Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB) Getting Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Report Shows
Media headlines about Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB) have trended somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Discovery Communications earned a media sentiment score of -0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.9419410986694 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume (ismboard.com)
- Good Nutrition is a Matter of State Security in Wolfenstein II (ismboard.com)
- Velocity’s “Garage Squad” Returns for a Fourth Season Now with 60 Minutes of Automotive Excitement (thefutoncritic.com)
- Discovery Communications, Inc. :DISCB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 8, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC, Take Two Says Rockstar Should Decide (gentst.com)
Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Discovery Communications from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, June 19th.
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB) remained flat at $23.50 during midday trading on Thursday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 495 shares. The company has a market cap of $13.40 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.47 and a beta of 1.58. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $27.04 and its 200-day moving average price is $27.77. Discovery Communications has a 1-year low of $23.35 and a 1-year high of $30.80.
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB) last issued its earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The company reported $0.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.04. Discovery Communications had a return on equity of 22.74% and a net margin of 16.88%. The business had revenue of $1.75 billion for the quarter. On average, equities research analysts expect that Discovery Communications will post $2.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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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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