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Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

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Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD - Free Report) closed the most recent trading day at $10.69, moving +0.28% from the previous trading session. The stock outpaced the S&P 500's daily loss of 1.47%. Meanwhile, the Dow lost 1.14%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, lost 1.57%.

Coming into today, shares of the operator of cable TV channels such as TLC and Animal Planet had lost 16.65% in the past month. In that same time, the Consumer Discretionary sector lost 3.8%, while the S&P 500 lost 1.43%.

Warner Bros. Discovery will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release. The company is expected to report EPS of $0.01, down 94.12% from the prior-year quarter. Meanwhile, our latest consensus estimate is calling for revenue of $10.09 billion, up 2.75% from the prior-year quarter.

WBD's full-year Zacks Consensus Estimates are calling for earnings of -$0.88 per share and revenue of $41.94 billion. These results would represent year-over-year changes of -291.3% and +24.01%, respectively.

Investors might also notice recent changes to analyst estimates for Warner Bros. Discovery. These revisions help to show the ever-changing nature of near-term business trends. As a result, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company's business outlook.

Our research shows that these estimate changes are directly correlated with near-term stock prices. We developed the Zacks Rank to capitalize on this phenomenon. Our system takes these estimate changes into account and delivers a clear, actionable rating model.

Ranging from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), the Zacks Rank system has a proven, outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks returning an average of +25% annually since 1988. Within the past 30 days, our consensus EPS projection has moved 8.78% higher. Warner Bros. Discovery is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold).

The Broadcast Radio and Television industry is part of the Consumer Discretionary sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 164, which puts it in the bottom 35% of all 250+ industries.

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