$0.38 EPS Expected for Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)

January 20, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

 $0.38 EPS Expected for Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)
Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.10, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 65 investors sold Discovery Communications, Inc. shares while 163 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 152 raised stakes. 204.44 million shares or 4.84% more from 195.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
First Citizens Comml Bank And Tru Co accumulated 70,354 shares. Moreover, Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada has 0% invested in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) for 132,089 shares. Assetmark, California-based fund reported 279 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust Bk Corp stated it has 0.02% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Polar Asset Mngmt Prtn has invested 0.01% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Minnesota-based Walleye Trading Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Aviva Public Limited reported 137,375 shares. Madison, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 210,100 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins The reported 0% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Benjamin F Edwards & reported 0.01% stake. Macquarie Group Ltd holds 0% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) or 27,300 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership holds 719,048 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Tarbox Family Office reported 0% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Waldron Limited Partnership owns 14,822 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Quantbot Tech L P invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA).

Since December 13, 2017, it had 3 insider buys, and 1 sale for $10.39 million activity. The insider Campbell Bruce sold $55,349. The insider WARGO J DAVID bought 100,000 shares worth $1.86 million.

Analysts expect Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) to report $0.38 EPS on February, 13.They anticipate $0.18 EPS change or 32.14 % from last quarter’s $0.56 EPS. DISCA’s profit would be $217.51 million giving it 16.91 P/E if the $0.38 EPS is correct. After having $0.43 EPS previously, Discovery Communications, Inc.’s analysts see -11.63 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.47% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $25.71. About 4.18 million shares traded. Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has declined 0.88% since January 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.58% the S&P500.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) Ratings Coverage

Among 31 analysts covering Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Discovery Communications had 89 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 2 by Jefferies. FBR Capital maintained Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) rating on Wednesday, November 2. FBR Capital has “Mkt Perform” rating and $27 target. As per Monday, July 17, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) on Friday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by Citigroup. Barrington Research upgraded Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) on Friday, May 6 to “Outperform” rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 15 by UBS. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) on Monday, October 16 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 30 by Topeka Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, September 19 by Cowen & Co.

Discovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $14.72 billion. The firm operates through U.S. It has a 13.52 P/E ratio. Networks, International Networks, and Education and Other divisions.

More notable recent Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Can suburban Maryland absorb a hit like Discovery Communications? Hardly.” on January 10, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Discovery Communications Is A Bargain” published on January 05, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Discovery Communications Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average – Bullish for DISCA” on January 11, 2018. More interesting news about Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Why I Recently Bought Into Discovery Communications” published on January 18, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA) to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market …” with publication date: December 22, 2017.

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