Media headlines about Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 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 news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.9275203608509 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Morgan Stanley dropped their price target on shares of Discovery Communications from $31.00 to $22.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Discovery Communications from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. ValuEngine cut shares of Discovery Communications from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Discovery Communications from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Discovery Communications presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $25.50.

Shares of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) traded up $0.32 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $18.40. 5,990,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,130,000. Discovery Communications has a twelve month low of $14.99 and a twelve month high of $29.18. The company has a market cap of $7,150.00, a PE ratio of 8.85 and a beta of 1.42. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.56, a quick ratio of 5.87 and a current ratio of 5.87.

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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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