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The Walt Disney Competitors

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$170.17
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50-Day Range
$147.13
MA: $169.31
$181.18
52-Week Range
$79.07
Now: $171.44
$183.40
Volume12.23 million shs
Average Volume8.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$310.39 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.2

Competitors

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) Vs. NKE, NFLX, CMCSA, CHTR, SNE, and ATVI

Should you be buying DIS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "consumer discretionary" are considered alternatives and competitors to The Walt Disney, including NIKE (NKE), Netflix (NFLX), Comcast (CMCSA), Charter Communications (CHTR), Sony (SNE), and Activision Blizzard (ATVI).

NIKE (NYSE:NKE) and The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares NIKE and The Walt Disney's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NIKE7.39%34.89%10.26%
The Walt Disney-4.38%4.05%1.83%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

64.2% of NIKE shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.8% of The Walt Disney shares are held by institutional investors. 3.8% of NIKE shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of The Walt Disney shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for NIKE and The Walt Disney, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NIKE132802.84
The Walt Disney172302.71

NIKE presently has a consensus target price of $154.2424, indicating a potential upside of 9.61%. The Walt Disney has a consensus target price of $162.9310, indicating a potential downside of 4.96%. Given NIKE's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe NIKE is more favorable than The Walt Disney.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares NIKE and The Walt Disney's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NIKE$37.40 billion5.91$2.54 billion$1.8576.06
The Walt Disney$65.39 billion4.75$-2,864,000,000.00$2.0284.87

NIKE has higher earnings, but lower revenue than The Walt Disney. NIKE is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Walt Disney, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

NIKE has a beta of 0.83, suggesting that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Walt Disney has a beta of 1.2, suggesting that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

NIKE beats The Walt Disney on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The Walt Disney and Netflix's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Walt Disney$65.39 billion4.75$-2,864,000,000.00$2.0284.87
Netflix$20.16 billion10.91$1.87 billion$4.13120.58

Netflix has lower revenue, but higher earnings than The Walt Disney. The Walt Disney is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Netflix, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

62.8% of The Walt Disney shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.7% of Netflix shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of The Walt Disney shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of Netflix shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

The Walt Disney has a beta of 1.2, indicating that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Netflix has a beta of 0.92, indicating that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for The Walt Disney and Netflix, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Walt Disney172302.71
Netflix5102302.47

The Walt Disney currently has a consensus price target of $162.9310, indicating a potential downside of 4.96%. Netflix has a consensus price target of $545.2778, indicating a potential upside of 9.50%. Given Netflix's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Netflix is more favorable than The Walt Disney.

Profitability

This table compares The Walt Disney and Netflix's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Walt Disney-4.38%4.05%1.83%
Netflix11.78%31.48%7.75%

Summary

Netflix beats The Walt Disney on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Comcast and The Walt Disney's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Comcast$108.94 billion2.04$13.06 billion$3.1315.56
The Walt Disney$65.39 billion4.75$-2,864,000,000.00$2.0284.87

Comcast has higher revenue and earnings than The Walt Disney. Comcast is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Walt Disney, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Comcast has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Walt Disney has a beta of 1.2, indicating that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

82.6% of Comcast shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.8% of The Walt Disney shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Comcast shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of The Walt Disney shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Comcast and The Walt Disney's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Comcast9.90%15.45%4.94%
The Walt Disney-4.38%4.05%1.83%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Comcast and The Walt Disney, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Comcast091312.65
The Walt Disney172302.71

Comcast currently has a consensus target price of $50.9091, indicating a potential upside of 4.56%. The Walt Disney has a consensus target price of $162.9310, indicating a potential downside of 4.96%. Given Comcast's higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Comcast is more favorable than The Walt Disney.

Summary

Comcast beats The Walt Disney on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability.

Risk and Volatility

The Walt Disney has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Charter Communications has a beta of 1, meaning that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares The Walt Disney and Charter Communications' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Walt Disney-4.38%4.05%1.83%
Charter Communications5.70%7.50%1.87%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for The Walt Disney and Charter Communications, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Walt Disney172302.71
Charter Communications051912.84

The Walt Disney currently has a consensus target price of $162.9310, indicating a potential downside of 4.96%. Charter Communications has a consensus target price of $655.44, indicating a potential upside of 4.22%. Given Charter Communications' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Charter Communications is more favorable than The Walt Disney.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares The Walt Disney and Charter Communications' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Walt Disney$65.39 billion4.75$-2,864,000,000.00$2.0284.87
Charter Communications$45.76 billion2.75$1.67 billion$7.5483.41

Charter Communications has lower revenue, but higher earnings than The Walt Disney. Charter Communications is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Walt Disney, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

