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NASDAQ:DISCA - Discovery Communications Stock Price, Forecast & News

$32.34
-0.02 (-0.06 %)
(As of 12/16/2019 09:12 AM ET)
Today's Range
$32.13
Now: $32.34
$32.67
50-Day Range
$26.81
MA: $30.57
$33.24
52-Week Range
$23.79
Now: $32.34
$33.65
Volume2.69 million shs
Average Volume3.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.99 billion
P/E Ratio15.33
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.62
Discovery, Inc operates as a media company worldwide. The company operates through two segments, U.S. Networks and International Networks. The company owns and operates various television networks under the Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science Channel, MotorTrend, Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel, TVN, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, Discovery Family Channel, American Heroes Channel, Destination America, Discovery Life, Discovery en Espanol, Discovery Familia, Great American Country, the Oprah Winfrey Network, Eurosport, Discovery Kids, DMAX, and Discovery Home & Health brands, as well as other regional television networks. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cable & other pay television services
Sub-IndustryBroadcasting
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:DISCA
CUSIP25470F10
Phone240-662-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.55 billion
Cash Flow$11.72 per share
Book Value$19.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$594 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,000
Market Cap$16.99 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Discovery Communications' stock symbol?

Discovery Communications trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "DISCA."

How were Discovery Communications' earnings last quarter?

Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 7th. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $2.68 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.67 billion. Discovery Communications had a net margin of 16.81% and a return on equity of 23.29%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.79 earnings per share. View Discovery Communications' Earnings History.

When is Discovery Communications' next earnings date?

Discovery Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 25th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Discovery Communications.

What price target have analysts set for DISCA?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Discovery Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $41.00. On average, they expect Discovery Communications' stock price to reach $36.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Discovery Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Discovery Communications?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Discovery Communications in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Discovery Communications.

Has Discovery Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about DISCA stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Discovery Communications earned a news impact score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Discovery Communications.

Are investors shorting Discovery Communications?

Discovery Communications saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 42,870,000 shares, an increase of 8.3% from the November 14th total of 39,580,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,985,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 10.8 days. Approximately 52.3% of the company's stock are short sold. View Discovery Communications' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Discovery Communications' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Discovery Communications own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Discovery Communications investors own include Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Comcast (CMCSA), Costco Wholesale (COST), Micron Technology (MU), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Discovery Communications' key executives?

Discovery Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David M. Zaslav, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Dr. Gunnar Wiedenfels, Chief Financial Officer (Age 42)
  • Mr. Bruce L. Campbell, Chief Devel., Distribution & Legal Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Peter T. Faricy, Chief Exec. Officer of Global Direct-to-Consumer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jean-Briac Perrette, CEO & Pres of Discovery Networks International (Age 48)

Who are Discovery Communications' major shareholders?

Discovery Communications' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (1.39%), Smead Capital Management Inc. (0.82%), Zimmer Partners LP (0.33%), Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.25%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.22%) and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.22%). Company insiders that own Discovery Communications stock include Adria Alpert-Romm, Bruce Campbell, Daniel E Sanchez, David Leavy, Gunnar Wiedenfels, J David Wargo, Jean-Briac Perrette, John C Malone, Kenneth W Lowe, Kurt Wehner, Peter Faricy and Savalle Sims. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Discovery Communications.

Which institutional investors are selling Discovery Communications stock?

DISCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackay Shields LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Strs Ohio, SG Americas Securities LLC, Man Group plc, Smead Capital Management Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. Company insiders that have sold Discovery Communications company stock in the last year include Bruce Campbell, Daniel E Sanchez, David Leavy, Jean-Briac Perrette and Savalle Sims. View Insider Buying and Selling for Discovery Communications.

Which institutional investors are buying Discovery Communications stock?

DISCA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zimmer Partners LP, Centre Asset Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Arnhold LLC, Symons Capital Management Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Winmill & CO. Inc. and Augustine Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Discovery Communications stock in the last two years include Gunnar Wiedenfels, J David Wargo, John C Malone and Peter Faricy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Discovery Communications.

How do I buy shares of Discovery Communications?

Shares of DISCA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Discovery Communications' stock price today?

One share of DISCA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.34.

How big of a company is Discovery Communications?

Discovery Communications has a market capitalization of $16.99 billion and generates $10.55 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $594 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.11 on an earnings per share basis. Discovery Communications employs 9,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Discovery Communications.

What is Discovery Communications' official website?

The official website for Discovery Communications is http://corporate.discovery.com/.

How can I contact Discovery Communications?

Discovery Communications' mailing address is 1 DISCOVERY PLACE, SILVER SPRING MD, 20910. The company can be reached via phone at 240-662-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ DISCA)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  564 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  844 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,408
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Discovery Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DISCA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DISCA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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