Shares of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA ) are on watch after Topeka Capital advises that the company could be a target of Time Warner as a defensive move to prevent a 21st Century Fox buyout. DISCA is already up over 8% since the TWX-FOXA drama began. 2 comments!
out a tech giant such as Apple or Google to make a bid for content-heavy Lions Gate ( LGF +0.1% ) or Discovery Communications ( DISCA +2.2% ). Though premiums in the media sector are expected to get quite frothy, having significant
By Brad Kenagy : In this article, I will be screening for stocks that could be the next activist target for famed activist investors like Carl Icahn (NASDAQ: IEP ). I will be using a multi-step process to find a short-list of companies that could be possible activist targets. I combined fundamental
largest distributor of television content. Through its recent purchase of All3Media in conjunction with Discovery Communications , it also owns the largest independent production group in the U.K. Given these existing holdings, we
A combination of the two companies could light a fire under M&A activity in the media sector between content producers ( DISCA , LGF , AMCX , SNI , VIA , VIAB ) and tech heavyweights such as Google, Apple, or Sony which haven't pulled the trigger
will make a nice fit for a tech giant someday. Other gainers: Lions Gate (NYSE: LGF ) +6.2% , Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA ) +4.5% , Viacom ( VIA , VIAB ) +5.1% , AMC Networks (NASDAQ: AMCX ) +3.5% . Related
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co, Discovery Communications Inc and CBS Corp are being asked for information by U.S. antitrust officials probing Comcast Corp's proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc, Bloomberg reported on Friday.
July 11 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co, Discovery Communications Inc and CBS Corp are being asked for information by U.S. antitrust officials probing Comcast Corp's proposed takeover of Time Warner...
considered a big enough complication to derail TV Everywhere, it's another annoyance for viewers already frustrated with the authentication process. Related stocks: DISH , DTV , CHTR , CVC , TWC , CMCSA , DISCA , CBS , VZ . 2 comments!
The Department of Justice has asked CBS ( CBS +0.2% ), Disney ( DIS -0.2% ), and Discover Communications ( DISCA +0.2% ) to weigh in on the proposed merger between Comcast ( CMCSA -0.2% ) and Time Warner Cable ( TWC -0.2