Critical Contrast: Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Falcon’s Beyond Global (NASDAQ:FBYD)

Walt Disney (NYSE:DISGet Free Report) and Falcon’s Beyond Global (NASDAQ:FBYDGet Free Report) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

61.2% of Walt Disney shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Walt Disney shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Walt Disney and Falcon’s Beyond Global, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Walt Disney 1 3 18 0 2.77
Falcon’s Beyond Global 0 0 0 0 N/A

Walt Disney presently has a consensus price target of $109.67, suggesting a potential downside of 0.79%. Given Walt Disney’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Walt Disney is more favorable than Falcon’s Beyond Global.


This table compares Walt Disney and Falcon’s Beyond Global’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Walt Disney 2.65% 7.31% 3.65%
Falcon’s Beyond Global N/A N/A N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Walt Disney and Falcon’s Beyond Global’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Walt Disney $88.90 billion 2.28 $2.35 billion $1.28 86.36
Falcon’s Beyond Global N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Walt Disney has higher revenue and earnings than Falcon’s Beyond Global.


Walt Disney beats Falcon’s Beyond Global on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Walt Disney

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The Walt Disney Company operates as an entertainment company worldwide. It operates through three segments: Entertainment, Sports, and Experiences. The company produces and distributes film and television video streaming content under the ABC Television Network, Disney, Freeform, FX, Fox, National Geographic, and Star brand television channels, as well as ABC television stations and A+E television networks; and produces original content under the ABC Signature, Disney Branded Television, FX Productions, Lucasfilm, Marvel, National Geographic Studios, Pixar, Searchlight Pictures, Twentieth Century Studios, 20th Television, and Walt Disney Pictures banners. It also offers direct-to-consumer streaming services through Disney+, Disney+ Hotstar, Hulu, and Star+; sports-related entertainment services through ESPN, ESPN on ABC, ESPN+ DTC, and Star; sale/licensing of film and episodic content to third-party television and VOD services; theatrical, home entertainment, and music distribution services; DVD and Blu-ray discs, electronic home video licenses, and VOD rental services; staging and licensing of live entertainment events; and post-production services. In addition, the company operates theme parks and resorts comprising Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Shanghai Disney Resort, Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club, National Geographic Expeditions, and Adventures by Disney, as well as Aulani, a Disney resort and spa in Hawaii. It also licenses its intellectual property to a third party for operations of the Tokyo Disney Resort; licenses trade names, characters, visual, literary, and other IP for use on merchandise, published materials, and games; operates a direct-to-home satellite distribution platform; sells branded merchandise through retail, online, and wholesale businesses; and develops and publishes books, comic books, and magazines. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

About Falcon’s Beyond Global

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Falcon's Beyond Global, Inc. operates as an entertainment powerhouse and innovator in storytelling. The company develops, owns, and operates hotels, theme parks, and retail, dining, and entertainment venues. It also provides master planning, media and audio production, project management, experiential technologies, attraction hardware development, procurement, and sales for the themed entertainment industry. In addition, the company develops, owns, and operates themed entertainment resorts and theme parks. Further, it engages in the production, development, and licensing of proprietary narrative, story-driven intellection property and third-party partnered brands through multiple media and consumer products channels. The company is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

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