The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. More Details
Reasonable growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has Walt Disney's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DIS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DIS's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: DIS exceeded the US Entertainment industry which returned 24.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DIS exceeded the US Market which returned 33% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Walt Disney's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
5 days ago | Simply Wall StThe Walt Disney Company's (NYSE:DIS) Financials Are Too Obscure To Link With Current Share Price Momentum: What's In Store For the Stock?
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Is Walt Disney undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: DIS ($171.17) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($184.58)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DIS is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DIS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (269.5x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (28.2x).
PE vs Market: DIS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (269.5x) compared to the US market (17.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: DIS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (7.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DIS is good value based on its PB Ratio (3.6x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (4.2x).
How is Walt Disney forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 27 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DIS's forecast earnings growth (38% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: DIS's earnings (38% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: DIS's revenue (12.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DIS's revenue (12.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: DIS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.6%).
How has Walt Disney performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DIS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: DIS became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DIS's earnings have declined by 30.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: DIS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: DIS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (10.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DIS's Return on Equity (1.6%) is considered low.
How is Walt Disney's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DIS's short term assets ($34.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($27.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: DIS's short term assets ($34.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($74.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DIS's debt to equity ratio (55.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DIS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 42.5% to 55.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DIS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (8.2%).
Interest Coverage: DIS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.7x coverage).
What is Walt Disney current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DIS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DIS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DIS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DIS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: DIS is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of DIS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bob Chapek (61 yo)
Mr. Robert A. Chapek, also known as Bob, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Walt Disney Company since February 24, 2020 and has been its Director since April 14, 2020. He served as Chairman of Disney...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD15.33M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.33M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Bob's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: DIS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: DIS's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Walt Disney Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Walt Disney Company
- Ticker: DIS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1923
- Industry: Movies and Entertainment
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$311.038b
- Shares outstanding: 1.82b
- Website: https://www.thewaltdisneycompany.com
Number of Employees
- The Walt Disney Company
- 500 South Buena Vista Street
- United States
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company’s Media Networks segment operates domestic cable networks under the Disney, ESPN, Freefo...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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