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Analysts Ratings for: The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) plummeted -0.14 percent and ended the day at $110.18. The Average Volume of the company is 7.9 Million and P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 19.89, while Forward P/E ratio is 16.43.

Morgan Stanley Upgrade its coverage for The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) in a note sent to investors on 30-Jan-17. The research firm Upgrade the stock to Overweight. Moreover, Goldman issued Upgrade rating for the stock on 17-Jan-17. Pivotal Research Group also Downgrade the company to Sell on 12-Jan-17, 2016. Additionally, RBC Capital Mkts Upgrade its ratings on the stock to Outperform.

The highest price DIS stock touched in the last 12 month was $111.99 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $90.32. The stock has a Return on Assets of 9.9 percent, Return on Investment of 14.4 percent and a Return on Equity of 20.6 percent. The company’s market cap is $174.22 Billion.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)’s growth estimate is 2.9 percent for the current quarter. The growth estimate for the next quarter is 4.3 percent. The company’s stock has climbed 18.14 percent in the past five year. The company is expected to grow by 9.5 percent over the next five years.

Price Target is an important factor while doing analysis of a stock. According to 28 analysts, Price Target for The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) may hit a high of $138. The average and low price target for the stock are $116.29 and $85, respectively.

Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 11.99, the 50-day is 3.26 and the 20-day is 0.91. Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also help in determining where it may be possibly heading.

Looking forward, the company is expected to report earnings of $1.73 per share for the current quarter. Revenue is expected in between 13.64 Billion and 13.13 Billion with an average of 13.41 Billion.

When we look at the recommendation trends, the stock presently has an average brokerage recommendation of 6.8. Out of 34 brokerage recommendations, 4 gave a Strong Buy, 15 issued a Buy, 13 issued Hold, 1 rated Under-perform and 1 issued a Sell.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) performance during the last one year Improved 17.11 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a Positive trend of 5.72 percent. The stock Jumped 14.6 percent over the past six months. The stock’s quarterly performance indicates a Positive momentum of 13.39 percent, whereas its last one month trend is Optimistic with 2.05 percent. Its weekly performance showed upward trend of 1.08 percent.

Profitability analysis helps a great deal in making investment decision. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 16.3 percent, operating profit margin was 25.4 percent, whereas gross profit margin stands at 46 percent. Beta factor was calculated at 1.23.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has 1.58 Billion shares outstanding and 1.51 Billion shares were floated in market. The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 2 and the short float is around of 1.05%. The stock’s average true range of stands at 1.16, while the relative strength index is 60.35.

Liquidity ratios helps investors to determine a company’s ability to pay off its debts. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0.8, current ratio was 0.9, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.34 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was 0.47.