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$85.00
Previous Close
$85.21
Day High
$85.24
Day Low
$83.04
52 Week High
12/31/13 - $90.76
52 Week Low
05/15/14 - $71.56
Market Cap
28.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.6M
EPS TTM
$3.24
Shares Outstanding
148.0M
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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 (DISCA) 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 Officer, Senior Executive V...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

discovery communications-a (DISCA) Key Developments

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

Discovery Communications, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $1,610 million against $1,467 million a year ago. Operating income was $640 million against $549 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $592 million against $481 million a year ago. Net income available to the company was $379 million against $300 million a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were $1.09 against $0.82 a year ago. Total adjusted OIBDA was $694 million against $653 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was $405 million against $333 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings per diluted share were $1.16 against $0.91 a year ago. For the six months, the company reported total revenues of $3,021 million against $2,623 million a year ago. Operating income was $1,074 million against $965 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $941 million against $858 million a year ago. Net income available to the company was $609 million against $531 million a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were $1.74 against $1.45 a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was $473 million against $470 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $58 million against $54 million a year ago. Total adjusted OIBDA was $1,219 million against $1,153 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was $669 million against $565 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings per diluted share were $1.91 against $1.54 a year ago. For the full year ending December 31, 2014, the company expects total revenue between $6.45 billion and $6.525 billion, adjusted OIBDA between $2.6 billion and $2.65 billion, net income available to the company between $1.225 billion and $1.275 billion and adjusted net income available to the company between $1.34 billion and $1.4 billion.

Discovery Communications Inc and Liberty Global Inc to Set Up 50/50 Joint Venture

Discovery Communications Inc. and Liberty Global Inc. announced that they had agreed to set up a 50/50 joint venture to buy All3Media for an enterprise value of GBP 550 million.

Discovery Communications, Inc. to Report Q2, 2014 Results on Jul 31, 2014

Discovery Communications, Inc. announced that they will report Q2, 2014 results at 7:00 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Jul 31, 2014

 

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