Discovery Communications (DISCB) Earns Media Sentiment Score of

Lester Mason
November 22, 2017

Discovery Communications earned a daily sentiment score of -0.04 on Accern's scale. The firm owned 15,705 shares of the company's stock after selling 8,975 shares during the quarter.

Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC lifted its position in Discovery Communications by 437.1% during the second quarter.

A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for DISCA producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 4.56% and for the month booked as 3.71%. Comparatively, Discovery Communications, Inc. posted earnings of $0.55 per share in the same quarter a year ago. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board acquired a new position in shares of Discovery Communications during the 2nd quarter worth about $196,000. The correct version of this piece can be accessed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/11/21/autus-asset-management-llc-has-318000-holdings-in-discovery-communications-inc-disck.html. The mean rating score for this stock is at 2.50.

Analyst Thoughts About Discovery Communications, Inc. "(DISCA)" was first posted by Dispatch Tribunal and is the sole property of of Dispatch Tribunal. If you are accessing this piece on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of worldwide copyright and trademark legislation. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Discovery Communications, Inc.

In related news, Director J David Wargo bought 80,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Friday, November 3rd. Its Average True Range (ATR) value figured out at 1.71. Creative Planning now owns 8,545 shares of the company's stock worth $215,000 after purchasing an additional 87 shares during the last quarter. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Swiss National Bank now owns 795,274 shares of the company's stock valued at $20,049,000 after purchasing an additional 6,300 shares during the period. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Its share price has risen 13.86% in three months and is up 6.58% for the last five trades. Insider ownership increased by a total of 115000 shares, which suggests that DISCA's key executives are feeling more optimistic about the outlook for the stock.


DISCK has been the subject of several research analyst reports. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $58. Finally, Barrington Research restated a "market perform" rating on shares of Discovery Communications in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Discovery Communications from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th.

The company's Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.46, according to consensus of 17 analysts. Higher relative volume you will have more liquidity in the stock which will tighten spreads and allow you to trade with more size without a ton of slippage. The stock witnessed -22.02% declines, -27.67% declines and -23.59% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. Discovery Communications, Inc. The company has a quick ratio of 5.87, a current ratio of 5.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.56.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA) have shown a high EPS growth of -7.00% in the last 5 years and has earnings rose of 24.20% yoy. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has an average volume of 4.52 Million. The company reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.55 by ($0.12). The Company dividend yield observed at 1.28%. The return on assets stands at 4.2%, Return on Equity now is 13.6% and the Return on Investment value is 11.8%. The Chemours Company earnings have declined with an annualized rate of -65.6% over the last 5 years.

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