Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) shot up 4.7% on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $25.63 and last traded at $25.33, with a volume of 2,577,762 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $24.19.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Topeka Capital Markets cut shares of Discovery Communications from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $37.00 to $30.00 in a report on Monday, April 25th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Discovery Communications from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 17th.

The stock has a 50-day moving average of $24.38 and a 200 day moving average of $25.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $15.74 billion and a PE ratio of 14.09.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Discovery Communications by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 22,082,351 shares of the company’s stock valued at $556,916,000 after buying an additional 682,702 shares during the period. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Discovery Communications by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. now owns 398,287 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,981,000 after buying an additional 2,459 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in shares of Discovery Communications by 151.0% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 272,513 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,873,000 after buying an additional 163,955 shares during the last quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK boosted its position in shares of Discovery Communications by 39.2% in the fourth quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK now owns 111,891 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,094,000 after buying an additional 31,506 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Andra AP fonden boosted its position in shares of Discovery Communications by 2.2% in the fourth quarter. Andra AP fonden now owns 82,300 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,076,000 after buying an additional 1,800 shares during the last quarter.

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 and broadcast television, Websites, digital distribution arrangements and content licensing agreements. Its segments are U.S.

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