The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) changes shares on Wednesday trading session, with a change of 8.80% or $10.32 shares. The trading starts at $123.37 and closed at $117.29 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $123.28 and day high was $130.31 on Wednesday, August 05. After the session, the Communication Services sector daily volume shifted to 53.0 million while its average volume is 15.64M. In other hand, the DIS market cap reached to $227.98B. While, its current target price is $122.96.
On August 5, 2020, Wonderful world of Disney earnings surprise boosts Wall Street. According to the news reported on Reuters, U.S. stocks climbed on Wednesday on the heels of a surprise quarterly profit from Disney and as investors stayed optimistic that a deal was near for a U.S. coronavirus fiscal aid package.
Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 10.38% and up 12.30% for month. Its quarterly performance was 26.50% above, while its half year performance is down -9.73%. DIS yearly performance stood at negative -10.05% and fall -11.77% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for The Walt Disney Company is 2.30.
Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. DIS EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 2.66. EPS for this year is -13.60%, while for the next year its value is 2.94. Sales growth for the current quarter is 396.48 while its EPS Q/Q reached -92.60%. It has an EPS of 7.90% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 0.12%.
Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on DIS for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 15 of 25 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 1 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 9 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 25 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 25, 0 rated it sell, 12 rated it as Buy and 12 as Hold Ratings.
Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), Blackrock Inc. and State Street Corporation are the top three holders in The Walt Disney Company (DIS) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) has 137.82 million shares which valued 13.31 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. owned 114.58 million shares which valued at 11.07 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, State Street Corporation has a total of 74.95 million shares which valued at 7.24 billion. In the end, State Street Corporation have 4.15% shares outstanding of The Walt Disney Company (DIS) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.20% and institutional holding shifted to 64.90%.
The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 2.66. According to the most recent quarter report on (Sep 2020), 23 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.55, while 1.07 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for DIS published in the report was -$1.14 – $0.2 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 1.07 which is higher than 0.08 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.
A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for DIS rise 2.73% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 8.78% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 8.50%. The moving average value for The Walt Disney Company (DIS) is 115.73 and 116.07 for 200 and 50 days respectively.
Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in DIS stock. On Jan 22, BRAVERMAN ALAN N, Sr EVP, General Counsel & Secy, sold 38 trading shares at the cost of $144.45, which valued at 5489.0. On Jan 22, WOODFORD BRENT, EVP, Control, Fin Plan & Tax, sold 4 shares at the cost of $144.45, with total shares of 34,620. On Dec 24, WOODFORD BRENT, EVP, Control, Fin Plan & Tax, sold 838 shares at the cost of 144.74. After this transaction, WOODFORD BRENT total shares reached to 34,618 which valued at 0.12 million.