The Walt Disney (DIS) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

The Walt Disney (DIS) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

These are some of the news articles that may have effected AlphaOne Sentiment’s scoring:

News stories about Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Alpha One Sentiment. Alpha One, a unit of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Walt Disney earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned media stories about the entertainment giant an impact score of 6 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Walt Disney (NYSE DIS) traded down 0.95% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $107.18. The company had a trading volume of 10,876,862 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $110.90 and a 200 day moving average of $108.55. The firm has a market cap of $167.72 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.69 and a beta of 1.25. Walt Disney has a 52-week low of $90.32 and a 52-week high of $116.10. Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The entertainment giant reported $1.50 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.45 by $0.05. Walt Disney had a return on equity of 19.43% and a net margin of 16.29%. The firm had revenue of $13.34 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $13.44 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.36 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that Walt Disney will post $5.95 EPS for the current year.

In other Walt Disney news, EVP Brent Woodford sold 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $114.50, for a total transaction of $229,000.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 27,745 shares in the company, valued at $3,176,802.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Susan E. Arnold sold 12,143 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $109.02, for a total value of $1,323,829.86. Following the transaction, the director now owns 48,673 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,306,330.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 13.00% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders. Walt Disney Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company is an entertainment company. The Company operates in four business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, and Consumer Products & Interactive Media. The media networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, and radio networks and stations.new TradingView.widget({ “height”: 400, “width”: 625, “symbol”: “DIS”, “interval”: “D”, “timezone”: “Etc/UTC”, “theme”: “White”, “style”: “1”, “locale”: “en”, “toolbar_bg”: “#f1f3f6”, “enable_publishing”: false, “hideideas”: true, “referral_id”: “2588”});

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