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.

Several price targets were given for DIS by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 135, implying potential capital gains of 22.73 percent. The minimum price target given was 82, implying potential capital losses of -25.45 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.27 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -8.26 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.34 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.17 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

DIS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 5.51 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. DIS has a PEG ratio of 3.48.

In the last 52-weeks, DIS has achieved a high of 116.10 and a 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 P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.