Walt Disney (DIS) Rating Reiterated by Piper Jaffray Companies

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The stock is pricing at $105.25 after moving 0.41% from the opening bell. About 9.26M shares traded or 16.03% up from the average. Vetr upgraded shares of Walt Disney from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $110.51 price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on DIS shares. Brookstone Capital Management sold 16,369 shares as Apple Inc (Call) (AAPL)'s stock rose 12.78%. Point72 Asset Limited Partnership, Connecticut-based fund reported 225,000 shares. U S Global Invs Inc now has $61.58 million valuation. The stock decreased 3.23% or $2.42 during the last trading session, reaching $72.55. ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) has declined 11.76% since December 2, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.49% the S&P500. Therefore 53% are positive. Finally, Malaga Cove Capital LLC bought a new stake in Walt Disney during the third quarter worth $140,000. The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $116.49. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have assigned a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has "Buy" rating by Hilliard Lyons on Tuesday, August 25. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 5 to "Underperform". The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned "Buy" rating by Nomura on Tuesday, April 26. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, July 7. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Thursday, May 11 with "Hold".

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.16, from 1.17 in 2017Q1.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, November 15th.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

According to Zacks, "Despite reporting lower-than-expected results in fourth-quarter fiscal 2017, Disney's shares have outpaced the industry in a month".

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) Institutional Investor Positioning Change
Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in shares of QTS Realty Trust by 5.6% in the first quarter. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 16,770 shares in the company, valued at approximately $976,684.80.

Walt Disney (NYSE DIS) traded up $0.43 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $105.25.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. Waverton Investment Mgmt reported 0.1% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Sg Americas Secs Ltd Liability Company reported 0% stake. Horrell Cap Mgmt Incorporated has 46 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Pettee Investors owns 29,410 shares for 2.77% of their portfolio. They expect $0.86 earnings per share, up 3.61% or $0.03 from last year's $0.83 per share. Tokio Marine Asset holds 0.04% or 2,000 shares in its portfolio. Shares for $1.86 million were sold by Riccio Daniel J. Highbridge Cap Ltd accumulated 95,758 shares. Lord Abbett & Lc reported 1.56 million shares. Bb&T holds 0.26% or 123,286 shares in its portfolio. Ariel Capital Advisors LLC now owns 28,046 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $3,180,000 after acquiring an additional 1,298 shares in the last quarter. The stock has a market capitalization of $158,310.89, a PE ratio of 18.39, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.23 and a beta of 1.38.

Lansdowne Partners Uk Llp increased Johnson Ctls Intl Plc stake by 47,944 shares to 766,273 valued at $33.23 million in 2017Q2. Calamos Wealth Management Llc acquired 21,760 shares as Disney Walt Co (DIS)'s stock declined 2.31%. Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (NYSE:BABA) was raised too.

Among 35 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. The company was initiated on Thursday, January 14 by Drexel Hamilton. Deutsche Bank maintained Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEIS) for 3,300 shares. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, September 11 with "Hold". The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, May 17 by Macquarie Research. The stock of ViaSat, Inc. The company was maintained on Friday, November 10 by Loop Capital. UBS maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Monday, November 23. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, August 7 by Stephens. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, August 18 to "Market Perform".

Since June 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $1.86 million activity. NASH JEFFREY M sold $358,800 worth of stock. Its down 0.04, from 1.88 in 2017Q1. Ancora Advisors Llc reported 66,462 shares. Colony Ltd Llc holds 0.26% or 34,449 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) or 6,699 shares. 440,292 were reported by Hood River Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp. Daiwa Securities Grp Inc has invested 0.26% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Fuller & Thaler Asset Management holds 39,200 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. First Allied Advisory Services stated it has 27,500 shares. Asset Mngmt reported 0.01% in ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEIS) for 62,056 shares. Retirement Of Alabama invested 0.02% of its portfolio in ViaSat, Inc. Vnbtrust Natl Association stated it has 1.43% of its portfolio in Discovery Communications, Inc. It also reduced T Mobile Us Inc (NYSE:TMUS) stake by 50,000 shares and now owns 900 shares. (NASDAQ:FRED). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability holds 0% in Fred's, Inc.

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