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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 0.29
DIS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. DIS: 0.29 )
DIS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.29

0.01
0.36
Equity to Asset 0.53
DIS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. DIS: 0.53 )
DIS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.53

0.41
0.56
Interest Coverage 26.46
DIS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. DIS: 26.46 )
DIS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 26.46
Current: 26.46

3.3
26.46
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.85
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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Operating margin (%) 20.51
DIS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.12 vs. DIS: 20.51 )
DIS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.47   Max: 20.73
Current: 20.51

5.47
20.73
Net-margin (%) 13.62
DIS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. DIS: 13.62 )
DIS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.63   Max: 13.62
Current: 13.62

-0.63
13.62
ROE (%) 13.51
DIS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.72 vs. DIS: 13.51 )
DIS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.7   Max: 20.75
Current: 13.51

-0.7
20.75
ROA (%) 7.55
DIS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. DIS: 7.55 )
DIS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.36   Max: 9.45
Current: 7.55

-0.36
9.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 41.27
DIS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 32.50 vs. DIS: 41.27 )
DIS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.06   Max: 41.27
Current: 41.27

10.06
41.27
Revenue Growth (%) 8.30
DIS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. DIS: 8.30 )
DIS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 13
Current: 8.3

2.6
13
EBITDA Growth (%) 14.10
DIS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. DIS: 14.10 )
DIS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.5   Max: 21.7
Current: 14.1

-23.5
21.7
EPS Growth (%) 18.50
DIS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. DIS: 18.50 )
DIS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.7   Max: 38.3
Current: 18.5

-15.7
38.3
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

DIS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Daniel Loeb 1,800,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 17,214 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 4,905,636 sh (+6.89%)
Wallace Weitz 359,800 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 35,900 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 49,122 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb 32,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Bill Nygren Sold Out
Chase Coleman Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Rogers Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 9,167,824 sh (-0.14%)
Ken Fisher 8,336,362 sh (-0.19%)
Tom Gayner 1,528,935 sh (-0.4%)
Dodge & Cox 85,165 sh (-0.7%)
Sarah Ketterer 292,500 sh (-0.71%)
Scott Black 190,923 sh (-0.77%)
Bill Frels 668,926 sh (-1.21%)
Mario Gabelli 127,392 sh (-2.08%)
Jeff Auxier 5,231 sh (-2.79%)
John Buckingham 127,601 sh (-3.07%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,070,682 sh (-6.47%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,500 sh (-6.59%)
Tom Russo 7,100 sh (-8.39%)
Diamond Hill Capital 2,862,828 sh (-11.62%)
Chris Davis 12,938,299 sh (-16.45%)
Robert Olstein 81,000 sh (-19%)
Brian Rogers 2,606,200 sh (-33.28%)
Caxton Associates 148,260 sh (-40.7%)
Steven Cohen 1,146,316 sh (-52.92%)
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Q3 2013

DIS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Andreas Halvorsen 6,642,265 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 20,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 169,413 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,387,807 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,670,330 sh (+132.95%)
Bill Frels 805,363 sh (+20.4%)
Sarah Ketterer 350,400 sh (+19.79%)
Mario Gabelli 148,152 sh (+16.3%)
Pioneer Investments 5,265,707 sh (+7.34%)
Ruane Cunniff 49,422 sh (+0.61%)
Wallace Weitz 361,550 sh (+0.49%)
Ken Fisher 8,348,328 sh (+0.14%)
Robert Olstein 81,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 5,231 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 350,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 150,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 2,859,881 sh (-0.1%)
PRIMECAP Management 9,118,399 sh (-0.54%)
Dodge & Cox 84,565 sh (-0.7%)
Tom Gayner 1,511,735 sh (-1.12%)
John Buckingham 125,827 sh (-1.39%)
Murray Stahl 35,130 sh (-2.14%)
Scott Black 184,239 sh (-3.5%)
Tom Russo 6,375 sh (-10.21%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,351,186 sh (-11.85%)
Brian Rogers 2,206,200 sh (-15.35%)
Chris Davis 6,309,985 sh (-51.23%)
Daniel Loeb 500,000 sh (-72.22%)
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Q4 2013

DIS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Tepper 273,500 sh (New)
David Dreman 470 sh (New)
Bill Frels 1,004,092 sh (+24.68%)
Sarah Ketterer 380,800 sh (+8.68%)
Mario Gabelli 152,552 sh (+2.97%)
Ruane Cunniff 50,422 sh (+2.02%)
Jeff Auxier 5,231 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 361,550 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 6,375 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 35,130 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher 8,335,457 sh (-0.15%)
Tom Gayner 1,508,500 sh (-0.21%)
PRIMECAP Management 9,080,764 sh (-0.41%)
Dodge & Cox 83,870 sh (-0.82%)
John Buckingham 123,241 sh (-2.06%)
Scott Black 179,446 sh (-2.6%)
Pioneer Investments 5,042,413 sh (-4.24%)
Brian Rogers 2,106,200 sh (-4.53%)
Diamond Hill Capital 2,679,036 sh (-6.32%)
Andreas Halvorsen 5,996,321 sh (-9.72%)
Chris Davis 5,148,575 sh (-18.41%)
Robert Olstein 47,000 sh (-41.98%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,001,813 sh (-43.9%)
Steven Cohen 107,000 sh (-95.99%)
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Q1 2014

