Discovery Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.48 (-1.27 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $37.34
50-Day Range
MA: $55.97
52-Week Range
Now: $37.34
Volume15.93 million shs
Average Volume14.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.20 billion
P/E Ratio18.13
Dividend YieldN/A
Discovery, Inc., a media company, provides content across various distribution platforms in approximately 50 languages worldwide. It operates in two segments, U.S. Networks and International Networks. The company owns and operates various television networks under the Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Science, MotorTrend, Discovery en Español, Discovery Familia, Eurosport, TVN, Discovery Kids, Discovery Family, American Heroes Channel, Destination America, Discovery Life, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, Great American Country, ID, the Oprah Winfrey Network, Eurosport, DMAX, and Discovery Home & Health brands, as well as other regional television networks. Its content spans genres, including survival, natural history, exploration, sports, general entertainment, home, food, 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, content licensing agreements, and direct-to-consumer subscriptions, as well as various platforms that include brand-aligned Websites, online streaming, mobile devices, video on demand, and broadband channels. The company 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$13.58 per share
Book Value$21.95 per share


Net Income$2.07 billion


Market Cap$18.20 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)


Global stocks mixed amid vaccine, stimulus optimism
March 29, 2021 |
Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCA) Shares Gap Down to $40.38
April 14, 2021 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.60 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

107th 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 -
-0.48 (-1.27 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Discovery a buy right now?

19 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Discovery in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research 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 increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 58,980,000 shares, an increase of 27.1% from the March 15th total of 46,420,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 14,480,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.1 days. Approximately 37.7% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, February, 21st. The company reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.04. The business earned $2.88 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.83 billion. Discovery had a net margin of 13.36% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.76%. The company's revenue was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.98 earnings per share.
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How has Discovery's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Discovery's stock was trading at $24.06 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DISCA stock has increased by 55.2% and is now trading at $37.34.
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What price target have analysts set for DISCA?

19 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Discovery's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Discovery's stock price to reach $39.05 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.6% from the stock's current price.
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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) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • 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 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 Scout Investments Inc. (0.11%), Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.04%), Moody National Bank Trust Division (0.04%), Thompson Investment Management Inc. (0.04%), M&R Capital Management Inc. (0.03%) and Rothschild Investment Corp IL (0.02%). 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, Lori C Locke, Peter Faricy, Robert R Beck and Savalle Sims.
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Which major investors are selling Discovery stock?

DISCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc., RBA Wealth Management LLC, Thompson Investment Management Inc., Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC, Corrado Advisors LLC, Rothschild Investment Corp IL, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, and TSP Capital Management Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Discovery company stock in the last year include Adria Alpert-Romm, David Leavy, Gunnar Wiedenfels, Jean-Briac Perrette, John C Malone, Kenneth W Lowe, Lori C Locke, Robert R Beck, and Savalle Sims.
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Which major investors are buying Discovery stock?

DISCA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Moulton Wealth Management Inc., R.H. Dinel Investment Counsel Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Everence Capital Management Inc., M&R Capital Management Inc., Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC, and Security National Bank. 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 $37.34.

How much money does Discovery make?

Discovery has a market capitalization of $18.20 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 9,800 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

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 4/18/2021 by Staff
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