Discovery Communications Company Profile (NASDAQ:DISCB)

About Discovery Communications

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 and broadcast television, Websites, digital distribution arrangements and content licensing agreements. Its segments are U.S. Networks, which consists principally of domestic television networks and Websites; International Networks, which consists primarily of international television networks and Websites; Education and Other, which consists principally of curriculum-based product and service offerings, and production studios, and Corporate and Inter-segment Eliminations. It distributes customized content in the United States, and over 220 other countries and territories in over 40 languages. The Company's global portfolio of networks includes television brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science and Velocity (known as Turbo outside of the United States).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: DISCB
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $29.60
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $28.54
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $27.57
  • 52-Week Range: $23.85 - $30.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.13
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.38
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $17.32B
  • Outstanding Shares: 585,299,000
  • Beta: 1.52
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 17.14%
  • Return on Equity: 22.76%
  • Return on Assets: 7.68%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.52%
  • Current Ratio: 1.76%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.76%
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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

Earnings History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/3/2015Q3$0.40$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q2$0.45$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015$0.36$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2015$0.41$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014$0.39$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014$0.91$1.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014$0.67$0.75ViewN/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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.18 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.39 EPS

Dividends

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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Headlines

Latest Headlines for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
DateHeadline
4-traders.com logoDiscovery Communications : Announces New Deal to Create Shows for Snapchat (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 2:37 PM
capitalcube.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. :DISCB-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 15, 2017 (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.capitalcube.com - February 16 at 2:37 PM
News IconDiscovery Revenue Rises But Advertising Falls on Foreign Exchange (NASDAQ:DISCB)
ih.advfn.com - February 14 at 10:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDISCOVERY AND LIONSGATE ANNOUNCE SERIES COMMITMENT FOR ORIGINAL VIETNAM WAR DRAMA 'THE SUCK' FROM EXECUTIVE … (NASDAQ:DISCB)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 10:13 PM
News IconSPRYTE Communications Company Profile (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.bioportfolio.com - January 31 at 10:25 PM
4-traders.com logoJim Parsons Set To Narrate Discovery Channel’s Documentary Series First In Human: The Trials Of Building 10 (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.4-traders.com - January 14 at 9:49 PM
4-traders.com logoJim Parsons Set to Narrate Discovery Channel’s Documentary Series ‘First In Human: The Trials of Building 10’ (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.4-traders.com - January 14 at 4:46 PM
News Icon37 Hours of Barrett-Jackson Live Jump Starts the New Year on Velocity and Discovery Channel (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.thefutoncritic.com - December 23 at 3:01 AM
News IconDiscovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week (NASDAQ:DISCB)
myhealthbowl.com - December 13 at 5:24 PM
News IconNew Form Raises $18M in Series B Funding Round from ITV and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
digitalmediawire.com - December 8 at 5:26 PM
News IconTHE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES ANNOUNCES NEW STEM EDUCATION CERTIFICATION PROGRAM (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.techlearning.com - December 8 at 5:26 PM
News IconShould You Buy Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) On Current Analyst Views? (NASDAQ:DISCB)
itapunta.com - November 19 at 12:28 PM
News IconFBR & Co. Indicates Potential 4.69% Increase In Shares Of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)
discover-usa.net - November 3 at 10:10 PM
capitalcube.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. :DISCB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.capitalcube.com - November 2 at 4:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovering Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCB)
finance.yahoo.com - November 1 at 10:01 PM
News IconDiscovery sees profit drop on higher costs (NASDAQ:DISCB)
gazette.com - November 1 at 4:49 PM
4-traders.com logoDiscovery Communications : Susan M. Swain to Join Discovery Communications Board of Directors (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.4-traders.com - October 21 at 4:41 PM
4-traders.com logoDiscovery Communications : Rise and ‘Shine… Discovery’s Moonshiners Returns Tuesday, November 15 at 9PM ET/PT (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.4-traders.com - October 20 at 4:36 PM
News IconNovelis And Discovery Education Launch A New Recycling Education Program, Life Of A Can, To Inspire The Next Generation Of Re... (NASDAQ:DISCB)
ih.advfn.com - October 5 at 4:51 PM
capitalcube.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DISCB-US : September 23, 2016 (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.capitalcube.com - September 23 at 9:40 AM
News IconCorus Entertainment Announces Multiple New International Content Deals for Original Series Buying the View, Masters of Flip and Cheer S (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.padovanews.it - September 22 at 4:43 PM
