Insider ownership during the past year has decreased by a net of 783994 shares.
The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 6.73% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 5.15% and -18.99% respectively. After the latest session, which saw the stock close at a price of $20.04, DISCA sits below its 52-week high. 10 - 8 Day Moving Average Hilo Channel shows "Hold" signal. Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) has risen 9.86% since December 15, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock of Discovery Communications, Inc. The company has market cap of $10.98 billion. Networks, International Networks, and Education and Other divisions.
Among 29 analysts covering Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA), 5 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive.
Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has a beta of 1.55, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $29.07. Nordstrom Inc. had 103 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Quebecor Inc. (NASDAQ DISCK) traded up $1.10 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $19.75. On Friday, November 10 the stock rating was downgraded by Desjardins Securities to "Hold". The rating was downgraded by Topeka Capital Markets on Monday, April 25 to "Hold". Three months ago, analysts assigned DISCA a 3.06 rating, which implies that analysts largely still feel the same about the outlook for the stock over the next year. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Thursday, September 7. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, September 18. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, May 6 by M Partners. The company was maintained on Friday, February 19 by Rosenblatt. (NASDAQ:DISCA) on Wednesday, August 2 with "Hold" rating. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 5.90, current ratio was 5.90, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 2.56 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 2.56, while Payout ratio is 0.00%. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $60.0 target.
The stock increased 4.99% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $21.04. About 89,556 shares traded.
Bislett Management Llc increased Discovery Communications Inc New Com Ser A (DISCA) stake by 13.95% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. It has underperformed by 17.58% the S&P500.
Analysts await Discovery Communications, Inc.
A number of brokerages have issued reports on DISCA. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $-0.16/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of -29.6 Percent. DISCA's profit will be $246.47 million for 11.13 P/E if the $0.45 EPS becomes a reality. TCW Group Inc. now owns 11,200 shares of the company's stock valued at $307,000 after buying an additional 50 shares in the last quarter. Discovery Communications earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. Its up 0.10, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. The California-based California State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0.02% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA) to generate earnings per share of $1.94 in 2017. Citigroup upgraded Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) or 7,763 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited Partnership has 0.02% invested in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Moreover, Farmers & Merchants Invests has 0% invested in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) is a huge mover today! Whitnell And holds 34,623 shares or 0.73% of its portfolio. Leuthold Gp Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.31% stake. Cedar Hill Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 1.66% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Northern Corp invested in 0.02% or 2.43M shares. Its up 0.10, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. In the most recent quarter, institutional ownership increased by a net of 8.13 million shares, or 4.4%.This is a bullish sign and indicates that institutions are feeling more optimistic about the outlook for DISCA overall.199 holders increased their positions, 216 decreased their positions, and 66 holders held their positions. 72 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. Raymond James Fincl Services Advsrs holds 13,983 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Tributary Capital Mgmt Ltd invested in 42,200 shares. Tower Research Capital Limited (Trc) invested 0% of its portfolio in Nordstrom, Inc. Bridgewater Associates Limited Partnership reported 568,025 shares. Prudential Finance has 842,428 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Addenda Cap Inc owns 132,300 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. The New Jersey-based Lucas Mngmt has invested 1.47% in Permian Basin Royalty Trust (NYSE:PBT). HCP, Inc. (HCP) is a part of Financial sector and belongs to REIT - Healthcare Facilities industry. Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny has 101,031 shares. Cornerstone Management Ltd holds 0.01% or 36,440 shares.