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by Morgan Stanley.


The firm noted that at a time of investor worries about advertising revenue and affiliate trends, the media segment as a percentage of earnings and enterprise value is "increasingly [taking] a backseat to DIS's ability to deliver at studio (storytelling) and parks (operating leverage)". Its up 0.34, from 1.09 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 77 investors sold DIS shares while 606 reduced holdings.

Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. On average, analysts anticipate that Walt Disney Company will post $5.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. British Columbia Investment Corp holds 0.8% or 942,948 shares. Riggs Asset Managment owns 962 shares. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) for 79,093 shares. Portland Global Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.09% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). TJX Companies Inc (TJX) has declined 2.02% since October 12, 2016 and is downtrending. Citigroup Inc stated it has 0.17% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Ny State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 14,400 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Wms Partners Llc decreased Bank Amer Corp (NYSE:BAC) stake by 13,050 shares to 30,512 valued at $740,000 in 2017Q2. Churchill Mgmt reported 33,498 shares. Moreno Evelyn V invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Jnba stated it has 0.59% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Macroview Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability invested in 49 shares. Westpac Banking owns 377,216 shares. Arrowgrass Ptnrs (Us) Lp has 0.33% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) for 407,114 shares.

Among 7 analysts covering AGF Management (TSE:AGF.B), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Container Store Group Inc had 12 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, August 18, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy" on Sunday, August 6. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Wednesday, July 27. Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to "Market Perform" rating in Tuesday, August 18 report. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 6 by Jefferies. Longbow has "Buy" rating and $55 target. The stock has "Buy" rating by Maxim Group on Thursday, October 15.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.29, from 1 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 9 investors sold Fidelity Southern Corporation shares while 22 reduced holdings. Gsa Capital Partners Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.07% or 191,181 shares. Pub Sector Pension Investment Board owns 165,988 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. California Employees Retirement Systems invested 0% in Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION). North Carolina-based Bank Of America De has invested 0% in Container Store Group Inc (NYSE:TCS). 335,356 were accumulated by Northern Tru. Schaper Benz And Wise Invest Counsel Wi invested in 144,254 shares. Camarda Fincl Advsrs Limited Com has 0.01% invested in Murphy USA Inc (NYSE:MUSA). Bridgeway Capital Incorporated has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Misonix, Inc. 265,160 were accumulated by James Inv Rech Inc. First Personal reported 8,509 shares stake. Sterling Strategies Limited Liability Corporation invested in 6,775 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv, Netherlands-based fund reported 356,531 shares. Millennium Management Lc has 0% invested in Container Store Group Inc (NYSE:TCS) for 116,041 shares.

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