DISCB - Discovery Communications Stock Price, News & Analysis

$23.50 1.80 (8.29 %)
(As of 11/24/2017 02:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$21.70
Today's Range$23.50 - $23.50
52-Week Range$19.25 - $30.80
Volume700 shs
Average Volume619 shs
Market Capitalization$8.91 billion
P/E Ratio11.3
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.61

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

Industry Television Broadcasting
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNASDAQ:DISCB
CUSIPN/A

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.56%
Current Ratio5.87%
Quick Ratio5.87%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio11.3
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.50 billion
Price / Sales1.37
Cash Flow$8.64 per share
Price / Cash2.72
Book Value$15.14 per share
Price / Book1.55

Dividend

Annual DividendN/A
Dividend YieldN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPS$1.91
Net Income$1.19 billion
Net Margins16.63%
Return on Equity22.24%
Return on Assets6.83%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares379,050,000

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 Monday, July, 31st. The company reported $0.68 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.04. The company earned $1.75 billion during the quarter. Discovery Communications had a net margin of 16.63% and a return on equity of 22.24%. 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 (Age 57)
  • Gunnar Wiedenfels, Chief Financial Officer
  • Jean-Briac Perrette, President and Chief Executive Officer - Discovery Networks International (Age 45)
  • Adria Alpert-Romm, Chief Human Resources and Global Diversity Officer (Age 62)
  • Kurt T. Wehner, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 54)
  • Bruce L. Campbell, Chief Distribution Officer, Chief Development Officer, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel (Age 49)
  • Paul Guagliardo, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 56)
  • David Leavy, Chief Corporate Operations and Communications Officer (Age 47)
  • S. Decker Anstrom, Independent Director (Age 66)
  • Robert R. Beck, Independent Director (Age 76)

How do I buy Discovery Communications stock?

Shares of Discovery Communications 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Discovery Communications' stock price today?

One share of Discovery Communications stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.50.

How big of a company is Discovery Communications?

Discovery Communications has a market capitalization of $8.91 billion and generates $6.50 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.19 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.91 on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact Discovery Communications?

Discovery Communications' mailing address is 12300 LIBERTY BOULEVARD, ENGLEWOOD CO, 80112. The company can be reached via phone at 720-875-5400 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Discovery Communications (DISCB)

Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  39 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  101 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  140
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

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 0 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy RatingsNo ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Analysts' Consensus Price Target: N/A

Consensus Price Target History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)

Price Target History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)

Analysts' Ratings History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB)

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Earnings

Earnings History and Estimates Chart 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

Latest Headlines for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ DISCB)

