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Walt Disney (DIS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.02 (+0.02%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
7.18 million shs
Average Volume
12.38 million shs
Market Capitalization
$187.82 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Walt Disney MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.85 Rating Score
21.8% Upside
$125.52 Price Target
Short Interest
1.10% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.32mentions of Walt Disney in the last 14 days
Based on 83 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$2.12 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $4.76 to $5.44 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.81 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

16th out of 267 stocks

Miscellaneous Amusement & Recreation Services Industry

2nd out of 18 stocks

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About Walt Disney Stock (NYSE:DIS)

The Walt Disney Company is the world’s second-largest entertainment company by revenue and market cap. It is built on the work of Walt Disney, a revolutionary entertainer and cartoon innovator, and is now a multinational conglomerate of entertainment venues, channels, and brands. The company was founded in 1923 as the Disney Brothers Studio and operated under several other names before being branded as The Walt Disney Company in 1986.

The company is based in Walt Disney Studios, Burbank, California, and is best known for its work in animation and for creating the character Mickey Mouse. Over the years, the company expanded into live-action movies, theme parks, and even new corporate divisions such as Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm. The new divisions provided new avenues for growth that helped accelerate the company’s business to a record high revenue near $85 billion in F2022.

Among the many innovations, are its work with technicolor and multiplane motion picture cameras. These advances were used throughout the groundbreaking Silly Symphonies series which featured animated shorts set to music.

Today, The Walt Disney Company, through a network of subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company operates through two segments; Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution and Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products creating long-lasting memories for children of all ages. In total, the company has earned 135 Oscars including 32 awarded directly to Walt himself and is said to have created many of the most loved and enduring films of all time as well as revolutionizing the theme park industry.

Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution is focused on the film and television production and distribution industries including the operation of television networks under the ABC, Disney, ESPN, Freeform, FX, Fox, National Geographic, and Star brands. The company’s studios produce major motion pictures and content for its channels and digital streaming services under the Walt Disney Pictures, Twentieth Century Studios, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar, and Searchlight Pictures banners. This segment also hosts streaming services including but not limited to Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu, and Star+ as well as post-production services by Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound.

The Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products segment includes a network of theme parks, resorts, and cruises under the Walt Disney World and Disneyland banners. Parks include the flagship Walt Disney World in Florida, Disneyland Paris, and Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. Guests can also enjoy themed vacations under the National Geographic banner and others. This segment also provides a wide range of licensed and branded themed products based on each of its many franchises.

DIS Stock Price History

DIS Stock News Headlines

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Investors have been pouring into sports betting stocks, but they may be missing out on Sportradar Group which is the engine that drives the industry
Disneyland character and parade performers in California vote to join labor union
Disneyland performers who help bring Mickey Mouse, Cinderella and other beloved characters to life have chosen to unionize following a three-day vote
MarketBeat Week in Review – 5/13 - 5/17 (DIS)
Markets took a breather to end the week as investors wait for Nvidia's earnings after a week that saw the Dow cross the 40,000 mark for the first time
Can a Warner Bros. Discovery and Disney Bundle Fend Off Netflix?
Media and entertainment giant Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. NASDAQ: WBD shares initially tanked to $7.50 on its Q1 2024 earnings results.
The Trade Desk Raised Forecasts Means Ad Spending is Back, Maybe (DIS)
The Trade Desk Inc. (NASDAQ: TTD) is one of the largest artificial intelligence (AI) powered demand-side programmatic advertising platform providers
MarketBeat Week in Review – 5/6 - 5/10 (DIS)
Sell in May, then go away got pushed to the side this week, but the bearish sentiment could return when investors get the latest read on inflation next week.
3 Stocks Nancy Pelosi Has Been Buying (DIS)
Three stocks have become top picks for Nancy Pelosi, as her Nvidia windfall wasn't enough, these could become her next winners riding on EPS growth projections
How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday, 5/7/2024
U.S. stocks held relatively steady as trading on Wall Street calmed following some sharp recent swings
Buy The Dip in Disney After Magical Profit Beat
Walt Disney NYSE: DIS faces headwinds like any other business, but its brand strength and operational resilience shine through. CEO Bob Iger delivered another quarter of improvements and raised guidance for earnings, which suggests a sell-the-news/buy-the-dip event is in progress.
Disney Is Said to Sell Stake in Tata’s India TV Platform
Dividends Hit a Record. Thank Disney and Meta.
Warner Bros. to Share College Football Playoffs With ESPN
Pixar to lay off 14% of staff as Disney looks to cut costs
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Miscellaneous amusement & recreation services
Movies & Entertainment
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
26 Analysts


Net Income
$2.35 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$88.90 billion
Cash Flow
$6.91 per share
Book Value
$56.92 per share


Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$187.82 billion

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DIS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Walt Disney stock right now?

26 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walt Disney in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 23 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" DIS shares.
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What is Walt Disney's stock price target for 2024?

26 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Walt Disney's shares. Their DIS share price targets range from $76.00 to $145.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $125.52 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have DIS shares performed in 2024?

Walt Disney's stock was trading at $90.29 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, DIS shares have increased by 14.1% and is now trading at $103.0250.
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When is Walt Disney's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 14th 2024.
View our DIS earnings forecast

How were Walt Disney's earnings last quarter?

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 7th. The entertainment giant reported $1.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.09. The entertainment giant had revenue of $22.08 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $22.12 billion. Walt Disney had a net margin of 1.90% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.37%. Walt Disney's revenue was up 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.93 earnings per share.
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How often does Walt Disney pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Walt Disney?

Walt Disney announced a semi-annual dividend on Wednesday, February 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 8th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share on Thursday, July 25th. This represents a yield of 0.5%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 8th.
Read our dividend analysis for DIS

Is Walt Disney a good dividend stock?

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.29%. The dividend payout ratio is 32.61%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, DIS will have a dividend payout ratio of 5.51% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for DIS.

What guidance has Walt Disney issued on next quarter's earnings?

Walt Disney issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of 4.700-4.700 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 4.370. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Bob Chapek's approval rating as Walt Disney's CEO?

380 employees have rated Walt Disney Chief Executive Officer Bob Chapek on Bob Chapek has an approval rating of 77% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Walt Disney own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Walt Disney investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Tesla (TSLA), Visa (V), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Boeing (BA) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are Walt Disney's major shareholders?

Walt Disney's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.38%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.73%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.66%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.66%), Capital World Investors (0.34%) and Swiss National Bank (0.30%). Insiders that own company stock include Amy Chang, Brent Woodford, Christine M Mccarthy, James P Gorman, Robert A Chapek, Robert A Iger, Sonia L Coleman, Sonia L Coleman and Susan E Arnold.
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How do I buy shares of Walt Disney?

Shares of DIS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:DIS) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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