Thursday, 19 April, 2018

Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCK) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Lindsey Cook | 25 December, 2017, 19:24

(NASDAQ:DISCA) shares with value of $2.03M were bought by MALONE JOHN C. Another trade for 3,047 shares valued at $55,349 was sold by Campbell Bruce. Barclays Capital maintained Discovery Communications, Inc. Insiders acquired a total of 527,523 shares of company stock valued at $9,629,104 over the last ninety days. It has outperformed by 27.75% the S&P500.

The stock of Discovery Communications Srs A (NASDAQ:DISCA) registered an increase of 0.78% in short interest. Rand Wealth Llc bought 2,582 shares as the company's stock rose 1.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 101,400 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.16 million, down from 311,960 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Discovery Communications Inc. has a 12-month low of $15.99 and a 12-month high of $30.25. The stock increased 6.08% or $1.36 during the last trading session, reaching $23.73. About 4.75M shares traded.

Jane Street Group LLC bought a new position in Discovery Communications Inc. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

Among 18 analysts covering Ventas Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) to report earnings on January, 24. Assetmark holds 279 shares.

Lafayette Investments Inc decreased Markel Corp Com (NYSE:MKL) stake by 681 shares to 21,698 valued at $23.17 million in 2017Q3. California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its stake in shares of Discovery Communications by 7.2% in the third quarter. Csu Producer has invested 1.33% in AT&T Inc. Its up 0.02, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It also reduced its holding in Apple Inc. 52 funds opened positions while 195 raised stakes. First Mercantile Trust reported 9,775 shares. Benjamin F Edwards & Incorporated reported 1,645 shares stake. Korea Inv owns 353,300 shares. Valley Natl Advisers reported 0% stake. Missouri-based Benjamin F Edwards And has invested 0.02% in Ventas, Inc. Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has declined 0.88% since December 24, 2016 and is downtrending. Apriem has 0.13% invested in Ventas, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY). Qs Llc holds 0.01% in eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) for 161,869 shares. Natixis Asset has 0.04% invested in Ventas, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) or 110,166 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn owns 365,679 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Jennison Associates Lc reported 180,580 shares. 18,050 are owned by Swarthmore Group Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) for 45,873 shares. (NASDAQ:DISCA) earned "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, September 6. Therefore 33% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 13 by Axiom Capital. The stock of Ventas, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has "Underperform" rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Credit Suisse. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, July 14 by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, June 23 the stock rating was initiated by Maxim Group with "Buy". (NASDAQ:DISCA) rating on Monday, August 14. (NASDAQ:EBAY) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Jefferies.

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Since December 13, 2017, it had 3 buys, and 1 sale for $10.39 million activity. The company has a market capitalization of $8,399.84, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.76 and a beta of 1.42.

Analysts await Discovery Communications, Inc. 69,406 eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) shares with value of $2.61 million were sold by FISHER STEPHEN. Therefore 34% are positive. Discovery Communications had 85 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

WARNING: "201,768 Shares in Discovery Communications Inc". (NASDAQ:DISCA) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: "Jon Najarian Sees Unusual Options Activity In Discovery Communications And ..." on December 15, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Discovery Communications Will Pursue Chip And Joanna Gaines" published on December 01, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: "Discovery Communications to Own Most of Oprah Winfrey Network" on December 05, 2017. Stifel Nicolaus has "Hold" rating and $2400 target. Morgan Stanley lowered their target price 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. On Wednesday, November 4 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with "Neutral". The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, August 25 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, November 4 by UBS. The firm has "Hold" rating by SunTrust given on Friday, October 27. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $26.31 and a 200-day moving average of $27.16.

Rnc Capital Mngmt Limited Company has invested 0.19% in Discovery Communications, Inc. Its up 0.14, from 1.17 in 2017Q2.

United States Steel & Carnegie Pension Fund increased its stake in Discovery Communications C (DISCK) by 19.66% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ent Financial Ser invested in 420 shares. Advisory Services Limited invested in 1,828 shares. Professional Advisory Ser holds 0.12% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. Shelton Cap Mgmt invested in 16,938 shares or 0.03% of the stock. FBR Capital maintained AT&T Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 75,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 463,256 shares, and cut its stake in Charter Commun Inc Class A. Apg Asset Nv holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Discovery Communications, Inc. Tributary Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Discovery Communication Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.11B market cap company. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 35,119 shares of the company's stock valued at $907,000 after acquiring an additional 664 shares in the last quarter. South Dakota Council invested in 344,532 shares or 0.14% of the stock.

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