Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) will report its 2nd quarter earnings on Tuesday, 5th May, 2015. The consensus estimates $1.11 a share and interestingly, over the previous three months, the estimate has increased from $1.10 a share.
Many analyst expectations are set for earnings of $4.93 a share for the fiscal year. Revenues are estimated to beat the year-ago totals by 5% from $11.65 billion to $12.25 billion for the 2nd quarter. Meanwhile, revenue is expected to be $52.36 billion for the year.
For three consecutive quarters, Walt Disney’s net income has grown. The year-over-year growth of 14% net income in the recent quarter came just after profit growth in the 4th quarter of 8% and a rise of 22% in the 3rd quarter.
The company’s revenue has also risen in the last two quarters. The previous quarter recorded a 15% year-over-year growth in revenue to $13.39 billion and increased 7% in the quarter before that.
Roughly 55% of analysts rate the company as a buy. This percentage is below the mean of ratings from analysts on 9 similar companies, which averaged around 71 percent buys.
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