NYSE:DIS - Walt Disney Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$110.3350 -0.71 (-0.64 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 01:23 PM ET)
Previous Close$111.04
Today's Range$110.11 - $111.33
52-Week Range$97.68 - $120.20
Volume3.43 million shs
Average Volume7.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$165.52 billion
P/E Ratio15.58
Dividend Yield1.59%
Beta1.05
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates cable programming businesses under the ESPN, Disney, and Freeform brands; broadcast businesses, including ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; and radio businesses. It also produces original live-action and animated television programming to first-run syndication and television markets; and subscription video-on-demand services and in home entertainment formats, as well as operates ESPN+, a direct-to-consumer streaming service providing multi-sports content. Its Parks and Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and the Disneyland Resort in California. This segment also operates Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii, Disney Vacation Club, Disneyland Paris, Disney Cruise Line, and Adventures by Disney; and manages Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and Shanghai Disney Resort, as well as licenses its intellectual property to a third party for the operations of the Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan. The company's Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution in the theatrical, home entertainment, and television markets primarily under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Touchstone banners. This segment also produces stage plays and musical recordings; licenses and produces live entertainment events; and provides visual and audio effects, and other post-production services. Its Consumer Products & Interactive Media segment licenses its trade names, characters, and visual and literary properties; develops and publishes mobile games, books, magazines, and comic books; distributes branded merchandise directly through retail, online, and wholesale businesses; offers Website management and design; and develops and distributes online video content. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cable & other pay television services
Sub-IndustryMovies & Entertainment
SectorConsumer Discretionary
CUSIP25468710
Phone818-560-1000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$59.43 billion
Cash Flow$9.1186 per share
Book Value$35.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$12.60 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees201,000
Outstanding Shares1,490,680,000
Market Cap$165.52 billion
OptionableOptionable

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walt Disney's stock symbol?

Walt Disney trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DIS."

How often does Walt Disney pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Walt Disney?

Walt Disney announced a semiannual dividend on Thursday, November 29th. Investors of record on Monday, December 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.88 per share on Thursday, January 10th. This represents a yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 7th. This is an increase from Walt Disney's previous semiannual dividend of $0.84. View Walt Disney's Dividend History.

How were Walt Disney's earnings last quarter?

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The entertainment giant reported $1.48 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.17. The entertainment giant earned $14.30 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.76 billion. Walt Disney had a net margin of 21.20% and a return on equity of 21.43%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 11.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.07 EPS. View Walt Disney's Earnings History.

When is Walt Disney's next earnings date?

Walt Disney is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Walt Disney.

How can I listen to Walt Disney's earnings call?

Walt Disney will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 5th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for DIS?

15 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Walt Disney's stock. Their predictions range from $95.00 to $144.00. On average, they expect Walt Disney's share price to reach $123.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Walt Disney.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Walt Disney?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walt Disney in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Walt Disney.

Has Walt Disney been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about DIS stock have been trending very positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Walt Disney earned a news sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the entertainment giant a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Walt Disney's key competitors?

Who are Walt Disney's key executives?

Walt Disney's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert A. Iger, Chairman & CEO (Age 67)
  • Ms. Christine Mary McCarthy, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Alan N. Braverman, Sr. EVP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 70)
  • Ms. Mary Jayne Parker, Sr. EVP & Chief HR Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Kevin A. Mayer, Chairman of Direct-to-Consumer & International Bus. Segment (Age 56)

Who are Walt Disney's major shareholders?

Walt Disney's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.08%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.05%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%), Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.04%) and Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Walt Disney stock include Alan N Braverman, Aylwin B Lewis, Brent Woodford, Maria Elena Lagomasino, Mary Jayne Parker, Robert A Iger and Susan E Arnold. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Walt Disney.

Which major investors are selling Walt Disney stock?

DIS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Factory Mutual Insurance Co., Moody National Bank Trust Division, DNB Asset Management AS, Saratoga Research & Investment Management, Sit Investment Associates Inc., Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO and Cohen Klingenstein LLC. Company insiders that have sold Walt Disney company stock in the last year include Alan N Braverman, Aylwin B Lewis, Brent Woodford, Mary Jayne Parker and Robert A Iger. View Insider Buying and Selling for Walt Disney.

Which major investors are buying Walt Disney stock?

DIS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Cardinal Capital Management Inc., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc., Edge Wealth Management LLC and Dudley & Shanley Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Walt Disney.

How do I buy shares of Walt Disney?

Shares of DIS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Walt Disney's stock price today?

One share of DIS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $110.24.

How big of a company is Walt Disney?

Walt Disney has a market capitalization of $165.52 billion and generates $59.43 billion in revenue each year. The entertainment giant earns $12.60 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.08 on an earnings per share basis. Walt Disney employs 201,000 workers across the globe.

What is Walt Disney's official website?

The official website for Walt Disney is http://www.thewaltdisneycompany.com.

How can I contact Walt Disney?

Walt Disney's mailing address is 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA ST, BURBANK CA, 91521. The entertainment giant can be reached via phone at 818-560-1000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Walt Disney (NYSE DIS)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,516 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,107 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,623
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Walt Disney and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DIS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DIS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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