Now Is The Time To Bet on The Walt Disney Company (DIS)’s Stock

WOODFORD BRENT, EVP, Control, Fin Plan & Tax, subtracted 2,000 shares of The Walt Disney Company (DIS) from its portfolio at the rate of $114.35 per share valuing $228,700 on Feb 21. The insider left behind 24,517 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of The Walt Disney Company (DIS) was $143.56. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $144.75, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $145.95. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $142.95 and a 2nd Support Level at $142.35. The Walt Disney Company (DIS) stock has gained $0.58, or 0.41%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $8.48, or 6.28%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $26.96, or 23.12%. This year-to-date, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) shares have gained $33.91, or 30.93%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For The Walt Disney Company (DIS) stock, 80% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 1,799,699 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $258,364,784K. The Walt Disney Company (DIS) generates $59,434 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $12,598 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 32.88%, a 3-Year Total Return of 43.85%, and a 5-year Total Return of 67.30%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 124.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.880 per share on 07/05/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.23%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.76.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) reported earnings of $1.61 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $1.58 per share, representing a 0.03 difference and 1.80% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $1.84 represented a 0.29 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $1.55 per share, which was a 18.99% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $1.76 per share. This estimate came from a total of 4 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $1.94 and the low estimate was $1.67. In the year-ago quarter, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) generated per-share earnings of $1.87. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -5.88% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 17 purchases (162,481 shares in total) and 9 sale (169,423 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 50 insider buys amounting to 1,716,072 shares and 37 insider sales amounting to 1,737,862 shares. In the past full year, 104 insider purchases were made (involving 2,499,126 shares) and 83 insider sell-offs equivalent to 2,503,707 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) has a Current Ratio of 0.87, a Quick Ratio of 0.79 and a Cash Ratio of 0.23. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 42.80, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 29.97, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 21.17. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 35.03 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 24.53.