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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.31
DIS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. DIS: 0.31 )
DIS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.31

0.01
0.36
Equity to Asset 0.51
DIS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. DIS: 0.51 )
DIS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.51

0.43
0.56
Interest Coverage 38.78
DIS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
71% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.39 vs. DIS: 38.78 )
DIS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 38.78
Current: 38.78

3.3
38.78
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.51
M-Score: -2.59
WACC vs ROIC
9.50%
14.01%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 23.97
DIS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. DIS: 23.97 )
DIS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.47   Max: 23.35
Current: 23.97

5.47
23.35
Net-margin (%) 15.72
DIS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. DIS: 15.72 )
DIS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.63   Max: 15.37
Current: 15.72

-0.63
15.37
ROE (%) 17.52
DIS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.15 vs. DIS: 17.52 )
DIS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.68   Max: 16.6
Current: 17.52

-0.68
16.6
ROA (%) 9.32
DIS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. DIS: 9.32 )
DIS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.36   Max: 9.07
Current: 9.32

-0.36
9.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 50.96
DIS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.45 vs. DIS: 50.96 )
DIS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.27   Max: 58.62
Current: 50.96

10.27
58.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.00
DIS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. DIS: 9.00 )
DIS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.2   Max: 13.2
Current: 9

-7.2
13.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 15.90
DIS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. DIS: 15.90 )
DIS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.2   Max: 23.3
Current: 15.9

-23.2
23.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 19.10
DIS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. DIS: 19.10 )
DIS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -59.3   Max: 161.3
Current: 19.1

-59.3
161.3
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

DIS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ray Dalio 14,513 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 360,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,700 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 119,400 sh (+99.33%)
Joel Greenblatt 243,957 sh (+38.54%)
Sarah Ketterer 515,100 sh (+16.56%)
Tom Russo 6,600 sh (+6.45%)
Ken Fisher 8,441,997 sh (+4.93%)
Ruane Cunniff 27,891 sh (+1.47%)
Tom Gayner 1,499,500 sh (+1.01%)
David Dreman 470 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 300,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 35,130 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 5,231 sh (unchged)
David Tepper 1,376,500 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 361,550 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 2,694,019 sh (-0.07%)
Dodge & Cox 63,324 sh (-0.70%)
Bill Frels 980,881 sh (-1.31%)
PRIMECAP Management 8,873,864 sh (-1.46%)
John Buckingham 121,911 sh (-2.32%)
Mario Gabelli 143,615 sh (-6.12%)
Pioneer Investments 4,273,334 sh (-6.54%)
Chris Davis 2,837,675 sh (-13.82%)
Robert Olstein 24,000 sh (-25.23%)
Scott Black 125,226 sh (-26.08%)
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Q3 2014

DIS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ruane Cunniff 57,374 sh (+105.71%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,400 sh (+12.28%)
Dodge & Cox 67,854 sh (+7.15%)
Mario Gabelli 148,745 sh (+3.57%)
Tom Gayner 1,514,500 sh (+1.00%)
Ken Heebner 360,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 35,130 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 225,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 4,312,436 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 6,600 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 470 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ken Fisher 8,427,622 sh (-0.17%)
Bill Frels 966,021 sh (-1.51%)
Diamond Hill Capital 2,639,119 sh (-2.04%)
John Buckingham 119,387 sh (-2.07%)
Sarah Ketterer 492,400 sh (-4.41%)
Chris Davis 2,679,895 sh (-5.56%)
PRIMECAP Management 8,297,091 sh (-6.50%)
Scott Black 114,360 sh (-8.68%)
Jeff Auxier 4,731 sh (-9.56%)
Brian Rogers 1,800,000 sh (-10.00%)
Robert Olstein 20,000 sh (-16.67%)
Wallace Weitz 283,050 sh (-21.71%)
Caxton Associates 59,300 sh (-50.34%)
David Tepper 158,600 sh (-88.48%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,445 sh (-94.49%)
Steven Cohen 7,500 sh (-97.50%)
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Q4 2014

DIS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

MS Global Franchise Fund 100,764 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 41,000 sh (+446.67%)
Sarah Ketterer 547,730 sh (+11.24%)
Diamond Hill Capital 2,714,193 sh (+2.84%)
Murray Stahl 35,939 sh (+2.30%)
Tom Gayner 1,528,500 sh (+0.92%)
Tom Russo 6,600 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 67,854 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 470 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner 360,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 57,374 sh (unchged)
David Tepper Sold Out
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Ken Fisher 8,404,415 sh (-0.28%)
Jeff Auxier 4,707 sh (-0.51%)
PRIMECAP Management 8,236,826 sh (-0.73%)
Scott Black 113,064 sh (-1.13%)
Mario Gabelli 146,030 sh (-1.83%)
John Buckingham 117,081 sh (-1.93%)
Bill Frels 944,963 sh (-2.18%)
Brian Rogers 1,700,000 sh (-5.56%)
Pioneer Investments 4,070,247 sh (-5.62%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,800 sh (-9.38%)
Joel Greenblatt 11,536 sh (-14.20%)
Caxton Associates 22,100 sh (-62.73%)
Wallace Weitz 19,000 sh (-93.29%)
Chris Davis 2,641 sh (-99.90%)
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Q1 2015

DIS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Brian Rogers 1,700,000 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 24.80
DIS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 63.50 vs. DIS: 24.80 )
DIS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.03   Max: 26.58
Current: 24.8

