Discovery Communications Company Profile (NASDAQ:DISCK)

About Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)

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:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: CATV Systems
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:DISCK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: corporate.discovery.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $11.08 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 443,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $27.11
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $27.19
  • 52 Week Range: $22.43 - $29.18
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.08
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.73
  • P/E Growth: 0.92
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $6.55 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.69
  • Book Value: $9.20 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.72
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $2.47 billion
  • 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%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.66 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.5
  • Short Ratio: 2.2
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)

What is Discovery Communications' stock symbol?

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

How were Discovery Communications' earnings last quarter?

Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.09. The business earned $1.61 billion during the quarter. Discovery Communications had a net margin of 17.14% and a return on equity of 22.76%. View Discovery Communications' Earnings History.

Who are some of Discovery Communications' key competitors?

Who owns Discovery Communications stock?

Discovery Communications' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.65%), BlackRock Inc. (2.30%), State Street Corp (1.65%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (0.91%), United States Steel & Carnegie Pension Fund (0.59%) and Seizert Capital Partners LLC (0.50%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Discovery Communications.

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 Madison Investment Holdings Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., State Street Corp, South Dakota Investment Council, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Oxford Asset Management. View Insider Buying and Selling for Discovery Communications.

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

Discovery Communications' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Seizert Capital Partners LLC, TD Asset Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, First Manhattan Co., FMR LLC and Geode Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Discovery Communications.

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 $25.00.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK) (?)
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:DISCK)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/25/2016Topeka Capital MarketsDowngradeBuy -> Hold$37.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
9/30/2015Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$27.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
Earnings by Quarter for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
Earnings History by Quarter for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/20173/31/2017$0.50$0.41$1.61 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/201712/31/2016$0.47$0.56$1.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q3 2016$0.43$0.40$1.56 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q4$0.39$0.38$1.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q3$0.39$0.47$1.56 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q2$0.48$0.49$1.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q1 2015$0.37$0.42$1.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2015Q4 2014$0.42$0.43$1.68 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q3 2014$0.41$0.46$1.57 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q1 2014$0.75$0.75$1.48 billion$1.41 billionViewN/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: $2.28 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.57 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

Headline Trends for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
Latest Headlines for Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCK)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoHouse Hunters + Hoarding = Must-See TV
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 6:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications Inc. (DISCK) Downgraded by TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 4:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Discovery Communications, Inc. : May 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 4:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. :DISCK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 4:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] As Streaming Services Amp Up, Not all TV Channels Make the Cut
finance.yahoo.com - May 14 at 9:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Education and Nutrients For Life Foundation Award Six Middle Schools Grants In National "Let It Grow Contest," Focused on the Science Behind Agriculture
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 5:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications Inc. (DISCK) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.09 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 4:56 PM
bizjournals.com logoDiscovery Communications Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
www.bizjournals.com - May 9 at 4:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery (DISCA) Lags Q1 Earnings, Revenues Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 4:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery (DISCA) Q1 Earnings: Disappointment in Store?
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 4:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCK) to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 11:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Discovery Communications (DISCK) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:DISCK) : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 9:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.50 Earnings Per Share Expected for Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCK) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 8:24 PM
nasdaq.com logoDiscovery Communications is Now Oversold (DISCK)
www.nasdaq.com - May 3 at 4:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoProSiebenSat.1, Discovery form JV in mobile, Internet streaming
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 7:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DISCK-US : May 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 7:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCK) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.13
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 10:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCK) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.23
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 10:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery's David Zaslav Shows It's Good to Be a Media CEO
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 4:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCK) Earns News Impact Score of 0.22
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 8:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAs Arkansas Death Penalty Is Under National Scrutiny, True Crime Network Investigation Discovery Offers Encore Presentation Of "Killing Richard Glossip" - Another Case That Has Captured The World's Attention
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 4:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCK) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.52
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 11:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTrue Crime Network Investigation Discovery Greenlights Follow-Up Episode Of Academy Award®-Nominated And Emmy®-winning Filmmaker Joe Berlinger's Docu-series "Killing Richard Glossip"
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 4:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCK) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.44
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 9:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiscovery Communications Inc. (DISCK) Lifted to B- at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 4:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCK) to Announce $0.50 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 4:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTeen Filmmakers Address Driver Safety! Toyota and Discovery Education Announce Finalists in Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 9:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications Announces 2017-2018 Upfront Slate
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 11:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications To Report First Quarter 2017 Results On Tuesday, May 9
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 5:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications Announces the Pricing Terms of its Cash Tender Offer for Certain Outstanding Debt Securities of Discovery Communications, LLC
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 6:07 PM
investorplace.com logoWhy Discovery Communications Inc. Stock (DISCK) Is Great Value Investors - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - March 9 at 10:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGirl Starter, a Multi-platform Company, Announces its First Reality-Competition TV Show and Launches its Digital Site, GirlStarter.com
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs Discovery Communications (DISCB) a Great Stock for Value Investors?
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs Discovery Communications (DISCK) a Great Stock for Value Investors?
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:31 PM
investorplace.com logoWhy Discovery Communications Inc. Stock (DISCK) Is Great Value Investors
investorplace.com - March 8 at 1:23 PM
bloomberg.com logoYou Will Be Watching the Next Olympics on Your Mobile
www.bloomberg.com - March 2 at 10:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications Announces Cash Tender Offer for Up to $600 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of Certain Outstanding Debt Securities Issued by Discovery Communications, LLC
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 4:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCA) Beats on Q4 Earnings (Revised)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 2:37 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications Reports Full Year And Fourth Quarter 2016 Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:35 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery tops 4Q profit forecasts
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:35 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery posts 4Q profit
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:35 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications (DISCA) Beats on Q4 Earnings
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:35 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Discovery Profit Rises, but Content Costs Weigh on Europe
www.wsj.com - February 14 at 5:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery (DISCA) Q4 Earnings Beat, Revenue Lag Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:35 PM
cnbc.com logo'We could be the winners' with great content, Discovery CEO says
www.cnbc.com - February 10 at 5:10 PM
bloomberg.com logoDiscovery Averts U.K. Blackout With Sky in Last-Minute Deal
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 1 at 5:15 PM
bloomberg.com logoDiscovery Averts Cable Blackout in Last-Minute Deal With Sky
www.bloomberg.com - January 31 at 5:23 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
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 30 at 5:38 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSky plans loyalty scheme to tackle customer retention as soccer costs hit profit
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 26 at 5:58 PM

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