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Walt Disney Company (The)'s (DIS) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at B. Riley

14 November 2017, 03:57 | Kelvin Horton

Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO) has declined 4.97% since November 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500. Finally, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 1.4% during the first quarter.

The Cadinha & Co Llc holds 3,378 shares with $520,000 value, down from 5,526 last quarter. Sawgrass Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Disney W for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $161.73B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $104.74. About 2.44 million shares traded or 50.62% up from the average.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500.

Since May 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $2.45 million activity.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, DIS has Beta of 1.36 while its industry and Sector's beta remains at 1.34 and 1.27 respectively. The Company's Commercial Lines Insurance Segment provides five commercial business lines: commercial casualty, commercial property, commercial auto, workers' compensation and other commercial lines.

Among 16 analysts covering International Paper Company (NYSE:IP), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. F&M Bank had 54 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $16.73B. As per Monday, September 11, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock realized a rise in short interest of 1.22% as of the latest report on October 13, 2017.

The company's stock is now moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -1.37%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 0.54% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Thursday, May 19 with "Neutral". The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 1 by Macquarie Research. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Friday, September 30. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by CLSA. Weatherly Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership reported 36,274 shares. The stock has "Buy" rating by Topeka Capital Markets on Thursday, October 29. Its up 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. Telemus Cap Limited Liability Corporation invested in 10,775 shares. 51 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. The company's 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 12.73 and -0.87. Pictet Bank owns 73,163 shares for 2.46% of their portfolio. X Mngmt Limited Liability has 4,668 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. King Luther Capital Management Corp reported 796,067 shares. Pioneer Investment Mngmt invested 0.93% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. Evercore Trust Na has invested 0.49% of its portfolio in Yum! However, the institutional investors are observed to own 91.30% of the total shares. 12,361 were accumulated by Amer Trust Inv Advsrs Lc.

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 63.5 Percent. British Columbia Invest Corp has invested 0.03% in Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF). Ballentine Prtnrs owns 23,764 shares. Bright Rock Capital Mgmt accumulated 25,000 shares. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 61.06% of the company's stock.

The Walt Disney Company's P/B is valued at 3.85 exhibiting the investor sentiment on the value of the stock to its actual value. Therefore 53% are positive. Sartorius had 45 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) earned "Sell" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, September 11. (NASDAQ:CSCO) rating on Thursday, August 18. Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Tuesday, December 15 report. HM Capital Management LLC now owns 2,690 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $305,000 after buying an additional 14 shares during the period. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, October 12 by Guggenheim. The stock of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, February 3 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Friday, November 3.

More notable recent Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "Walt Disney Co Has More Buyout Options Than You Think" on November 08, 2017, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: "How to Trade Walt Disney Co Ahead of Earnings" published on November 06, 2017, Cnbc.com published: "21st Century Fox has been holding talks to sell most of the company to Disney ..." on November 06, 2017. BBY's latest closing price was 6.62% away from the average price of 200 days while it maintained a distance of 1.22% from the 50 Day Moving Average and 1.57% away compared to its SMA 20.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.06, from 1 in 2017Q1. The entertainment giant reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.12 by ($0.05). Davenport & Ltd Liability accumulated 0% or 453,476 shares. RBC Capital Markets maintained Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) on Monday, August 3 with "Outperform" rating. Advisory Gp owns 8,071 shares. Walt Disney Company (The) accounts for approximately 0.6% of RiverPark Advisors LLC's portfolio, making the stock its 24th largest holding. Baker Ellis Asset Mgmt Lc reported 35,832 shares. Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX) has risen 14.20% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending. Pub Sector Pension Invest Board holds 0.15% or 165,988 shares.

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