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 most optimistic price target was 36, which equates to a potential upside of 41.18 percent. The minimum price target given was 22, which equates to a potential downside of -13.73 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.5 percent in FY estimates.
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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of DISCK is 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 12.61 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of DISCK is $9.88 billion. DISCK's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.