Walt Disney Co. (DIS) - Get The Walt Disney Company Report is expected to report quarterly earnings of $1.58 a share on sales of $14.5 billion after the market closes on Wednesday, based on a FactSet survey of 23 analysts.
In the same period a year ago the company posted earnings of $1.84 a share on sales of $14.5 billion.
The stock has risen 19.8% since the company last reported earnings on Feb. 5.
Quarterly estimates have fallen less than 1 cent a share in the past month.
Walt Disney is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 20.2 based on the 12-month estimates of 26 analysts surveyed by FactSet.
Disney's price target was raised by analysts at BMO ahead of this week's earnings report based on the company's strong position to make gains in content streaming.
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