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Discovery Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.49 (-1.32 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $36.76
50-Day Range
MA: $29.98
52-Week Range
Now: $36.76
Volume7.69 million shs
Average Volume10.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.05 billion
P/E Ratio17.84
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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Overall MarketRank

1.65 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

92nd out of 463 stocks

Cable & Other Pay Television Services Industry

7th out of 31 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cable & other pay television services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:DISCA



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.14 billion
Cash Flow$14.14 per share
Book Value$21.95 per share


Net Income$2.07 billion


Market Cap$18.05 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2021 (Estimated)
-0.49 (-1.32 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Discovery's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Discovery's stock was trading at $24.06 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DISCA shares have increased by 52.8% and is now trading at $36.76.
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Is Discovery a buy right now?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Discovery in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 8 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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When is Discovery's next earnings date?

Discovery is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 25th 2021.
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How were Discovery's earnings last quarter?

Discovery, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 5th. The company reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.13. The company earned $2.56 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.50 billion. Discovery had a net margin of 13.36% and a return on equity of 20.76%. The business's revenue was down 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.87 earnings per share.
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What price target have analysts set for DISCA?

18 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Discovery's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Discovery's stock price to reach $30.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.4%.
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Are investors shorting Discovery?

Discovery saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 52,990,000 shares, an increase of 17.0% from the December 15th total of 45,300,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,310,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 10.0 days. Currently, 34.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Discovery's key competitors?

Who are Discovery's key executives?

Discovery's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David M. Zaslav, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $25.44M)
  • Dr. Gunnar Wiedenfels, Chief Financial Officer (Age 43, Pay $3.84M)
  • Mr. Bruce L. Campbell, Chief Devel., Distribution & Legal Officer (Age 53, Pay $5.92M)
  • Mr. Jean-Briac Perrette, CEO & Pres of Discovery International (Age 49, Pay $6.96M)
  • Mr. David C. Leavy, Chief Corp. Operating Officer (Age 51)
  • Ms. Lori C. Locke, Chief Accounting Officer & Exec. VP (Age 57)
  • Mr. Avi Saxena, Chief Technology Officer of Direct-to-Consumer
  • Ms. Jackie Burka, Sr. VP, Investor Relations
  • Ms. Adria Alpert Romm, Chief People & Culture Officer (Age 65)
  • Mr. Albert E. Rosenthaler, Sr. VP (Age 60)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.04%), HGK Asset Management Inc. (0.03%), M&R Capital Management Inc. (0.03%), RNC Capital Management LLC (0.01%), Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC (0.01%) and Arden Trust Co (0.01%). Company insiders that own Discovery stock include Advance Long-Term Management T, Bruce Campbell, Daniel E Sanchez, David Leavy, J David Wargo, Jean-Briac Perrette, John C Malone, 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 Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, HGK Asset Management Inc., First Hawaiian Bank, M&R Capital Management Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., RNC Capital Management LLC, and Arden Trust Co. Company insiders that have sold Discovery company stock in the last year include Advance Long-Term Management T, J David Wargo, and John C Malone.
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Which institutional investors are buying Discovery stock?

DISCA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Contravisory Investment Management Inc., Donald L. Hagan LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Sowell Financial Services LLC, Huntington National Bank, and Carroll Financial Associates 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.

What is Discovery's stock price today?

One share of DISCA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.76.

How big of a company is Discovery?

Discovery has a market capitalization of $18.05 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. Discovery employs 9,200 workers across the globe.

What is Discovery's official website?

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

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 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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