Blackhill Capital Has Trimmed Disney Walt Co Disney Com (DIS) Holding; Last Week ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS) Analysts

August 10, 2018 - By Matthew Richard

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Blackhill Capital Inc decreased Disney Walt Co Disney Com (DIS) stake by 1.79% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Blackhill Capital Inc sold 4,200 shares as Disney Walt Co Disney Com (DIS)’s stock declined 6.93%. The Blackhill Capital Inc holds 230,200 shares with $23.12 million value, down from 234,400 last quarter. Disney Walt Co Disney Com now has $169.73 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $114.16. About 7.04 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has declined 4.73% since August 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.30% the S&P500. Some Historical DIS News: 12/04/2018 – DISNEY REQUIRED TO MAKE OFFER FOR SKY AT; 23/05/2018 – Variety: LA Screenings: Disney Media Networks Preps Julio Iglesias Bio-Series; 08/05/2018 – WALT DISNEY CO – QTRLY LOWER OPERATING INCOME IN CABLE NETWORKS PRIMARILY DUE TO A LOSS AT BAMTECH AND DECREASES AT FREEFORM AND ESPN; 23/05/2018 – Comcast’s efforts to outbid Disney for 21st Century Fox assets may run into tax hurdles, according to sources; 13/05/2018 – Rapid TV News: Raven’s Home returns to Disney Channel for the summer; 08/05/2018 – WALT DISNEY CEO BOB IGER SAYS REMAIN CONFIDENT FOX ASSET DEAL WILL GO FORWARD – CNBC; 19/04/2018 – DOLBY & DISNEY REPORT EXTENDED THEATRICAL PACT; 02/05/2018 – Comcast CEO wants Fox assets Disney is purchasing: Gasparino; 23/05/2018 – Dealbook: Comcast Confirms That It May Challenge Disney Over Fox: DealBook Briefing; 15/03/2018 – SKY ENTERED INTO A CONFIDENTIALITY PACT W/ FOX, WALT DISNEY

Among 6 analysts covering Ansys (NASDAQ:ANSS), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Ansys had 7 analyst reports since February 22, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Berenberg given on Friday, May 4. As per Thursday, May 3, the company rating was upgraded by MUFG Securities Americas Inc. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, June 20 by Goldman Sachs. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $19700 target in Monday, June 25 report. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $162 target in Wednesday, August 8 report. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of ANSS in report on Thursday, February 22 with “Buy” rating. See ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) latest ratings:

08/08/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $152 New Target: $162 Maintain
08/08/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy New Target: $210 Initiates Coverage On
25/06/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $197.0000 Maintain
20/06/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Buy New Target: $207.0000 Upgrade
04/05/2018 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Buy New Target: $190.0000 Maintain
03/05/2018 Broker: MUFG Securities Americas Inc Rating: Buy New Target: $173.0000 Upgrade
22/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $165.0 Maintain

Among 7 analysts covering Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Walt Disney had 10 analyst reports since March 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Monday, June 18 by Pivotal Research. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, August 8 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, May 29 by Bernstein. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, August 8 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, May 9 by FBR Capital. The rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 25 to “Market Perform”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Pivotal Research on Tuesday, April 17.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $15.32 million activity. On Monday, February 26 LEWIS AYLWIN B sold $194,780 worth of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) or 1,797 shares. 140,638 shares were sold by BRAVERMAN ALAN N, worth $15.05 million. WOODFORD BRENT had sold 768 shares worth $80,141 on Monday, July 2.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.14, from 0.9 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 81 investors sold DIS shares while 615 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 606 raised stakes. 906.82 million shares or 1.20% more from 896.07 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Moreover, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Limited Liability Corp has 0.05% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Mirador Capital Ptnrs Ltd Partnership, California-based fund reported 5,947 shares. Westchester Capital Mgmt reported 76,433 shares. Ar Asset Mgmt Inc stated it has 0.71% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc owns 166,261 shares. Sterling Strategies Limited Liability Com has 6,382 shares. Macguire Cheswick And Tuttle Investment Counsel Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.75% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Baldwin Brothers Ma invested in 0.15% or 9,247 shares. Trilogy Advsrs Ltd Partnership reported 0.35% stake. Westover Capital Advsr Ltd Liability Corp holds 23,203 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys reported 2.08M shares. Comerica Bancorp invested in 0.36% or 504,397 shares. 2,388 were reported by Hilton Cap Management Limited. Pettyjohn Wood & White holds 46,859 shares. First Quadrant Lp Ca invested in 153,883 shares or 0.3% of the stock.

