News headlines about Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Discovery Communications earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.4728109417359 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) traded up $0.08 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $18.34. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,320,855 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,343,459. The company has a current ratio of 5.87, a quick ratio of 5.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.56. The company has a market capitalization of $7,110.00, a PE ratio of 8.93 and a beta of 1.42. Discovery Communications has a twelve month low of $14.99 and a twelve month high of $29.18.
DISCK has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Discovery Communications from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. ValuEngine cut Discovery Communications from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Morgan Stanley decreased their price target on Discovery Communications from $31.00 to $22.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, BidaskClub cut Discovery Communications from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 12th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. Discovery Communications has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $25.50.
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About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications, Inc (Discovery) is a global media company. The Company provides content across multiple distribution platforms, including pay-television (pay-TV), free-to-air (FTA) and broadcast television, Websites, digital distribution arrangements and content licensing agreements. Its segments include U.S.
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