Analysts: Disney Reports Strong Fourth Quarter and 3 More Research Notes to Look Through

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS): Argus increased its price target on Disney to $82 from $75 after the company reported stronger than expected fourth-quarter results. The firm expects the company’s media networks unit to deliver solid growth going forward, and it keeps a Buy rating on the shares.


Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): Stifel predicts that Cisco’s results for its October quarter are likely to come in at the low end of its guidance, driven by the federal shutdown in early October, and the emerging market headwinds. The firm thinks the company’s commentary on its January quarter is likely to be conservative, but it keeps a $30 price target and Buy rating on the stock.


Sirius XM Radio, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI): Barclays said Sirius XM has a bigger source of growth in used cars than in the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) segment moving forward. The firm notes that 70 percent of cars sold in the U.S. are used, and therefore profitability is higher. The analyst reports that the stock is Overweight rated.


Monsanto Co. (NYSE:MON): UBS raised its Monsanto estimates following the upbeat investor event; management affirmed the high-end of guidance, and had confidence in 8 percent gross profit growth despite lower crop prices. The firm rates the shares a Buy, with a $118 price target, up from $110.


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