Discovery Communications Company Profile (NASDAQ:DISCK)

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: CATV Systems
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: DISCK
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $28.60
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $27.43
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $26.24
  • 52-Week Range: $22.43 - $29.07
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.59
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.70
  • P/E Growth: 0.97
  • Market Cap: $16.71B
  • Outstanding Shares: 585,299,000
  • Beta: 1.5
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:DISCK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $30.00 (5.08% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/25/2016Topeka Capital MarketsDowngradeBuy -> Hold$37.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
9/30/2015Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$27.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/3/2015Q3$0.39$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q2$0.48$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015$0.37$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2015$0.42$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014$0.41$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014$1.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014$0.75$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014$0.92$0.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013$0.71$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.16 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.44 EPS

Dividends

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
DateHeadline
News IconDiscovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) Shares Bought by State Street Corp (NASDAQ:DISCK)
fairydetox.org - February 24 at 11:52 AM
News IconBaird Financial Group Inc. Purchases 27 Shares of Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) (NASDAQ:DISCK)
cloudhostinghq.net - February 22 at 10:12 PM
News IconShares to Watch: Indicator Update on Discovery Communications Inc (DISCK) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:DISCK)
sherwooddaily.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
News IconWhat's Happening To These Stocks? – Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK), The Interpublic Group of Companies ... - Post Analyst (NASDAQ:DISCK)
postanalyst.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
News IconDiscovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK): An Examination Of The Chart For Today's Session - NY Stock News (NASDAQ:DISCK)
nystocknews.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
4-traders.com logoDiscovery Communications : Networks International Appoints David Fisher As Vice President For Digital Ad Sales (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.4-traders.com - February 22 at 5:57 AM
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prensariotiretail.com - February 22 at 5:57 AM
News IconTaking a Fresh Look at Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) - StockNewsJournal (NASDAQ:DISCK)
stocknewsjournal.com - February 16 at 2:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCA) Beats on Q4 Earnings (Revised) (NASDAQ:DISCK)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 2:37 PM
capitalcube.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. :DISCK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 15, 2017 (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.capitalcube.com - February 16 at 2:37 PM
capitalcube.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. :DISCK-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 16, 2017 (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.capitalcube.com - February 16 at 2:37 PM
News IconEarnings Clues on Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK), Old ... - StockNewsJournal (NASDAQ:DISCK)
stocknewsjournal.com - February 15 at 3:38 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications Reports Full Year And Fourth Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:DISCK)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:35 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery tops 4Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:DISCK)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:35 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:DISCK)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:35 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCA) Beats on Q4 Earnings (NASDAQ:DISCK)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:35 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Discovery Profit Rises, but Content Costs Weigh on Europe (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.wsj.com - February 14 at 5:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery (DISCA) Q4 Earnings Beat, Revenue Lag Estimates (NASDAQ:DISCK)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:35 PM
News IconA look at Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)'s track record of earnings - Post Analyst (NASDAQ:DISCK)
postanalyst.com - February 14 at 3:32 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logo'Overpaid' CEOs a risk for investors, study finds (NASDAQ:DISCK)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 5:26 PM
News IconRevenue Approximations Analysis: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK), TransUnion (TRU) - StockNewsJournal (NASDAQ:DISCK)
stocknewsjournal.com - February 11 at 3:14 AM
cnbc.com logo'We could be the winners' with great content, Discovery CEO says (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.cnbc.com - February 10 at 5:10 PM
News IconShares of Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) Sees Large Outflow of Money - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 8 at 5:12 PM
capitalcube.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DISCK-US : February 6, 2017 (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.capitalcube.com - February 6 at 10:59 AM