8.03
26.58
Forward P/E 19.76
DIS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DIS: 19.76 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.10
DIS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
84% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 65.80 vs. DIS: 24.10 )
DIS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.02   Max: 26.9
Current: 24.1

8.02
26.9
P/B 4.20
DIS's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. DIS: 4.20 )
DIS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 4.2
Current: 4.2

0.88
4.2
P/S 3.82
DIS's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. DIS: 3.82 )
DIS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 3.8
Current: 3.82

0.83
3.8
PFCF 28.40
DIS's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 122.00 vs. DIS: 28.40 )
DIS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.58   Max: 42.29
Current: 28.4

9.58
42.29
POCF 18.10
DIS's POCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. DIS: 18.10 )
DIS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.45   Max: 19.54
Current: 18.1

6.45
19.54
EV-to-EBIT 16.64
DIS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 29.55 vs. DIS: 16.64 )
DIS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 64.3
Current: 16.64

6.8
64.3
PEG 1.62
DIS's PEG is ranked higher than
95% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DIS: 1.62 )
DIS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 7.7
Current: 1.62

0.41
7.7
Shiller P/E 35.50
DIS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DIS: 35.50 )
DIS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.42   Max: 37.88
Current: 35.5

9.42
37.88
Current Ratio 1.03
DIS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. DIS: 1.03 )
DIS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 2.19
Current: 1.03

0.66
2.19
Quick Ratio 0.94
DIS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. DIS: 0.94 )
DIS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.92
Current: 0.94

0.59
1.92
Days Inventory 21.51
DIS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 55.58 vs. DIS: 21.51 )
DIS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.48   Max: 27.76
Current: 21.51

8.48
27.76
Days Sales Outstanding 62.85
DIS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 93.02 vs. DIS: 62.85 )
DIS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 45.24   Max: 65.12
Current: 62.85

45.24
65.12

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.05
DIS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. DIS: 1.05 )
DIS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 2.21
Current: 1.05

0.79
2.21
Dividend Payout 0.26
DIS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
91% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DIS: 0.26 )
DIS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 10.5
Current: 0.26

0.1
10.5
Dividend growth (3y) 29.10
DIS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
95% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. DIS: 29.10 )
DIS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 42.5
Current: 29.1

0
42.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.07
DIS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. DIS: 3.07 )
DIS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 6.17
Current: 3.07

2.21
6.17
Share Buyback Rate 2.70
DIS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. DIS: 2.70 )
DIS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 8   Max: -10
Current: 2.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 20.80
DIS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. DIS: 20.80 )
DIS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.91   Max: 184.24
Current: 20.8

3.91
184.24
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
DIS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.40 vs. DIS: 1.80 )
DIS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.7
Current: 1.8

0.11
1.7
Price/Median PS Value 2.00
DIS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. DIS: 2.00 )
DIS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.84
Current: 2

0.31
1.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
DIS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DIS: 1.60 )
DIS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 43.91
Current: 1.6

0.54
43.91
Price/Graham Number 4.50
DIS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DIS: 4.50 )
DIS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 15.26
Current: 4.5

1.25
15.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.90
DIS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. DIS: 5.90 )
DIS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 14.7
Current: 5.9

1.6
14.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.91
DIS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.59 vs. DIS: 17.91 )
DIS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -15.2   Max: 30.2
Current: 17.91

-15.2
30.2

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 52,310 55,992 60,271
EPS($) 4.89 5.55 6.15
EPS without NRI($) 4.89 5.55 6.15

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
Compare:VIA, NWS, VIVHY, MSG, DISCA » details
Traded in other countries:WDP.Germany, DISB34.Brazil, DIS.Mexico, DISN.Argentina, DIS.Chile, DIS.Switzerland,
Walt Disney Co was founded in October 16, 1923. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a diversified entertainment company with operations in five business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products and Interactive Media. The Media Networks segment includes broadcast and cable television networks, television production operations, television distribution, domestic television stations and radio networks and stations. The Parks & Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and the Disneyland Resort in California. Its Walt Disney World Resort includes four theme parks-the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's Animal Kingdom; resort hotels, retail, dining, and entertainment complex, a sports complex, conference centers, campgrounds, water parks, and other recreational facilities. The segment's Disneyland Resort includes two theme parks-Disneyland and Disney California Adventure; resort hotels, and a retail, dining and entertainment complex. This segment's Walt Disney Imagineering unit designs and develops theme park concepts and attractions, as well as resort properties. The Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution to the theatrical, home entertainment, and television markets. This segment distributes these products through its own distribution and marketing companies in the United States and through independent companies and joint ventures in foreign markets primarily under the Walt Disney Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Pixar, Marvel, and Disney nature banners. The Consumer Products segment licenses trade names, characters and visual and literary properties to various manufacturers, retailers, show promoters, and publishers throughout the world. This segment also engages in retail and online distribution of products through The Disney Store and DisneyStore.com. It also publishes entertainment and educational books and magazines and comic books for children and families and operates English language learning centers in China. The Interactive Media segment creates and delivers branded entertainment and lifestyle content across interactive media platforms. Its operating businesses are games which produce and distributes console, online and mobile games; and online, which develops branded online services in the United States and internationally. The Company's merchandise licensing, publishing and retail businesses compete with other licensors, publishers and retailers of character, brand and celebrity names. The Company's businesses around the world is affected by its ability to exploit and protect against infringement of its intellectual property, including trademarks, trade names, copyrights, patents and trade secrets. The business is subject to a various U.S. and overseas regulations.
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