The latest Insider Trade insight for Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)


Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $28.14. The stock traded with the volume of 2.65 Million in the last trading session. Discovery Communications, Inc. opened at $27.25 and closed by showing an increase of 1.58%. The Bid price in the last session was $20.93 x 200 and the Ask price was $28.30 x 100. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Discovery Communications, Inc. has the Market Capitalization of 12.67 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $31.25 and 52-Week Low of $23.66 and it touched its 52-week high on Dec 2, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Jun 28, 2016.

Discovery Communications, Inc. reported its last Earnings on Nov 01 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.36/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.4/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $-0.04/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of -10%. The company will report its next earnings on Feb 16 – Feb 20 (Est.).

Some analyst provided their insight on Growth Estimates; Discovery Communications, Inc. has the Current Quarter Earnings Growth rate of 38.2%. The Next Quarter growth is expected to be 19%. In the past 5 years, the stock has earnings growth rate of 8.73% per annum while the Upcoming 5 year’s earnings growth rate is expected to be 16.28% per annum.

21 number of analysts also provided their insight on Discovery Communications, Inc., where the Average Price Target for the stock is $28.14. They also projected Low Price Target as $21 while High Price Target is set at $35.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 1 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 3 reported it as Buy.17 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 4 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 2 say that this stock is a SELL.

Discovery Communications, Inc. annual Divided is 0 while it’s Dividend Yield is 0%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 15.52 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 12.57. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 1.67 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 2.1, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 48.12 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 7.95.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 4.6 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 13.7% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 11.2%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 3.42% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 4.67 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.84 percent.

A look at performance overview of Discovery Communications, Inc. depicts that Performance (Week) is 0.36 percent while Performance Month is 6.96%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 8.05% and Half Year Performance value stands at -0.58%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of -11.21 percent. Discovery Communications, Inc. has its YTD performance of 3.64 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 18 May 2016 where Director and Beneficial Owner Malone (John C) did a transaction type “Buy” in which 5242 shares were traded at a price of $0. Another insider trade includes Director Wargo (J David) who also initiated a transaction in which 5242 shares were traded on 18 May 2016 as “Buy”. On 18 May 2016 Director Anstrom (S Decker) traded 5242 shares as “Buy” at $0. Director Beck (Robert R) Buy 5242 shares on 18 May 2016 at the price of $0.