Disney’s Target Raised at Morgan Stanley; ABC, Avengers Driving Growth (DIS)

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Entertainment giant The Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) on Tuesday caught some continued bullish commentary from analysts at Morgan Stanley.

The firm maintained its "Overweight" rating on DIS and lifted its price target to $51. That new target suggests a 12% upside to the stock's Monday closing price of $44.50. Morgan Stanley noted the company is seeing better margins in its ABC TV unit, and its summer blockbuster movie The Avengers has done very well at the box office.

Disney shares, which have risen nearly 19% year-to-date, were unchanged in premarket trading Tuesday.

The Bottom Line
Shares of Walt Disney ( DIS ) have a 1.35% dividend yield, based on Friday's closing stock price of $44.50. The stock has technical support in the $40-$41 price area. The shares are trading near all-time highs.

The Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

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