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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 36, which equates to a potential upside of 41.18 percent. The minimum price target given was 22, implying a possible loss of -13.73 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.44 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 1.37 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.5 percent.

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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of DISCK is 0.74.

In the last 52-weeks, DISCK has achieved a high of 29.18 and a 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 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 market cap of DISCK is $9.88 billion. DISCK's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.