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DISCA -  USA Stock  

USD 24.83  0.43  1.70%

Discovery Comm is trading at 24.83 as of the 17th of October 2021, a -1.7 percent decrease since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 25.26. Discovery Comm has about a 41 percent probability of financial distress in the next few years of operation and has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Discovery Comm A are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 28th of October 2019 and ending today, the 17th of October 2021. Please note, there could be an existing legal relationship between Discovery Comm A (DISCA) and Discovery Comm B (DISCB). Click here to learn more.
 Market Performance
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  Odds Of Distress
Less than 41
Discovery, Inc., a media company, provides content across various distribution platforms in approximately 50 languages worldwide. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland. Discovery Comm operates under Entertainment classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. The company has 168.65 M outstanding shares of which 29.8 M shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 2.05 days to cover all short positions. More on Discovery Comm A

Discovery Comm Stock Highlights

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Discovery Comm A generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Discovery Comm A has a strong financial position based on the latest SEC filings
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Discovery Comm Fama & French Communication
Fama & French Classification
Discovery Comm A SEC Filings
Discovery Comm SEC Filings Security & Exchange Commission EDGAR Reports
Legal NameDiscovery Comm A
Related EntityDISCB (Discovery Comm B)
CEODavid Zaslav  (View All)
Thematic Classifications
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Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Discovery Comm report their recommendations after researching Discovery Comm's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Discovery Comm's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Discovery Comm A. The Discovery consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Discovery Comm.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Discovery Comm A based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. it is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Discovery Comm A financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
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Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares489.2 M505 M
Sufficiently Down
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted650.3 M672 M
Sufficiently Down
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations2.4 B2.7 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Assets29.6 B34.1 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities18.7 B21.7 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Current Assets5.5 B6.1 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities2.8 B3.1 B
Moderately Down
Slightly volatile
Total Debt13.6 B15.4 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets0.04250.036
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.620.638
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.320.319
Slightly Up
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Discovery Comm's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Strong HoldUndervalued
Financial Strength
Discovery Comm's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Discovery Comm's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Discovery Comm's bond ratings measure its overall creditworthiness, which in many ways corresponds to the cost of borrowing for an issuer. These ratings assign a letter grade to all of Discovery Comm's outstanding corporate bonds that indicate their credit quality. We use reports published by private self-sufficient rating services such as Standard & Poor's or Fitch Ratings Inc. to evaluate a bond issuer's financial strength or its ability to pay a bond's principal and interest.
BBB ( Average Bond Rating ) Adequate
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Discovery Comm's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Discovery Comm's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Discovery Comm's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Discovery Comm deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Discovery Comm cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company has accumulated 15.03 B in total debt with debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 1.19, which is about average as compared to similar companies. Discovery Comm A has a current ratio of 1.83, which is within standard range for the sector.

Operating Cash Flow

2.41 BillionShare
Discovery Comm A (DISCA) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA. It is located in 8403 Colesville Road and employs 9,800 people. Discovery Comm is listed under Communication category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 11.84 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Discovery Comm's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Discovery Comm's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Discovery Comm A classifies itself under Communication Services sector and is part of Entertainment industry. The entity has 168.65 M outstanding shares of which 29.8 M shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 2.05 days to cover all short positions. Discovery Comm A has accumulated about 2.17 B in cash with 2.67 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 3.32.
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Discovery Comm A retains a total of 168.65 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Discovery Comm A outstanding shares are owned by other corporate entities. These outside corporations are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to obtain positions in Discovery Comm A to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutional investors are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Discovery Comm. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Discovery Comm A as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Also note that almost fourty-seven million two hundred twenty-two thousand invesors are currently shorting Discovery Comm expressing very little confidence in its future performance.

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Discovery Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Discovery Comm's target price odds to finish over the current price? Depending on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Discovery Comm jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is roughly 96.0%. The Discovery Comm A probability density function shows the probability of Discovery Comm stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Assuming the 90 days horizon the stock has a beta coefficient of 1.038 suggesting Discovery Comm A market returns are sensitive to returns on the market. As the market goes up or down, Discovery Comm is expected to follow. Additionally, the company has a negative alpha, implying that the risk taken by holding this instrument is not justified. Discovery Comm A is significantly underperforming DOW.
 Odds Down 24.83HorizonTargetOdds Up 24.83 
3.78%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Discovery Comm to move above the current price in 90 days from now is roughly 96.0 (This Discovery Comm A probability density function shows the probability of Discovery Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Discovery Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Discovery Comm that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Discovery Comm's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Discovery Comm's value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Envestnet Asset Management IncCommon Shares716 K17.8 M
Addenda Capital IncCommon Shares363.8 KM
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Discovery Comm Historical Income Statement

Discovery Comm A Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Discovery's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Discovery Comm A revenue and expense. Discovery Comm Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Discovery Comm Net Loss Income from Discontinued Operations is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Net Loss Income from Discontinued Operations was at 12.65 Million. The current year Net Income to Non Controlling Interests is expected to grow to about 146.7 M, whereas Consolidated Income is forecasted to decline to about 1.3 B. View More Fundamentals

Discovery Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Discovery Comm stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Discovery Comm stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Discovery Comm is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Discovery Comm A at a given time.

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Discovery Comm Corporate Directors

Discovery Comm corporate directors refer to members of a Discovery Comm board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Discovery Comm's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Discovery Comm's board members must vote for the resolution. The Discovery Comm board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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The market value of Discovery Comm A is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Discovery that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Discovery Comm's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Discovery Comm's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Discovery Comm's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Discovery Comm A underlying business (such as pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Discovery Comm's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Discovery Comm value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Discovery Comm's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.