Discovery, Inc. - Series A (DISCA): Price and Financial Metrics

Discovery, Inc. - Series A (DISCA): $24.43

1.36 (+5.90%)

POWR Rating

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  • DISCA scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 68.53% of US stocks.
  • DISCA's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • DISCA's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 2.83% of US stocks).

DISCA Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $13,288,952,801, Discovery Inc has a greater market value than 83.89% of US stocks.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Discovery Inc is higher than only 16.06% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • DISCA's price/sales ratio is 1.09; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 25.64% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to DISCA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are DKS, AEO, DISH, GOED, and SIG.
  • Visit DISCA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

DISCA Valuation Summary

  • DISCA's price/earnings ratio is 10.3; this is 46.91% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 196 months, DISCA's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.5.
  • Over the past 196 months, DISCA's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DISCA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DISCA 2021-08-27 1.3 1.2 10.3 11.9
DISCA 2021-08-26 1.2 1.2 10.2 11.8
DISCA 2021-08-25 1.3 1.3 10.5 12.0
DISCA 2021-08-24 1.3 1.3 10.5 12.0
DISCA 2021-08-23 1.3 1.2 10.4 12.0
DISCA 2021-08-20 1.3 1.2 10.3 11.9

DISCA Growth Metrics

    The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 150.16%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 5.48%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 336.34%.
Over the past 34 months, DISCA's revenue has gone up $1,238,000,000.

The table below shows DISCA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 12,191 2,798 1,006
2021-09-30 11,890 2,467 1,239
2021-06-30 11,301 2,516 1,383
2021-03-31 10,780 2,673 982
2020-12-31 10,671 2,739 1,219
2020-09-30 10,659 3,418 1,424

DISCA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • DISCA has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 70.56% of graded US stocks.
  • DISCA's asset turnover comes in at 0.348 -- ranking 42nd of 64 Communication stocks.
  • CALX, FWONA, and LUMN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with DISCA.

The table below shows DISCA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.348 0.606 0.111
2021-06-30 0.333 0.632 0.115
2021-03-31 0.321 0.637 0.102
2020-12-31 0.319 0.638 0.114
2020-09-30 0.319 0.646 0.124
2020-06-30 0.324 0.659 0.130

DISCA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of DISCA, see our DISCA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $39.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.81 (Hold)

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DISCA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $24.43 52-week high $42.59
Prev. close $23.07 52-week low $21.66
Day low $22.78 Volume 22,358,900
Day high $24.52 Avg. volume 9,655,137
50-day MA $27.03 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $26.81 Market Cap 12.37B

Discovery, Inc. - Series A (DISCA) Company Bio

Discovery Inc. provides content across multiple distribution platforms, including pay-TV, free-to-air and broadcast television, Websites, digital distribution arrangements and content licensing agreements. Discovery operates in three segments: U.S. Networks, consisting of domestic television networks and Websites; International Networks, consisting of international television networks and Websites, and Education and Other. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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Latest DISCA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Discovery Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate DISCA as an investment opportunity.

Netflix and Streaming Rivals Usher in the ‘De-FANGing’ of Tech Stocks

Netflix looks like a streaming survivor along with Disney, Amazon, and Google's YouTube service.

Dana Blankenhorn on InvestorPlace | February 27, 2022

Discovery Delivers Big Q4 Earnings Miss As Revenue Tops Estimates

Discovery Inc. (DISCA) delivered mixed fourth-quarter and full-year 2021 results characterized by a big earnings miss. Revenue came in above consensus estimates as the company achieved its operational, financial, and strategic objectives. DISCA shares fell 1.70% to close at $27.73 on February 24. Discovery is a media company that offers content across distribution platforms. Its U.S. Network segment operates national television networks and websites. Earnings Fourth-quarter revenue increased 10% year-over-year to $3.19 billion, beating consensus estimates of $3.12 billion. The increase was driven by a 10% increase in international advertising revenue. U.S. advertising revenue in the quarter was up 5% as distribution revenues increased 17%.

Payal Gupta on TipRanks | February 25, 2022

Discovery A GAAP EPS of $0.08 misses by $0.45, revenue of $3.19B beats by $70M

Discovery A press release (NASDAQ:DISCA): Q4 GAAP EPS of $0.08 misses by $0.45. Revenue of $3.19B (+10.4% Y/Y) beats by $70M. Shares -4.9% PM. CEO comment: "We are pleased to receive unconditional clearance from the European Commission, the expiration of the HSR waiting period, and clearance from other key international...

Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

Discovery posts beats in revenue, underlying profit ahead of WarnerMedia closing

Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCA) is 5.9% lower amid some broader media-sector declines Thursday, following on its fourth-quarter earnings report - likely its last before a transformative combination with WarnerMedia (T -3.4%). The company beat expectations on revenue and underlying profitability, capping an "exceptional year" for the company, CEO David Zaslav says. Revenues rose...

Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

Discovery (DISCA) Q4 Earnings Miss Estimates, Revenues Up Y/Y

Discovery's (DISCA) Q4 results reflect improving advertising and distribution revenues, partially offset by higher selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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DISCA Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -13.40%
6-mo N/A
1-year -21.90%
3-year -9.99%
5-year -4.57%
YTD 3.78%
2021 -21.77%
2020 -8.09%
2019 32.34%
2018 10.55%
2017 -18.35%

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