Price Target Analysis Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)

Adverse foreign currency movements are also hurting the company. The 7 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $7.09B company.

DISCA has been the subject of a number of other research reports.

Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Discovery Communications, Inc. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock.

Following trading activity for Discovery Communications, Inc.(NASDAQ:DISCA), we can see that the stock has moved onto today's list of most actives. The company reported the earnings of $0.68/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.72/share. After $0.68 actual earnings per share reported by Discovery Communications Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.12% negative EPS growth. A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a Sell recommendation. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $27.07. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Discovery Communications by 2.0% during the 2nd quarter. The stock's last price was lower from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $26.66 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $28.39.

The company now has a P/E ratio of 11.67 and the market cap of the company is 12.54B. Discovery Communications has a 52-week low of $19.60 and a 52-week high of $30.25. Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The company reported $0.68 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72 by ($0.04). Discovery Communications had a return on equity of 22.76% and a net margin of 17.14%. Discovery Communications's revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter past year. The volume of DISCA witnessed a shift from 3.97 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 4.23 million shares. "(DISCA) Upgraded to Buy by ValuEngine" was originally published by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. (NASDAQ:DISCA) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 13. The total value of its holdings decreased 8.5%. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc acquired 342,210 shares as Kroger Co Com (KR)'s stock declined 14.05%. Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 10,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at $227,100. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. The company's stock had a trading volume of 5,625,820 shares. The high insider ownership can as a matter of fact lead to the contradictory result, a management team that is unaccountable because they can keep their jobs under nearly any circumstance.

The following firms have recently changed their position in DISCK. Currently, 0 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 1.53 billion shares have been available to trade. Squarepoint Ops LLC owns 152,922 shares with a value of $3,855,000.

A few notable investment firms have updated their holdings. Horizon Investment Services LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Discovery Communications in the first quarter valued at about $202,000. It turned negative, as 52 investors sold Discovery Communications Inc. shares while 186 reduced holdings.

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Valuations and Returns for Discovery Communications, Inc. BlackRock Inc. now owns 9,533,783 shares of the company's stock worth $246,259,000 after purchasing an additional 187,781 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp now owns 7,346,135 shares of the company's stock worth $189,736,000 after purchasing an additional 376,975 shares in the last quarter.

For investors it's vital to know about both type of ownership about firm, as institutional ownership is the percentage of a stock's float owned by institutions such as mutual funds, pension funds and endowments.

Discovery Communications, Inc.is a global media company.

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