Loop Capital Increases Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) Price Target to $108.00

HM Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 0.5% in the 1st quarter. The institutional investor held 90,119 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.71 million, down from 94,318 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Burt Wealth Advisors now owns 3,182 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $338,000 after purchasing an additional 15 shares in the last quarter. About 9.69 million shares traded or 62.56% up from the average. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.98% the S&P500.

Earnest Partners Llc decreased its stake in Walt Disney Co (DIS) by 5.8% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Saratoga Research & Investment Management bought 274,519 shares as the company's stock declined 2.31% while stock markets rallied. The Truenorth Inc holds 15,861 shares with $1.56M value, up from 10,584 last quarter. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group Ca who had been investing in Disney Walt Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $155.30 billion market cap company. MI ADV now owns 24,719 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $2,626,000 after buying an additional 1,800 shares during the last quarter. The Walt Disney Company has had earnings per share growth of 12.70% over the past five years.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 6th. It has underperformed by 7.20% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in Q3 2017. 146.35 million shares or 1.92% less from 149.22 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. It dropped, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 549 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. 11,614 were reported by Montecito Bank. Lee Danner & Bass Incorporated holds 1.19% or 112,425 shares in its portfolio. It also reduced its holding in Medtronic Plc (NYSE:MDT) by 7,083 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 11,148 shares, and cut its stake in Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM). The New York-based Archon Prns Limited Co has invested 3.39% in Apple Inc.

B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management, which manages about $466.49 million and $210.51M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHF) by 378,238 shares to 386,143 shares, valued at $12.92 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (NASDAQ:SBRA). Pacad Investment Limited has 22,000 shares. Covington Cap Management stated it has 180,462 shares. Northstar Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company accumulated 51,501 shares. Employees Retirement System Of Texas stated it has 95,076 shares. Georgia-based Atlantic Tru Gru Lc has invested 0.19% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). 1832 Asset Limited Partnership accumulated 1.31M shares. 3,125 were reported by Jones Collombin Investment Counsel. Therefore 32% are positive. On Wednesday, January 11 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Outperform". Telsey Advisory Group maintained The Michaels Companies, Inc. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, July 13 with "Sell". The firm has "Buy" rating by Scotia Capital given on Friday, April 7. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of MIK in report on Friday, March 18 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. The stock has "Hold" rating by Needham on Wednesday, April 26.


Since August 9, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $2.50 million activity. Lynch Karen S sold $2.47 million worth of Aetna Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by Srouji Johny on Monday, August 28. Shares for $2.80 million were sold by Cox Christopher K. 248,984 shares valued at $42.50 million were sold by Zuckerberg Mark on Monday, August 14. FISCHER DAVID B. had sold 50,533 shares worth $8.59 million. Aperio Group Inc Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.49% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Therefore 58% are positive. The ROI is 14.20% and the return on equity for The Walt Disney Company stated earlier, is now at 21.00%.The return on assets (ROA) for The Walt Disney Company is 9.70%. The stock of Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) earned "Buy" rating by B. Riley & Co on Thursday, August 10. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, August 18 to "Market Perform". Telemus Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0.19% invested in Aetna Inc. As per Friday, October 21, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 7 by Jefferies. The stock has "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, December 23.

Several research firms have issued reports on DIS. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $125.00 price objective on Walt Disney and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the shares of DIS in report on Thursday, October 29 with "Buy" rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 90 investors sold DIS shares while 649 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes.

A number of other research firms have also weighed in on DIS. Morgan Stanley lowered their target price on shares of Walt Disney from $130.00 to $120.00 and set an overweight rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. 19,648 were reported by Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management Limited Liability Co. Credit Suisse Ag has 3.06M shares. Cadinha Co Ltd Liability invested in 5,775 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Menlo Ltd Liability Corp reported 24,815 shares or 2.91% of all its holdings. (NYSE:AET). First Commonwealth Finance Corporation Pa holds 3,338 shares or 0.61% of its portfolio. With these types of results to display analysts, are more optimistic than before, leading 14 of analysts who cover The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) advice their clients to include it in their buy candidate list. Covington Invest reported 1.12% stake.

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