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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) which is in the industry CATV Systems, gaining -0.15% today. In the last week its performance is 4.59%, and -4.76% for the past quarter. Currently, Discovery Communications, Inc., DISCA has a target price of 28.77, so today’s gain of -0.15% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.42%.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA), has a market cap of 10620.05, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is *TBA.

At the current price of 26.38, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 28.77. This is with a profit margin of 11.80%, and total debt/equity of 1.49. Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has a P/E of 16.3, as well as a forward P/E of 12.32.

With a current EPS of 1.62, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.62%,Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 1.00%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 13.63%.

Performance for the year is -8.49%. Since its IPO date on 7/8/2005, the total performance to date is -0.97%.

Volume today for Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA), is 1207761, while its average volume is 3727.36. Whilst the total gain today was -0.15%, it did have a day high of -8.69%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.53%, and 2.13% for the month. The 52-week low for Discovery Communications, Inc., DISCA has been 11.50%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.10%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.20%, and its return on assets is 4.80%. Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has an operating margin of 31.00%. With a sales growth of 1.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Discovery Communications, Inc., DISCA is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 1.48, and has a current ratio of 1.9 and 1.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Discovery Communications, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.2, and the P/S is 1.65, along with a P/B of 2.03. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 31.89.

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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