Walt Disney Company (DIS) - Stock Price & Dividends

Exchange: USA Stocks • Country: United States • Currency: USD • Type: Common Stock • ISIN: US2546871060

Films, Television, Theme Parks, Resorts, Merchandise, Streaming, Publishing

The Walt Disney Company is a global entertainment powerhouse that operates through three main segments: Entertainment, Sports, and Experiences. The company is a content creation machine, producing and distributing film and television content under a diverse range of brands, including ABC, Disney, Freeform, FX, Fox, National Geographic, and Star. These brands encompass a vast array of television channels, television stations, and production studios, such as ABC Signature, Disney Branded Television, and Pixar.

Disney's content is distributed through various channels, including its direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney+, Disney+ Hotstar, Hulu, and Star+. The company also offers sports-related entertainment services through ESPN, ESPN on ABC, and ESPN+ DTC. Additionally, Disney licenses its content to third-party television and video-on-demand services, and distributes its content through DVD and Blu-ray discs, electronic home video licenses, and video-on-demand rental services.

The company's experiences segment is just as impressive, with a portfolio of theme parks and resorts that include Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Shanghai Disney Resort, and Disney Cruise Line. Disney also operates Aulani, a Disney resort and spa in Hawaii, and licenses its intellectual property to third parties for the operation of the Tokyo Disney Resort.

Disney's reach extends beyond entertainment, with a robust consumer products division that sells branded merchandise through retail, online, and wholesale businesses. The company also develops and publishes books, comic books, and magazines, and licenses its intellectual property for use on merchandise, published materials, and games. With a rich history dating back to 1923, The Walt Disney Company is headquartered in Burbank, California, and continues to be a leader in the global entertainment industry.

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DIS Stock Overview

Market Cap in USD 182,468m
Sector Communication Services
Industry Entertainment
GiC SubIndustry Movies & Entertainment
TER 0.00%
IPO / Inception 1957-11-12

DIS Stock Ratings

Growth 5y -16.9
Fundamental 25.3
Dividend 1.97
Rel. Performance vs Sector -1.47
Analysts 4.21/5
Fair Price Momentum 105.50 USD
Fair Price DCF 125.66 USD

DIS Dividends

Yield 12m 0.29%
Yield on Cost 5y 0.22%
Dividends CAGR 5y -19.36%
Payout Consistency 88.1%

DIS Growth Ratios

Growth 12m 16.46%
Growth Correlation 12m 53%
Growth Correlation 3m -80%
CAGR 5y -5.68%
CAGR/Mean DD 5y -0.19
Sharpe Ratio 12m 0.42
Alpha vs SP500 12m -13.88
Beta vs SP500 5y weekly 1.13
ValueRay RSI 49.16
Volatility GJR Garch 1y 27.33%
Price / SMA 50 -3.93%
Price / SMA 200 4.04%
Current Volume 14144.9k
Average Volume 20d 8901.2k

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What is the price of DIS stocks?
As of June 22, 2024, the stock is trading at USD 102.27 with a total of 14,144,917 shares traded.
Over the past week, the price has changed by +2.30%, over one month by -0.72%, over three months by -12.37% and over the past year by +15.75%.
What are the forecast for DIS stock price target?
According to ValueRays Forecast Model, DIS Walt Disney Company will be worth about 116.3 in June 2025. The stock is currently trading at 102.27. This means that the stock has a potential upside of +13.74%.
Issuer Forecast Upside
Wallstreet Target Price 116.2 13.6
Analysts Target Price 99.5 -2.67
ValueRay Target Price 116.3 13.7

The Walt Disney Company: A Diverse Entertainment Behemoth

Historical Foundation

The Walt Disney Company, often simply known as Disney, launched its journey in 1923 when brothers Walt and Roy O. Disney founded a small animation studio. It was the innovative spirit of Walt Disney and his creation of Mickey Mouse in 1928 that propelled the company into the limelight. Disney's early success was built on the innovative use of sound and color in animation, leading to its first full-length animated feature, 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,' in 1937. This film marked the beginning of what would become a global entertainment empire.

Core Business Ventures

At its heart, The Walt Disney Company is a diverse entertainment company with a wide array of business segments. These include:

  • Media Networks: This sector includes a vast array of broadcast, radio, cable, and publishing businesses, along with the company's various streaming services.
  • Parks, Experiences, and Products: Disney's theme parks, cruise lines, vacation clubs, and a vast merchandise line fall under this category, offering magical experiences worldwide.
  • Studio Entertainment: This segment covers the production and distribution of film, music, and stage plays. Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm, Marvel, Pixar, and 21st Century Fox has significantly expanded its film production capabilities.
  • Direct-to-Consumer & International: This newer division focuses on Disney's streaming services, including Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+, and oversees all international operations.

Side Businesses and Expansions

Beyond its core operations, Disney continually explores new opportunities and markets. The company has made significant inroads into educational content, publishing beyond traditional entertainment, and even tech development to enhance its theme parks and media distribution methods. Disney's commitment to innovation keeps it at the forefront of the entertainment industry, continually expanding its reach and impact.

Current Market Status

As of 2023, The Walt Disney Company remains a dominant force in the global entertainment landscape, boasting a significant presence in nearly every segment of the industry. Despite facing challenges, such as changing consumer habits towards digital streaming services and the impacts of the global pandemic on its parks and experiences segment, Disney has shown resilience and adaptability. Its strategic acquisitions and investments in content and technology underscore its commitment to maintaining its leadership position. In the stock market, Disney (NYSE:DIS) is watched closely by investors, given its potential for growth and its role in shaping the future of entertainment.