Analyst Ratings for Discovery Communications Inc. Series C (DISCK)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Discovery Communications Inc. Series C (NASDAQ:DISCK) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, DISCK was issued an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 23 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 4 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for DISCK. The highest price target was 36, implying a possible profit of 41.18 percent. The lowest price target was 22, which equates to a potential downside of -13.73 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.44 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.37 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.5 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of DISCK to grow at a rate of 18.15 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. DISCK has a PEG ratio of 0.74.

DISCK has a 52-week high of 29.18 and a 52-week low of 23.24. Today's price is 9.72 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 12.61 percent. DISCK has a P/E ratio of 13.41. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DISCK value stock report compares DISCK to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.88 billion. DISCK's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.