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3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Working Mother Names Discovery Communications To The List Of...

Mothermagazine today named Discovery Communications, for the 15 th consecutive year, as one of Working Mother 100 Best Companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women. Companies are also measured on access to and usage of family-friendly programs.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Paul A. Gould Sells 125,000 Shares of Discovery Communications Stock

Discovery Communications Director Paul A. Gould sold 125,000 shares of Discovery Communications stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.92, for a total value of $4,990,000.00.

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FreeWheel Adds Discovery To FourFronts Programmatic TV Pilot

Discovery Communications on Monday announced it has joined the "FourFronts" programmatic marketplace, a pilot program that was first announced in May. Other participants on the "FourFronts" marketplace include Adap.tv, ABC, Magna Global, Optimedia and Starcom MediaVest Group. "Discovery is thrilled to work with FreeWheel participating in their FourFronts programmatic pilot program," stated Suzanne McDonnell, senior vice president of Discovery Communications Digital Media.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

TheStreet.com

Discovery Communications (DISCB) Upgraded From Hold to Buy

"We rate DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate.

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TheStreet.com

Discovery Communications (DISCA) Upgraded From Hold to Buy

"We rate DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INC a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

FBR Capital Markets Reaffirms Outperform Rating for Discovery Communications

's stock had its "outperform" rating reaffirmed by FBR Capital Markets in a research note issued on Thursday. They currently have a $45.00 price objective on the stock, down from their previous price objective of $93.00.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Discovery Communications Is Dominating Its Demographics, Time For It To Dominate Your Portfolio

Discovery Communications has long been known for its namesake channel. However, the company has a basket of channels that appeal to men, women, African-Americans, and children.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Discovery Quarterly Ad Trends Running "A Little Bit" Behind Target

Discovery Communications is seeing advertising revenue growth slightly behind the mid-single digit percentage range management has predicted amid soft summer ratings, CEO David Zaslav said Wednesday, citing difficult year-ago ratings comparisons. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Communacopia Conference in New York in a session that was webcast, he said: "We are definitely hurt by the fact that [it started off somewhat slowly] on some of our big networks.I would say it's a net negativeWe are a little bit behind heading into September.

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Hollywood Reporter

Discovery Quarterly Ad Trends Running "A Little Bit" Behind Target

Discovery Communications is seeing advertising revenue growth slightly behind the mid-single digit percentage range management has predicted amid soft summer ratings, CEO David Zaslav said Wednesday, citing difficult year-ago ratings comparisons. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Communacopia Conference in New York in a session that was webcast, he said: "We are definitely hurt by the fact that [it started off somewhat slowly] on some of our big networks.I would say it's a net negativeWe are a little bit behind heading into September.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Discovery Communications Price Target Raised to $48.00 at Topeka Capital Markets

The firm currently has a "buy" rating on the stock. Topeka Capital Markets' price objective indicates a potential upside of 10.07% from the stock's previous close.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Discovery Communications Hits New 1-Year High at $43.56

Shares of Discovery Communications hit a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday , Analyst Ratings.Net reports.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Discovery Communications CAO Sells 7,302 Shares of Stock

Discovery Communications CAO Kurt Wehner sold 7,302 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 26th.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Discovery Promotes Eileen O'Neill to Global Group President of Studios

Eileen O'Neill is moving up at Discovery Communications , leaving her post as head of Discovery Channel and earning the newly-created role of Global Group President, Discovery Studios.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Discovery Communications Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

Shares of Discovery Communications have been given a consensus rating of "Hold" by the twenty analysts that are currently covering the company, StockRatingsNetwork reports .

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Barclays Lowers Discovery Communications Price Target to $48.00

Barclays' target price suggests a potential upside of 7.07% from the company's current price.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

District Administration

Discovery Education adds exclusive content from family of networks

Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, announced today the addition of 38 exclusive videos from Discovery Communications' family of networks to its suite of digital resources.

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