DIS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Brian Rogers 2,000,000 sh (-5.04%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DIS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Daniel Loeb 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.81%$63.59 - $76.23 $ 79.9916%0
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.09%$63.59 - $76.23 $ 79.9916%0
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$63.59 - $76.23 $ 79.9916%470
Daniel Loeb 2013-09-30 Reduce -72.22%1.88%$60.69 - $67.11 $ 79.9925%500000
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy0.09%$60.69 - $67.11 $ 79.9925%169413
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.05%$60.69 - $67.11 $ 79.9925%0
Daniel Loeb 2013-06-30 New Buy2.6%$56.69 - $67.67 $ 79.9927%1800000
Steve Mandel 2013-06-30 Sold Out 1.2%$56.69 - $67.67 $ 79.9927%0
John Burbank 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.18%$56.69 - $67.67 $ 79.9927%0
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.12%$56.69 - $67.67 $ 79.9927%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.05%$56.69 - $67.67 $ 79.9927%17214
Mason Hawkins 2013-03-31 Sold Out 4%$49.79 - $57.75 $ 79.9947%0
John Griffin 2013-03-31 Sold Out 2.1%$49.79 - $57.75 $ 79.9947%0
George Soros 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.46%$49.79 - $57.75 $ 79.9947%0
Steve Mandel 2013-03-31 Reduce -25.93%0.44%$49.79 - $57.75 $ 79.9947%3950480
John Burbank 2013-03-31 New Buy0.18%$49.79 - $57.75 $ 79.9947%80000
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.12%$49.79 - $57.75 $ 79.9947%232719
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 21.80
DIS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.50 vs. DIS: 21.80 )
DIS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.03   Max: 42.9
Current: 21.8

8.03
42.9
P/B 3.00
DIS's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. DIS: 3.00 )
DIS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 3.15
Current: 3

0.88
3.15
P/S 3.10
DIS's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. DIS: 3.10 )
DIS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 3.23
Current: 3.1

0.83
3.23
PFCF 21.80
DIS's PFCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.29 vs. DIS: 21.80 )
DIS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.58   Max: 38.81
Current: 21.8

9.58
38.81
EV-to-EBIT 15.40
DIS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. DIS: 15.40 )
DIS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 24.3
Current: 15.4

6.6
24.3
PEG 1.50
DIS's PEG is ranked higher than
76% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. DIS: 1.50 )
DIS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 7.7
Current: 1.5

0.41
7.7
Shiller P/E 29.50
DIS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 27.20 vs. DIS: 29.50 )
DIS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.42   Max: 37.88
Current: 29.5

9.42
37.88

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.10
DIS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
69% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. DIS: 1.10 )
DIS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 2.09
Current: 1.1

0.8
2.09
Dividend Payout 0.24
DIS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. DIS: 0.24 )
DIS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.62
Current: 0.24

0.08
1.62
Dividend growth (3y) 28.90
DIS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
92% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. DIS: 28.90 )
DIS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 42.5
Current: 28.9

0
42.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.08
DIS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
64% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. DIS: 3.08 )
DIS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.24   Max: 5.86
Current: 3.08

2.24
5.86
Share Buyback Rate 2.40
DIS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. DIS: 2.40 )
DIS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.3   Max: -9.4
Current: 2.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 14.00
DIS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. DIS: 14.00 )
DIS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.73   Max: 184.24
Current: 14

3.73
184.24
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
DIS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
65% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. DIS: 1.60 )
DIS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.65
Current: 1.6

0.1
1.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
DIS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. DIS: 1.70 )
DIS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.89
Current: 1.7

0.32
1.89
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
DIS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. DIS: 1.60 )
DIS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 36.16
Current: 1.6

0.54
36.16
Price/Graham Number 3.50
DIS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
62% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. DIS: 3.50 )
DIS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 15.26
Current: 3.5

1.25
15.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.50
DIS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. DIS: 6.50 )
DIS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 15.1
Current: 6.5

4.1
15.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.90
DIS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. DIS: 15.90 )
DIS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -14.5   Max: 30.1
Current: 15.9

-14.5
30.1

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified
Compare:VIA, NWS, VIVHY, MSG, DISCA » details
Traded in other countries:WDP.Germany
Walt Disney Company was incorporated in Delaware. The Company together with its subsidiaries is a worldwide entertainment Company with operations in five business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products and Interactive Media. The Media Networks segment is comprised of a domestic broadcast television network, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, international and domestic cable networks, domestic broadcast radio networks and stations, and publishing and digital operations. The Company produces and distributes live action and animated television programming under the ABC Studios, ABC Media Productions, and ABC Family Productions labels. It owns ten television stations, six of which are located in the top-ten markets in the United States. Its cable networks group provides national programming networks, licenses television programming in domestic and international markets and invests in foreign television broadcasting, programming, production and distribution entities. Programming at cable networks is both internally produced and acquired from third parties. ESPN is a multimedia, multinational sports entertainment Company that operates six domestic television sports networks: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic, ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes (a Spanish language network) and ESPNU (a network devoted to college sports). Disney Channel Disney Channel is a 24-hour cable network with programming targeted to children and families through original series and movies. Radio Disney is a 24/7 radio network for kids, tweens and families. The Company owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, the Disneyland Resort in California, the Disney Vacation Club, the Disney Cruise Line, and Adventures by Disney. The Walt Disney World Resort is located 22 miles southwest of Orlando, Florida, on approximately 25,000 acres of owned land. The Company owns 461 acres and has the rights under long-term lease for use of an additional 49 acres of land in Anaheim, California. The Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings and live stage plays. The Company distributes produced and acquired films in the theatrical, home entertainment and television markets. The Consumer Products segment engages with licensees, manufacturers, publishers and retailers throughout the world to design, develop, publish, promote and sell products based on existing and new Disney characters and other Company intellectual property through its Merchandise Licensing, Publishing and Retail businesses. The Disney Interactive Media Group creates and delivers Disney-branded entertainment and lifestyle content across interactive media platforms. The main operating businesses of the Disney Interactive Media Group are Disney Interactive Studios which produces video games for global distribution and Disney Online which pro

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