Discovery Inc. [NASDAQ: DISCA] jumped around 5.15 points on Monday, while shares priced at $58.18 at the close of the session, up 9.71%. The company report on February 25, 2021 that Discovery Chief Financial Officer Gunnar Wiedenfels To Present At The 2021 Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference.
Discovery (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) announced that Chief Financial Officer Gunnar Wiedenfels will present at the 2021 Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference on Monday, March 8, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. ET.
A link to the live webcast of the virtual presentation will be available in the “Investor Relations” section of Discovery’s website at https://corporate.discovery.com/. An on-demand replay of the webcast will be available on the Company’s Investor Relations website shortly after the conclusion of the presentation.
Discovery Inc. stock is now 93.35% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. DISCA Stock saw the intraday high of $58.61 and lowest of $53.67 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 56.02, which means current price is +95.43% above from all time high which was touched on 03/01/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 8.81M shares, DISCA reached a trading volume of 11153899 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Discovery Inc. [DISCA]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for DISCA shares is $44.40 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on DISCA stock is a recommendation set at 2.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Citigroup have made an estimate for Discovery Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on February 01, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Barclays raised their target price from $20 to $29. The new note on the price target was released on January 19, 2021, representing the official price target for Discovery Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $23 to $45, while MoffettNathanson kept a Buy rating on DISCA stock. On December 18, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for DISCA shares from 32 to 25.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Discovery Inc. is set at 2.80, with the Price to Sales ratio for DISCA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.32. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.72, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.92. Price to Free Cash Flow for DISCA in the course of the last twelve months was 10.59 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.00.
How has DISCA stock performed recently?
Discovery Inc. [DISCA] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 5.23. With this latest performance, DISCA shares gained by 41.83% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 154.51% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 126.38% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for DISCA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 78.77, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 79.79, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 78.12 for Discovery Inc. [DISCA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 39.34, while it was recorded at 53.47 for the last single week of trading, and 26.72 for the last 200 days.
Discovery Inc. [DISCA]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Discovery Inc. [DISCA] shares currently have an operating margin of +25.35 and a Gross Margin at +50.93. Discovery Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +11.46.
Return on Total Capital for DISCA is now 9.46, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 4.70. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 11.98, with Return on Assets sitting at 3.59. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Discovery Inc. [DISCA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 155.85. Additionally, DISCA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 60.91, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 47.84. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 151.42, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 59.18.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Discovery Inc. [DISCA] managed to generate an average of $124,388 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.12 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.31.Discovery Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.00 and a Current Ratio set at 2.00.
Earnings analysis for Discovery Inc. [DISCA]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Discovery Inc. posted 0.87/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.84/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 3.60%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for DISCA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Discovery Inc. go to 6.75%.
Insider trade positions for Discovery Inc. [DISCA]
There are presently around $13,126 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of DISCA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 17,845,374, which is approximately -4.672% of the company’s market cap and around 2.80% of the total institutional ownership; CREDIT SUISSE AG/, holding 14,765,066 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $859.03 million in DISCA stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $857.34 million in DISCA stock with ownership of nearly -13.267% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Discovery Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 244 institutional holders increased their position in Discovery Inc. [NASDAQ:DISCA] by around 50,018,788 shares. Additionally, 278 investors decreased positions by around 25,135,526 shares, while 82 investors held positions by with 150,462,037 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 225,616,351 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. DISCA stock had 93 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,757,835 shares, while 67 institutional investors sold positions of 4,044,594 shares during the same period.