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How to buy The Walt Disney Company stock

6 simple steps to owning and managing your DIS shares.

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How to buy shares in The Walt Disney Company

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for The Walt Disney Company. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: DIS. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until The Walt Disney Company reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of $130.96, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of The Walt Disney Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of The Walt Disney Company. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

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Price details for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

Open $130.64 Previous close $131.79
High $132.35 Change $-0.83
Low $130.45 Change % -0.63%
Close $130.96 Timestamp 1597348920
Volume N/A GMT offset 0

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The Walt Disney Company company summary

Information last updated 2020-08-09.

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) is a leading Entertainment business based in the USA. The Walt Disney Company (DIS) is listed on the NYSE and employs 223000 staff.

Profile

Industry Entertainment Currency symbol $
Code DIS Country name USA
Type Common Stock Country ISO US
Name The Walt Disney Company ISIN US2546871060
Exchange NYSE CUSIP 254687106
Currency code USD Sector Communication Services
Currency name US Dollar Full-time employees 223000

Detailed company information

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company's Media Networks segment operates domestic cable networks under the Disney, ESPN, Freeform, FX, and National Geographic brands; and television broadcast network under the ABC brand, as well as eight owned domestic television stations. This segment is also involved in the television production and distribution; and operation of National Geographic magazines. Its Parks, Experiences and Products segment operates theme parks and resorts, such as Walt Disney World Resort in Florida; Disneyland Resort in California; Disneyland Paris; Hong Kong Disneyland Resort; and Shanghai Disney Resort; Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club, National Geographic Expeditions, and Adventures by Disney; and Aulani, a Disney resort and spa in Hawaii, as well as licenses its intellectual property to a third party for the operations of the Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan. The company's Studio Entertainment segment produces and distributes motion pictures under the Walt Disney Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar, Fox Searchlight Pictures, and Blue Sky Studios banners; develops, produces, and licenses live entertainment events; produces and distributes music; and provides post-production services, including visual and audio effects. Its Direct-To-Consumer & International segment operates international television networks and channels comprising Disney, ESPN, Fox, National Geographic, Star, and Other India Channels; direct-to-consumer streaming services consisting of Disney +, ESPN+, Hotstar, and Hulu; and operates branded apps and Websites, such as Disney Movie Club and Disney Digital Network, as well as provides streaming technology support services. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

When does The Walt Disney Company's fiscal year end?

The Walt Disney Company's fiscal year ends in September.

Where is The Walt Disney Company based?

In the USA. The Walt Disney Company's address is 500 South Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA, United States, 91521.

What is The Walt Disney Company's international securities identification number?

The Walt Disney Company's ISIN is US2546871060.

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