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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 4.81% today. In the last week its performance is 5.33%, and -2.50% for the past quarter. Currently, Discovery Communications, Inc., DISCA has a target price of 29.05, so today’s gain of 4.81% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.20%.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA), has a market cap of 10036.41, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is *TBA.

At the current price of 25.71, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 29.05. This is with a profit margin of 11.90%, and total debt/equity of 1.49. Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has a P/E of 13.94, as well as a forward P/E of 11.56.

With a current EPS of 1.84, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.44%,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 15.70%.

Performance for the year is -7.08%. Since its IPO date on 7/8/2005, the total performance to date is -3.64%.

Volume today for Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA), is 6441600, while its average volume is 3343.62. Whilst the total gain today was 4.81%, it did have a day high of -7.28%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.53%, and 2.22% for the month. The 52-week low for Discovery Communications, Inc., DISCA has been 8.66%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.15%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.20%, and its return on assets is 4.90%. Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has an operating margin of 31.20%. With a sales growth of 3.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Discovery Communications, Inc., DISCA is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 1.46, and has a current ratio of 1.8 and 1.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Discovery Communications, Inc.? Well its PEG is 0.89, and the P/S is 1.55, along with a P/B of 1.94. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 54.25.

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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