Walt Disney's (DIS) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Bank of America


The institutional investor held 3,600 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.46 million, up from 3,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The company has market cap of $8.36 billion. The stock increased 0.14% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $159.5. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru And Bk Corp, a Japan-based fund reported 3.20M shares. Orchids Paper Products Company (NYSEAMERICAN:TIS) has declined 56.11% since January 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.19% the S&P500.

Saratoga Research & Investment Management increased its stake in Disney Walt Co (DIS) by 520.63% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Scott & Selber Inc sold 15,597 shares as the company's stock declined 2.31% while stock markets rallied. The company had a trading volume of 5,838,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,928,033. Lee Financial Co grew its holdings in shares of Walt Disney by 7.6% during the 2nd quarter. The stock traded within a range of $109.86 and $110.86. About 299,141 shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has a 20-Day average volume of 9.35 Million. It has underperformed by 6.54% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 90 investors sold DIS shares while 649 reduced holdings. QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd lifted its position in shares of Walt Disney by 326.0% in the fourth quarter. Timber Creek Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 612 shares. Nomura Hldgs holds 0.1% or 506,671 shares. Moreover, Janney Montgomery Scott Lc has 0.42% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 371,048 shares. 237,495 were accumulated by Da Davidson & Company. Deroy Devereaux Private Counsel reported 113,998 shares. Hartford Fincl reported 36,193 shares stake. Macquarie Research maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $760 target in Tuesday, December 22 report. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 61.52% of the company's stock. Confluence Wealth Mngmt reported 0.49% stake. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 2,644,700 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $280,999,000 after purchasing an additional 1,884,600 shares in the last quarter. DIS's profit will be $2.40 billion for 17.35 P/E if the $1.59 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.23 actual EPS reported by Mitel Networks Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -60.87% EPS growth.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) received a Buy rating from 5 analysts. Therefore 10% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 144 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Needham maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Wednesday, August 9 with "Hold" rating. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of DIS in report on Thursday, May 11 with "Market Perform" rating. On Wednesday, November 8 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, May 11 by Goldman Sachs. On Friday, June 16 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". A stock rating will usually tell the investor how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts believe is a fair value for the stock, based on an objective evaluation of the company. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating, eighteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Therefore 58% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 96 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, September 15. The firm has "Buy" rating by William Blair given on Monday, December 4. The rating was maintained by Evercore on Monday, September 7 with "Buy". (NYSE:KR) earned "Outperform" rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, March 7. Vetr cut Walt Disney from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $106.77 price objective for the company.in a research report on Monday, November 13th. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, April 29 with "Buy". According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $1.71/share and a low EPS of $1.5/share. HUNDMEJEAN MARTINA had sold 91,107 shares worth $11.83M. Its up 9.64% from 4.31M shares previously. The company had revenue of $12.78 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.30 billion.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. Alps Advsrs reported 0.01% in Amazon.com, Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Wednesday, October 4. Raymond James Trust Na accumulated 0.69% or 97,928 shares. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams invested in 1.19% or 16,431 shares. Carmignac Gestion has 2.64 million shares for 2.86% of their portfolio. (NYSE:STAY). Alliancebernstein Lp holds 0% or 93,065 shares. Regent Inv Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 34,700 shares. There has been an observed change of 0.06% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months. Halbert Hargrove Russell Ltd Com reported 0.18% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). American Bank holds 6,818 shares. Telos Capital reported 32,394 shares or 1.23% of all its holdings. Wg Shaheen Associate Dba Whitney accumulated 1.11% or 141,895 shares.

Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. As for a performance, the company's showed are easing down trend of 1.46% since start of the year and revealed fell activity of 10.41% for the past three months.

Annex Advisory Services Llc increased Ishares Tr (IVV) stake by 5,039 shares to 49,067 valued at $12.41M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Fidelity Contrafund Inc (FINSX) stake by 242,023 shares and now owns 2.22M shares.