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: $26.09
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $24.88
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $25.72
  • 52-Week Range: $22.43 - $29.93
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.19
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.49
  • P/E Growth: 0.83
  • Market Cap: $10.91B
  • Outstanding Shares: 418,142,000
  • Beta: 1.45
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 18.06%
  • Return on Equity: 23.45%
  • Return on Assets: 8.07%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.46%
  • Current Ratio: 1.77%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.77%
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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 (9.24% 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
10/13/2014Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$41.50 -> $36.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 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: $2.01 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.27 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
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications Named to Working Mother's "100 Best Companies" List for 17 Consecutive Years (NASDAQ:DISCK)
finance.yahoo.com - September 27 at 4:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSocial Media Data Shows Discovery Communications Taking A Big Hit (NASDAQ:DISCK)
finance.yahoo.com - September 27 at 9:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCALL FOR ENTRIES: Toyota and Discovery Education Challenge Teens to Spread the Word on Safe Driving (NASDAQ:DISCK)
finance.yahoo.com - September 26 at 9:22 AM
capitalcube.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DISCK-US : September 23, 2016 (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.capitalcube.com - September 23 at 9:40 AM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Digital Networks’ ‘Seeker’ Brings Audiences New Experiences from Around the World – and Above It – with ‘Seeker VR’ (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - September 22 at 4:43 PM
thestreet.com logoDiscovery Communications Considers Charging to Watch Olympics in Europe (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.thestreet.com - September 22 at 4:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDeqing Government & Discovery Global Enterprises Hold Global Launch of World's First Discovery Adventures Park (NASDAQ:DISCK)
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 10:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoZacks.com featured highlights: Macy's, Discovery Communications, Zoetis, Broadcom and Priceline Group (NASDAQ:DISCK)
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 10:11 AM
publicnow.com logoSenior Digital Business Executive Michael Bishara Joins Discovery Communications as Senior Vice President & General Manager, OTT & Digital Syndication (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - September 21 at 5:08 PM
publicnow.com logoVirginia Beach Public Schools Empowers Educators to Maximize Student Engagement in Science Instruction Through New Partnership with Discovery Education (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - September 14 at 4:40 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Discovery Channel’s New War Series Continues Its Makeover (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.wsj.com - September 13 at 9:29 AM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Communications Amplifies and Diversifies Online Reach with Launch of DNews en Español (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - September 12 at 4:25 PM
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www.nationaldailypress.com - September 11 at 9:08 AM
capitalcube.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:DISCK) : September 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.capitalcube.com - September 8 at 4:30 PM
capitalcube.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DISCK-US : September 7, 2016 (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.capitalcube.com - September 7 at 4:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHealthy Weight Commitment Foundation And Discovery Education Jumpstart A Healthy New School Year With New Wellness Curriculum And Incentive Programs To Fight Childhood Obesity (NASDAQ:DISCK)
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 4:45 PM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Communications Appoints Ralph Rivera as Managing Director of Eurosport Digital (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - September 6 at 4:33 PM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Communications Appoints Ralph Rivera as Managing Director of Eurosport Digital (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - September 6 at 4:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 Top ROE Stocks for a Spooky September (NASDAQ:DISCK)
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 9:29 AM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Communications to Report Third Quarter 2016 Results on Tuesday, November 1 (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - September 2 at 9:29 AM
zacks.com logoCBS All Access Launches Ad-free Option for its Viewers (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.zacks.com - September 1 at 9:14 AM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Communications Partners with BHS Media to Launch a New Free-to-Air Channel for the Farsi Market in September (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - August 31 at 4:33 PM
