Discovery Overview

  • Founded
  • 1985
Founded
  • Status
  • Public
  • Employees
  • 9,800
Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • DISCA
Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 71
  • Share Price
  • $29.39
  • (As of Wednesday Closing)

Discovery General Information

Description

Discovery is the one of the largest global media providers with over 2 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries. Its three traditional networks (Discovery, TLC, and Animal Planet) each reach over 84 million U.S. households and more than 200 million international subscribers. The top two networks (HGTV and Food Network) acquired in the Scripps transaction are available in more than 87 million households in the U.S. The international segment consists of national and pan-regional networks over 294 unique distribution feeds in 50 languages.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Discovery Holding
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporation
Primary Industry
Broadcasting, Radio and Television
Stock Exchange
NAS
Primary Office
  • 8403 Colesville Road
  • Silver Spring, MD
  • United States
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Discovery Stock Performance

(As of Wednesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$29.39 $28.83 $19.07 - $78.14 $14.3B 505M 9.4M $1.47

Discovery Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 31-Mar-2021 FY 2020 31-Dec-2020 FY 2019 31-Dec-2019 FY 2018 31-Dec-2018
EV 34,870,665 28,906,543 33,026,288 31,478,437
Revenue 10,780,000 10,671,000 11,144,000 10,553,000
EBITDA 3,496,000 3,733,000 7,149,000 3,165,000
Net Income 982,000 1,219,000 2,069,000 594,000
Total Assets 33,625,000 34,087,000 33,735,000 32,550,000
Total Debt 15,026,000 15,404,000 15,419,000 16,793,000
Public Fundamental Data provided by Morningstar, Inc. disclaimer

Discovery Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Discovery Comparisons

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Industry
HQ Location
Employees
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Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Discovery Competitors (11)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
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Discovery Executive Team (99)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Jean-Briac Perrette Chief Executive Officer & President of Discovery International
David Zaslav President, Chief Executive Officer, Board Member and Member of Executive Committee
Kasia Kieli EMEA President, Managing Director, President, Managing Director CEEMEA and EVP, Managing Director Discovery Networks CEEMEA
Henry Schleiff JD Group President of the Travel Channel, Investigation Discovery (ID), American Heroes Channel and Destination America
Alex Kaplan President and General Manager, Discovery Golf
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Discovery Board Members (18)

Name Representing Role Since
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Discovery Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Discovery Investments & Acquisitions (71)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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00000 0000000 0000 22-Dec-2020 000000000 00000000 0000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television
0000000000 (000000 01-Dec-2020 000000000000000000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television
0000000 22-Sep-2020 000000000000000000 Business/Productivity Software
Golf Channel Latin America 17-Dec-2019 Merger/Acquisition Broadcasting, Radio and Television 0000 000000
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Discovery Subsidiaries (12)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
AdSparx Business/Productivity Software Great Neck, NY 2012
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00000 0000000 0000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television West Hollywood, CA 0000
0000 0000000 00000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television New York, NY 0000
00000 00 Movies, Music and Entertainment London, United Kingdom 0000
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Discovery Exits (15)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000000 23-May-2019 00000 00000 00 000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
0000000000 06-Mar-2018 000000000 00000000 Completed
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0000000 15-May-2017 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 4 buyers
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NowThis Media 04-Dec-2014 Later Stage VC 000 Completed
  • 7 buyers
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