DIS - The Walt Disney Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
111.04
+0.03 (+0.03%)
At close: 4:01PM EST
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Previous Close111.01
Open111.86
Bid0.00 x 3200
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range110.83 - 111.93
52 Week Range97.68 - 120.20
Volume8,554,673
Avg. Volume8,285,625
Market Cap165.302B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.67
PE Ratio (TTM)13.28
EPS (TTM)8.36
Earnings DateFeb 5, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.76 (1.59%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-12-07
1y Target Est124.70
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
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