News stories about Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Discovery Communications earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.7734879529286 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
DISCK has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Discovery Communications from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Discovery Communications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. ValuEngine lowered shares of Discovery Communications from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on shares of Discovery Communications from $22.00 to $29.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $29.00.
Shares of DISCK stock remained flat at $$20.73 during trading hours on Friday. 3,982,367 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,732,211. Discovery Communications has a 1 year low of $14.99 and a 1 year high of $29.18. The stock has a market capitalization of $7,916.93, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.42 and a beta of 1.46. The company has a quick ratio of 5.34, a current ratio of 5.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.20.
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, February 27th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Discovery Communications had a negative net margin of 4.90% and a positive return on equity of 21.68%. The firm had revenue of $1.86 billion during the quarter.
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Discovery Communications Company Profile
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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