publicnow.com logoInvestigation Discovery to Showcase Criminal Trial of Jason McCrary in Sixth and Final Installment of Serialized Docu-Series ‘The Vanishing Women’ (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - August 25 at 9:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery Communications CFO Andrew Warren to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference (NASDAQ:DISCK)
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 9:34 AM
publicnow.com logoNorth Carolina’s Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Begin New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting Mobile Learning Communities Initiative (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - August 18 at 4:39 PM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Communications and Roku Announce Availability of TV Everywhere Content Offerings on the Roku Platform (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - August 18 at 4:39 PM
wsj.com logoViacom, Redstone’s National Amusements Resume Deep Settlement Talks (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.wsj.com - August 16 at 9:50 PM
publicnow.com logoWorld’s First Crew To Mars Is Likely In Middle School Right Now (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - August 15 at 11:51 AM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery’s Hit Series ‘Bering Sea Gold’ Returns for New Season with Crews Vying for Gold on Fresh Ground (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - August 12 at 4:39 PM
publicnow.com logoCollege and Career Readiness Are the Focal Points of Washington’s Highline Public School’s New Partnership with Discovery Education (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - August 11 at 4:44 PM
publicnow.com logoCreative Leader Paul Welling Named as Senior Vice President of International Brand and Franchise Development for Discovery Networks International (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - August 10 at 4:48 PM
bloomberg.com logoEuropeans Aren’t Staying Up to Watch Gymnastics From Rio Games (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.bloomberg.com - August 10 at 4:48 PM
publicnow.com logoPaster John Gray Joins OWN’s Popular Saturday Night Lineup with New Docu-Series ‘The Book of John’ (w/t) (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - August 8 at 4:44 PM
marketrealist.com logoHow Rio Olympics Could Hurt Discovery’s Financials (NASDAQ:DISCK)
marketrealist.com - August 8 at 9:25 AM
marketrealist.com logoDiscovery Dug Up Some Strong Ad Revenues on US Soil in Q2 (NASDAQ:DISCK)
marketrealist.com - August 5 at 4:40 PM
marketrealist.com logoHow Discovery’s International Networks Fared in Q2 (NASDAQ:DISCK)
marketrealist.com - August 5 at 4:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlame it on Rio: Some U.S. companies see sales hit from Olympics (NASDAQ:DISCK)
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 4:40 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoBlame it on Rio - Some U.S. companies see sales hit from Olympics (NASDAQ:DISCK)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 4:40 PM
publicnow.com logoEurosport Strengthens Position as the Home of Grand Slam Tennis in Europe with Expanded Wimbledon Rights (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - August 4 at 4:51 PM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Communications Invests in VS MEDIA Group, The First and Largest Chinese Multi-Channel Network (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - August 4 at 4:51 PM
marketrealist.com logoAfter Faring Well in Q2, Discovery Still Faces Strong Competition (NASDAQ:DISCK)
marketrealist.com - August 4 at 4:51 PM
marketrealist.com logoAre Analysts Pleased with Discovery’s Improved Financials? (NASDAQ:DISCK)
marketrealist.com - August 4 at 4:51 PM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Family Channel Expands Its Home & Food Programming Slate This September with New Series ‘Game of Homes’ and ‘The Incredible Food Race’ (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - August 3 at 10:15 PM
capitalcube.com logoDiscovery Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DISCK-US : August 3, 2016 (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.capitalcube.com - August 3 at 4:43 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Fitzgerald's Take: What Is Lehman's Formula One Stake Worth? (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.wsj.com - August 3 at 4:43 PM
equities.com logoDiscovery Communications Inc. (DISCK) Pops 5.04% for August 02 (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.equities.com - August 3 at 8:42 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Discovery Communications Raises Full-Year Profit Forecast (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.wsj.com - August 2 at 10:12 PM
fool.com logoDiscovery Communications Inc. Tunes In to Higher Profits (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.fool.com - August 2 at 11:18 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoDiscovery posts 2Q profit (NASDAQ:DISCK)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 9:24 AM
publicnow.com logoDiscovery Communications Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:DISCK)
www.publicnow.com - August 2 at 9:24 AM

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Last Updated on 9/30/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff