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Is The Walt Disney Company (DIS) a Keeper?

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) went up by 0.85% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $185.90. The company’s stock price has collected -6.20% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported 14 hours ago that Netflix and Disney+ Are About to Get Ads. What It Means for Streaming Stocks.

Is It Worth Investing in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE :DIS) Right Now?

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 62.49 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for DIS is at 1.20. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 21 analysts out of 29 who provided ratings for The Walt Disney Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 7 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $139.56, which is $34.59 above the current price. DIS currently public float of 1.82B and currently shorts hold a 1.08% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of DIS was 11.25M shares.

DIS’s Market Performance

DIS stocks went down by -6.20% for the week, with a monthly drop of -11.01% and a quarterly performance of 15.72%, while its annual performance rate touched -40.50%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.56% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.38% for The Walt Disney Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -3.84% for DIS stocks with a simple moving average of -12.68% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of DIS

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for DIS stocks, with Guggenheim repeating the rating for DIS by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for DIS in the upcoming period, according to Guggenheim is $145 based on the research report published on August 11th of the current year 2022.

Citigroup, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see DIS reach a price target of $145, previously predicting the price at $165. The rating they have provided for DIS stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on July 07th, 2022.

Rosenblatt gave a rating of “Buy” to DIS, setting the target price at $177 in the report published on April 19th of the current year.

DIS Trading at 0.07% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought DIS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -41.27% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.38%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.56%, as shares sank -9.13% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +13.88% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, DIS fell by -6.20%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -23.20% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $112.98. In addition, The Walt Disney Company saw -29.52% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at DIS starting from WOODFORD BRENT, who sale 3,000 shares at the price of $119.03 back on Aug 12. After this action, WOODFORD BRENT now owns 28,624 shares of The Walt Disney Company, valued at $357,090 using the latest closing price.

WOODFORD BRENT, the EVP, Control, Fin Plan & Tax of The Walt Disney Company, sale 226 shares at $132.50 during a trade that took place back on Mar 10, which means that WOODFORD BRENT is holding 27,003 shares at $29,945 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for DIS

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +5.55 for the present operating margin
  • +25.61 for the gross margin

The net margin for The Walt Disney Company stands at +3.00. The total capital return value is set at 2.34, while invested capital returns managed to touch 1.46. Equity return is now at value 3.50, with 1.50 for asset returns.

Based on The Walt Disney Company (DIS), the company’s capital structure generated 61.44 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 38.06. Total debt to assets is 28.64, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 54.81. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 33.95.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.92, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.15. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.17 and the total asset turnover is 0.33. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.01.

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