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

January 20, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

 $0.38 EPS Expected for Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)
Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. 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.
Ycg Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 2.09% of its portfolio in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Prelude Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 32,674 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins Communication The, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 175,535 shares. Cambridge Advsr reported 0% stake. Cantab Capital Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership owns 94,167 shares or 0.29% of their US portfolio. Nordea Mgmt holds 0% or 10,855 shares. Pnc Ser Incorporated accumulated 26,905 shares. Utd States Steel And Carnegie Pension Fund has 3.04M shares. Maryland-based Lafayette Invests has invested 1.79% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Omni Llp has invested 0.45% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt accumulated 4,248 shares. Skba Capital Mgmt, a California-based fund reported 12,400 shares. First Pacific Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 159,800 shares. Autus Asset Mgmt Limited Liability holds 15,705 shares. First Mercantile Comm accumulated 9,775 shares.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 3 buys, and 1 insider sale for $10.39 million activity. MALONE JOHN C also bought $2.03 million worth of Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) shares. WARGO J DAVID bought $1.86M worth of Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) on Thursday, December 14.

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. As per Thursday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, July 17. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 8 by B. Riley & Co. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 8 by Pivotal Research. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, October 14 to “Neutral”. The stock of Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) earned “Hold” rating by UBS on Tuesday, September 26. The stock of Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) earned “Hold” rating by Loop Capital on Wednesday, February 22. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Thursday, January 5 by Barclays Capital. Pivotal Research downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $28 target in Thursday, January 12 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, August 14 with “Buy”.

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: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Discovery Communications Is A Bargain” on January 05, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Why I Recently Bought Into Discovery Communications” published on January 18, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Can suburban Maryland absorb a hit like Discovery Communications? Hardly.” on January 10, 2018. More interesting news about Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Discovery Communications Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average – Bullish for DISCA” published on January 11, 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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