Princeton Portfolio Strategies Group Has Boosted Its Discovery Communications New (DISCA) Position; Two Harbors Investment Has 0.89 Sentiment

December 17, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

Princeton Portfolio Strategies Group Llc increased Discovery Communications New (DISCA) stake by 2242.08% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Princeton Portfolio Strategies Group Llc acquired 172,640 shares as Discovery Communications New (DISCA)’s stock declined 9.80%. The Princeton Portfolio Strategies Group Llc holds 180,340 shares with $4.66 million value, up from 7,700 last quarter. Discovery Communications New now has $11.52B valuation. The stock increased 4.99% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $21.04. About 19.06M shares traded or 258.71% up from the average. Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has declined 0.88% since December 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.58% the S&P500.

Two Harbors Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust that focuses on investing in, financing, and managing residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), mortgage servicing rights, commercial real estate assets, and other financial assets in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.88 billion. The companyÂ’s target assets include agency RMBS collateralized by fixed rate mortgage loans, adjustable rate mortgage loans, hybrid mortgage loans, or derivatives; and non-agency RMBS collateralized by prime mortgage loans, Alt-A mortgage loans, pay-option ARM mortgage loans, and subprime mortgage loans. It has a 5.66 P/E ratio. The Company’s target assets also comprise floating and fixed rate commercial real estate loans; and other assets, such as financial and mortgage-related assets, as well as residential mortgage loans and certain non-hedging transactions.

Raiff Partners Inc holds 4.85% of its portfolio in Two Harbors Investment Corp. for 170,000 shares. Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc owns 1.50 million shares or 4.74% of their US portfolio. Moreover, West Family Investments Inc. has 2.37% invested in the company for 1.18 million shares. The Texas-based Beck Capital Management Llc has invested 2.34% in the stock. Kempen Capital Management N.V., a Netherlands-based fund reported 2.35 million shares.

The stock increased 1.79% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $16.52. About 6.34 million shares traded or 231.84% up from the average. Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO) has risen 18.26% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.56% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Two Harbors Investment’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Two Harbors Investment, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. TWO was included in 2 notes of analysts from September 6, 2016. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 4 by Wells Fargo. On Tuesday, September 6 the stock rating was downgraded by FBR Capital to “Mkt Perform”.

Analysts await Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE:TWO) to report earnings on February, 5. TWO’s profit will be $85.51M for 8.43 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual earnings per share reported by Two Harbors Investment Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.92% negative EPS growth.

Among 29 analysts covering Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA), 5 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Discovery Communications had 84 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) rating on Monday, August 14. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $3200 target. The stock of Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 4 by UBS. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Monday, November 9 report. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, September 29 by Barrington Research. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, September 18. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of DISCA in report on Friday, August 25 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Wednesday, September 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, January 5. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Monday, August 3. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, June 12.

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