FBR Capital downgraded the shares of DIS in report on Tuesday, July 26 to "Market Perform" rating. About 6.40M shares traded. MSG Networks Inc (NYSE:MSGN) has 0.00% since October 12, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.
Among 37 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 21 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Murphy USA had 11 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets downgraded the stock to "Market Perform" rating in Wednesday, August 5 report. The stock of Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, September 17 by Axiom Capital.
Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is 11.15%. The stock has "Buy" rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, May 25. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of DIS in report on Thursday, April 20 with "Overweight" rating. The company was maintained on Sunday, September 24 by Piper Jaffray. As per Tuesday, July 11, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Wednesday, July 27. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded MSG Networks Inc (NYSE:MSGN) rating on Tuesday, January 19.
Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company's EPS to be 1.19, compared to 1.1 reported in the same quarter previous year. DIS's profit will be $1.88B for 20.20 P/E if the $1.21 EPS becomes a reality. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a "buy" rating and set a $100.00 price target (up previously from $92.00) on shares of Walt Disney in a research report on Monday, January 30th.
The firm noted that at a time of investor worries about advertising revenue and affiliate trends, the media segment as a percentage of earnings and enterprise value is "increasingly [taking] a backseat to DIS's ability to deliver at studio (storytelling) and parks (operating leverage)". Its up 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 77 investors sold DIS shares while 606 reduced holdings.
Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Share performance for the month is now at 3.64%. Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.3% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Schaper Benz And Wise Invest Counsel Wi invested in 144,254 shares. Principal Finance Group Inc Inc invested in 0.03% or 390,872 shares. Cantab Partners Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0% or 15,662 shares in its portfolio. Timber Creek Cap Ltd Com invested in 610 shares or 0.05% of the stock. 10,775 were reported by Telemus Limited Liability Com. (NASDAQ:MSON). Rathbone Brothers Public Ltd Co accumulated 19,600 shares. Marshwinds Advisory Communication stated it has 22,441 shares or 1.11% of all its holdings. Reliant Inv Management Lc holds 29,425 shares. Stock Yards National Bank & Trust And Tru has invested 1.53% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Moreover, Abner Herrman & Brock Limited Company has 0.15% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) for 7,580 shares. Balyasny Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 153,053 shares. Finally, New Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in Walt Disney during the fourth quarter worth $139,000. Bennicas And Assocs Incorporated stated it has 2.09% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). MSGN's SI was 6.62M shares in October as released by FINRA. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 7,513 shares in the company, valued at $768,880.42. Hanesbrands Inc Com (NYSE:HBI) was reduced too.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.29, from 1 in 2017Q1. 0 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. Mutual Of America Capital Management Limited Co has 0.04% invested in Murphy USA Inc (NYSE:MUSA) for 29,008 shares. Vanguard Grp Incorporated Inc holds 0% or 106,353 shares in its portfolio. Wellington Mngmt Gp Ltd Liability Partnership stated it has 51.36M shares. Morgan Stanley holds 407,511 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Willingdon Wealth Mgmt invested in 32,403 shares. Mackenzie Corporation has invested 0.01% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). 34,442 were reported by Asset Management Inc. First Merchants owns 0.3% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 40,285 shares. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 58.65% of the company's stock. 97,689 were reported by Westover Cap Advsrs Limited. Dwyer Joseph P bought 500 shares worth $5,300. McQueen Ball & Associates Inc. now owns 23,362 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $2,303,000 after acquiring an additional 710 shares during the period. Therefore 57% are positive. Chevron Corporation had 82 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, November 9 by Argus Research. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, April 7 by Bernstein. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $110 target. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, May 11 with "Buy". The firm has "Neutral" rating by Macquarie Research given on Wednesday, May 17. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Walt Disney Company (The) from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, January 11.
On average, analysts predict that Walt Disney Company will post $5.79 EPS for the current year. They expect $0.50 EPS, up 56.25% or $0.18 from last year's $0.32 per share. What Does Wall Street Say about Company?
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