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DateHeadline
6 Ways to trade major media mergers6 Ways to trade major media mergers
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 1:09 PM
Faber Report: Malone bullish on DiscoveryFaber Report: Malone bullish on Discovery
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 1:09 PM
Reviewing Discovery Communications (DISCB) and Its CompetitorsReviewing Discovery Communications (DISCB) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 9:22 AM
 Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCB) Given $26.00 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCB) Given $26.00 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 5:20 AM
Zacks: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCB) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesZacks: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCB) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 7 at 5:34 AM
Discovery Communications, Inc. :DISCB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 6, 2017Discovery Communications, Inc. :DISCB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 6 at 7:20 PM
[$$] Discovery Communications Reports Loss of Subscribers is Accelerating[$$] Discovery Communications Reports Loss of Subscribers is Accelerating
finance.yahoo.com - November 4 at 6:46 AM
John Malones Deal Sense Is Usually RightJohn Malone's Deal Sense Is Usually Right
finance.yahoo.com - November 4 at 6:46 AM
Discovery to renovate its Silver Spring HQ, move employees inDiscovery to renovate its Silver Spring HQ, move employees in
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 5:50 PM
Analyzing Discovery Communications (DISCB) & TEGNA (TGNA)Analyzing Discovery Communications (DISCB) & TEGNA (TGNA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 3 at 2:12 AM
Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing BellDiscovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 8:02 PM
Discovery Communications, Inc. :DISCB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 8, 2017Discovery Communications, Inc. :DISCB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 5:40 PM
 Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCB) Receives Average Recommendation of "" from Analysts Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCB) Receives Average Recommendation of "" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 12:18 AM
E.W. Scripps Company (The) (SSP) and Discovery Communications (DISCB) Critical ContrastE.W. Scripps Company (The) (SSP) and Discovery Communications (DISCB) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 12:16 AM
Discovery Gobbles Up HGTV, Food Network, Travel ChannelDiscovery Gobbles Up HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel
www.rttnews.com - August 1 at 11:36 PM
Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCB) Issues  Earnings ResultsDiscovery Communications, Inc. (DISCB) Issues Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 11:57 AM
Former Discovery president: Think about doubling down on ...Former Discovery president: Think about doubling down on ...
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 10:45 PM
[$$] Reality Bites for Discovery and Scripps[$$] Reality Bites for Discovery and Scripps
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
[$$] Reality Bites for Discovery and Scripps[$$] Reality Bites for Discovery and Scripps
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
Discovery aims for content clout with Scripps Network bidDiscovery aims for content clout with Scripps Network bid
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
Discovery aims for content clout with Scripps Network bidDiscovery aims for content clout with Scripps Network bid
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
Scripps spinoff to be acquired for $14.6 billionScripps spinoff to be acquired for $14.6 billion
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
Scripps spinoff to be acquired for $14.6 billionScripps spinoff to be acquired for $14.6 billion
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
Stocks Mixed As Dow Hits Record High; Amazon Closes Below Key LevelStocks Mixed As Dow Hits Record High; Amazon Closes Below Key Level
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
Stocks Mixed As Dow Hits Record High; Amazon Closes Below Key LevelStocks Mixed As Dow Hits Record High; Amazon Closes Below Key Level
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
The Biggest Loser: Discovery Communications Tumbles 9.3%The Biggest Loser: Discovery Communications Tumbles 9.3%
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
Discovery misses Street 2Q forecastsDiscovery misses Street 2Q forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
Discoverys getting a lot bigger. Will it impact Silver Spring?Discovery's getting a lot bigger. Will it impact Silver Spring?
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
Discovery posts 2Q profitDiscovery posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
Discovery dropped $14.6 billion to buy the dying cable TV business model more timeDiscovery dropped $14.6 billion to buy the dying cable TV business model more time
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:41 PM
Viacom and Discovery battle for Scripps NetworksViacom and Discovery battle for Scripps Networks
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 10:56 PM
Discovery Interest in Scripps Driven by Visions of $3 TV BundleDiscovery Interest in Scripps Driven by Visions of $3 TV Bundle
www.bloomberg.com - July 21 at 7:46 PM
Discovery in talks to acquire the owner of HGTV, Travel ChannelDiscovery in talks to acquire the owner of HGTV, Travel Channel
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 6:58 PM
Discovery-Scripps merger is a long game: Former Discovery...Discovery-Scripps merger is a long game: Former Discovery...
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 6:58 PM
Discovery Communications is a stock worth uncoveringDiscovery Communications is a stock worth uncovering
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 6:58 PM
Snap Pops As New NBC News Show Debuts On SnapchatSnap Pops As New NBC News Show Debuts On Snapchat
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 6:58 PM
Discovery CEO: Short-term content disrupting the way we d...Discovery CEO: Short-term content disrupting the way we d...
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 5:31 AM
Lifestyle Cable Giants Discovery and Scripps Discuss Merger; Shares Soar After-HoursLifestyle Cable Giants Discovery and Scripps Discuss Merger; Shares Soar After-Hours
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 12:30 AM
[$$] Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks in Talks to Combine[$$] Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks in Talks to Combine
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 12:30 AM
 Analysts Anticipate Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCB) to Post $0.68 EPS Analysts Anticipate Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCB) to Post $0.68 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 4:26 PM
Brokerages Expect Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCB) to Post $0.68 EPSBrokerages Expect Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCB) to Post $0.68 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 6 at 10:37 PM
Discovery Touts Content for Snapchat and AmazonDiscovery Touts Content for Snapchat and Amazon
www.wsj.com - March 28 at 4:26 PM
Discovery joins growing list of large employers expanding paid leaveDiscovery joins growing list of large employers expanding paid leave
www.bizjournals.com - September 15 at 4:57 PM
WWE, Discovery Invest in Streaming Sports ServiceWWE, Discovery Invest in Streaming Sports Service
www.investopedia.com - August 16 at 4:41 PM
Why this lawyer ditched a 6-figure paycheck to become a Lego artistWhy this lawyer ditched a 6-figure paycheck to become a Lego artist
www.cnbc.com - July 6 at 9:00 AM
6 Large Cap Stocks Analysts Want You to Sell Now6 Large Cap Stocks Analysts Want You to Sell Now
247wallst.com - May 21 at 10:45 AM

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