62.8% of The Walt Disney shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.1% of Charter Communications shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of The Walt Disney shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Charter Communications shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Charter Communications beats The Walt Disney on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sony (NYSE:SNE) and The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

7.7% of Sony shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.8% of The Walt Disney shares are held by institutional investors. 7.0% of Sony shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of The Walt Disney shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Sony and The Walt Disney's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sony8.00%13.78%2.91%
The Walt Disney-4.38%4.05%1.83%

Risk and Volatility

Sony has a beta of 1.02, meaning that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Walt Disney has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Sony and The Walt Disney's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sony$75.99 billion1.64$5.36 billion$4.2424.07
The Walt Disney$65.39 billion4.75$-2,864,000,000.00$2.0284.87

Sony has higher revenue and earnings than The Walt Disney. Sony is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Walt Disney, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Sony and The Walt Disney, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sony02212.80
The Walt Disney172302.71

Sony currently has a consensus price target of $100.00, suggesting a potential downside of 2.01%. The Walt Disney has a consensus price target of $162.9310, suggesting a potential downside of 4.96%. Given Sony's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Sony is more favorable than The Walt Disney.

Summary

Sony beats The Walt Disney on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) and The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Activision Blizzard and The Walt Disney, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Activision Blizzard042402.86
The Walt Disney172302.71

Activision Blizzard currently has a consensus price target of $92.2857, suggesting a potential upside of 1.76%. The Walt Disney has a consensus price target of $162.9310, suggesting a potential downside of 4.96%. Given Activision Blizzard's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Activision Blizzard is more favorable than The Walt Disney.

Risk & Volatility

Activision Blizzard has a beta of 0.71, suggesting that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Walt Disney has a beta of 1.2, suggesting that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.8% of Activision Blizzard shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.8% of The Walt Disney shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Activision Blizzard shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of The Walt Disney shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Activision Blizzard and The Walt Disney's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Activision Blizzard28.90%19.07%12.65%
The Walt Disney-4.38%4.05%1.83%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Activision Blizzard and The Walt Disney's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Activision Blizzard$6.49 billion10.80$1.50 billion$2.0843.60
The Walt Disney$65.39 billion4.75$-2,864,000,000.00$2.0284.87

Activision Blizzard has higher earnings, but lower revenue than The Walt Disney. Activision Blizzard is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Walt Disney, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Activision Blizzard beats The Walt Disney on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


