NYSE:DIS - Walt Disney Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$108.85 +0.10 (+0.09 %)
(As of 06/18/2018 03:12 AM ET)
Previous Close$108.85
Today's Range$107.85 - $109.42
52-Week Range$96.20 - $113.19
Volume16.17 million shs
Average Volume8.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$161.83 billion
P/E Ratio19.10
Dividend Yield1.54%

About Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS)

Walt Disney logoThe Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates cable programming services under the brand ESPN, Disney, and Freeform; broadcast businesses, which include the ABC TV Network and eight owned television stations; radio businesses consisting of the ESPN Radio network; and the Radio Disney network. It also produces and sells original live-action and animated television programming to first-run syndication and other television markets, as well as subscription video on demand services and in home entertainment formats, such as DVD, Blu-Ray, and electric home video license. 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, Disney Cruise Line, and Adventures by Disney; and manages Disneyland Paris, 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; and sells its products through The Disney Store, shopDisney.com, and shop.Marvel.com, as well as directly to retailers. 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39
Current Ratio0.85
Quick Ratio0.79


Trailing P/E Ratio19.10
Forward P/E Ratio15.29
P/E Growth1.53

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$55.14 billion
Price / Sales2.94
Cash Flow$7.8820 per share
Price / Cash13.81
Book Value$29.16 per share
Price / Book3.73


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.70
Net Income$8.98 billion
Net Margins20.16%
Return on Equity21.13%
Return on Assets10.27%


Outstanding Shares1,486,750,000

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 Semi-Annual dividend on Wednesday, November 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 11th will be given a dividend of $0.84 per share on Thursday, January 11th. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 8th. View Walt Disney's Dividend History.

How were Walt Disney's earnings last quarter?

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The entertainment giant reported $1.84 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.70 by $0.14. The entertainment giant earned $14.55 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.11 billion. Walt Disney had a return on equity of 21.13% and a net margin of 20.16%. Walt Disney's quarterly revenue was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.50 earnings per share. 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, August, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Walt Disney.

What price target have analysts set for DIS?

25 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Walt Disney's stock. Their predictions range from $93.00 to $144.00. On average, they expect Walt Disney's share price to reach $119.0435 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Walt Disney.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Walt Disney stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Walt Disney stock:
  • 1. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We continue to value Disney at $93 per share on a YE2018 and rate the stock Hold Disney reported fiscal 2Q18 (calendar 1Q18) earnings for the period ending on Tuesday. Revenues rose +9%. This compares with our forecast for revenue growth of +8%. Segment-level operating income margins averaged 29% vs. the year ago period’s 30% level. Adjusted diluted EPS was $1.85, up from $1.51 in the year-ago period, better than expectations, but largely aided by a lower than expected tax rate. Within the core media networks segment, revenues were flat at Broadcasting, with advertising falling by -2% — the eighth consecutive quarter of decline – while the smaller affiliate fee revenue stream was up by +15%. OI margins for broadcasting were relatively stable at 18% in both periods." (5/9/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Disney's shares have underperformed the industry in the past year. Falling subscriber base and higher programming costs at ESPN are the major concerns.  The company is hurt by decrease in advertising revenues owing to a decline in average viewership and lower rates.  The company has mixed record of earnings surprises in recent quarters. However, the company's long list of franchises continues to reap hefty box-office revenues. The upcoming launch of its multi-sport streaming service, ESPN Plus, is a positive." (4/11/2018)

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. Exec. VP & CFO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Lowell Singer, Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Alan N. Braverman, Sr. Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 70)
  • Ms. Zenia B. Mucha, Chief Communications Officer & Sr. EVP

Has Walt Disney been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about DIS stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Walt Disney earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the entertainment giant an impact score of 47.44 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Walt Disney's major shareholders?

Walt Disney's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Northern Trust Corp (1.35%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.07%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.90%), Legal & General Group Plc (0.48%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.39%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.34%). Company insiders that own Walt Disney stock include Alan N Braverman, Aylwin B Lewis, Brent Woodford, Maria Elena Lagomasino, Robert A Iger and Susan E Arnold. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Walt Disney.

Which institutional investors are selling Walt Disney stock?

DIS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Swiss National Bank, Northern Trust Corp, Legal & General Group Plc, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Prudential Financial Inc., State of Tennessee Treasury Department and New York State Common Retirement Fund. View Insider Buying and Selling for Walt Disney.

Which institutional investors are buying Walt Disney stock?

DIS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Sustainable Growth Advisers LP, Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Lindsell Train Ltd, Global Thematic Partners LLC and Ceredex Value Advisors LLC. 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 $108.85.

How big of a company is Walt Disney?

Walt Disney has a market capitalization of $161.83 billion and generates $55.14 billion in revenue each year. The entertainment giant earns $8.98 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.70 on an earnings per share basis. Walt Disney employs 199,000 workers across the globe.

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 (DIS)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,370 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  993 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,363
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 6/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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