The company has a market cap of $8,585.57, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.98 and a beta of 1.45. The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has risen 2.49% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.19% the S&P500.
Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at 6.43, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average. The institutional investor owned 429,128 shares of the company's stock after selling 9,975 shares during the period. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 671,095 shares in the company, valued at $13,233,993.40. Discovery Communications now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $29.00. Its share price has risen 45.05% in three months and is up 5.28% for the last five trades. It has underperformed by 17.58% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 2.28 in Q3 2017. The stock increased 1.42% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $24.2. It dived, as 31 investors sold SIRI shares while 132 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. Koch Ind Inc holds 17,211 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. 550,000 are held by Ghost Tree Cap Limited Liability. The Missouri-based Kennedy Capital Management Inc. has invested 0.04% in the stock. Alpha Windward Llc stated it has 0.32% of its portfolio in Canfor Pulp Products Inc. Keybank National Association Oh has invested 0% of its portfolio in Canfor Pulp Products Inc. 98,595 are held by Retirement System Of Alabama. Gyroscope Capital Management Llc holds 12,225 shares. Cibc Asset Mngmt reported 30,116 shares. Scotia Cap has 18,211 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Brown Advisory Inc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Canfor Pulp Products Inc. 64,794 are owned by Train Babcock Limited Liability Corp. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage invested in 0.01% or 128,782 shares. Polen Capital Management Llc acquired 18,583 shares as Icon Plc (ICLR)'s stock rose 5.08%. (NASDAQ:DISCK) by 636.1% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 75% are positive.
Several equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Monday, October 9. The stock of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. As per Tuesday, December 26, the company rating was downgraded by SunTrust. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Thursday, November 16 with "Overweight" rating. The rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy" on Thursday, September 7. The stock has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, October 26. 332,523 Discovery Communications, Inc. Finally, State of Wisconsin Investment Board acquired a new position in shares of Discovery Communications during the 3rd quarter worth $136,312,000.
As the P/E goes up, it shows that current investor sentiment is that the company is worth more. Its up 0.10, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 65 investors sold Discovery Communications, Inc. shares while 163 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 330 raised stakes. 204.44 million shares or 4.84% more from 195.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (TSE:CFX). Metropolitan Life Ny holds 2,650 shares or 0% of its portfolio. St Johns Inv Management Limited Company invested in 0.56% or 15,674 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can, a Manitoba - Canada-based fund reported 161,942 shares. Ing Groep Nv reported 14,613 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.
Price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio of Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Markel Corp reported 1.03 million shares. Reilly Fin Advsr Ltd Llc has 44,398 shares. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Envestnet Asset Mgmt holds 3,085 shares. 43,276 are owned by Murphy Pohlad Asset Mngmt Limited Liability. Intact Investment Management Inc has invested 0.01% in Discovery Communications, Inc. Menlo Advsrs Ltd reported 1.66% in Discovery Communications, Inc.
Among 7 analysts covering TowerJazz (NASDAQ:TSEM), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Analysts have placed a $24.57 price target on Discovery Communications, Inc., suggesting a 1.07% gain from recent close. As per Tuesday, January 2, the company rating was upgraded by Barrington.
Discovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media firm worldwide. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, October 19 report. Eaton Vance holds 0% of its portfolio in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) rating on Friday, August 11. Discovery Communicatns New now has $14.60B valuation. The firm earned "Underweight" rating on Tuesday, February 13 by Morgan Stanley. FBR Capital maintained Discovery Communications, Inc. The company was initiated on Thursday, December 15 by Citigroup. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, July 21 by Credit Suisse. Himax Technologies, Inc. has 2 buy ratings, 2 holds and 1 sells even after the stock tumbled -41.72% from its high of $13.95 to a $1.45 billion market value through last close. As per Monday, August 3, the company rating was upgraded by UBS.
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