TITLE

COX DEAL A BOON FOR DISCOVERY

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;4/23/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 17, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Pali Capital media analyst Richard Greenfield has initiated coverage of Discovery Holding Co. (DHC) with a "buy" rating and a $25.50 per share 12-month price target. Greenfield was encouraged by new management. He also expects the eventual consolidation of Discovery Communications into DHC. Discovery Communications named former NBC executive David Zaslav as chief executive officer (CEO) in November 2006.
ACCESSION #
25534769

 

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