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# 1st Gen Model Discovery Communications, Inc. Cable & other pay television services

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Sept. 22, 2017
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0.05%Expected margin
74.63% successful of 67 deals
$21.41 Last close price
at 22-sep-2017


Model's trade recommendations -3.48% Return for period

8.39% Annual return

$8.06B Market Cap

β 1.59  


Model (following trade recommendations)


Underlying stock

S&P 500

Return for period -3.48%
52wk return 7.77%
52wk Range
Sortino ratio 1.03
Sharpe ratio 0.79
Norm. RMSE 0.45%
Downside risk 8.03%
Volatility 10.44%
  • HOLD Analysts consensus recommendation

DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC., formerly Discovery Holding Company, is a holding company that conducts operations through its two wholly owned operating subsidiaries, Ascent Media Group, LLC and Ascent Media CANS, LLC, and throught its 66.66% owned equity affiliate Discovery Communications Holding, LLC. Ascent Media provides creative, media management and network services to the media and entertainment industries. Its client base includes motion picture studios, independent producers, broadcast networks, cable programming networks, advertising agencies, media producers, independent owners of television and film libraries, and media distribution channels. Discovery is a global media and entertainment company that offers original and purchased programming in the United States and over 170 other countries with over 100 television networks.

Industry sector: Consumer Discretionary

Sector classification: Cable & other pay television services

Deep Learning based analysis and prediction model for Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA) stock is a 1st Generation Non-linear Autoregresive with exogenous variable(s) (NARX) model based on the Recurrent Neural Network architecture.

Model is in the production pipeline since Sept. 30, 2015.

Market data for DISCA model training are being downloaded from the Quandl premium datasets on a daily basis.

Model is being retrained on a daily basis.

Float 353M
P/E 10.37
Shares Outstanding 379M
% Held by Insiders 6.81%
% Held by Institutions 45.84%
EPS (last reported FY) $2.13
EPS (last reported Q) $0.68
EPS, estimated (last reported Q) $0.71
Total revenues $6 B
Net income $1 B