Analyst Buzz: Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)


Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) currently has a “Sell” signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. While the Short-Term Technical Indicators for the stock on 7-Day Average Directional Indicator shows “Sell” signal. 10 – 8 Day Moving Average Hilo Channel shows “Hold” signal. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows “Sell” Signal.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) gained 1.27 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $23.83. The stock traded with the average Volume of 6.06 Million at the end of last session.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has the Market Capitalization of 8.9 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $30.25 and 52-Week Low of $15.99 and it touched its 52-week high on 04/20/17 and 52-Week Low on 11/15/17.

The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $0.43/share. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $0.54/share. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $-0.11/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of -20.4 Percent.

Several analysts are forecasting growth estimate of Discovery Communications, Inc. for the current quarter to be -17.3%. Their projections for the Next Quarter growth is 29.3 percent. While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of 8.8% per annum, whereas in the past Five years Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) showed a growth of 9.49 Percent per annum.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 2 analysts rated Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) as Buy, 1 analysts given Outperform signal, 5 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -3.27% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 3.97% and 3.83% respectively.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 4.2%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 13.6%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 11.8%.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) currently has a Weekly Volatility of 4.44% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 4.17% percent. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Discovery Communications, Inc. currently has a Weekly performance of 3.07%, monthly performance percentage is -2.85 percent, Quarterly performance is 40.26 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 4.7% and Yearly Performance is -16.47 percent.

Company Profile:

Discovery Communications is the world’s #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 209 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 149 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3.