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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 0.82% today. In the last week its performance is 1.14%, and -9.44% for the past quarter. Currently, Discovery Communications, Inc., DISCA has a target price of 29.65, so today’s gain of 0.82% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.06%.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA), has a market cap of 10049.99, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.20%, and institutional ownership is *TBA.

At the current price of 25.7, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 29.65. 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 15.85, as well as a forward P/E of 11.88.

With a current EPS of 1.62, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.72%,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 -24.23%. Since its IPO date on 7/8/2005, the total performance to date is -3.67%.

Volume today for Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA), is 3708000, while its average volume is 3654.7. Whilst the total gain today was 0.82%, it did have a day high of -12.50%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.47%, and 2.24% for the month. The 52-week low for Discovery Communications, Inc., DISCA has been 8.62%, while the 52-week-high has reached -26.45%.

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 1.16, and the P/S is 1.57, along with a P/B of 1.98. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 30.18.

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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