DISC.A Stock Overview
Discovery, Inc., a media company, provides content across various distribution platforms in approximately 50 languages worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$26.86|
|52 Week High||US$78.14|
|52 Week Low||US$21.66|
|1 Month Change||9.99%|
|3 Month Change||13.81%|
|1 Year Change||-34.04%|
|3 Year Change||-1.97%|
|5 Year Change||-5.26%|
|Change since IPO||288.99%|
Recent News & Updates
Discovery, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISC.A) is Leading the Rebound Among the 2021 Underperformers
Discovery, Inc. (NASDAQ: DISC.A) made the headlines in the March of the last year, as it was part of the highly levered portfolio that caused the demise of Archegos Capital. After losing over 50% in a matter of days, the stock continued a slow and uneventful slide for the rest of the year. Yet, favorable valuation and pending merger are leading the rebound.
|DISC.A||US Media||US Market|
Return vs Industry: DISC.A underperformed the US Media industry which returned -3.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DISC.A underperformed the US Market which returned 4.2% over the past year.
|DISC.A Average Weekly Movement||8.4%|
|Media Industry Average Movement||8.2%|
|Market Average Movement||6.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: DISC.A is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DISC.A's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Discovery, Inc., a media company, provides content across various distribution platforms in approximately 50 languages worldwide. It operates in two segments, U.S. Networks and International Networks.
Discovery Fundamentals Summary
|DISC.A fundamental statistics|
Is DISC.A overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|DISC.A income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$4.64b|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.68|
|Net Profit Margin||9.33%|
How did DISC.A perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Discovery undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: DISC.A ($26.86) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($83.22)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DISC.A is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DISC.A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16x) compared to the US Media industry average (12.5x).
PE vs Market: DISC.A is good value based on its PE Ratio (16x) compared to the US market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: DISC.A is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DISC.A is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the US Media industry average (1.9x).
How is Discovery forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DISC.A's forecast earnings growth (4.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: DISC.A's earnings (4.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13% per year).
High Growth Earnings: DISC.A's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: DISC.A's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DISC.A's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: DISC.A's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.2%).
How has Discovery performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DISC.A has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: DISC.A's current net profit margins (9.3%) are lower than last year (11.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DISC.A's earnings have grown by 17% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: DISC.A's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: DISC.A had negative earnings growth (-12.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Media industry average (74.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: DISC.A's Return on Equity (10.6%) is considered low.
How is Discovery's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DISC.A's short term assets ($6.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: DISC.A's short term assets ($6.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($17.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DISC.A's net debt to equity ratio (84.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DISC.A's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 146.7% to 110.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DISC.A's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (16.7%).
Interest Coverage: DISC.A's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.8x coverage).
What is Discovery current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DISC.A's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DISC.A's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DISC.A's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DISC.A's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of DISC.A's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Zaslav (61 yo)
Mr. David M. Zaslav had been Director of Blade Air Mobility, Inc. since May 07, 2021 till September 22, 2021. Mr. Zaslav serves as Member of Board of Advisors at QuadioMedia Inc. Mr. Zaslav has been the Ch...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD37.71M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.47M).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: DISC.A's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: DISC.A's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Discovery, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Discovery, Inc.
- Ticker: DISC.A
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1985
- Industry: Broadcasting
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: US$17.567b
- Shares outstanding: 660.40m
- Website: https://corporate.discovery.com
Number of Employees
- Discovery, Inc.
- 230 Park Avenue South
- New York
- New York
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/26 01:04|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/25 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.