Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) hit a new 52-week low on Thursday . The company traded as low as $16.75 and last traded at $0.00, with a volume of shares.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on DISCK. Barrington Research restated a “market perform” rating on shares of Discovery Communications in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Discovery Communications from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Discovery Communications from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 12th. Morgan Stanley lowered their price target on shares of Discovery Communications from $31.00 to $22.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Discovery Communications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $25.50.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.56, a quick ratio of 1.89 and a current ratio of 5.87. The stock has a market capitalization of $5,832.15, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.40 and a beta of 1.42.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its holdings in Discovery Communications by 168.8% during the 3rd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 128,782 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,609,000 after buying an additional 80,872 shares during the last quarter. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. raised its holdings in Discovery Communications by 18.6% during the 3rd quarter. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. now owns 48,041 shares of the company’s stock valued at $973,000 after buying an additional 7,537 shares during the last quarter. YCG LLC raised its holdings in Discovery Communications by 4.5% during the 3rd quarter. YCG LLC now owns 392,443 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,967,000 after buying an additional 16,907 shares during the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. raised its holdings in Discovery Communications by 207.2% during the 3rd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 2,588,195 shares of the company’s stock valued at $52,437,000 after buying an additional 1,745,767 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State of Wisconsin Investment Board bought a new stake in Discovery Communications during the 3rd quarter valued at $136,312,000. Institutional investors own 45.66% of the company’s stock.

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Discovery Communications Company Profile

Discovery Communications, Inc (Discovery) is a global media company. The Company provides content across multiple distribution platforms, including pay-television (pay-TV), free-to-air (FTA) and broadcast television, Websites, digital distribution arrangements and content licensing agreements. Its segments include U.S.

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