Insider Trading Alert - DISCA, MEAS And MA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 18, 2014, 46 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $312.00 to $18,945,831.38.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Discovery Communications (DISCA) - FREE Research Report

Gould Paul A, who is Director at Discovery Communications, sold 75,000 shares at $38.50 on Sept. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 485,980 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.37% with the 75,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.95, up $1.45, or 3.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Discovery Communications go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 125,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 125,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 680
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 125,000

The average volume for Discovery Communications has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Discovery Communications has a market cap of $5.8 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 56.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Discovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media company worldwide. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Networks, International Networks, and Education. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.1. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Discovery Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Discovery Communications as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Discovery Communications Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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