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).
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.