5-Star Blue Chips Poised to Pop: Disney

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, entertainment giant Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Disney and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Disney facts

Headquarters (founded)

Burbank, Calif. (1923)

Market Cap

$131.8 billion

Industry

Movies and entertainment

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$42.3 billion

Management

Chairman/CEO Robert Iger
CFO James Rasulo

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

13.3%

Cash/Debt

$3.4 billion / $14.3 billion

Dividend Yield

1.2%

Competitors

News Corp. (Nasdaq: NWS  )
Time Warner
(NYSE: TWX  )

Sources: S&P Capital IQ; Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 94% of the 5,489 members who have rated Disney believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, JohnCLeven, succinctly summed up the bull case for our community:

Two of the greatest brands in the world in Disney and ESPN. They don't have economic moats, they have economic oceans. Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilms aren't too shabby either. Down 10% in the past 5 weeks. Not cheap, but a reasonable premium for a business of such quality. Long term hold.

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