Alert: New Earnings Report (8/4/20)-The Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS).


The Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS) has reported E.P.S. of $-2.61 for its third fiscal quarter (ending June 30) versus $0.80 for the same period a year ago — a decline of -426%. This performance was $-2.01 short of the consensus estimate of $-0.60. E.P.S. were $-0.73 for the latest four quarters through June 30 versus $7.57 for the same period a year ago — a decline of -110%.


Recent Price Action

On 8/4/20, The Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS) stock rose modestly by 0.8%, closing at $117.29. Moreover, trading volume in this advance was above average at 130% of normal. The stock has been weak relative to the market over the last nine months but has risen 0.8% during the last week.

Current PriceTarget Research Rating

DIS is expected to be Value Creation neutral reflecting capital returns that are forecasted to be in line with the cost of capital.

Walt Disney has a current Value Trend Rating of F (Lowest Rating). With this rating, PTR’s two proprietary measures of a stock’s current attractiveness are providing highly consistent signals. Walt Disney has a poor Power Rating of 19 and a poor Appreciation Score of 18, triggering the Lowest Value Trend Rating.

Rating Review

In light of this new information we are reviewing our current Overall Rating of F. This review will be completed in the next several days.

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During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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