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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for DISCK. The maximum price target given was 36, implying potential capital gains of 41.18 percent. The lowest price target was 22, implying a possible loss of -13.73 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 1.44 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.37 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.5 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of DISCK's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 18.15 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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. Currently the stock is 9.72 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 12.61 percent. DISCK has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.