Discovery Communications Company Profile (NASDAQ:DISCB)

About Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)

Discovery Communications logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. (Discovery) is a global media company. The Company provides content across multiple distribution platforms, including pay-television (pay-TV), free-to-air (FTA) and broadcast television, Websites, digital distribution arrangements and content licensing agreements. Its segments include U.S. Networks, which consists principally of domestic television networks and digital content services; International Networks, consisting primarily of international television networks and digital content services, and Education and Other, which consists principally of curriculum-based product and service offerings, and production studios. The Company's portfolio of networks includes television brands, such as Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, ID, Velocity (known as Turbo outside of the United States) and Eurosport. It is also engaged in extending content distribution across various platforms, including brand-aligned Websites, Web-native networks and online streaming.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $11.84 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 443,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $27.91
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $28.26
  • 52 Week Range: $23.85 - $30.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.976
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.47
  • P/E Growth: 0.000
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $6.55 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.81
  • Book Value: $9.20 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.91
  • EBIDTA: $2.47 billion
  • Net Margins: 17.14%
  • Return on Equity: 22.76%
  • Return on Assets: 7.68%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.52%
  • Current Ratio: 1.76%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.76%
  • Average Volume: 81 shs.
  • Beta: 1.52
  • Short Ratio: 2.6

Frequently Asked Questions for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)

What is Discovery Communications' stock symbol?

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

How were Discovery Communications' earnings last quarter?

Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.09. The company earned $1.61 billion during the quarter. Discovery Communications had a net margin of 17.14% and a return on equity of 22.76%. View Discovery Communications' Earnings History.

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Who owns Discovery Communications stock?

Discovery Communications' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Discovery Communications.

How do I buy Discovery Communications stock?

Shares of Discovery Communications can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Discovery Communications stock cost?

One share of Discovery Communications stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.72.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
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Earnings History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
Earnings by Quarter for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
Earnings History by Quarter for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/20173/31/2017$0.50$0.41$1.61 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/201712/31/2016$0.50$0.56$1.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q3 2016$0.39$0.40$1.56 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q4$0.45$0.38$1.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q3$0.40$0.47$1.56 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q2$0.45$0.49$1.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q1 2015$0.36$0.42$1.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2015Q4 2014$0.41$0.43$1.68 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q3 2014$0.39$0.46$1.57 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q2 2014$0.91$1.16$1.61 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q1 2014$0.67$0.75$1.41 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014$0.88$0.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013$0.70$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013$0.92$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.140 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.330 EPS


Dividend History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
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Headline Trends for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
Latest Headlines for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
DateHeadline logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. :DISCB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 11:58 AM logoNordstrom's earnings, revenue top estimates; shares fall on same-store sales miss - May 12 at 5:15 PM logoDiscovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.09 EPS - May 10 at 4:56 PM logoDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows - May 4 at 3:26 PM logoDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Receives News Impact Score of 0.13 - May 1 at 1:17 PM logoDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 27 at 10:51 PM logoDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.34 - April 23 at 6:15 PM logoFavorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Discovery Communications (DISCB) Stock Price - April 20 at 7:54 AM logoDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.29 - April 17 at 7:51 PM logoDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.37 - April 14 at 9:48 AM logo Analysts Anticipate Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $0.00 - April 13 at 11:29 AM logo$0.49 Earnings Per Share Expected for Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) This Quarter - April 11 at 6:07 PM logoDiscovery Touts Content for Snapchat and Amazon - March 28 at 4:26 PM logoDISCOVERY AND LIONSGATE ANNOUNCE SERIES COMMITMENT FOR ORIGINAL VIETNAM WAR DRAMA 'THE SUCK' FROM EXECUTIVE … - February 8 at 10:13 PM logoDiscovering Discovery - November 1 at 10:01 PM logoCorus Entertainment Announces Multiple New International Content Deals for Original Series Buying the View, Masters of Flip and Cheer Squad - September 19 at 3:30 PM logoDiscovery joins growing list of large employers expanding paid leave - September 15 at 4:57 PM logoDiscovery Communications President and CEO David Zaslav to Present at Goldman Sachs' 25th Annual Communacopia Conference - August 29 at 3:39 PM logoWWE, Discovery Invest in Streaming Sports Service - August 16 at 4:41 PM logoWhy this lawyer ditched a 6-figure paycheck to become a Lego artist - July 6 at 9:00 AM logoDiscovery Communications (DISCA): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions - May 27 at 9:13 AM logo6 Large Cap Stocks Analysts Want You to Sell Now - May 21 at 10:45 AM logoHealthy Weight Commitment Foundation And Discovery Education Award More Than $150,000 In Prizes To Deserving Schools Nationwide As Part Of Healthy Living Initiative - May 9 at 10:24 AM



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