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How has Discovery Communications, Inc.:(NASDAQ:DISCA) performed recently?

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10284.2. It is in the CATV Systems industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 15.61, a forward P/E of 11.72 and EPS of 1.62. At a stock price of 25.27 (-0.12%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 1.00%, more recently this last year it has grown by -4.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 13.93% and more long-term 13.63% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 12.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 11.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 1.60%.

For performance, Discovery Communications, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.20%. For the last month performance for Discovery Communications, Inc. is -0.98%. While the last quarter is -11.38% and half year, -2.28%. Finally for the year, performance is -24.05%.

The 52-week high for Discovery Communications, Inc., is at -24.41%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 6.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.46% and -8.25% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.66%, and for the month it is 2.24%. Discovery Communications, Inc., has a target price of 29.65.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.48, and for total debt/equity Discovery Communications, Inc. has 1.49. The gross margin is 63.10%, while operating margin is 31.00%, the profit margin is 11.80%. The current ratio is 1.9 and the quick ratio is 1.9.

Insider ownership is at 1.20%, with instituitional ownership at *TBA. Discovery Communications, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 406.49. The shares float is 383.39, with the float short at 6.69%, with short ratio coming to 6.92.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Discovery Communications, Inc., get 4.80%, with its returns on investment at 11.20%. Return on equity is 13.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 29.65, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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