The shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has been pegged with a rating of Neutral by BTIG Research in its latest research note that was published on April 15th, 2019. BTIG Research wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of The Walt Disney Company, with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Imperial Capital advised investors in its research note published on April 15th, 2019, to Outperform the DIS stock while also putting a $139 price target. The stock had earned Overweight rating from JP Morgan when it published its report on April 12th, 2019. That day the JP Morgan set price target on the stock to $137. The stock was given Buy rating by Goldman in its report released on April 4th, 2019, the day when the price target on the stock was placed at $142. Rosenblatt was of a view that DIS is Buy in its latest report on April 2nd, 2019 while giving it a price target of $150. Imperial Capital thinks that DIS is worth Outperform rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on November 27th, 2018 in which the stock’s price target was also moved to $129.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 6 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 7 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $132.55. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 34.81% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 77.82.
The shares of the company dipped by -0.58% during the trading session on Monday, reaching a low of $131.03 while ending the day at $131.68. During the trading session, a total of 10.29 million shares were traded which represents a 20.22% incline from the average session volume which is 12.90M shares. DIS had ended its last session trading at 132.45. The Walt Disney Company currently has a market cap of $235.46B, while its P/E ratio stands at 18.20, while its P/E earnings growth sits at 3.96, with a beta of 0.96. The Walt Disney Company debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 0.41, while its quick ratio hovers at 0.90. DIS 52-week low price stands at $97.68 while its 52-week high price is $132.87.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded $1.84 earnings per share which is above the $1.55 predicted by most analysts. The The Walt Disney Company generated $15,303.00 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly higher than the $15,142.40 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $1.48 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was up by 19.57%. The Walt Disney Company has the potential to record 7.24 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at Credit Suisse published a research note on December 19th, 2018 where it informed investors and clients that Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) is now rated as Underperform. Imperial Capital also rated KGC as Reiterated on April 15th, 2019, with its price target of $139 suggesting that KGC could surge by 21.92% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $3.23/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by -1.86% to reach $4.06/share. It started the day trading at $3.25 and traded between $3.15 and $3.17 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that KGC’s 50-day SMA is 3.42 while its 200-day SMA stands at 3.14. At the moment, only of Kinross Gold Corporation shares were sold short. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 11.48M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 1.65 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of -8.65%. Looking further, the stock has raised 2.26% over the past 90 days while it gained 10.84% over the last six months.
The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. Van Eck Associates Corp bought more KGC shares, increasing its portfolio by +115.47% during the last quarter. This move now sees Van Eck Associates Corp purchasing 100,146,473 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 186,875,671 shares of KGC, with a total valuation of $642,852,308. Ruffer LLP meanwhile bought more KGC shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $235,463,645 worth of shares. Renaissance Technologies LLC followed the path by increasing its KGC portfolio by +0.20% in the quarter. This means that Renaissance Technologies LLC bought 110,084 shares in the last quarter and now controls 55,680,083 shares of the KGC stock, with the valuation hitting $191,539,486.
Similarly, The Vanguard Group Inc increased its Kinross Gold Corporation shares by +3.08% during the recently filed quarter. After buying 1,029,789 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 34,439,504 shares of Kinross Gold Corporation which are valued at $118,471,894. In the same vein, Altrinsic Global Advisors LLC increased its Kinross Gold Corporation shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm bought 1,776,516 shares during the quarter which increased its stakes to 24,194,645 shares and is now valued at $83,229,579. Following these latest developments, around 9.04% of Kinross Gold Corporation stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.