Analyst Research and Ratings: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA), Camber Energy, Inc. (CEI)

Marco Green
December 5, 2017

IAG institutional ownership is held at 76.8% while insider ownership was 1.7%. Analysts have not ignored the recent trading for the stock and have since made their opinions very clear on what the stock could do. For every buyer, there needs to be someone who sold them the shares they bought, just as there must be a buyer in order for a seller to get rid of his or her shares.

Alpine Associates Management Inc. purchased a new stake in Discovery Communications, Inc. The stock has advanced 29.82% to a low over the previous one year and showed declining move -33.31% to a high over the same period. The company has market cap of $11.56 billion.

Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 22,145 shares of the company's stock worth $471,000 after buying an additional 9,652 shares in the last quarter. The stock remained 4.25% volatile for the week and 3.34% for the month. Discovery Communications has a 12 month low of $23.85 and a 12 month high of $30.80. The firm operates through U.S. It has a 10.32 P/E ratio. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.56, a current ratio of 5.87 and a quick ratio of 5.87. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.55 by ($0.12). Discovery Communications had a return on equity of 22.24% and a net margin of 16.63%. The company had revenue of $1.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.64 billion. The firm's revenue was up 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. It is negative, as 52 investors sold Discovery Communications, Inc. shares while 186 reduced holdings. (DISCA) stock showed the move of 2.31% with the closing price of $19.46. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 3.00 on this stock. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

In the transaction dated August 15, 2017, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the CFO; Wiedenfels Gunnar added a total of 15,000 shares at an average price of $21.7, amounting to approximately $325,500. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $15.45 per share, for a total transaction of $231,750.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 50,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at $772,500. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. The company had a trading volume of 9,746,730 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,316,885.

Many value investors look for stocks with a high percent of insider ownership, under the theory that when management are shareholders, they will act in its own self interest, and create shareholder value in the long-term. (NASDAQ:DISCA) to report earnings on February, 13. Deutsche Bank dropped their price objective on shares of Discovery Communications from $26.00 to $21.00 and set a "hold" rating for the company in a research note on Thursday. Barclays decreased their target price on Discovery Communications from $25.00 to $18.00 and set an "underweight" rating for the company in a research report on Friday, October 13th.

Among 29 analysts covering Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA), 5 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 19 Hold.

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Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB) opened at 25.45 on Wednesday. Seizert Prtn Ltd Liability Company stated it has 2.95% of its portfolio in Discovery Communications, Inc. 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.

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