Huntington National Bank Has Decreased Its Walt Disney Co (DIS) Stake; News (NWS) Has 1.39 Sentiment

February 24, 2018 - By Louis Casey

News Corporation, a media and information services company, creates and distributes content for clients and businesses worldwide. The company has market cap of $9.71 billion. It operates through News and Information Services, Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Services, and Cable Network Programming divisions. It currently has negative earnings. The firm distributes content and data products, including The Wall Street Journal, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, BarronÂ’s, MarketWatch, Dow Jones PEVC, and DJX through various media channels, such as newspapers, newswires, Websites, applications for mobile devices, tablets and e-book readers, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, conferences, and videos.

Huntington National Bank decreased Walt Disney Co (DIS) stake by 13.9% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Huntington National Bank sold 52,120 shares as Walt Disney Co (DIS)’s stock declined 2.31%. The Huntington National Bank holds 322,771 shares with $31.82M value, down from 374,891 last quarter. Walt Disney Co now has $161.27B valuation. The stock increased 1.91% or $2.01 during the last trading session, reaching $107.25. About 6.10 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 9.26% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500.

Among 39 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 23 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 152 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned “Buy” rating by Topeka Capital Markets on Monday, February 8. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 19 by Topeka Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 10 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 22. On Wednesday, April 12 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 24 by Loop Capital. As per Thursday, April 20, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral” on Tuesday, December 15. The rating was initiated by CLSA with “Outperform” on Wednesday, September 2. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by Morgan Stanley.

Analysts await The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $1.68 EPS, up 12.00% or $0.18 from last year’s $1.5 per share. DIS’s profit will be $2.53B for 15.96 P/E if the $1.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.89 actual EPS reported by The Walt Disney Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.11% negative EPS growth.

Huntington National Bank increased Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) stake by 5,285 shares to 68,963 valued at $17.53M in 2017Q3. It also upped Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ:NDAQ) stake by 8,920 shares and now owns 20,397 shares. Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 90 investors sold DIS shares while 649 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 563 raised stakes. 898.84 million shares or 2.35% less from 920.44 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Comm Bank holds 328,096 shares. Private Trust Co Na has 28,493 shares. Stratos Wealth Prtn Limited owns 90,625 shares or 0.42% of their US portfolio. Boulegeris has invested 1.55% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Bridgeway Cap Mgmt accumulated 144,560 shares. Hartford Finance Mngmt invested 1.81% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Comerica Comml Bank invested 0.39% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Professional Advisory Services invested 2.92% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Middleton And Communications Ma stated it has 0.34% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). King Luther Cap Management Corporation has invested 0.67% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Prudential Fincl holds 0.35% or 2.15 million shares. Pennsylvania Trust Co owns 202,962 shares. Murphy Pohlad Asset Ltd Liability Co holds 1.27% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 18,555 shares. Halsey Associate Ct invested in 113,246 shares. Kj Harrison & Incorporated holds 0.51% or 15,133 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $3.86 million activity.

The stock increased 1.52% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $16.75. About 165,662 shares traded. News Corporation (NWS) has risen 10.55% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.15% the S&P500.

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