The Walt Disney Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
NIKE logo
NKE
NIKE
2.0$140.72-0.4%$224.55 billion$37.40 billion80.41
Netflix logo
NFLX
Netflix
1.7$497.98-0.6%$224.34 billion$20.16 billion80.32Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Comcast logo
CMCSA
Comcast
2.8$48.69-1.8%$222.77 billion$108.94 billion21.83Analyst Report
Charter Communications logo
CHTR
Charter Communications
2.0$628.91-0.9%$125.71 billion$45.76 billion49.64Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Sony logo
SNE
Sony
1.7$102.05-1.3%$124.52 billion$75.99 billion20.83Analyst Revision
Activision Blizzard logo
ATVI
Activision Blizzard
2.1$90.69-0.8%$70.09 billion$6.49 billion31.71Analyst Report
Roku logo
ROKU
Roku
1.2$408.30-2.5%$51.83 billion$1.13 billion-355.04Analyst Report
Peloton Interactive logo
PTON
Peloton Interactive
1.8$157.81-4.7%$46.16 billion$1.83 billion-111.13Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Lululemon Athletica logo
LULU
Lululemon Athletica
1.9$344.50-0.9%$45.90 billion$3.98 billion80.87Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Las Vegas Sands logo
LVS
Las Vegas Sands
1.3$53.44-4.2%$42.24 billion$13.74 billion-53.98High Trading Volume
Marriott International logo
MAR
Marriott International
1.2$126.80-1.7%$41.03 billion$20.97 billion239.25Analyst Revision
Electronic Arts logo
EA
Electronic Arts
2.1$139.00-0.0%$39.52 billion$5.54 billion30.96Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
TAL Education Group logo
TAL
TAL Education Group
1.5$65.60-0.8%$37.19 billion$3.27 billion6,566.57Upcoming Earnings
Stock Split
V.F. logo
VFC
V.F.
2.6$83.91-1.8%$32.73 billion$10.49 billion-645.46
Hilton Worldwide logo
HLT
Hilton Worldwide
1.8$108.41-3.4%$31.04 billion$9.45 billion-93.46Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
New Oriental Education & Technology Group logo
EDU
New Oriental Education & Technology Group
1.5$172.81-1.9%$29.76 billion$3.58 billion72.92Upcoming Earnings
Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
VIAC
ViacomCBS
2.5$45.30-1.5%$27.96 billion$27.81 billion22.10Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Liberty Broadband logo
LBRDK
Liberty Broadband
1.4$150.60-1.0%$26.32 billion$14.86 million122.44
Liberty Broadband logo
LBRDA
Liberty Broadband
1.4$149.29-1.2%$26.06 billion$14.86 million121.37
Sirius XM logo
SIRI
Sirius XM
1.8$5.80-0.5%$24.65 billion$7.79 billion26.36
Take-Two Interactive Software logo
TTWO
Take-Two Interactive Software
1.6$196.28-0.4%$22.58 billion$3.09 billion50.33Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Rogers Communications logo
RCI
Rogers Communications
2.6$47.60-0.2%$19.27 billion$11.36 billion19.27Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Discovery logo
DISCB
Discovery
0.6$37.60-1.2%$18.42 billion$11.14 billion18.25Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
TCOM
Trip.com Group
1.3$33.13-0.4%$18.32 billion$5.13 billion-45.38Increase in Short Interest
Discovery logo
DISCA
Discovery
1.7$36.76-1.3%$18.01 billion$11.14 billion17.84Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
FOX logo
FOXA
FOX
2.0$31.49-0.7%$17.84 billion$12.30 billion11.93Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
FOX logo
FOX
FOX
1.1$30.39-0.2%$17.45 billion$12.30 billion11.51High Trading Volume
CBS.A
CBS
0.9$45.85-0.8%$17.18 billion$14.51 billion8.81
DISH Network logo
DISH
DISH Network
1.6$33.12-1.2%$17.03 billion$12.81 billion13.46Heavy News Reporting
Royal Caribbean Group logo
RCL
Royal Caribbean Group
1.1$72.92-4.0%$16.36 billion$10.95 billion-7.89Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Caesars Entertainment logo
CZR
Caesars Entertainment
1.4$80.00-2.3%$15.94 billion$2.53 billion-8.20Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Live Nation Entertainment logo
LYV
Live Nation Entertainment
1.3$71.57-2.5%$15.92 billion$11.55 billion-10.31Analyst Downgrade
Discovery logo
DISCK
Discovery
1.1$32.35-0.5%$15.59 billion$11.14 billion15.70Unusual Options Activity
Penn National Gaming logo
PENN
Penn National Gaming
1.3$99.11-7.4%$15.39 billion$5.30 billion-13.45Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Heavy News Reporting
LBTYB
Liberty Global
0.4$24.79-3.9%$15.01 billion$11.54 billion-7.56
Carnival Co. & logo
CCL
Carnival Co. &
1.1$20.79-0.6%$14.98 billion$20.83 billion-2.02Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
MGM Resorts International logo
MGM
MGM Resorts International
1.7$29.80-1.6%$14.84 billion$12.90 billion10.64Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Liberty Global logo
LBTYA
Liberty Global
1.2$24.77-0.6%$14.65 billion$11.54 billion-7.55Unusual Options Activity
Pool logo
POOL
Pool
1.8$359.40-2.0%$14.43 billion$3.20 billion51.27Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Liberty Global logo
LBTYK
Liberty Global
1.2$24.45-0.3%$14.39 billion$11.54 billion-7.45
iQIYI logo
IQ
iQIYI
1.3$19.76-0.5%$14.17 billion$4.12 billion-12.59Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
Hasbro logo
HAS
Hasbro
2.2$97.20-2.1%$13.60 billion$4.72 billion33.99
Huazhu Group logo
HTHT
Huazhu Group
1.5$45.53-0.6%$13.52 billion$1.61 billion-40.29Decrease in Short Interest
Whirlpool logo
WHR
Whirlpool
2.6$194.54-0.9%$12.17 billion$20.42 billion14.91Heavy News Reporting
InterContinental Hotels Group logo
IHG
InterContinental Hotels Group
1.3$65.64-1.1%$12.05 billion$2.08 billion21.81
Cable One logo
CABO
Cable One
1.5$1,985.75-0.2%$11.95 billion$1.17 billion46.22Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Heavy News Reporting
Wynn Resorts logo
WYNN
Wynn Resorts
1.4$106.23-2.6%$11.46 billion$6.61 billion-10.17Heavy News Reporting
Vail Resorts logo
MTN
Vail Resorts
1.1$278.50-3.8%$11.45 billion$1.96 billion244.30
News logo
NWSA
News
1.6$18.70-0.1%$10.80 billion$9.01 billion-10.94
Mohawk Industries logo
MHK
Mohawk Industries
2.0$148.97-2.0%$10.66 billion$9.97 billion20.10Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
This page was last updated on 1/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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