News IconVelocity and Discovery Channel Roll Down the Famed Las Vegas Strip with Barrett-Jackson Live, Airing October 13-15 (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.thefutoncritic.com - September 20 at 8:20 AM
News IconCorus Entertainment Announces Multiple New International Content Deals for Original Series Buying the View, Masters of Flip a... (NASDAQ:DISCB)
ih.advfn.com - September 20 at 8:20 AM
4-traders.com logoDiscovery Communications : Names Kelly Kane Senior Vice President, Partner Marketing and National Accounts - Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.4-traders.com - September 20 at 8:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCorus Entertainment Announces Multiple New International Content Deals for Original Series Buying the View, Masters of Flip and Cheer Squad (NASDAQ:DISCB)
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 3:30 PM
4-traders.com logoDiscovery Communications : Names Kelly Kane Senior Vice President, Partner Marketing and National Accounts (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.4-traders.com - September 19 at 3:30 PM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Communications Announces Significant Enhancement of U.S. Employee Paid Leave Policy For New Parents and Caregivers (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.publicnow.com - September 15 at 4:57 PM
bizjournals.com logoDiscovery joins growing list of large employers expanding paid leave (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.bizjournals.com - September 15 at 4:57 PM
News IconAmerican Heroes Channel and The Huffington Post Announce Winner of Second Annual Red Bandanna Hero Award Semper K9 Founder Christopher Baity (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - September 10 at 9:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications President and CEO David Zaslav to Present at Goldman Sachs' 25th Annual Communacopia Conference (NASDAQ:DISCB)
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 3:39 PM
4-traders.com logoDiscovery Communications : and Roku Announce Availability of TV Everywhere Content Offerings on the Roku Platform (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.4-traders.com - August 19 at 8:58 AM
investopedia.com logoWWE, Discovery Invest in Streaming Sports Service (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.investopedia.com - August 16 at 4:41 PM
News IconDiscovery Communications Reports Second Quarter 2016 Outcomes. South Carolina SC (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.southcarolinasc.com - August 2 at 9:24 AM
cnbc.com logoWhy this lawyer ditched a 6-figure paycheck to become a Lego artist (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.cnbc.com - July 6 at 9:00 AM
News IconVelocity and Discovery Channel Bring the Heat This Summer with 18 Hours of Barrett-Jackson Live from Mohegan Sun (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.thefutoncritic.com - June 9 at 11:56 AM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Networks Latin America/U.S. Hispanic and Batanga Media- One of the Largest Digital Publishers In the World- Sign Commercial Agreement (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.publicnow.com - June 8 at 8:48 AM
4-traders.com logoDiscovery Communications : Georgia Public Broadcasting and Discovery Education Expand Partnership Serving Students and Educators Statewide (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.4-traders.com - May 31 at 4:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCA): Strong Industry, Solid Earnings Estimate Revisions (NASDAQ:DISCB)
finance.yahoo.com - May 27 at 9:13 AM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Networks Latin America and the Festival of Media Announce the Winners of the D’Atlas Brand Purpose Award (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.publicnow.com - May 25 at 1:06 PM
News IconUnloved Autos Get New Life on an All New Season of Velocity's Hit Series "Wheeler Dealers" (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.thefutoncritic.com - May 24 at 8:28 AM
247wallst.com logo6 Large Cap Stocks Analysts Want You to Sell Now (NASDAQ:DISCB)
247wallst.com - May 21 at 10:45 AM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Education Streaming Plus Wins SIIA CODiE Award for Best Source for Reference or Education Resource (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.publicnow.com - May 19 at 4:52 PM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Communications Names Leigh Anne Brodsky Executive Vice President of Global Enterprises (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.publicnow.com - May 17 at 12:52 PM
4-traders.com logoDISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS : TO BECOME MAJORITY PARTNER IN INDIA’S TOP CUISINE NETWORK FOODFOOD (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.4-traders.com - May 12 at 5:37 PM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Communications To Report Second Quarter 2016 Results On Tuesday, August 2 (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.publicnow.com - May 12 at 9:17 AM
publicnow.com logoDISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS TO BECOME MAJORITY PARTNER IN INDIA’S TOP CUISINE NETWORK FOODFOOD (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.publicnow.com - May 12 at 8:17 AM
publicnow.com logoExperience the Thrill of a ‘Jailbreak’: Investigation Discovery’s VR Experience Launching In Advance of ‘I (Almost) Got Away With It’ Premiere (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.publicnow.com - May 11 at 5:07 PM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Education President and CEO Bill Goodwyn Named Among Top 100 CEO Leaders in STEM by STEMconnector® (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.publicnow.com - May 11 at 2:07 PM
capitalcube.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. :DISCB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.capitalcube.com - May 11 at 11:33 AM
News IconVelocity Greenlights Season Two of Celebrity Car Series "Unique Rides" (NASDAQ:DISCB)
www.thefutoncritic.com - May 9 at 5:38 PM

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What is Discovery Communications' stock symbol?

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

Who owns Discovery Communications stock?

Discovery Communications' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.00%).

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 $29.60.

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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff