News stories about Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, 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 stories about the company an impact score of 45.1618932021618 out of 100, meaning 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 media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Who Ya Callin’ Superfluous? Tax Boost Only Goes So Far for Troubled Media Stocks (finance.yahoo.com)
- Digital Video: From Creation to Fragmentation, Industry Execs Weigh In (finance.yahoo.com)
- [$$] 5 Value Stocks Set to Beat the Market (finance.yahoo.com)
- Discovery Has Widespread Appeal (finance.yahoo.com)
- Malone vs. Murdoch: Who’s Right About Future of Media? (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) traded up $0.29 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $23.00. The company had a trading volume of 2,806,910 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,587,600. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.56, a quick ratio of 5.87 and a current ratio of 5.87. The firm has a market capitalization of $8,830.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.11 and a beta of 1.42. Discovery Communications has a 1 year low of $14.99 and a 1 year high of $29.18.
DISCK has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Discovery Communications from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. BidaskClub upgraded Discovery Communications from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. ValuEngine upgraded Discovery Communications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered their price objective on Discovery Communications from $31.00 to $22.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $25.50.
About Discovery Communications
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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