More notable recent The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “The Time To Buy Disney Is Now” on August 07, 2018, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Disney Has Already Lost the Streaming Wars” published on August 08, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Bank Of America’s 6 Takeaways From Disney’s Q3” on August 08, 2018. More interesting news about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Disney -2.5% after fiscal Q3 gains fall short” published on August 07, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “SeaWorld top exec: ‘We welcome investments in the market’ — even if they include Disney’s Star Wars, Universal …” with publication date: August 07, 2018.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 insider sales for $16.75 million activity. 25,000 shares were sold by CASHMAN JAMES E III, worth $4.42 million on Thursday, June 14. ZACK MATTHEW C. also sold $199,149 worth of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) on Saturday, April 28. Shares for $263,088 were sold by MAHONEY RICHARD S.. The insider Gopal Ajei sold $613,442. Another trade for 24,500 shares valued at $4.04M was sold by MORLEY BRADFORD C. On Thursday, March 8 the insider HINDSBO MARK sold $156,610.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.03, from 0.89 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 22 investors sold ANSYS, Inc. shares while 185 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 75.68 million shares or 2.75% less from 77.82 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Smithfield Trust holds 0.01% or 581 shares in its portfolio. Benjamin F Edwards & Incorporated stated it has 2,175 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Torray Limited Com holds 0.08% of its portfolio in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) for 4,994 shares. Shine Invest Advisory invested 0% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). Mitsubishi Ufj Bk Corporation owns 192,803 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. American Assets Inv Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 17,500 shares. The New York-based Mutual Of America Capital Management Limited Liability has invested 0.03% in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS). 485,293 are owned by Guggenheim Limited Co. Bb&T Secs Ltd Liability Corp owns 0.01% invested in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) for 4,976 shares. First Advisors Lp invested in 238,722 shares. Magnetar Ltd Liability, Illinois-based fund reported 6,667 shares. Fmr Ltd Liability Com accumulated 5.70 million shares. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund accumulated 0.05% or 22,385 shares. Highland Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership reported 2,000 shares. Millennium Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 29,167 shares.

ANSYS, Inc. develops and markets engineering simulation software and services used by engineers, designers, researchers, and students in the aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial equipment, electronics, biomedical, energy, materials and chemical processing, and semiconductors industries and academia worldwide. The company has market cap of $14.50 billion. The firm offers ANSYS Workbench, a framework upon which the companyÂ’s engineering simulation technologies are built; ANSYS Engineering Knowledge Manager, a solution for simulation process and data management challenges; and high-performance computing product suite that delivers cross-physics parallel processing capabilities for simulation software. It has a 49.03 P/E ratio. It also offers geometry handling solutions; meshing technology that transforms a physical model into a mathematical model; structural analysis product suite for product design and optimization; explicit dynamics product suite that simulates events; and composite analysis and optimization technology, as well as customization services.

The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $172.01. About 298,689 shares traded. ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) has risen 28.61% since August 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.04% the S&P500. Some Historical ANSS News: 02/05/2018 – ANSYS 1Q ADJ EPS $1.20, EST. $1.04; 22/03/2018 – ANSYS INC ANSS.O – MANAGEMENT WILL PROVIDE FURTHER DETAILS REGARDING TRANSACTION AND ITS IMPACT ON 2018 FINANCIAL OUTLOOK AFTER CLOSING; 22/03/2018 – Global Chemical Software Market 2018-2022 – Key Vendors are ANSYS, Frontline Data Solutions, RURO & SFS Chemical Safety – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 02/05/2018 – ANSYS LIMITED – UPDATE ON PURCHASE OF LAWTRUST; 06/04/2018 – Ansys CEO Ajei S. Gopal 2017 Total Compensation $10.3M; 02/05/2018 – ANSYS BOOSTS OUTLOOK FOR FY 2018 REV; 02/05/2018 – Ansys 1Q Net $84.3M; 04/05/2018 – ANSYS INC ANSS.O : WEDBUSH RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $163 FROM $160; 02/05/2018 – Ansys Sees 2Q EPS 54c-EPS 76c; 30/05/2018 – Ansys Presenting at Berenberg Design Software Conference Jun 13

More notable recent ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “ANSYS, Inc. 2018 Q2 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on August 07, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “ANSYS (ANSS) Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on August 07, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “ANSYS Appoints Nicole Anasenes and Glenda Dorchak to Board of Directors” on August 02, 2018. More interesting news about ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Global Semiconductor Leader HiSilicon Leverages ANSYS To Drive Product Innovation” published on August 06, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For August 8, 2018” with publication date: August 08, 2018.

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