News coverage about Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 news stories about the company an impact score of 45.4366211239407 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Discovery Communications (DISCK) Downgraded by ValuEngine (americanbankingnews.com)
- Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCK) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- BidaskClub Downgrades Discovery Communications (DISCK) to Hold (americanbankingnews.com)
- Discovery Communications (DISCK) Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
- Financial Contrast: Discovery Communications (DISCK) & Liberty Media (FWONK) (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ DISCK) traded up $0.47 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $19.89. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 8,365,872 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,904,625. The company has a market capitalization of $7,416.63, a price-to-earnings ratio of -33.15 and a beta of 1.41. The company has a current ratio of 5.34, a quick ratio of 5.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.20. Discovery Communications has a 1-year low of $14.99 and a 1-year high of $29.18.
Several brokerages have issued reports on DISCK. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on Discovery Communications from $22.00 to $29.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. ValuEngine lowered Discovery Communications from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. BidaskClub upgraded Discovery Communications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 16th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Discovery Communications from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a hold rating to the stock. Discovery Communications has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $29.00.
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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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