Analyst Recommendations for The Walt Disney Company



Shareholder returns and stock trends

As of January 28, 2016, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) generated returns of 0.93% for the trailing 12 months and -12.8% in the trailing one-month period. Disney’s share price fell by 0.5% in the trailing five-day period.

Disney’s peers 21st Century Fox (FOXA), Comcast (CMCSA), and Time Warner (TWX) generated returns of 2.4%, -0.4%, and 0.14%, respectively, in the trailing five-day period.

On January 28, 2016, Disney’s last trading price was $93.53. The company’s stock was trading 5.5% below its 20-day moving average of $99, 12.6% below its 50-day moving average of $107, and 12.6% below its 100-day moving average of $107.

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Moving average convergence divergence

The MACD (moving average convergence divergence) is the difference between a company’s short-term and long-term moving averages. Disney’s 14-day MACD of -3.7 shows a downward trading trend, as the figure is negative.

Disney’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) is 35, which shows that the stock is somewhat oversold. If the RSI is above 70, it indicates the stock has been overbought. An RSI below 30 suggests that a stock has been oversold.

Analyst recommendations

Of the 35 analysts covering Disney, 17 gave it a “buy” recommendation, two gave it a “sell” recommendation, and 16 gave it a “hold” recommendation. The analyst stock price target for Disney is $112.46, with a median target estimate of $112. Disney is trading at a discount of 20% with respect to its median target.

The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) has a 0.18% stake in 21st Century Fox.


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