Shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) recorded 11.54% gain during trading session on April 12th, 2019. The script traded as low as $126.36 and last traded at $130.06. 65.14 million shares changed exchanged hands during trading, a drop of -478.02% from the 30-day average session volume of 11.27M shares. The firm had previously closed at $116.60. The company has $1.79B outstanding shares, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.97, price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.93and a beta of 0.92. The company has a RSI of 85.49, ATR of 2.53 and a volatility of 1.82% this week. DIS has a 52 week low price of $97.68 and a 52 week high price of $120.20.
Investors have identified the tech company The Walt Disney Company as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around 233.29B, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. For DIS, the company has in raw cash 4.46 billion on their books with 10.7 billion currently as liabilities. How the trend is over time is what investors should be concerned about. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on a decline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 0 total, with 0 as their total liabilities. This figure have given the company a good sense of viability under numerous contexts.
DIS were able to record 904 million as free cash flow during the recently reported quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 308 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 2.1 billion as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the third quarter of the year, The Walt Disney Company recorded a total of 15.3 billion in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with -0.00% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the third quarter increasing by 0.07%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 9 billion trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 6.3 billion. This allows shareholders to hold on to 1.79B with the revenue now reading 1870 cents per share. This is a figure that is close to analystâ€™s prediction for their fourth quarter (1.86 cents a share).
Is the stock of DIS attractive?
Having a look at the companyâ€™s valuation, the company is expected to record 6.93 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on DIS sounds very interesting.
In related news, EVP, Control, Fin Plan & Tax WOODFORD BRENT sold 2,000 shares of the companyâ€™s stock in a transaction that recorded on February 21st, 2019. The sale was performed at an average price of 114.35, for a total value of 228,700. As the sale deal closes, the EVP, Control, Fin Plan & Tax WOODFORD BRENT now sold 2,000 shares of the companyâ€™s stock, valued at 227,200. Also, Sr EVP, General Counsel & Secy BRAVERMAN ALAN N sold 42 shares of the companyâ€™s stock in a deal that was recorded on January 15th, 2019. The shares were sold at an average price of 112.79 per share, with a total market value of 106,391. Following this completion of acquisition, the EVP, Control, Fin Plan & Tax now holds 4 shares of the companyâ€™s stock, valued at 451. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.10%.
8 out of 24 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 5 have maintained a Hold recommendation on The Walt Disney Company stock. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the DIS stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the companyâ€™s shares has been set at $127.50.