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: $8.99968 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 570,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $24.32
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $26.77
  • 52 Week Range: $21.60 - $30.80
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.67
  • P/E Growth: 0.05
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $6.59 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.90
  • Book Value: $9.69 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.27
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $2.48 billion
  • Net Margins: 16.88%
  • Return on Equity: 22.74%
  • Return on Assets: 7.59%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.48%
  • Current Ratio: 1.89%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.89%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 83 shs.
  • Beta: 1.6
  • Short Ratio: 7.33
 

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 earnings results on Monday, July, 31st. The company reported $0.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.04. The firm earned $1.75 billion during the quarter. Discovery Communications had a net margin of 16.88% and a return on equity of 22.74%. View Discovery Communications' Earnings History.

Who are some of Discovery Communications' key competitors?

Who are Discovery Communications' key executives?

Discovery Communications' management team includes the folowing people:

  • David M. Zaslav, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Gunnar Wiedenfels, Chief Financial Officer
  • Jean-Briac Perrette, President and Chief Executive Officer - Discovery Networks International
  • Adria Alpert-Romm, Chief Human Resources and Global Diversity Officer
  • Kurt T. Wehner, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Bruce L. Campbell, Chief Distribution Officer, Chief Development Officer, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel
  • Paul Guagliardo, Chief Commercial Officer
  • David Leavy, Chief Corporate Operations and Communications Officer
  • S. Decker Anstrom, Independent Director
  • Robert R. Beck, Independent Director

Who owns Discovery Communications stock?

Discovery Communications' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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.

What is Discovery Communications' stock price today?

One share of Discovery Communications stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.00.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ DISCB)
Community Ranking:  1.2 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  29 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  89 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  118
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Discovery Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
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

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
7/31/20176/30/2017$0.72$0.68$1.75 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)

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Dividends

Dividend History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
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Headlines

Headline Trends for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
Latest Headlines for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Discovery Communications (DISCB) & Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 6:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery to renovate its Silver Spring HQ, move employees in
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 5:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Discovery Communications (DISCB) & TEGNA (TGNA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 3 at 2:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 8:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. :DISCB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 5:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCB) Receives Average Recommendation of "" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 12:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoE.W. Scripps Company (The) (SSP) and Discovery Communications (DISCB) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 12:16 AM
rttnews.com logoDiscovery Gobbles Up HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel
www.rttnews.com - August 1 at 11:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. (DISCB) Issues Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 11:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFormer Discovery president: Think about doubling down on ...
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 10:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Reality Bites for Discovery and Scripps
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Reality Bites for Discovery and Scripps
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery aims for content clout with Scripps Network bid
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery aims for content clout with Scripps Network bid
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScripps spinoff to be acquired for $14.6 billion
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoScripps spinoff to be acquired for $14.6 billion
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStocks Mixed As Dow Hits Record High; Amazon Closes Below Key Level
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStocks Mixed As Dow Hits Record High; Amazon Closes Below Key Level
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Biggest Loser: Discovery Communications Tumbles 9.3%
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery misses Street 2Q forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery's getting a lot bigger. Will it impact Silver Spring?
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery dropped $14.6 billion to buy the dying cable TV business model more time
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCB) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 4:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoViacom and Discovery battle for Scripps Networks
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 10:56 PM
bloomberg.com logoDiscovery Interest in Scripps Driven by Visions of $3 TV Bundle
www.bloomberg.com - July 21 at 7:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery in talks to acquire the owner of HGTV, Travel Channel
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery-Scripps merger is a long game: Former Discovery...
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications is a stock worth uncovering
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSnap Pops As New NBC News Show Debuts On Snapchat
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 6:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery CEO: Short-term content disrupting the way we d...
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 5:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLifestyle Cable Giants Discovery and Scripps Discuss Merger; Shares Soar After-Hours
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 12:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks in Talks to Combine
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 12:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCB) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 9:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCB) to Post $0.68 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 4:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokerages Expect Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCB) to Post $0.68 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 6 at 10:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Discovery Communications (DISCB) and AMC Networks (AMCX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCB) to Post $0.68 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 21 at 12:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCB) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 8:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.68 Earnings Per Share Expected for Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 8:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. :DISCB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 11:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNordstrom's earnings, revenue top estimates; shares fall on same-store sales miss
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 5:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.09 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 4:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 3:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Receives News Impact Score of 0.13
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 1:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 10:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.34
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 6:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Discovery Communications (DISCB) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.29
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 7:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.37
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 9:48 AM

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