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€26.90
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€26.55
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€27.13
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€26.69
52 Week High
08/7/14 - €62.70
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11/12/14 - €24.74
Market Cap
18.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
137.0
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Shares Outstanding
148.5M
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discovery communications-a (DC6) Details

Discovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media company worldwide. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Networks, International Networks, and Education. Its content spans genres, including science, exploration, survival, natural history, technology, docu-series, anthropology, heroes, paleontology, history, space, archeology, health and wellness, engineering, adventure, lifestyles, crime and investigation, civilizations, current events, and kids. The company owns and operates nine television networks in the United States, such as discovery channel, TLC, animal planet, investigation discovery, science channel, military channel, destination America, velocity, and discovery fit and health. It also owns interests in the oprah winfrey network, the hub network, 3net television networks, and pan-regional television networks; and free-to-air television networks, including DMAX, fatafeat, quest, real time, giallo, frisbee, focus, and K2. In addition, the company provides brand-aligned Websites, on-line streaming, mobile devices, video on demand (VOD), and broadband channels. Further, it offers curriculum-based product and services through subscriptions for K-12 schools to access online curriculum-based VOD tools, professional development services, digital textbooks, and student assessments, as well as publishes hardcopy curriculum-based content. As of December 31, 2013, it operated approximately 240 distribution feeds in 40 languages internationally. The company is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.

5,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/14

discovery communications-a (DC6) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $3.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive ...
Total Annual Compensation: $925.4K
Chief Development & Digital Officer and Gener...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

discovery communications-a (DC6) Key Developments

Update On Merger Talks Of FOXTEL And Ten

FOXTEL Cable Television Pty Ltd. is teaming up with Discovery Communications, Inc. (NasdaqGS:DISC.A) to acquire approximately 14.9% stake in Ten Network Holdings Limited (ASX:TEN). Ten said that deal does not include Lachlan's stake.

Discovery And FOXTEL Reportedly Eyes Stake In Ten Network

Suitors are lining up for Ten Network Holdings Limited (ASX:TEN), with Discovery Communications, Inc. (NasdaqGS:DISC.A) the latest company to consider lobbing a takeover bid for the struggling free-to-air broadcaster. Sources close to the negotiations said Discovery is weighing up a joint bid for Ten with local pay TV monopoly FOXTEL Cable Television Pty Ltd. Sources said that the network's adviser Citi asked interested parties last week to submit preliminary non-binding proposals. Sources close to Ten said the management presentations were being scheduled over the next three weeks, with an informal deadline of late November set for potential bidders. A Foxtel spokesman declined to comment on reports it and Discovery would join forces to buy Ten.

Discovery Communications, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year Ending December 31, 2014

Discovery Communications, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, total revenues were $1,568 million against $1,375 million a year ago. Operating income was $511 million against $488 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $442 million against $419 million a year ago. Net income available to the company stockholders was $280 million or $0.41 per diluted share against $255 million or $0.35 per basic and diluted share a year ago, primarily due to improved operating performance in the current quarter, as well as an increase in equity earnings and lower mark-to-market equity-based compensation, partially offset by higher restructuring costs this quarter and a gain on disposition in the prior year's quarter. Free cash flow was $393 million compared to $438 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was $313 million or $0.46 per diluted share compared to $288 million or $0.40 per diluted share a year ago. For the nine months, total revenues were $4,589 million against $3,998 million a year ago. Operating income was $1,585 million against $1,453 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $1,383 million against $1,277 million a year ago. Net income available to the company stockholders was $889 million or $1.28 per diluted share against $786 million or $1.08 per diluted share a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was $893 million against $930 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $85 million against $76 million a year ago. Free cash flow was $808 million compared to $854 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was $982 million or $1.41 per diluted share compared to $852 million or $1.17 per diluted share a year ago. For the full year ending December 31, 2014, the company expects total revenue between $6.3 billion and $6.35 billion, Adjusted OIBDA between $2.5 billion and $2.55 billion, net income available to company between $1.15 billion and $1.175 billion and adjusted net income available to company between $1.275 billion and $1.305 billion.

 

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