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Recent 52-Week High Exceeded in Shares of Walt Disney (DIS)

Published on Mon, 04/22/2013 - 14:13
By Robert Cotter

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) traded at a new 52-week high today of $61.71. This new high was reached on below average trading volume as 3.8 million shares traded hands, while the average 30-day volume is approximately 7.7 million shares.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Walt Disney have traded between a low of $41.73 and a high of $61.71 and are now at $61.51, which is 47% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 1.1% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.6%.

The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment company, conducts operations in media networks, studio entertainment, theme parks and resorts, consumer products, and Internet and direct marketing. The Company produces motion pictures, television programs, and musical recordings, as well as publishes books and magazines. Disney also operates ABC radio and television and theme parks.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) defies analysts with a current price ($61.51) 0.4% above its average consensus price target of $61.24. The stock should find initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $56.83 and further support at its 200-day MA of $52.02.

By Robert Cotter