Will Disney’s Magical Ride Continue?

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E = Equity to Debt Ratio Is Strong  

The debt-to-equity ratio for Disney is strong and not cause for concern. The balance sheet is in negative territory, but cash flow is excellent.  

Debt-To-Equity

Cash

Long-Term Debt

DIS

0.34

$3.39 Billion

$14.60 Billion

NWS

0.61

$12.01 Billion

$16.46 Billion

TWX

0.66

$3.19 Billion

$19.88 Billion

 

T = Technicals on the Stock Chart Are Strong     

Disney has outperformed the S&P 500 for every time frame listed below. Disney has also outperformed News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWS) and Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) year-to-date. Disney currently yields 1.40 percent whereas Time Warner yields 2.00 percent and News Corp yields 0.60 percent.

1 Month

Year-To-Date

1 Year

3 Year

DIS

7.05%

12.21%

40.21%

97.40%

NWS

5.88%

9.07%

42.78%

93.11%

TWX

1.20%

4.45%

35.09%

100.90%

 

At $55.77, Disney is currently trading above all its averages.

50-Day SMA

50.83

100-Day SMA

50.86

200-Day SMA

48.98

 

E = Earnings and Revenue Have Been Impressive          

Earnings and revenue have showed consistent improvements on an annual basis since 2009.

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Revenue ($)in billions

904.46M

1.03

1.14

1.30

1.70

Diluted EPS ($)

0.76

0.56

1.10

1.14

1.53

 

We already know what happened this quarter. Now let’s take a look at previous quarters as well.

9/2011

12/2011

3/2012

6/2012

9/2012

Revenue ($)in Billions

10.42

10.78

9.63

11.09

10.78

Diluted EPS ($)

0.57

0.80

0.63

1.02

0.68

 

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