DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock (NASDAQ:DISCA) gets upgraded to Buy by Jefferies Financial Group

Analyst Ratings For DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock (NASDAQ:DISCA)

Today, DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock (NASDAQ:DISCA) stock received an upgrade by Jefferies Financial Group from Hold to Buy.

There are 12 Buy Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 1 Sell Ratings, no Strong Buy Ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock (NASDAQ:DISCA) is Buy with a consensus target price of $27.2105 per share, a potential 2.54% downside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 8/21/2018-DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock (NASDAQ:DISCA) gets upgraded to Buy by Jefferies Financial Group
  • 8/17/2018-DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock (NASDAQ:DISCA) had its Buy rating reiterated by Barrington Research with a $30.00 price target
  • 8/8/2018-DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock (NASDAQ:DISCA) had its Buy rating reiterated by Royal Bank of Canada with a $30.00 price target
  • 8/7/2018-DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock (NASDAQ:DISCA) had its Hold rating reiterated by Pivotal Research with a $26.00 price target
  • 7/10/2018-DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock (NASDAQ:DISCA) has coverage initiated with a Neutral rating and $30.00 price target

Recent Insider Trading Activity For DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock (NASDAQ:DISCA)
DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock (NASDAQ:DISCA) has insider ownership of 6.73% and institutional ownership of 37.91%.

  • On 6/13/2018 John C Malone, Director, bought 1,407,000 with an average share price of $23.44 per share and the total transaction amounting to $32,980,080.00.
  • On 5/9/2018 Gunnar Wiedenfels, CFO, bought 10,000 with an average share price of $21.29 per share and the total transaction amounting to $212,900.00.
  • On 5/9/2018 J David Wargo, Director, bought 50,000 with an average share price of $21.37 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,068,500.00.
  • On 3/16/2018 Adria Alpert-Romm, Insider, sold 16,238 with an average share price of $22.61 per share and the total transaction amounting to $367,141.18.
  • On 3/14/2018 Savalle Sims, General Counsel, sold 2,571 with an average share price of $24.08 per share and the total transaction amounting to $61,909.68.
  • On 3/1/2018 David Leavy, Insider, sold 20,673 with an average share price of $23.41 per share and the total transaction amounting to $483,954.93.
  • On 12/20/2017 Bruce Campbell, Insider, sold 15,976 with an average share price of $21.50 per share and the total transaction amounting to $343,484.00.

About DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock (NASDAQ:DISCA)
Discovery, Inc. operates as a media company worldwide. The company operates through U.S. Networks, International Networks, and Education and Other segments. It owns and operates various television networks under the Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science Channel, Velocity, Discovery Family Channel, Destination America, American Heroes Channel, Discovery Life, The Oprah Winfrey Network, Eurosport, Discovery Kids, DMAX, and Discovery Home & Health brands, as well as other regional television networks. The company's content spans genres, including survival, exploration, sports, lifestyle, general entertainment, heroes, adventure, crime and investigation, health, and kids. It also develops and sells curriculum-based education products and services, such as an online suite of curriculum-based video on demand (VOD) tools, professional development services, and digital textbooks, as well as student assessments; and publishes hard copy curriculum-based content for K-12 schools. In addition, the company operates production studios that develop content; and Websites. It provides content through various distribution platforms comprising pay-television, free-to-air and broadcast television, Websites, digital distribution arrangements, and content licensing agreements, as well as various platforms that include brand-aligned Websites, online streaming, mobile devices, VOD, and broadband channels. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated approximately 400 distribution feeds in 40 languages internationally. Discovery, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Recent Trading Activity for DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock (NASDAQ:DISCA)
Shares of DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC. Common Stock closed the previous trading session at 27,92 +0,97 3,60 % with 27.98 shares trading hands.

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