Walt Disney Co

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DIS : NYSE : Services
$107.74 up 0.72 | 0.67%
Today's Range: 106.93 - 107.825
Avg. Daily Volume: 6116600.0
05/24/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

DISNEY (WALT) CO's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its industry. DISNEY (WALT) CO has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.75 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)13336.012969.0
EBITDA ($mil)4426.04115.0
EBIT ($mil)3750.03510.0
Net Income ($mil)2388.02143.0

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)3800.05015.0
Total Assets ($mil)91807.090264.0
Total Debt ($mil)21653.021122.0
Equity ($mil)43784.044124.0

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin47.7448.21
EBITDA Margin33.1831.72
Operating Margin28.1227.06
Sales Turnover0.60.61
Return on Assets10.0510.09
Return on Equity21.0920.65
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio0.941.0
Interest Expense115.081.0
Interest Coverage32.6143.33

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)1600.01700.0
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share27.3725.96
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume6065004.07832488.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 20.46 for the Media industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.02. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.90 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.00 and a premium versus the industry average of 3.64. The price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average, but well below the industry average. The valuation analysis reveals that, DISNEY (WALT) CO seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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DIS 18.59 Peers 20.46   DIS 13.67 Peers 11.52

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

DIS is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

DIS is trading at a premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
DIS 15.80 Peers 70.61   DIS 4.85 Peers 1.87

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

DIS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Premium. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

DIS trades at a significant premium to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
DIS 3.90 Peers 3.64   DIS 5.70 Peers 101.88

Average. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

DIS is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, DIS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
DIS 3.07 Peers 16.34   DIS 1.30 Peers 36.69

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

DIS is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

DIS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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