Analytics for Industry Group Rank Keeps The Walt Disney Company (DIS) a Sell

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is a $159.0 billion in market value member of the Media GICS industry group where the ranking for DIS by Portfolio Grader places it 67 among the 93 companies in this industry group, giving it a lower than average position. DIS is ranked squarely in the bottom quartile of the sector with a ranking of 432 among the 567 companies in the sector and number 3,921 in the 5000 company Portfolio Grader company universe.

DIS is rated as a Sell using Louis Navellier's Portfolio Grader stock evaluator, which incorporates his investing methodology. This represents no change from the previous week and is the same ranking DIS has had from Portfolio Grader for 2 months.

The Consumer Discretionary sector is ranked number 11 among the 12 sectors in the Portfolio Grader universe putting it in the bottom quartile of all the GICS sectors. The Media industry group is ranked 65 among the 69 industry groups within the GICS sectors, placing it well below-average in terms of the Navellier scoring system.

DIS has attained average or below-average scores in 7 of the 8 areas evaluated by Portfolio Grader in the ranking of company stocks.

The company's operational scores are below the industry norms for sales growth, operating margin, and earnings growth. Scores for visibility of earnings are worse than the industry norms for earnings revisions, earnings surprises, and earnings momentum. DIS's score for return on equity is strikingly better than its industry group average but its grade for cash flow is below-average. These fundamental scores give The Walt Disney Company a position in the top half of the industry group.

Portfolio Grader uses the Navellier Proprietary Quantitative Score to gauge DIS's shares from the perspective of risk/reward. This proprietary scoring methodology takes into account the relative value of DIS's shares based on the current price of the shares relative to its peers, the market and risk associated with its industry and sector groups. Based on this risk/reward calculation, the company currently scores well below-average in its industry group compared to its peers.

Louis Navellier's proprietary Portfolio Grader stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results, with A being 'strong buy' and F being 'strong sell'. Explore the tool here.

Commentary provided by UpTick Data Technologies.

This entry was posted in EquityNews and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.