Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
Finance | By Loren Pratt

Fisher Asset Management LLC Raises Stake in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)

The stock increased 0.47% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $111.51. About 321,148 shares traded.

Pivotal Research reaffirmed their sell rating on shares of Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday. It has underperformed by 23.12% the S&P500.

Cleararc Capital Inc decreased Disney Walt Co Com Disney (DIS) stake by 26.69% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Khemka Vivek sold 110 shares worth $5,433. The institutional investor held 1.03M shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $48.39M, up from 977,952 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Disney Walt Co now has $169.78 billion valuation. About 164,984 shares traded. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned "Neutral" rating by Guggenheim on Thursday, October 12. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. Stock's free cash flow yield, which represents the amount of cash available to investors before dividends, expressed as a percentage of the stock price, is 0.83. (FOXA) pays a dividend of 0.36, which translates to dividend yield of 1.01% based on the current price. It dived, as 26 investors sold AAN shares while 92 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. This company shares are 2.25% off its target price of $113.49 and the current market capitalization stands at $168.55B. Swiss Financial Bank stated it has 2.16M shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. 34,978 are held by Gateway Invest Advisers Limited Liability Com. The stock uncovered monthly dynamic performance with growing progress of 3.89%. Affinity Inv Advsr Lc holds 6,667 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. 741 are owned by Ftb Advsr. Eagle Cap Mngmt Llc invested in 1.39% or 24,650 shares. Atlanta Mngmt L L C accumulated 0.26% or 457,312 shares.

Hs Management Partners Llc decreased Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) stake by 382,619 shares to 2.31M valued at $149.02M in 2017Q3. Dynamic Advisors Solutions Limited Liability, a Arizona-based fund reported 20,066 shares. & Electronics Corp. for 23,865 shares.

Since August 24, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $313,845 activity. Doman Curtis Linn also sold $1.30 million worth of Aaron's, Inc. The insider Westbrook Bennett D sold $278,900. Shares for $19.77 million were sold by PELTZ NELSON on Tuesday, September 12. The shares were sold at an average price of $99.00, for a total value of $1,967,229.00.

Among 5 analysts covering Petmed Express Inc (NASDAQ:PETS), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. The Home Depot Inc. had 102 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald on Friday, August 14 to "Buy". The company was downgraded on Thursday, August 20 by Bernstein. Jefferies maintained the shares of SYY in report on Monday, October 30 with "Hold" rating. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, October 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. Robert W. Baird has "Neutral" rating and $15 target. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, July 28 by Northland Capital. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, October 17 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has "Buy" rating by UBS given on Thursday, August 6.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. They expect $1.59 earnings per share, up 2.58% or $0.04 from last year's $1.55 per share. It also reduced its holding in Wal (NYSE:WMT) by 6,710 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 300,138 shares, and cut its stake in Visa Inc (NYSE:V).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.38 in Q3 2017. FOXA's asset turnover ratio is 0.58 and the company has financial leverage of 1.91. It is negative, as 90 investors sold DIS shares while 649 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 133 raised stakes. 796.24 million shares or 3.15% less from 822.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Old Mutual Global (Uk) reported 298,643 shares. Saratoga Research & Investment Management who had been investing in Disney Walt Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $167.29 billion market cap company. Schnieders Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company invested in 2.18% or 50,572 shares. Tower Bridge invested in 73,234 shares. Northwest Investment Counselors Ltd Liability Co reported 0.87% stake. Lockheed Martin Management Commerce accumulated 31,100 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Aaron's, Inc. This is an increase from Walt Disney Company (The)'s previous semiannual dividend of $0.71. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its position in Walt Disney Company (The) by 0.9% in the third quarter. Odey Asset Mgmt Grp Ltd has 6,050 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Financial Bank Of Nova Scotia Trust owns 375 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Mcf Advsrs Ltd Liability Co invested in 4,985 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Lazard Asset Mgmt Ltd reported 201,152 shares stake.

Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec decreased Coca (NYSE:KO) stake by 866,600 shares to 441,332 valued at $19.95 million in 2017Q3. Therefore 58% are positive.

The Walt Disney Company is an entertainment company. Needham initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, June 3 report. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets on Monday, February 8 with "Buy". On Thursday, February 18 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold". Royal Bank of Canada lifted their price target on Walt Disney to $135.00 and gave the stock a "top pick" rating in a research note on Wednesday. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $115.77. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, August 10 by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Friday, August 7 by Argus Research. Shares of The Walt Disney Company (DIS) weakened with poorly motion. The entertainment giant reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.12 by ($0.05). AAN's profit will be $38.92M for 18.69 P/E if the $0.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.15 actual EPS reported by Kinder Morgan, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 20.00% EPS growth.

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