Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCA) Director Paul A. Gould Sells 8832 Shares

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(NASDAQ:DISCA) latest ratings and price target changes.

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Several analysts have issued reports on the company. MKM Partners restated a "neutral" rating and issued a $30.00 target price (up previously from $27.00) on shares of Discovery Communications in a research note on Tuesday, May 2nd. (NASDAQ:DISCK) from a b- rating to a c+ rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA) has a market capitalization of 9.92 Billion while its Major Index membership is at S&P 500.

In USA Industry, Discovery Communications, Inc. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt now owns 15,800 shares of the company's stock worth $893,000 after buying an additional 42 shares in the last quarter. Topeka Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $31 target. (NASDAQ:DISCA) jumped 2.74% to hit $25.87.

In other news, Director Paul A. Gould sold 8,832 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 10th.

P/E ratio of the company is 13.59. The "percentage off the 52-week high or low" refers to when a stock current price is relative to where it has traded over the last 52 weeks. The stock's 50-day moving average price is $27.21 and its 200-day moving average price is $27.19.

Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 9th. In the same quarter previous year, the company reported EPS of $0.71. Discovery Communications had a net margin of 17.14% and a return on equity of 22.76%. Available in more than 220 countries and territories, Discovery's programming reaches 3 billion cumulative viewers, who together consume 54 billion hours of Discovery content each year. The company is expected to report EPS as high as $0.76 and as low as $0.61 per share. Equities analysts anticipate that Discovery Communications will post $2.29 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

News coverage about Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. If you are viewing this story on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA & global trademark and copyright laws. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.98, for a total value of $229,455.36. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 188,676 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $4,901,802.48. The company was downgraded on Thursday, January 5 by Barclays Capital. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Discovery Communications by 3.3% in the fourth quarter. Timber Creek Capital Management LLC now owns 92,475 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,489,000 after buying an additional 1,950 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in Discovery Communications by 3.4% in the third quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 2,439,714 shares of the company's stock valued at $65,677,000 after buying an additional 67,628 shares during the last quarter.

Bp Plc purchased a new position in Discovery Communications Inc. Finally, Pivotal Research reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $27.00 price objective on shares of Discovery Communications in a report on Wednesday, February 15th. The company has its outstanding Shares of 369.07 Million. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in shares of Discovery Communications by 5.8% in the third quarter.

Albeit keeping a close eye on stock technical is very important, Investors always show anxiousness about where the stock might be heading.

Now have a look at past performance (weekly performance to year to date performance) how Discovery Communications, Inc. The Firm 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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