Today's Hot Stock Under Review: Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA)

Marco Green
December 15, 2017

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 24.20%, and looking further price to next year's EPS is 14.43%. Creative Planning now owns 8,545 shares of the company's stock worth $215,000 after buying an additional 87 shares during the last quarter. Its revenue stood at 9.30% a year on average in the period of last five years. Year to Date (YTD) performance of Discovery Communications, Inc.

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly -1.06%. (NYSE:LOW) stock volatility was recorded 1.38% which for the previous full month was noted 2.20%. Cadence Capital Management LLC now owns 8,111 shares of the company's stock worth $204,000 after buying an additional 55 shares during the last quarter. ThornTree Capital Partners LP owned approximately 0.18% of Discovery Communications worth $14,906,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Discovery Communications, -17.3%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 26.8%. The stock exchanged hands with 2,279,294 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 5.32M shares. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility of the stock are 4.02% percent and 3.24% percent, respectively. They just need to take the company's market capitalization and divide it by the company's total sales over the past 12 months. The average revenue per share growth rate of Discovery Communications, Inc. during the past 12 months was 10.6 percent. The stock has a market capitalization of $6,944.27, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.81 and a beta of 1.42. The firm owned $17.62 million shares of the company's stock after selling 261665 shares during the period.

Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Finally, Credit Suisse Group raised shares of Discovery Communications from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and cut their price objective for the company from $23.00 to $22.00 in a research note on Thursday, September 14th.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Discovery Communications, Inc., where 3 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 0 analysts have given a Buy signal, 4 said it's a HOLD, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $15 range (lowest target price).

Shares of Discovery Communications, Inc. There were 49 sold out positions, amounting to 13.96 million shares. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $23.67. A 4 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 3 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NASDAQ:DISCA) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

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The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 1.83 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 1.7 Million. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.11/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -20.4%.

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Trend Direction of 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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