Choate Investment Advisors Trimmed Disney Walt Co New (DIS) Position; Harley Davidson (HOG)’s Sentiment Is 0.91

December 6, 2017 - By Stephen Andrade

Choate Investment Advisors decreased Disney Walt Co New (DIS) stake by 0.65% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Choate Investment Advisors sold 100 shares as Disney Walt Co New (DIS)’s stock declined 2.31%. The Choate Investment Advisors holds 15,214 shares with $1.62 billion value, down from 15,314 last quarter. Disney Walt Co New now has $159.35B valuation. The stock decreased 1.59% or $1.71 during the last trading session, reaching $105.51. About 6.39 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 9.26% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500.

Harley-Davidson, Inc. primarily manufactures and sells cruiser and touring motorcycles. The company has market cap of $8.49 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Motorcycles & Related Products, and Financial Services. It has a 15.87 P/E ratio. The Motorcycles & Related Products segment designs, makes, and sells wholesale on-road Harley-Davidson motorcycles, as well as motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise, and related services.

Analysts await Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $0.47 earnings per share, up 74.07% or $0.20 from last year’s $0.27 per share. HOG’s profit will be $78.46M for 27.04 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.40 actual earnings per share reported by Harley-Davidson, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.50% EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Harley-Davidson’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Harley-Davidson, 0 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $46.0 while the high is $51.0. The stock’s average target of $48.67 is -4.27% below today’s ($50.84) share price. HOG was included in 5 notes of analysts from August 29, 2016. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 19 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Wednesday, October 19 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Longbow on Monday, August 29 to “Underperform”. Raymond James upgraded Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) on Wednesday, April 12 to “Mkt Perform” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, September 30.

Impala Asset Management Llc holds 5.69% of its portfolio in Harley-Davidson, Inc. for 2.08 million shares. Kiltearn Partners Llp owns 2.76 million shares or 4.79% of their US portfolio. Moreover, F&V Capital Management Llc has 2.85% invested in the company for 93,065 shares. The United Kingdom-based Independent Franchise Partners Llp has invested 2.56% in the stock. Matrix Asset Advisors Inc Ny, a New York-based fund reported 187,682 shares.

The stock increased 0.39% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $50.84. About 1.61 million shares traded. Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG) has risen 20.11% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.41% the S&P500.

Among 38 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 20 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 140 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, November 10, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by S&P Research given on Thursday, August 6. The firm earned “Equalweight” rating on Thursday, July 14 by Morgan Stanley. Loop Capital maintained the shares of DIS in report on Friday, November 10 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Evercore given on Tuesday, January 3. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 6. The company was initiated on Thursday, January 14 by Drexel Hamilton. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, May 25 by Credit Suisse. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, April 7 by Bernstein. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of DIS in report on Wednesday, November 22 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 77 investors sold DIS shares while 606 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 638 raised stakes. 920.44 million shares or 3.28% less from 951.70 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Foster And Motley reported 9,990 shares. Farmers And Merchants Investments owns 111,522 shares for 0.99% of their portfolio. Lumina Fund Ltd Liability Corp has 93,300 shares for 0.65% of their portfolio. First American Fincl Bank owns 96,629 shares. Fmr holds 31.79M shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. Planning Corporation has 0.33% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Wellington Shields Cap Mngmt Lc owns 46,014 shares for 0.8% of their portfolio. Bridgecreek Invest Ltd Com reported 0.54% stake. 6,363 are owned by Middleton & Communications Ma. Oppenheimer And reported 146,043 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt invested in 0.18% or 216,669 shares. Franklin Street Advsr Nc holds 2% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 110,014 shares. Massachusetts Services Ma has invested 0.95% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Bancorpsouth holds 0.13% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 12,284 shares. Cohen Lawrence B owns 6,268 shares for 0.43% of their portfolio.

Choate Investment Advisors increased Ishares Msci Em Mrkt S/C Etf (EEMS) stake by 574,168 shares to 1.42 million valued at $66.34 billion in 2017Q2. It also upped Wisdomtree Japan Hedged Equity Fund (DXJ) stake by 332,567 shares and now owns 579,635 shares. Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) was raised too.

Analysts await The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $1.61 earnings per share, up 3.87% or $0.06 from last year’s $1.55 per share. DIS’s profit will be $2.43B for 16.38 P/E if the $1.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.07 actual earnings per share reported by The Walt Disney Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 50.47% EPS growth.

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