NASDAQ:DISCB - Discovery Stock Price, Price Target & More

$38.00 -7.35 (-16.21 %)
(As of 04/26/2018 01:46 AM ET)
Previous Close$45.35
Today's Range$37.60 - $46.30
52-Week Range$19.25 - $48.85
Volume5,400 shs
Average Volume895 shs
Market Capitalization$14.51 billion
P/E Ratio19.09
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.41

About Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCB)

Discovery logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media company worldwide. The company operates through U.S. Networks, International Networks, and Education and Other segments. It owns and operates various television networks under the Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science Channel, Velocity, Discovery Family Channel, Destination America, American Heroes Channel, Discovery Life, The Oprah Winfrey Network, Eurosport, Discovery Kids, DMAX, and Discovery Home & Health brands, as well as other regional television networks. The company's content spans genres, including survival, exploration, sports, lifestyle, general entertainment, heroes, adventure, crime and investigation, health, and kids. It also develops and sells curriculum-based education products and services, such as an online suite of curriculum-based video on demand (VOD) tools, professional development services, and digital textbooks, as well as student assessments; and publishes hard copy curriculum-based content for K-12 schools. In addition, the company operates production studios that develop content; and Websites. It provides content through various distribution platforms comprising pay-television, free-to-air and broadcast television, Websites, digital distribution arrangements, and content licensing agreements, as well as various platforms that include brand-aligned Websites, online streaming, mobile devices, VOD, and broadband channels. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated approximately 400 distribution feeds in 40 languages internationally. Discovery Communications, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motion picture & video production
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNASDAQ:DISCB
CUSIPN/A
Phone720-875-5400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.20%
Current Ratio5.34%
Quick Ratio5.34%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio19.09
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.87 billion
Price / Sales2.11
Cash Flow$8.8993 per share
Price / Cash4.27
Book Value$8.43 per share
Price / Book4.51

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-337,000,000.00
Net Margins-4.90%
Return on Equity21.68%
Return on Assets5.92%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares381,910,000

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Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Discovery's stock symbol?

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

How will Discovery's stock buyback program work?

Discovery announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Monday, July 31st 2017, which permits the company to buyback outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Discovery's earnings last quarter?

Discovery Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 27th. The company reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $1.86 billion for the quarter. Discovery had a negative net margin of 4.90% and a positive return on equity of 21.68%. View Discovery's Earnings History.

Who are some of Discovery's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Discovery include Lionsgate (LGF.A), Lionsgate (LGF.B), WWE (WWE), Entertainment One (ENTMF), Gaia (GAIA) and Genius Brands (GNUS).

Who are Discovery's key executives?

Discovery's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David M. Zaslav, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Bruce L. Campbell, Chief Devel., Distribution & Legal Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Paul Guyardo, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Jean-Briac Perrette, CEO & Pres of Discovery Networks International (Age 47)
  • Gunnar Wiedenfels, Chief Financial Officer (Age 41)

Has Discovery been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about DISCB stock has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Discovery earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 44.63 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

How do I buy shares of Discovery?

Shares of DISCB 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's stock price today?

One share of DISCB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.00.

How big of a company is Discovery?

Discovery has a market capitalization of $14.51 billion and generates $6.87 billion in revenue each year.

How can I contact Discovery?

Discovery's 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 (DISCB)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  59 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  117 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  176
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Discovery and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DISCB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DISCB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCB) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
(Data available from 4/26/2016 forward)

Earnings

Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCB) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCB)

Discovery (NASDAQ DISCB) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/27/2018n/a$0.47$1.8640 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2017Q3 2017$0.43$1.6510 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/20176/30/2017$0.72$0.68$1.7450 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/20173/31/2017$0.50$0.41$1.6130 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/201712/31/2016$0.50$0.56$1.6720 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q3 2016$0.39$0.40$1.5560 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q2 2016$0.55$0.71$1.7080 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q1 2016$0.40$0.46$1.5610 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q4$0.45$0.38$1.6460 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q3$0.40$0.47$1.5570 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q2$0.45$0.49$1.6540 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q1 2015$0.36$0.42$1.5370 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2015Q4 2014$0.41$0.43$1.6760 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q3 2014$0.39$0.46$1.5680 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$1.4110 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014$0.88$0.92$1.5370 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013$0.70$0.80$1.3750 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013$0.92$0.82$1.4670 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.61$0.63$1.1560 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.71$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q3 2012$0.61$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012Q2 2012$0.68$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012Q1 2012$0.61$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012Q4 2011$0.68$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011Q3 2011$0.52$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011Q2 2011$0.60$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011Q1 2011$0.48$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2011Q4 2010$0.52$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2010Q3 2010$0.42$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2010Q2 2010$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2010Q1 2010$0.36$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2010Q4 2009$0.35$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2009Q3 2009$0.23$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2009Q2 2009$0.32$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2009Q1 2009$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2009Q4 2008$0.24$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2008Q3 2008$0.22$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCB) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Discovery (NASDAQ DISCB) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Institutional Ownership Percentage: 0.01%
Insider Trading History for Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCB)

