Media coverage about Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Discovery Communications earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.114630081056 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- What Analysts Say? Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) stock closes Yesterday with 0.86% (tingoos.com)
- Looking Under the Hood: What’s Happening to Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) and Eli Lilly and Company … – Market Movers (financialqz.com)
- Are These Going Behind the Curtain? Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK), A10 Networks, Inc. (ATEN) – Market Movers (financialqz.com)
- $0.50 EPS Expected for Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCK) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of research firms have recently commented on DISCK. ValuEngine cut Discovery Communications from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Morgan Stanley cut their target price on Discovery Communications from $31.00 to $22.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Zacks Investment Research cut Discovery Communications from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, September 25th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Discovery Communications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 22nd. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $25.50.
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.53 by ($0.10). Discovery Communications had a net margin of 16.63% and a return on equity of 22.24%. research analysts anticipate that Discovery Communications will post 2.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Discovery Communications Company Profile
Discovery Communications, Inc (Discovery) is a global media company. 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. Its segments include U.S.
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