This Is How Analysts Are Rating Disney before It Reports Earnings



Shareholder returns and stock trends

On August 1, 2016, The Walt Disney Company’s (DIS) last trading price was $95.54. DIS’s stock was trading 2.5% below its 20-day moving average of $98, 2.5% below its 50-day moving average of $98, and 3.5% below its 100-day moving average of $99.

As of August 1, Disney had generated returns of -20.4% in the trailing 12 months and -2.5% in the trailing one month. Its share price fell by 1.9% in the trailing five days. Disney’s peers CBS (CBS), 21st Century Fox (FOXA), and Time Warner (TWX) generated returns of -4.3%, -0.9%, and -2.2%, respectively, in the trailing five-day period.

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Analysts’ recommendations

Of the 36 analysts covering Disney, 17 have given it “buy” recommendations, two have given it “sell” recommendations, and 17 have recommended “holds.”

Analysts’ stock price target for Disney is $109.16 with a median target estimate of $111. Disney is trading at a discount of 16% with respect to its median target.

Disney makes up 0.76% of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY). SPY has holdings of 3.6% in the computers sector.


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