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NASDAQ:DISCADiscovery Communications Stock Price, Forecast & News

$22.46
+0.54 (+2.46 %)
(As of 05/27/2020 11:11 AM ET)
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$22.07
Now: $22.47
$23.10
50-Day Range
$18.36
MA: $21.22
$24.73
52-Week Range
$17.12
Now: $22.47
$33.65
Volume2.12 million shs
Average Volume6.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.70 billion
P/E Ratio7.75
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.54
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. 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 December 31, 2018, the company operated approximately 400 distribution feeds in 50 languages internationally. Discovery, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.92 out of 5 stars


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$11.14 billion
Cash Flow$14.78 per share
Book Value$21.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.07 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees9,200
Market Cap$11.70 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Discovery Communications' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Discovery Communications' 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 shares have decreased by 6.6% and is now trading at $22.4650. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Discovery Communications?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Discovery Communications in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Discovery Communications.

When is Discovery Communications' next earnings date?

Discovery Communications is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Discovery Communications.

How were Discovery Communications' earnings last quarter?

Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.03. The company earned $2.68 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.71 billion. Discovery Communications had a return on equity of 23.40% and a net margin of 18.54%. Discovery Communications's revenue for the quarter was down .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.87 earnings per share. View Discovery Communications' earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for DISCA?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Discovery Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect Discovery Communications' stock price to reach $27.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Discovery Communications.

Has Discovery Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about DISCA stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Discovery Communications earned a coverage optimism score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutDiscovery Communications.

Are investors shorting Discovery Communications?

Discovery Communications saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 40,190,000 shares, an increase of 12.2% from the April 30th total of 35,810,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,970,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.7 days. Currently, 26.1% of the company's stock are short sold. View Discovery Communications' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Discovery Communications' key competitors?

Who are Discovery Communications' key executives?

Discovery Communications' management team includes the following 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)

What is Discovery Communications' stock symbol?

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

Who are Discovery Communications' major shareholders?

Discovery Communications' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (2.74%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.70%), State Street Corp (1.51%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.20%), Smead Capital Management Inc. (0.89%) and New South Capital Management Inc. (0.69%). Company insiders that own Discovery Communications stock include 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, 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 Alliancebernstein L.P., Strs Ohio, Clark Estates Inc. NY, New South Capital Management Inc., Clearbridge Investments LLC, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, Deutsche Bank AG, and Raymond James & Associates. Company insiders that have sold Discovery Communications company stock in the last year include Advance Long-Term Management T, Bruce Campbell, Daniel E Sanchez, David Leavy, J David Wargo, Jean-Briac Perrette, John C Malone, and Savalle Sims. View insider buying and selling activity 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 BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, State Street Corp, Quaker Capital Investments LLC, Pendal Group Ltd, Zimmer Partners LP, and Two Sigma Advisers LP. Company insiders that have bought Discovery Communications stock in the last two years include John C Malone, and Peter Faricy. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $22.47.

How big of a company is Discovery Communications?

Discovery Communications has a market capitalization of $11.70 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 Communications employs 9,200 workers across the globe.

What is Discovery Communications' official website?

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

How can I contact Discovery Communications?

Discovery Communications' 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 5/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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