Discovery (NASDAQ DISCB) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Discovery (NASDAQ DISCB) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Digital Element Partners with Discovery Inc. to Enhance the Company’s Video Rights Accuracy with Location-Based TechnologyDigital Element Partners with Discovery Inc. to Enhance the Company’s Video Rights Accuracy with Location-Based Technology
www.businesswire.com - April 25 at 10:34 AM
Analyzing Discovery (DISCB) & WWE (WWE)Analyzing Discovery (DISCB) & WWE (WWE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 7:52 AM
Zacks: Discovery Inc. (DISCB) Given $30.00 Average Price Target by BrokeragesZacks: Discovery Inc. (DISCB) Given $30.00 Average Price Target by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 3:21 AM
Analyzing Lionsgate (LGF.A) and Discovery (DISCB)Analyzing Lionsgate (LGF.A) and Discovery (DISCB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 5:43 PM
Comparing Lionsgate (LGF.B) & Discovery (DISCB)Comparing Lionsgate (LGF.B) & Discovery (DISCB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 3:13 PM
Reviewing Genius Brands (GNUS) & Discovery (DISCB)Reviewing Genius Brands (GNUS) & Discovery (DISCB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 5:30 PM
Contrasting Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares (LGF.A) & Discovery (DISCB)Contrasting Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares (LGF.A) & Discovery (DISCB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 5:14 PM
Head to Head Comparison: Discovery (DISCB) versus Lionsgate (LGF.B)Head to Head Comparison: Discovery (DISCB) versus Lionsgate (LGF.B)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 9:21 PM
Discovery 'months away' from determining future of Silver Spring workforceDiscovery 'months away' from determining future of Silver Spring workforce
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 10:39 AM
Discovery (DISCB) and Genius Brands (GNUS) Critical ReviewDiscovery (DISCB) and Genius Brands (GNUS) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 3:12 AM
Discovery (DISCA) Down 16.7% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?Discovery (DISCA) Down 16.7% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 10:45 AM
Zacks: Analysts Set $30.00 Price Target for Discovery Inc. (DISCB)Zacks: Analysts Set $30.00 Price Target for Discovery Inc. (DISCB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 9:58 AM
Investors' Radars Failed to Catch Discovery Communications (DISCA), Has Yours?Investors' Radars Failed to Catch Discovery Communications (DISCA), Has Yours?
finance.yahoo.com - March 26 at 10:52 AM
Discovery Communications (DISCB) Downgraded by TheStreet to CDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Downgraded by TheStreet to C
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 2:12 PM
New Strong Buy Stocks for March 22ndNew Strong Buy Stocks for March 22nd
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 3:44 PM
Comparing Discovery Communications (DISCB) and Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA)Comparing Discovery Communications (DISCB) and Liberty Media Co. - Series A Liberty Formula One (FWONA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 7:24 PM
LG Experience Happiness Initiative Brings Sustainable Happiness Skills To Youth Across AmericaLG 'Experience Happiness' Initiative Brings Sustainable Happiness Skills To Youth Across America
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 10:24 AM
Discovery Communications (DISCB) Downgraded by ValuEngine to HoldDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Downgraded by ValuEngine to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 10:54 AM
Zacks: Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by BrokeragesZacks: Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 9:06 PM
Zacks: Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Given $30.00 Consensus Target Price by AnalystsZacks: Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Given $30.00 Consensus Target Price by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 3:22 PM
Discovery Closes Scripps Acquisition: What Investors Need to KnowDiscovery Closes Scripps Acquisition: What Investors Need to Know
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 4:20 PM
Zacks: Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Given Average Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by BrokeragesZacks: Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Given Average Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 11:44 AM
[$$] Discovery, HGTV, Food Network Prep for a Skinny TV Bundle[$$] Discovery, HGTV, Food Network Prep for a Skinny TV Bundle
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 4:09 PM
Discovery Communications Announces Exercise Of Cash Top-Up OptionDiscovery Communications Announces Exercise Of Cash Top-Up Option
