Analyst Ratings for Walt Disney Co. (DIS)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for DIS last month.

Of the 32 analysts covering the stock, 17 gave it a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 11 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 1.

DIS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 135, implying a possible profit of 22.73 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 82, implying a possible loss of -25.45 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.27 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -8.26 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.34 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.17 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

DIS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 5.51 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of DIS is 3.48.

DIS has a 52-week high of 116.10 and a 52-week low of 90.32. Today's price is 21.79 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.25 percent lower than its 52-week high. DIS has a price/earnings ratio of 19.16. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DIS value stock report compares DIS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of DIS is $167.35 billion. DIS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.