The share price of The Walt Disney Company [NYSE: DIS] inclined by $137.50, presently trading at $137.84. The company’s shares saw 37.35% gains compared to the lowest price in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $100.35 recorded on 09/12/19. The last few days have been benevolent to the share price as DIS fall by -1.30% during the last week, even though the stock is still down by -1.67% compared to -1.81 of all time high it touched on 09/09/19. However, the stock had a poor performance during the past 3 months, roughly gaining 0.36%, while additionally gaining 25.46% during the last 12 months. The Walt Disney Company is said to have a 12-month price target set at $152.24. That means that the stock has a strong potential to acquire 14.4% increase from the current trading price.

The Walt Disney Company [NYSE:DIS]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 100.35 to 147.15. This is compared to its latest closing price of $137.50.

Keep on the lookout for this organization’s next scheduled financial results, which are expected to be made public on Thu 14 Nov (In 62 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of The Walt Disney Company [DIS]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for The Walt Disney Company [DIS] sitting at +25.08 and its Gross Margin at +39.98, this company’s Net Margin is now 19.00%. These measurements indicate that The Walt Disney Company [DIS] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 20.39, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 16.50%. Its Return on Equity is 27.97, and its Return on Assets is 12.96. These metrics all suggest that The Walt Disney Company is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, The Walt Disney Company [DIS] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 42.80. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 29.97, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 21.17. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 17.95, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 35.03.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 14.89 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 1.16. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 4.11, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.11. The Walt Disney Company [DIS] has a Price to Book Ratio of 3.60, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 12.33 and P/E Ratio of 17.38. These metrics all suggest that The Walt Disney Company is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, The Walt Disney Company [DIS] earns $295,866 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 6.62 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.61. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.79 and its Current Ratio is 0.87. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

The Walt Disney Company [DIS] has 1.80B shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $247.78B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 100.35 to 147.15. At its current price, it has moved down by -6.33% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 37.35% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.98, which indicates that it is 1.54% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 50.93. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is The Walt Disney Company [DIS] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of The Walt Disney Company [DIS], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.