Earnings Watch: Disney earnings: Questions over the state and future of ESPN linger

Walt Disney Co. will deliver its fiscal first-quarter earnings results after the market opens on Tuesday.

Here’s what investors can expect:

Earnings: Disney DIS, -0.62% is expected to report per-share earnings of $1.50 for the quarter, according to analysts surveyed by FactSet. That would be an 8% decline compared with the same quarter a year ago, but an increase of 36% compared to Disney’s most recent fourth-quarter 2016 earnings. Disney has beat FactSet’s consensus on earnings in eight of the last 10 quarters.

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Estimize, which crowdsources estimates from sell-side and buy-side analysts, hedge-fund managers, executives, academics and others, expects the media and entertainment company to report earnings of $1.51 per share.

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