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: $24.94
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $24.98
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $25.87
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.56
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.99
  • P/E Growth: 0.79
  • Market Cap: $10.43B
  • Outstanding Shares: 418,142,000
  • Beta: 1.28
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $28.50 (14.27% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
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
10/13/2014Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$41.50 -> $36.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/30/2014 forward)


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)


Earnings Estimates for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.01 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.27 EPS


Dividend History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
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Latest Headlines for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
DateHeadline logoInvestigation Discovery to Showcase Criminal Trial of Jason McCrary in Sixth and Final Installment of Serialized Docu-Series ‘The Vanishing Women’ (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 25 at 9:34 AM logoDiscovery Communications CFO Andrew Warren to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 25 at 9:34 AM logoNorth Carolina’s Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Begin New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting Mobile Learning Communities Initiative (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 18 at 4:39 PM logoDiscovery Communications and Roku Announce Availability of TV Everywhere Content Offerings on the Roku Platform (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 18 at 4:39 PM logoViacom, Redstone’s National Amusements Resume Deep Settlement Talks (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 16 at 9:50 PM logoWorld’s First Crew To Mars Is Likely In Middle School Right Now (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 15 at 11:51 AM logoDiscovery’s Hit Series ‘Bering Sea Gold’ Returns for New Season with Crews Vying for Gold on Fresh Ground (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 12 at 4:39 PM logoCollege and Career Readiness Are the Focal Points of Washington’s Highline Public School’s New Partnership with Discovery Education (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 11 at 4:44 PM logoCreative Leader Paul Welling Named as Senior Vice President of International Brand and Franchise Development for Discovery Networks International (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 10 at 4:48 PM logoEuropeans Aren’t Staying Up to Watch Gymnastics From Rio Games (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 10 at 4:48 PM logoPaster John Gray Joins OWN’s Popular Saturday Night Lineup with New Docu-Series ‘The Book of John’ (w/t) (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 8 at 4:44 PM logoHow Rio Olympics Could Hurt Discovery’s Financials (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 8 at 9:25 AM logoDiscovery Dug Up Some Strong Ad Revenues on US Soil in Q2 (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 5 at 4:40 PM logoHow Discovery’s International Networks Fared in Q2 (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 5 at 4:40 PM logoBlame it on Rio: Some U.S. companies see sales hit from Olympics (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 5 at 4:40 PM logoBlame it on Rio - Some U.S. companies see sales hit from Olympics (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 5 at 4:40 PM logoEurosport Strengthens Position as the Home of Grand Slam Tennis in Europe with Expanded Wimbledon Rights (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 4 at 4:51 PM logoDiscovery Communications Invests in VS MEDIA Group, The First and Largest Chinese Multi-Channel Network (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 4 at 4:51 PM logoAfter Faring Well in Q2, Discovery Still Faces Strong Competition (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 4 at 4:51 PM logoAre Analysts Pleased with Discovery’s Improved Financials? (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 4 at 4:51 PM logoDiscovery Family Channel Expands Its Home & Food Programming Slate This September with New Series ‘Game of Homes’ and ‘The Incredible Food Race’ (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 3 at 10:15 PM logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DISCK-US : August 3, 2016 (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 3 at 4:43 PM logo[$$] Fitzgerald's Take: What Is Lehman's Formula One Stake Worth? (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 3 at 4:43 PM logoDiscovery Communications Inc. (DISCK) Pops 5.04% for August 02 (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 3 at 8:42 AM logo[$$] Discovery Communications Raises Full-Year Profit Forecast (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 2 at 10:12 PM logoDiscovery Communications Inc. Tunes In to Higher Profits (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 2 at 11:18 AM logoDiscovery posts 2Q profit (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 2 at 9:24 AM logoDiscovery Communications Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 2 at 9:24 AM logoDiscovery Communications reports improved Q2 earnings, revenue (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 2 at 9:24 AM logoLiberty Global and Discovery Communications Renew Long-Term, Comprehensive Distribution Partnership (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 2 at 9:24 AM logoHow Will Discovery Communications (DISCA) Stock React to Mixed Q2 Results? (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 2 at 9:24 AM logoOprah’s Book Club Announces Newest Selection, ‘The Underground Railroad’ by Colson Whitehead (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 2 at 9:24 AM logo[$$] Discovery Communications Profit Beats Expectations (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 2 at 9:24 AM logoWhat to Look for When Discovery Communications (DISCA) Reports Q2 Earnings (NASDAQ:DISCK) - August 1 at 4:33 PM logoDiscovery Communications Inc.: Advertising Sales President Joe Abruzzese to ... (NASDAQ:DISCK) - July 25 at 9:26 PM logoDiscovery Communications Inc. (DISCK) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for July 14 (NASDAQ:DISCK) - July 16 at 8:01 AM logoDiscovery Communications (DISCA) Stock Dips, Downgraded at UBS (NASDAQ:DISCK) - July 15 at 1:12 PM logoHotchkis & Wiley Boosts Stake in Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) - July 8 at 6:49 PM logoDiscovery Communications Names Steve Leroy Head of Public and Regulatory Affairs (NASDAQ:DISCK) - July 7 at 11:31 AM logoSwiss Viewers to Enjoy Enhanced Olympic Games Coverage Following New Discovery Communications and SRG SSR Agreement (NASDAQ:DISCK) - July 6 at 8:41 AM logoMoguls Arrive in Sun Valley With Politics Upstaging Deals (NASDAQ:DISCK) - July 5 at 7:39 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Discovery Communications, Inc. : July 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:DISCK) - July 1 at 6:09 PM logoMalone May Have Bigger Plans Beyond Lions Gate Purchase of Starz (NASDAQ:DISCK) - June 30 at 3:37 PM logoAfter Lions Gate-Starz Deal, the Next Move in Malone Chess Match Could be Discovery Merger (NASDAQ:DISCK) - June 30 at 1:34 PM logoDiscovery Expects Brexit to Have a Minimized Impact (NASDAQ:DISCK) - June 30 at 11:06 AM logoNew Enhancements to Discovery Education’s Science Techbook Support Deeper Student Engagement in Phenomena-Driven Learning and STEM Instruction (NASDAQ:DISCK) - June 27 at 10:21 AM logoShark Week and Discovery Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell (NASDAQ:DISCK) - June 27 at 7:46 AM logoDiscovery Communications : Statement Regarding Brexit Vote (NASDAQ:DISCK) - June 24 at 4:44 PM logoJohn Malone's Liberty Global, Discovery Take Hits on British Exit (NASDAQ:DISCK) - June 24 at 1:35 PM logoDiscovery Communications Statement Regarding Brexit Vote (NASDAQ:DISCK) - June 24 at 12:40 PM


Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) Chart for Tuesday, August, 30, 2016

Last Updated on 8/30/2016 by Staff