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Is The Walt Disney Company(NYSE: DIS), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 01/02/1962. The Walt Disney Company is in the Entertainment – Diversified industry and Services sector. Average volume for The Walt Disney Company, is 7444.49, and so far today it has a volume of 5425600. Performance year to date since the 01/02/1962 is -4.16%.

To help you determine whether The Walt Disney Company is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 18.41 and forward P/E is 16.2. PEG perhaps more useful shows that The Walt Disney Company has a value for PEG of 1.84. P/S ratio is 2.92 and the P/B ratio is 3.7. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 31.95 and 27.31 respectively.

At the current price The Walt Disney Company is trading at, 99.98 (0.36% today), The Walt Disney Company has a dividend yield of 1.42%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 25.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 5.43, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 6.25% after growing 15.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 6.10%, and 4.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1602.73, and the number of shares float is 1491.53. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 59.80%. The float short is 2.62%, with the short ratio at a value of 5.24. Management has seen a return on assets of 10.20%, and also a return on investment of 13.20%.

The ability for The Walt Disney Company, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 0.9. Long term debt/equity is 0.35 and total debt/equity is 0.48. In terms of margins, The Walt Disney Company has a gross margin of 46.20%, with its operating margin at 25.80%, and The Walt Disney Company has a profit margin of 16.60%.

The 52 week high is -16.98%, with 16.76% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.91% and the 200 day simple moving average is -1.65%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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