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Acquires 68698 Shares of Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)

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More notable recent Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) news were published by: Bloomberg.com which released: "Schlumberger Helps Out Halliburton" on October 20, 2017, also Reuters.com with their article: "Halliburton warns of slower growth as U.S. rig count drops" published on October 23, 2017, Bnn.ca published: "Halliburton posts worldwide revenue growth, contrasting rival Schlumberger" on October 23, 2017. On average, equities research analysts predict that Discovery Communications Inc. will post $1.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Highland Capital Mgmt Ltd Llc invested 0.36% in Discovery Communications Inc.

First Manhattan Co. boosted its holdings in Discovery Communications, Inc. Finally, Creative Planning grew its position in Discovery Communications by 1.0% in the second quarter. BidaskClub lowered shares of Discovery Communications from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th.

The price target set for the stock is $24.77 and this sets up an interesting set of potential movement for the stock, according to data from Finviz's Research. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC boosted its holdings in Discovery Communications by 437.1% in the second quarter.

In other Discovery Communications news, CFO Gunnar Wiedenfels purchased 15,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 15th. The firm has a market cap of $10.88 billion, a PE ratio of 10.12 and a beta of 1.56. Discovery Communications has a 1-year low of $18.60 and a 1-year high of $30.25.

Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) last issued its earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.42 by $0.02. Discovery Communications had a net margin of 17.14% and a return on equity of 22.76%. The business had revenue of $1.75 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.76 billion. During the same quarter past year, the firm posted $0.71 earnings per share. Looking at volatility levels, the stock observed volatility of 1.94% in last week and saw volatility 2.17% over the past one month. For the full year, analysts expect earnings to jump 9.52% yoy to $0.69. If you are accessing this story on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States & global copyright & trademark laws. Fiduciary Trust Co. acquired a new position in Discovery Communications in the second quarter worth approximately $160,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 23,852 shares of the company's stock worth $616,000 after purchasing an additional 206 shares in the last quarter. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. The shares were bought at an average cost of $23.05 per share, with a total value of $230,500.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed -22.44% and performed -31.81% over the last six months. The original version of this article can be viewed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/10/30/first-manhattan-co-acquires-68698-shares-of-discovery-communications-inc-disck.html. The firm owned 321,084 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 870 shares during the period. FMR LLC raised its stake in Discovery Communications by 32.7% during the 2nd quarter. Finally, MUFG Americas Holdings Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Discovery Communications by 13.9% during the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 8,545 shares of the company's stock worth $215,000 after buying an additional 87 shares during the last quarter.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Discovery Communications, Inc". First Manhattan Co. now owns 2,806,374 shares of the company's stock valued at $70,748,000 after purchasing an additional 651,642 shares during the period.

Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company.

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