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Discovery Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.21 (+3.73 %)
(As of 03/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $61.45
50-Day Range
MA: $44.29
52-Week Range
Now: $61.45
Volume6.28 million shs
Average Volume9.99 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.95 billion
P/E Ratio29.83
Dividend YieldN/A
Discovery, Inc. operates as a media company in the United States and internationally. The company operates in 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, ID, the Oprah Winfrey Network, Eurosport, Discovery Kids, DMAX, and Discovery Home & Health brands, as well as other regional television networks. Its content spans genres, including survival, exploration, sports, lifestyle, general entertainment, home, food and travel, heroes, adventure, crime and investigation, health, and kids. The company also operates production studios that develop and produce content; and digital products and Websites. It provides content through various distribution platforms comprising pay-television, free-to-air and broadcast television, authenticated GO applications, digital distribution arrangements, and content licensing agreements, as well as various platforms that include brand-aligned Websites, online streaming, mobile devices, video on demand, and broadband channels. As of February 27, 2020, the company delivered approximately 8,000 hours of original programming each year in approximately 50 languages worldwide. Discovery, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cable & other pay television services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:DISCA
Year Founded1985



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.14 billion
Cash Flow$22.35 per share
Book Value$21.95 per share


Net Income$2.07 billion


Market Cap$29.95 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.62 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

95th out of 571 stocks

Cable & Other Pay Television Services Industry

8th out of 34 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+2.21 (+3.73 %)
(As of 03/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Discovery a buy right now?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Discovery in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Discovery stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in DISCA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Discovery?

Wall Street analysts have given Discovery a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Discovery wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Discovery?

Discovery saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 45,520,000 shares, a decrease of 21.6% from the January 14th total of 58,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 8,280,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.5 days. Currently, 29.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Discovery's next earnings date?

Discovery is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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How were Discovery's earnings last quarter?

Discovery, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, February, 21st. The company reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $2.88 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.83 billion. Discovery had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.76% and a net margin of 13.36%. The business's revenue was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.98 EPS.
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How has Discovery's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Discovery's stock was trading at $24.06 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DISCA stock has increased by 155.4% and is now trading at $61.45.
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What price target have analysts set for DISCA?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Discovery's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect Discovery's share price to reach $35.90 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 41.6%.
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Who are Discovery's key executives?

Discovery's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David M. Zaslav, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61, Pay $25.44M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Dr. Gunnar Wiedenfels, Chief Financial Officer (Age 44, Pay $3.84M)
  • Mr. Bruce L. Campbell, Chief Devel., Distribution & Legal Officer (Age 54, Pay $5.92M)
  • Mr. Jean-Briac Perrette, CEO & Pres of Discovery International (Age 50, Pay $6.96M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David C. Leavy, Chief Corp. Operating Officer (Age 52) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Lori C. Locke, Chief Accounting Officer & Exec. VP (Age 58)
  • Mr. Avi Saxena, Chief Technology Officer of Direct-to-Consumer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Jackie Burka, Sr. VP, Investor Relations
  • Ms. Adria Alpert Romm, Chief People & Culture Officer (Age 66) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Albert E. Rosenthaler, Sr. VP (Age 61)

What is David M. Zaslav's approval rating as Discovery's CEO?

498 employees have rated Discovery CEO David M. Zaslav on Glassdoor.com. David M. Zaslav has an approval rating of 76% among Discovery's employees.

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What is Discovery's stock symbol?

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

Who are Discovery's major shareholders?

Discovery's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Credit Suisse AG (3.01%), BlackRock Inc. (3.00%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.63%), Morgan Stanley (1.93%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.72%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.88%). Company insiders that own Discovery stock include Adria Alpert-Romm, Advance Long-Term Management T, Bruce Campbell, Daniel E Sanchez, David Leavy, Gunnar Wiedenfels, J David Wargo, Jean-Briac Perrette, John C Malone, Kenneth W Lowe, Peter Faricy and Savalle Sims.
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Which institutional investors are selling Discovery stock?

DISCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clearbridge Investments LLC, BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., PGGM Investments, Reinhart Partners Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold Discovery company stock in the last year include Adria Alpert-Romm, David Leavy, Gunnar Wiedenfels, J David Wargo, Jean-Briac Perrette, John C Malone, Kenneth W Lowe, and Savalle Sims.
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Which institutional investors are buying Discovery stock?

DISCA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Credit Suisse AG, Morgan Stanley, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Tredje AP fonden, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., and Grimes & Company Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Discovery stock in the last two years include John C Malone, and Peter Faricy.
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How do I buy shares of Discovery?

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

One share of DISCA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $61.45.

How much money does Discovery make?

Discovery has a market capitalization of $29.95 billion and generates $11.14 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.07 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.69 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Discovery have?

Discovery employs 9,200 workers across the globe.

When was Discovery founded?

Discovery was founded in 1985.

What is Discovery's official website?

The official website for Discovery is corporate.discovery.com.

Where are Discovery's headquarters?

Discovery is headquartered at 8403 COLESVILLE ROAD, SILVER SPRING MD, 20910.

How can I contact Discovery?

Discovery's mailing address is 8403 COLESVILLE ROAD, SILVER SPRING MD, 20910. The company can be reached via phone at 240-662-2000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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