Soros Fund Management LLC Has $16.25 Million Stock Holdings in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)

Soros Fund Management LLC decreased its position in shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DISGet Rating) by 57.2% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 104,934 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after selling 140,066 shares during the quarter. Soros Fund Management LLC’s holdings in Walt Disney were worth $16,253,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. GeoWealth Management LLC acquired a new position in Walt Disney during the 3rd quarter worth about $25,000. Syverson Strege & Co lifted its holdings in Walt Disney by 384.8% during the 4th quarter. Syverson Strege & Co now owns 160 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $25,000 after buying an additional 127 shares during the period. Sandy Cove Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Walt Disney during the 4th quarter worth about $27,000. Joseph Group Capital Management acquired a new position in Walt Disney during the 4th quarter worth about $1,573,000. Finally, Advanced Research Investment Solutions LLC lifted its holdings in Walt Disney by 46.0% during the 4th quarter. Advanced Research Investment Solutions LLC now owns 238 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock worth $36,000 after buying an additional 75 shares during the period. 64.17% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Walt Disney stock traded up $3.46 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $108.64. The stock had a trading volume of 11,825,857 shares, compared to its average volume of 12,992,018. The firm has a market cap of $197.79 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 72.54, a P/E/G ratio of 1.17 and a beta of 1.21. The Walt Disney Company has a 12 month low of $99.47 and a 12 month high of $187.58. The business’s 50-day moving average is $126.83 and its 200 day moving average is $143.22. The company has a current ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DISGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 11th. The entertainment giant reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.19 by ($0.11). Walt Disney had a return on equity of 6.87% and a net margin of 3.46%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.79 earnings per share. As a group, equities analysts expect that The Walt Disney Company will post 4.31 EPS for the current year.

DIS has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Rosenblatt Securities initiated coverage on Walt Disney in a research report on Tuesday, April 19th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $177.00 price objective for the company. Evercore ISI lowered their price objective on Walt Disney from $200.00 to $190.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, February 10th. Tigress Financial reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $229.00 price objective on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Friday, April 1st. KeyCorp lowered their price objective on Walt Disney from $216.00 to $151.00 in a research report on Thursday, May 12th. Finally, Loop Capital lowered their price objective on Walt Disney from $190.00 to $165.00 in a research report on Monday, April 4th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $176.16.

In other Walt Disney news, EVP Brent Woodford sold 226 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $132.50, for a total transaction of $29,945.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 0.10% of the company’s stock.

Walt Disney Profile (Get Rating)

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. It operates through two segments, Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution; and Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. The company engages in the film and episodic television content production and distribution activities, as well as operates television broadcast networks under the ABC, Disney, ESPN, Freeform, FX, Fox, National Geographic, and Star brands; and studios that produces motion pictures under the Walt Disney Pictures, Twentieth Century Studios, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar, and Searchlight Pictures banners.

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