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How to buy shares in Disney from New Zealand

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  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 Disney 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 Disney 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 last close price of $177.18, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Disney, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Disney. Optimise 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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Disney share price

Use our graph to track the performance of DIS stocks over time.

Disney shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
OpenUSD177.53
HighUSD179.2
LowUSD175.14
CloseUSD176.02
Previous closeUSD178.35
Change USD-2.33
Change % -1.3064%
Volume 6,813,443
Information last updated 2021-07-30.
52-week rangeUSD115.35 - USD203.02
50-day moving average USD176.9382
200-day moving average USD181.6515
Wall St. target priceUSD206.97
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield USD0.88 (0.49%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD-2.4998

Disney price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $176.02

1 week (2021-07-21) N/A
1 month (2021-07-01) -0.70%
3 months (2021-04-30) -5.38%
6 months (2021-01-28) N/A
1 year (2020-07-28) N/A
2 years (2019-07-28) N/A
3 years (2018-07-28) N/A
5 years (2016-07-28) N/A

Is Disney under- or over-valued?

Valuing Disney stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Disney's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Disney's PEG ratio

Disney's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.1381. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Disney's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Disney's EBITDA

Disney's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$6.5 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Disney's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Shorting Disney shares

There are currently 21.6 million Disney shares held short by investors – that's known as Disney's "short interest". This figure is 5.9% down from 22.9 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Disney shares can be evaluated.

Disney's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Disney's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Disney shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Disney shares traded daily (recently around 9.6 million). Disney's SIR currently stands at 2.25. In other words for every 100,000 Disney shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2250 shares are currently held short.

However Disney's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Disney shares, or, against the total number of tradable Disney shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Disney's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Disney shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0119% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Disney shares, roughly 12 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Disney.

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