Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Shares Bought by Legal & General Group Plc

Kanawha Capital Management LLC now owns 54,249 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $6,151,000 after purchasing an additional 3,421 shares during the period. Currently, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has an average volume of 7.96 Million. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. About 260.88 million shares traded or 233.73% up from the average. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 844 holders increased their positions by a total of 49.13 million shares, 956 holders decreased the positions by a total of 73.78 million shares, and 213 holders held their positions. (NYSE:DIS) traded up 0.09% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $105.56. (NYSE:SPN) has declined 25.14% since November 14, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.55% the S&P500. (NYSEMKT:NGD), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. General Electric Company had 74 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Wunderlich with "Buy" on Thursday, February 18. The market capitalization of the company is at $163.67 Billion. FBR Capital maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Thursday, February 16 report. Jefferies downgraded the shares of DIS in report on Wednesday, August 5 to "Hold" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) on Friday, November 10 with "Buy" rating. KLR Group downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Friday, January 20 report. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, October 25. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies to "Hold" on Tuesday, January 17. The firm has "Buy" rating by S&P Research given on Thursday, August 6. Clearbridge Ltd invested in 1,450 shares. Castleark Management Lc reported 2,000 shares. Debbink Dirk J bought $10,011 worth of stock or 145 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.08, from 0.79 in 2017Q1. It also increased its holding in Patterson Uti Energy Inc (NASDAQ:PTEN) by 162,265 shares in the quarter, for a total of 317,186 shares, and has risen its stake in Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC). 44 funds opened positions while 151 raised stakes. Fred Alger Inc accumulated 1.28 million shares. LLC now owns 24,701 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $2,294,000 after buying an additional 207 shares during the period. Saybrook Capital Nc invested 0.42% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Sumitomo Mitsui accumulated 4.71 million shares or 0.73% of the stock. Bridgeway Capital Mgmt reported 0.02% stake. Baxter Bros holds 3.32% or 103,667 shares in its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 1.01 million shares or 0.85% of its portfolio. Lincoln National, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 12,851 shares. Ativo Cap Mgmt Ltd Company reported 17,984 shares. Fagan has 20,051 shares for 1.11% of their portfolio. Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 28,728 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $3,257,000 after purchasing an additional 2,740 shares during the period. Hsn Inc (NASDAQ:HSNI) was raised too.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on DIS. Sanford C. Bernstein reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $102.00 price objective on shares of The Walt Disney in a research report on Thursday, December 1st. Therefore 53% are positive. Credit Suisse Group restated an "outperform" rating and issued a $125.00 target price on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Thursday, May 11 by Wells Fargo. Jefferies maintained Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) rating on Monday, September 11. The stock has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, August 10. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of DIS in report on Wednesday, August 9 with "Sell" rating. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, August 7 by Argus Research. Moreover, Bowen Hanes & Incorporated has 1.37% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) for 264,111 shares. Stephens initiated it with "Overweight" rating and $55 target in Tuesday, July 21 report. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt stated it has 0.67% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). They expect $1.14 earnings per share, down 3.39% or $0.04 from last year's $1.18 per share. DIS's profit will be $2.48B for 16.30 P/E if the $1.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.15 actual earnings per share reported by Mueller Water Products, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -60.00% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.12, from 1.19 in 2017Q1. 24 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. Financial Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp reported 26.41 million shares stake. Mark Sheptoff Planning Ltd invested in 4,245 shares. Fincl Counselors owns 26,218 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Wellington Grp Limited Liability Partnership holds 37,603 shares. Rock Point Advisors Limited Liability invested in 0.16% or 3,267 shares. Birch Hill Investment Ltd Liability has invested 0.09% in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). James Investment invested 0% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Reilly Herbert Faulkner Iii invested in 0.25% or 3,803 shares. Amf Pensionsforsakring Ab invested in 1.71% or 1.32M shares. Greenbrier Management Ltd Company invested in 2.24% or 100,000 shares. Fincl Pro accumulated 197 shares. Lowe Brockenbrough stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP). It also upped Corning Inc Com (NYSE:GLW) stake by 141,709 shares and now owns 143,659 shares.

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