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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 10743.44. It is in the CATV Systems industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 15.02, a forward P/E of 12.45 and EPS of 1.84. At a stock price of 27.69 (1.06%) 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 12.78% and more long-term 15.70% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 51.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 11.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 3.30%.

For performance, Discovery Communications, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 3.32%. For the last month performance for Discovery Communications, Inc. is 10.36%. While the last quarter is 8.97% and half year, -0.79%. Finally for the year, performance is 1.76%.

The 52-week high for Discovery Communications, Inc., is at -12.92%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 17.03%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.22% and 4.12% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.25%, and for the month it is 2.41%. Discovery Communications, Inc., has a target price of 29.09.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.46, and for total debt/equity Discovery Communications, Inc. has 1.49. The gross margin is 62.80%, while operating margin is 31.20%, the profit margin is 11.90%. The current ratio is 1.8 and the quick ratio is 1.8.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at *TBA. Discovery Communications, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 387.99. The shares float is 373.62, with the float short at 7.39%, with short ratio coming to 8.25.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Discovery Communications, Inc., get 4.90%, with its returns on investment at 11.20%. Return on equity is 14.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 29.09, 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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