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Today’s Top Gainers: Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)

The top gainers for today include Discovery Communications, Inc. DISCA from the sector Services with a gain of 1.08%. The price is $ 28.92, at present and the target price is $ 28.18.

The weekly performance for Discovery Communications, Inc. is -0.41%, which is not surprising given the gain it made today.  

The earnings per share (EPS) growth forecasted for 2016 is currently 12.74%. The earnings per share quarter to quarter growth is 51.60%

The simple 20 day moving average is up by 1.52% and the 52-week low is 22.23%.

The monthly and quarterly performance for Discovery Communications, Inc. is not as bright as it currently stands at 4.29% and 3.25%. However it is poised to change given the current performance trend.

Discovery Communications, Inc. has a total market capitalization of 11131.6 with a return on assets (ROA – calculated by dividing the total annual earnings by the company’s total assets –  illustrates how profitable a company really is in relation to its total assets) of 5.00%. It has a dividend yield of *TBA while the payout ratio is 0.00%.

Discovery Communications, Inc. has a gross margin of 62.60% and an operating margin of 30.70%. The net profit margin stands at 12.10%.

The weekly volatility is 1.48% and the monthly volatility is 1.67%. Volatility is basically a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It can be either be measured by implementing the standard deviation or by simply calculating the variance between returns from that market index.

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