News stories about Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Discovery Communications earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.2765665285757 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) opened at $21.39 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.56, a current ratio of 5.87 and a quick ratio of 5.87. The stock has a market cap of $8,179.98, a PE ratio of 11.20 and a beta of 1.45. Discovery Communications has a 12 month low of $14.99 and a 12 month high of $29.18.

DISCK has been the subject of several research reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of Discovery Communications from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Discovery Communications from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Morgan Stanley decreased 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 research note on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Discovery Communications from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 31st. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $29.00.

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About Discovery Communications

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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