NYSE:DIS

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Executive Summary

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential and overvalued.


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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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.2%

DIS

-1.5%

US Entertainment

-0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

-1.9%

DIS

41.1%

US Entertainment

18.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: DIS underperformed the US Entertainment industry which returned 41.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DIS underperformed the US Market which returned 18.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

DISIndustryMarket
7 Day1.2%-1.5%-0.4%
30 Day4.8%3.0%6.6%
90 Day9.1%5.5%8.6%
1 Year-1.4%-1.9%41.7%41.1%21.0%18.3%
3 Year35.3%30.6%74.1%70.5%42.1%32.7%
5 Year20.4%12.8%97.4%88.4%85.6%64.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Walt Disney's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Walt Disney undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

2.67x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: DIS ($128.35) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($106.9)

Significantly Below Fair Value: DIS is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: DIS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Entertainment industry average.

PE vs Market: DIS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DIS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DIS is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.7x) compared to the US Entertainment industry average (3.4x).


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Future Growth

How is Walt Disney forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 23 analysts?

51.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: DIS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: DIS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: DIS's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: DIS's revenue (10.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: DIS's revenue (10.3% 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 (11.4%).


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Past Performance

How has Walt Disney performed over the past 5 years?

-2.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DIS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: DIS is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DIS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 2.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare DIS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: DIS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Entertainment industry (44.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: DIS has a negative Return on Equity (-0.89%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Walt Disney's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DIS's short term assets ($41.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($30.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: DIS's short term assets ($41.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($77.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DIS's debt to equity ratio (64.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: DIS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 30.3% to 64.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: DIS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.4%).

Interest Coverage: DIS is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Walt Disney current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.14%

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.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bob Chapek (60 yo)

0.67

Tenure

Mr. Robert A. Chapek, also known as Bob, serves as Chief Executive Officer at Walt Disney Company since February 25, 2020 and its Director since April 14, 2020. He served as Chairman of Disney Parks, Exper ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Iger
Executive Chairman8.58yrsUS$47.52m0.071%
$ 164.0m
Christine McCarthy
Senior EVP & CFO5.33yrsUS$14.97m0.0080%
$ 18.7m
Alan Braverman
Senior EVP17.75yrsUS$13.72m0.0062%
$ 14.3m
Zenia Mucha
Senior EVP & Chief Communications Officer15.58yrsUS$7.56m0.0017%
$ 4.0m
Mary Parker
Senior EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer11.08yrsUS$9.02m0.0015%
$ 3.6m
Robert Chapek
CEO & Director0.67yrno data0.00073%
$ 1.7m
Diane Jurgens
Executive VP of Enterprise Technology & Chief Information Officerno datano datano data
Lowell Singer
Senior Vice President of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Jack Yellin
Associate General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer0.25yrno datano data
John Rood
Senior Vice President of Marketing4yrsno datano data
Ronald Iden
Senior VP & Chief Security Officer0.25yrno datano data
Brent Woodford
Executive Vice President of Controllershipno datano data0.0019%
$ 4.5m

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: DIS's management team is considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Iger
Executive Chairman8.58yrsUS$47.52m0.071%
$ 164.0m
Robert Chapek
CEO & Director0.67yrno data0.00073%
$ 1.7m
Mark Parker
Independent Director4.75yrsUS$315.97k0.000010%
$ 23.2k
Safra Catz
Independent Director2.67yrsUS$396.02k0.000060%
$ 139.2k
Maria Lagomasino
Independent Director4.83yrsUS$346.53k0.00016%
$ 371.1k
Susan Arnold
Independent Lead Director2.58yrsUS$393.22k0.0027%
$ 6.3m
John Landgraf
Chairman of FX Networks & FX Productions2.75yrsno datano data
Gary Knell
Chairman of National Geographic Partnersno datano datano data
Dana Walden
Chairman of Disney Television Studios & ABC Entertainmentno datano datano data
Mary Barra
Independent Director3.17yrsUS$374.70k0.000010%
$ 23.2k
Francis deSouza
Independent Director2.67yrsUS$331.79k0.000030%
$ 69.6k
Ivan Tavrin
Chairman of The Board of Directors of New TV Channel Disneyno datano datano data

2.8yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: DIS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

The Walt Disney Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: The Walt Disney Company
  • Ticker: DIS
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1923
  • Industry: Movies and Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$231.937b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.81b
  • Website: https://www.thewaltdisneycompany.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • 500 South Buena Vista Street
  • Burbank
  • California
  • 91521
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DISNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJan 1968
DISBVL (Bolsa de Valores de Lima)YesCommon SharesPEUSDJan 1968
DIS *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon SharesMXMXNJan 1968
WDPDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJan 1968
WDPXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesCommon SharesDEEURJan 1968
DISSNSE (Santiago Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCLUSDJan 1968
DISSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesCommon SharesCHCHFJan 1968
WD-UETLX (Eurotlx)YesCommon SharesITEURJan 1968
DISWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesATEURJan 1968
DISNBASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)4 CEDEAR EACH REPR 1 COM USD0.01ARARSJan 2001
DISB34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH REPR 1 COM SHSBRBRLJan 2012

Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/24 23:47
End of Day Share Price2020/10/23 00:00
Earnings2020/06/27
Annual Earnings2019/09/28


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.