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

$32.68
-0.09 (-0.27 %)
(As of 01/17/2020 12:20 PM ET)
Today's Range
$32.53
Now: $32.68
$32.88
50-Day Range
$31.79
MA: $32.45
$33.29
52-Week Range
$25.08
Now: $32.68
$33.65
Volume116,352 shs
Average Volume3.76 million shs
Market Capitalization$17.17 billion
P/E Ratio15.49
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$12.01 per share
Book Value$19.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$594 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,000
Market Cap$17.17 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Confirmed)
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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 7th. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $2.68 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.67 billion. Discovery Communications had a return on equity of 23.29% and a net margin of 16.81%. The business's revenue was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company 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 Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Discovery Communications.

How can I listen to Discovery Communications' earnings call?

Discovery Communications will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 27th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for DISCA?

6 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Discovery Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $41.00. On average, they expect Discovery Communications' share price to reach $36.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.2% 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 coverage about DISCA stock has trended positive on Friday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Discovery Communications earned a coverage optimism score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories 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 company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Discovery Communications.

Are investors shorting Discovery Communications?

Discovery Communications saw a drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 41,520,000 shares, a drop of 6.2% from the December 15th total of 44,250,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,670,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 11.3 days. Approximately 27.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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 Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Comcast (CMCSA), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Costco Wholesale (COST) and Micron Technology (MU).

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 United Services Automobile Association (0.06%), Centre Asset Management LLC (0.05%), Central Bank & Trust Co. (0.03%), M&R Capital Management Inc. (0.02%), RBA Wealth Management LLC (0.02%) and Anderson Hoagland & Co. (0.02%). 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 major investors are selling Discovery Communications stock?

DISCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, Centre Asset Management LLC, United Services Automobile Association, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, First Hawaiian Bank and Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC. 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 major investors are buying Discovery Communications stock?

DISCA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baxter Bros Inc., Legacy Capital Partners Inc., Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., M&R Capital Management Inc., Central Bank & Trust Co., Raymond James Trust N.A., We Are One Seven LLC and AE Wealth Management LLC. 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 $32.68.

How big of a company is Discovery Communications?

Discovery Communications has a market capitalization of $17.17 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:  573 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  851 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,424
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 1/17/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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