bloomberg.com logoDiscovery Averts U.K. Blackout With Sky in Last-Minute Deal (NASDAQ:DISCK)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 1 at 5:15 PM
bloomberg.com logoDiscovery Averts Cable Blackout in Last-Minute Deal With Sky (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.bloomberg.com - January 31 at 5:23 PM
News IconAs Discovery Communications C (DISCK) Valuation Rose, Becker Capital Management INC Cut Its Holding by $3.78 Million (NASDAQ:DISCK)
randolphguide.com - January 30 at 5:38 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoSiemens Foundation And Discovery Education Announce New 'Siemens STEM Day' Online Program To Spark Students' Interest In Real-World Applications Of Science, Technology, Engineering And Math (NASDAQ:DISCK)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 30 at 5:38 PM
News IconTechnical Review on Shares of Discovery Communications Inc (DISCK) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:DISCK)
sherwooddaily.com - January 28 at 4:57 PM
News IconRevenue Estimates Analysis of: Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) (NASDAQ:DISCK)
interiordesignfuture.com - January 28 at 4:35 AM
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hypelee.com - January 27 at 11:34 PM
News IconAnalyst Research Report on Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) (NASDAQ:DISCK)
xboxonezone.com - January 27 at 6:20 PM
capitalcube.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DISCK-US : January 27, 2017 (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.capitalcube.com - January 27 at 6:20 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSky plans loyalty scheme to tackle customer retention as soccer costs hit profit (NASDAQ:DISCK)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 26 at 5:58 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSky operating profit dips on higher soccer costs (NASDAQ:DISCK)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 3:57 AM
4-traders.com logoDiscovery Communications : Names Arti Umesh Vice President, Marketing Strategy and Partnerships (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.4-traders.com - January 25 at 5:55 PM
bloomberg.com logoDiscovery, Sky at Impasse Over New TV Deal, Risking Blackout (NASDAQ:DISCK)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 25 at 5:55 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery in price dispute with Sky, signals full blackout (NASDAQ:DISCK)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 5:55 PM
News IconSpot-check on CCI and RSI for Discovery Communications Inc (DISCK) - Rives Journal (NASDAQ:DISCK)
rivesjournal.com - January 23 at 8:18 AM
News IconRelative Strength Index Check on Discovery Communications Inc (DISCK) - Rives Journal (NASDAQ:DISCK)
rivesjournal.com - January 21 at 4:02 AM
News IconDiscovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK):Brokerage Firm Rating Analysis - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.highlandmirror.com - January 20 at 4:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSigniant Flight Helps Discovery Communications Accelerate Producers' Workflow (NASDAQ:DISCK)
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 6:02 PM
capitalcube.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DISCK-US : January 17, 2017 (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.capitalcube.com - January 17 at 8:26 AM
News IconTicker Tracker: Looking at Discovery Communications Inc (DISCK) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:DISCK)
sherwooddaily.com - January 16 at 4:44 PM
News IconAnalyst Issues Short Term Price Target on Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) (NASDAQ:DISCK)
instantcrickets.com - January 14 at 3:33 AM
News IconSvenska Handelsbanken AB publ Takes Position in Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) (NASDAQ:DISCK)
thecelebritytruth.com - January 14 at 3:33 AM
News IconMovers to Watch For: Corrections Corporation of America (CXW ... - The Newburgh Press (NASDAQ:DISCK)
newburghpress.com - January 13 at 10:31 PM
News IconDiscovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA) Shares Bought by BlackRock Investment Management LLC (NASDAQ:DISCK)
diy-home-garden.com - January 13 at 5:29 PM
bloomberg.com logoRecent DISCK News (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.bloomberg.com - January 13 at 3:10 AM
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istreetwire.com - January 12 at 10:08 PM

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What is Discovery Communications' stock symbol?

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

Where is Discovery Communications' stock going? Where will Discovery Communications' stock price be in 2017?

1 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Discovery Communications' stock. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Discovery Communications' share price to reach $30.00 in the next year.

Who owns Discovery Communications stock?

Discovery Communications' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vulcan Value Partners LLC (3.15%), State Street Corp (2.13%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (1.17%), Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (0.58%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (0.49%) and Weitz Investment Management Inc. (0.46%).

Who sold Discovery Communications stock? Who is selling Discovery Communications stock?

Discovery Communications' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Institutional Capital LLC, Numeric Investors LLC, Oxford Asset Management, Vulcan Value Partners LLC, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Barings LLC, Weitz Investment Management Inc. and Brown Advisory Inc..

Who bought Discovery Communications stock? Who is buying Discovery Communications stock?

Discovery Communications' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Credit Agricole S A, Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC and Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK.

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 $28.55.

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