Dividend Growth of Walt Disney Company (The)(DIS)

Walt Disney Company (The)(DIS) is having a Dividend Yield of 1.42% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.42. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.78. Walt Disney Company (The) has a 5 year average dividend yield of 1.19% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.56. Walt Disney Company (The)(DIS) formally announced its most recent dividend on December 1, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.78. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $1.56. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 1.42%. Walt Disney Company (The)(DIS) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.28 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.23. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.05. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Walt Disney Company (The)(DIS) is at the rate of 21.67% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.79. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) rose 0.48% or 0.53 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $110.34 the stock was seen hitting $110.87 as a peak level and $110.09 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $110.71. The daily volume was measured at 7,179,625 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $111.99 and the 52-week low is $90.315. The company has a market cap of $175,060 million. Shares of The Walt Disney Company rose by 1.11% in the last five trading days and 2.36% for the last 4 weeks. The Walt Disney Company is up 14.19% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 6.23%.

Currently the company Insiders own 0.38% of Walt Disney Company (The) shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -25.92% . Institutional Investors own 58.65% of Walt Disney Company (The) shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -27.53%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 1, 2017, Brent Woodford (EVP, Control, Fin Plan & Tax) sold 2,000 shares at 110.50 per share price.On Feb 1, 2017, Alan N Braverman (Sr EVP, General Counsel & Secy) sold 92,604 shares at 110.00 per share price.On Nov 18, 2016, Robert W Matschullat (director) sold 6,000 shares at 98.65 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Walt Disney Co was Upgraded by Morgan Stanley to Overweight on Jan 30, 2017. Company shares were Upgraded by Goldman on Jan 17, 2017 to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 134 from a previous price target of $109 .Walt Disney Co was Downgraded by Pivotal Research Group on Jan 12, 2017 to Sell, Lowers Price Target to $ 85 from a previous price target of $102 .Company shares were Upgraded by RBC Capital Mkts on Jan 6, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 130 from a previous price target of $101 .

Walt Disney Co Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 7, 2017. The company reported $1.55 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.06. Analyst had a consensus of $1.49. The company had revenue of $14784.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $15289.44 million. The companys revenue was down -3.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.63 EPS.

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.

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