21.36% to Target, B.Riley FBR Maintains Buy Rating for Hasbro (HAS) Stock; Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA) Had 7 Analysts Last Week

Among 31 analysts covering Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 21 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Discovery Communications had 92 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo initiated Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) rating on Thursday, July 20. Wells Fargo has “Hold” rating and $2800 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, June 12 with “Buy”. Piper Jaffray initiated it with “Hold” rating and $2700 target in Friday, August 11 report. Pivotal Research downgraded Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) on Tuesday, January 9 to “Hold” rating. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 4 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, August 3 by UBS. On Sunday, August 16 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Monday, November 9 by RBC Capital Markets. Barrington upgraded the shares of DISCA in report on Tuesday, January 2 to “Buy” rating. See Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) latest ratings:

28/02/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $23.0 Maintain
20/02/2018 Broker: Moffett Nathanson Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
05/02/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $21.0 Maintain
09/01/2018 Broker: Pivotal Research Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
04/01/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $25.0 Maintain
02/01/2018 Broker: Barrington Rating: Buy New Target: $30.0 Upgrade
02/01/2018 Broker: Macquarie Research Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
21/12/2017 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy New Target: $30.0 Upgrade
08/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $19.0
08/11/2017 Broker: B. Riley & Co Rating: Neutral Old Target: $23 New Target: $19 Maintain

Among 21 analysts covering Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Hasbro Inc. has $125 highest and $21 lowest target. $94.18’s average target is 2.97% above currents $91.46 stock price. Hasbro Inc. had 64 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, April 7 by JP Morgan. On Thursday, March 24 the stock rating was initiated by UBS with “Neutral”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, December 4 by Jefferies. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 28 by PiperJaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, October 24. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) rating on Thursday, July 13. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $107 target. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, June 6 report. As per Thursday, September 28, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, April 12 by Jefferies. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, July 19 by PiperJaffray.

Discovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $15.09 billion. The firm operates through U.S. It currently has negative earnings. Networks, International Networks, and Education and Other divisions.

The stock increased 0.96% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $24.19. About 5.07M shares traded. Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has declined 0.88% since March 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.58% the S&P500.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 3 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $9.90 million activity. Leavy David also sold $484,002 worth of Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) shares. 102,377 shares were bought by MALONE JOHN C, worth $2.03M. $1.86 million worth of stock was bought by WARGO J DAVID on Thursday, December 14. The insider Campbell Bruce sold $55,349.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 65 investors sold Discovery Communications, Inc. shares while 163 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 152 raised stakes. 204.44 million shares or 4.84% more from 195.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Barclays Public Ltd Co invested 0.01% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Shell Asset Mgmt Com reported 0.03% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Skba Cap Mgmt Ltd invested in 0.04% or 12,400 shares. Horizon Kinetics Ltd Llc invested in 0.07% or 118,039 shares. Rnc Capital Mgmt Ltd Llc owns 127,522 shares or 0.19% of their US portfolio. Dubuque Commercial Bank owns 0% invested in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) for 591 shares. Markel has 0.41% invested in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) for 1.03 million shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi stated it has 0.01% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Parallax Volatility Advisers L P owns 0% invested in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) for 118,000 shares. Reliance Trust Of Delaware has 19,335 shares. Polar Asset Mngmt Ptnrs has 15,000 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 16,920 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. 266,135 were reported by Lawson Kroeker Investment Mgmt Ne. The Delaware-based Riverhead Capital Management Lc has invested 0.11% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Daiwa Secs Gru has 6,411 shares.

Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 12 sales for $42.72 million activity. Billing Duncan sold 14,622 shares worth $1.45 million. On Monday, February 26 the insider Davis Stephen J sold $73,069. The insider GOLDNER BRIAN sold 308,164 shares worth $29.88M. On Wednesday, February 28 Courtney Thomas J Jr. sold $866,321 worth of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) or 8,884 shares. Tinga Wiebe had sold 11,099 shares worth $1.07 million on Wednesday, February 28. Thomas Deborah sold $578,009 worth of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) on Friday, February 23. Shares for $4.62 million were sold by Frascotti John on Friday, February 23.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 57 investors sold Hasbro, Inc. shares while 164 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. 97.25 million shares or 1.67% more from 95.65 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Carroll Finance Assoc Inc stated it has 0% in Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS). Fort Washington Advsr Inc Oh has invested 0.02% in Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mgmt reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS). Proshare Advsrs Limited Liability Co reported 0.05% stake. Moreover, Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno has 0.13% invested in Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS). Panagora Asset Management holds 0.46% or 1.18M shares in its portfolio. First Republic Investment Management has 29,865 shares. Lvw Advsr Limited Liability Company reported 0.1% in Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS). Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 25,764 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Kentucky Retirement Systems holds 0.05% or 6,908 shares in its portfolio. Cambridge Invest Research Advsrs Incorporated has 0.01% invested in Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) for 9,418 shares. Cypress Cap Grp reported 5,500 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. 2,115 are owned by Gateway Advisory Ltd Company. 6,926 are held by Coastline Tru. Ls Invest Advisors, Michigan-based fund reported 5,320 shares.

Analysts await Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $0.41 earnings per share, down 4.65% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.43 per share. HAS’s profit will be $50.91M for 55.77 P/E if the $0.41 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.30 actual earnings per share reported by Hasbro, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -82.17% negative EPS growth.

Hasbro, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a play and entertainment company. The company has market cap of $11.36 billion. The firm operates through U.S. and Canada, International, and Entertainment and Licensing. It has a 29.31 P/E ratio. The U.S. and Canada segment markets and sells action figures, arts and crafts, and creative play products; electronic toys and related electronic interactive products; fashion and other dolls, infant products, play sets, preschool toys, plush products, and sports action blasters and accessories; and vehicles and toy-related specialty products, as well as traditional board games, and trading card and role-playing games primarily in the United States and Canada.

The stock decreased 2.06% or $1.92 during the last trading session, reaching $91.46. About 3.20M shares traded or 95.16% up from the average. Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) has risen 19.06% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.36% the S&P500.

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