DIS - The Walt Disney Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
139.14
-0.40 (-0.29%)
At close: 4:04PM EST

138.90 -0.24 (-0.17%)
After hours: 4:31PM EST

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Previous Close139.54
Open139.02
Bid139.03 x 1100
Ask139.12 x 1100
Day's Range138.10 - 139.66
52 Week Range107.32 - 153.41
Volume7,872,913
Avg. Volume9,795,990
Market Cap251.209B
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.94
PE Ratio (TTM)23.42
EPS (TTM)5.94
Earnings DateMay 07, 2020 - May 12, 2020
Forward Dividend & Yield1.76 (1.26%)
Ex-Dividend DateDec 12, 2019
1y Target Est160.92
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