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

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Nov. 21, 2017
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1.53%Expected margin
76.71% successful of 73 deals
$17.25 Last close price
at 21-nov-2017


Model's trade recommendations 3.27% Return for period

10.86% Annual return

$6.65B Market Cap

β 1.55  


Model (following trade recommendations)


Underlying stock

S&P 500

Return for period 3.27%
52wk return 15.65%
52wk Range
Sortino ratio 1.36
Sharpe ratio 1.02
Norm. RMSE 0.99%
Downside risk 7.72%
Volatility 10.35%
  • HOLD Analysts consensus recommendation

Discovery Communications is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 209 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 149 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3.

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 8.44
Shares Outstanding 379M
% Held by Insiders 6.81%
% Held by Institutions 46.23%
EPS (last reported FY) $2.13
EPS (last reported Q) $0.43
EPS, estimated (last reported Q) $0.55
Total revenues $6 B
Net income $1 B