The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Shares Acquired by Beaumont Financial Partners LLC


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Beaumont Financial Partners LLC increased its stake in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) by 6.9% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 52,385 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after buying an additional 3,385 shares during the quarter. Beaumont Financial Partners LLC’s holdings in The Walt Disney were worth $9,491,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Compton Capital Management Inc. RI grew its stake in The Walt Disney by 0.4% during the 4th quarter. Compton Capital Management Inc. RI now owns 19,172 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock valued at $3,474,000 after purchasing an additional 75 shares in the last quarter. Stockman Wealth Management Inc. lifted its holdings in The Walt Disney by 2.8% during the 4th quarter. Stockman Wealth Management Inc. now owns 9,700 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $1,757,000 after buying an additional 265 shares during the last quarter. Cypress Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in The Walt Disney by 8.0% during the 4th quarter. Cypress Capital Management LLC now owns 12,591 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $2,281,000 after buying an additional 928 shares during the last quarter. Carl P. Sherr & Co. LLC lifted its holdings in The Walt Disney by 1.1% during the 4th quarter. Carl P. Sherr & Co. LLC now owns 19,450 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $3,524,000 after buying an additional 205 shares during the last quarter. Finally, IFG Advisory LLC lifted its holdings in The Walt Disney by 3.0% during the 4th quarter. IFG Advisory LLC now owns 22,766 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $4,124,000 after buying an additional 666 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 62.83% of the company’s stock.

In other news, EVP Brent Woodford sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $169.71, for a total transaction of $848,550.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 39,620 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,723,910.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, EVP Mary Jayne Parker sold 9,731 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $152.99, for a total transaction of $1,488,745.69. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 9,731 shares in the company, valued at $1,488,745.69. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 1,079,704 shares of company stock valued at $192,927,683 in the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 0.31% of the company’s stock.

NYSE:DIS opened at $191.76 on Tuesday. The stock’s fifty day moving average price is $178.00 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $149.05. The Walt Disney Company has a 52-week low of $79.07 and a 52-week high of $194.02. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a current ratio of 1.32. The company has a market cap of $348.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -120.60, a P/E/G ratio of 5.07 and a beta of 1.20.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 10th. The entertainment giant reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.45) by $0.77. The Walt Disney had a positive return on equity of 4.05% and a negative net margin of 4.38%. On average, equities analysts predict that The Walt Disney Company will post 1.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have commented on DIS. Loop Capital increased their target price on The Walt Disney from $190.00 to $230.00 in a report on Friday, February 12th. UBS Group increased their target price on The Walt Disney from $200.00 to $215.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 17th. Argus lifted their target price on The Walt Disney from $200.00 to $225.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 17th. Smith Barney Citigroup raised their target price on The Walt Disney from $150.00 to $175.00 in a research report on Wednesday, December 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised The Walt Disney from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $193.00 price target for the company in a research report on Monday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and twenty-three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $180.06.

About The Walt Disney

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates domestic cable networks under the Disney, ESPN, Freeform, FX, and National Geographic brands; and television broadcast network under the ABC brand, as well as eight domestic television stations.

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