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Walt Disney Company (The) Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (DIS)

Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $125.00 price objective (down from $130.00) on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a report on Monday, May 15th.

The stock increased 0.17% or $0.05 on September 8, reaching $29.77. 928.49 million shares or 5.48% more from 880.26 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Precipio Inc (NASDAQ:PRPO) has 0.00% since September 10, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 33.21% the S&P500.

Greystone Investment Management Llc decreased Disney Walt Co (DIS) stake by 14.39% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of DIS. Harwood Advisory Group LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. The entertainment giant reported $1.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.05. Walt Disney now has $149.68B valuation. Inc. now owns 8,320 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $884,000 after purchasing an additional 25 shares during the last quarter. On average, analysts anticipate that Walt Disney Company will post $5.87 earnings per share for the current year.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500.

Columbus Hill Capital Management Lp, which manages about $1.68B and $885.24M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Energy Transfer Prtnrs LP (NYSE:ETP) by 191,345 shares to 611,194 shares, valued at $21.89 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced Dollar Tree Inc (Call) (NASDAQ:DLTR) stake by 209,155 shares and now owns 150,000 shares.

As such, Sheikh reiterates an Outperform rating on DIS with a price target of $120, which represents a potential upside of 24% from where the stock is now trading. Ipswich Investment Management Co. With short interest at 20,295,408 and short average daily volume at 10,563,954, days to cover is 2.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.01% as of August 15. Drexel Hamilton reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $107.00 price target on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a report on Thursday, January 12th. Therefore 54% are positive. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Friday, January 8 by Raymond James. BMO Capital Markets reiterated an "underperform" rating and issued a $90.00 target price (down previously from $95.00) on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Wunderlich maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, January 5 report. HM Capital Management LLC now owns 2,690 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $305,000 after acquiring an additional 14 shares in the last quarter. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Wednesday, April 12 with "Overweight". Moffett Nathanson reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a research note on Friday, June 9th. The firm has "Hold" rating by Loop Capital given on Monday, April 24. RBC Capital Markets maintained Great Western Bancorp Inc (NYSE:GWB) on Friday, October 30 with "Outperform" rating. As per Friday, July 24, the company rating was upgraded by Topeka Capital Markets.

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.32 million activity.

"This could negatively impact Q4 Parks operating income by ~10%, but group FY17 EPS by less than 1%", the analyst added. The dividend payment was $0.390 per share for the quarter or $1.56 on an annualized basis. It is positive, as 67 investors sold DIS shares while 602 reduced holdings. First Houston Capital Inc. raised its position in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 63.8% during the first quarter. Schafer Cullen Cap Management has 0.09% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). HM Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in Walt Disney Company (The) by 0.5% during the first quarter. Sequoia Limited Liability Co holds 0.16% or 11,065 shares. Camber Capital Management Llc owns 2.50 million shares or 3.15% of their USA portfolio. Numeric Investors Limited Co invested in 96,600 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Legacy Wealth Mngmt invested 0% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Roosevelt Invest Grp reported 2% stake. Jpmorgan Chase has 0.32% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). 138,458 were accumulated by Friess Associate Limited Liability. The Massachusetts-based Srb Corp has invested 0.03% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS).

In related news, EVP Brent Woodford sold 2,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 30th. (NYSE:DHI) for 9,259 shares. Holderness Company accumulated 2,677 shares. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Buy" on Monday, June 5. Great Western had 19 analyst reports since September 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Lake Street has "Buy" rating and $25 target. Bank of America's target would indicate a potential upside of 23.62 % from the company's last stock close. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $82 target. Community National Bank Na reported 27,434 shares. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Sell" rating in Thursday, July 13 report. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC now owns 1,665 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $162,000 after buying an additional 317 shares during the period. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG).



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