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

$24.67
-1.80 (-6.80 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 04:34 AM ET)
Today's Range
$23.89
Now: $24.67
$25.39
50-Day Range
$24.67
MA: $30.31
$32.78
52-Week Range
$23.89
Now: $24.67
$33.65
Volume17.03 million shs
Average Volume4.51 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.96 billion
P/E Ratio9.53
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.57
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$10.54 per share
Book Value$19.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$594 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,000
Market Cap$12.96 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
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, February, 27th. The company reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.06. The business earned $2.87 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.87 billion. Discovery Communications had a return on equity of 23.29% and a net margin of 16.81%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.82 earnings per share. View Discovery Communications' Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for DISCA?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Discovery Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Discovery Communications' share price to reach $35.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Discovery Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Discovery Communications?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Discovery Communications in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 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?

Headlines about DISCA stock have trended extremely negative on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Discovery Communications earned a media sentiment score of -4.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Discovery Communications.

Are investors shorting Discovery Communications?

Discovery Communications saw a decline in short interest in the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 36,390,000 shares, a decline of 8.7% from the January 30th total of 39,850,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,790,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 9.6 days. Currently, 23.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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), Comcast (CMCSA), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Twitter (TWTR) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (2.39%), State Street Corp (1.41%), Boston Partners (0.91%), Smead Capital Management Inc. (0.85%), New South Capital Management Inc. (0.80%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.80%). Company insiders that own Discovery Communications 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, 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., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Strs Ohio, Martingale Asset Management L P, Schroder Investment Management Group, Oxford Asset Management LLP, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. and BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp. 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, Jean-Briac Perrette and Savalle Sims. View Insider Buying and Selling for Discovery Communications.

Which institutional investors are buying Discovery Communications stock?

DISCA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, FMR LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Bowen Hanes & Co. Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Assetmark Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. 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 $24.67.

How big of a company is Discovery Communications?

Discovery Communications has a market capitalization of $12.96 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:  584 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  859 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,443
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 2/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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