The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) CFO Christine M. Mccarthy sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, January 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $152.06, for a total value of $1,520,600.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.
NYSE DIS traded down $3.50 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $151.94. The stock had a trading volume of 16,821,702 shares, compared to its average volume of 10,994,124. The Walt Disney Company has a 1 year low of $142.04 and a 1 year high of $203.02. The stock has a market cap of $276.17 billion, a PE ratio of 142.61, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 1.19. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $154.81 and a 200 day moving average price of $169.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 1.08 and a quick ratio of 1.04.
Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 10th. The entertainment giant reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.50 by ($0.13). The company had revenue of $18.53 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $18.85 billion. Walt Disney had a net margin of 2.96% and a return on equity of 4.86%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.20) earnings per share. As a group, equities research analysts expect that The Walt Disney Company will post 4.21 earnings per share for the current year.
Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of DIS. GeoWealth Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Walt Disney during the 3rd quarter valued at $25,000. Core Alternative Capital bought a new stake in shares of Walt Disney during the 3rd quarter valued at $28,000. Penserra Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Walt Disney during the 2nd quarter valued at $29,000. Financial Insights Inc. bought a new position in Walt Disney in the 2nd quarter worth $37,000. Finally, Financial Enhancement Group LLC boosted its holdings in Walt Disney by 260.6% in the 2nd quarter. Financial Enhancement Group LLC now owns 238 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $42,000 after buying an additional 172 shares during the period. 63.93% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
About Walt Disney
The Walt Disney Co is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise. It operates through the following segments: Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution (DMED) and Disney Parks, Experiences and Products (DPEP). The DMED segment encompasses the company’s global film and episodic television content production and distribution activities.
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