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 10:13 AM
Discovery Communications Earnings: Advertising Strength Powers Improved ResultsDiscovery Communications Earnings: Advertising Strength Powers Improved Results
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 4:04 PM
Discovery Communications (DISCB) Announces Quarterly  Earnings ResultsDiscovery Communications (DISCB) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 10:32 AM
Discovery Communications And Scripps Networks Interactive Announce Election Deadline For Scripps ShareholdersDiscovery Communications And Scripps Networks Interactive Announce Election Deadline For Scripps Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 4:17 PM
Scripps Networks Interactive Returns to Advertising GrowthScripps Networks Interactive Returns to Advertising Growth
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 10:26 AM
Is a Surprise Coming for Discovery Communications (DISCA) This Earnings Season?Is a Surprise Coming for Discovery Communications (DISCA) This Earnings Season?
finance.yahoo.com - February 26 at 10:20 AM
Is a Beat in the Cards for Discovery (DISCA) in Q4 Earnings?Is a Beat in the Cards for Discovery (DISCA) in Q4 Earnings?
www.zacks.com - February 22 at 10:06 AM
Zacks: Brokerages Set $30.00 Price Target for Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB)Zacks: Brokerages Set $30.00 Price Target for Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 18 at 1:12 AM
Why Discovery Communications' Shares Spiked 12% in JanuaryWhy Discovery Communications' Shares Spiked 12% in January
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 5:03 PM
Discovery Communications CFO Gunnar Wiedenfels To Present At The 2018 Deutsche Bank Media, Telecom & Business Services ConferenceDiscovery Communications CFO Gunnar Wiedenfels To Present At The 2018 Deutsche Bank Media, Telecom & Business Services Conference
finance.yahoo.com - February 12 at 5:12 PM
Are These the Next Buyout Targets in Hollywood?Are These the Next Buyout Targets in Hollywood?
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 5:04 PM
 Brokerages Set $30.00 Target Price for Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Brokerages Set $30.00 Target Price for Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 20 at 9:46 AM
Discovery's David Zaslav lays out game plan for growthDiscovery's David Zaslav lays out game plan for growth
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 5:24 PM
Discovery CEO: We're a different kind of media company th...Discovery CEO: We're a different kind of media company th...
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 5:24 PM
Discovery Communications moving headquarters to New York, report saysDiscovery Communications moving headquarters to New York, report says
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 5:33 PM
Discovery Communications to exit Silver SpringDiscovery Communications to exit Silver Spring
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 5:33 PM
 Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 4 at 5:32 PM
Macquarie: Discovery Communications Could Be In Play As A Buyer Or A SellerMacquarie: Discovery Communications Could Be In Play As A Buyer Or A Seller
finance.yahoo.com - January 2 at 6:52 PM
Can Discovery Stock Keep Going After Last Week's 14% Pop?Can Discovery Stock Keep Going After Last Week's 14% Pop?
finance.yahoo.com - December 25 at 8:19 PM
My Most Humbling ExperienceMy Most Humbling Experience
finance.yahoo.com - December 21 at 5:26 PM
Discovery Communications President And CEO David Zaslav To Present At The Citi 2018 Global TMT West ConferenceDiscovery Communications President And CEO David Zaslav To Present At The Citi 2018 Global TMT West Conference
finance.yahoo.com - December 21 at 5:26 PM
Zacks: Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesZacks: Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCB) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 19 at 3:16 AM
[$$] Invest Like John Malone: Buy Discovery, Sell Lions Gate[$$] Invest Like John Malone: Buy Discovery, Sell Lions Gate
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 6:01 PM
ETFs with exposure to Discovery Communications, Inc. : December 15, 2017ETFs with exposure to Discovery Communications, Inc. : December 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 6:01 PM
Discovery directors buy up more shares, as another exec steps downDiscovery directors buy up more shares, as another exec steps down
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 6:01 PM
Stay Nimble With Discovery CommunicationsStay Nimble With Discovery Communications
finance.yahoo.com - December 14 at 5:58 PM
Why is Discovery Stock Down More Than 28% Year to Date?Why is Discovery Stock Down More Than 28% Year to Date?
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 5:36 PM

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