Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS)

Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 6 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 2 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. 2 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 11 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 21 research analysts is 2.52, which indicates as a Hold.

Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $10.86 from the average target price of $108 for the short term period. 17 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $125 and the most muted being $89.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, Citigroup maintains its view on Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) according to the research report released by the firm to its investors. The shares have now been rated Buy by the stock experts at the ratings house. Citigroup lowers the price target from $120 per share to $117 per share on Walt Disney Company (The). The rating by the firm was issued on August 11, 2016.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $93.33 and the intraday high of $94.03 after having opened at $93.98 on Wednesdays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $93.98, a loss of -0.10%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 6,281,494 shares. The stock failed to cross $94.03 in Wednesdays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $93.8.

The Walt Disney Company, incorporated on July 28, 1995, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. Media Networks comprise an array of broadcast, cable, radio, publishing and digital businesses across two divisions the Disney/ABC Television Group and ESPN Inc. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts (WDP&R) is a provider of family travel and leisure experiences. The Walt Disney Studio brings movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Disney Consumer Products (DCP) delivers product experiences across thousands of categories from toys and apparel to books and fine art. Disney Interactive is a creator of interactive entertainment across all current and emerging digital media platforms.

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