DISCA:NSD-Discovery, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Entertainment | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 37.82

Change

-0.56 (-1.46)%

Market Cap

USD 17.40B

Volume

0.02B

Average Target Price

USD 44.94 (+18.83%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

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. The company owns and operates various television networks under the Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Science, MotorTrend, Discovery en Español, Discovery Familia, Eurosport, TVN, Discovery Kids, Discovery Family, American Heroes Channel, Destination America, Discovery Life, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, Great American Country, ID, the Oprah Winfrey Network, Eurosport, DMAX, and Discovery Home & Health brands, as well as other regional television networks. Its content spans genres, including survival, natural history, exploration, sports, general entertainment, home, food, travel, heroes, adventure, crime and investigation, health, and kids. The company also operates production studios that develop and produce content; and digital products and Websites. It provides content through various distribution platforms comprising pay-television, free-to-air and broadcast television, authenticated GO applications, digital distribution arrangements, content licensing agreements, and direct-to-consumer subscriptions, as well as various platforms that include brand-aligned Websites, online streaming, mobile devices, video on demand, and broadband channels. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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ETFs Containing DISCA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
CFA VictoryShares US 500 Vola.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.70 (+1.01%)

USD0.68B
CFO VictoryShares US 500 Enha.. 0.00 % 0.38 %

+0.71 (+1.03%)

USD0.86B
FNK First Trust Mid Cap Value.. 0.00 % 0.70 %

+0.22 (+0.51%)

USD0.09B
FNX First Trust Mid Cap Core .. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+0.32 (+0.33%)

USD0.89B
JPME JPMorgan Diversified Retu.. 0.00 % 0.24 %

+0.75 (+0.88%)

USD0.24B
PEJ Invesco Dynamic Leisure a.. 0.00 % 0.63 %

-0.01 (-0.02%)

USD1.87B
SID:CA CI First Asset U.S. Trend.. 0.00 % 0.97 %

-0.06 (-0.17%)

USD0.05B
QSY WisdomTree U.S. Quality S.. 0.00 % 0.38 %

+0.80 (+0.69%)

USD0.06B
RBUS Nationwide Risk-Based U.S.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.47 (+1.28%)

USD0.11B
MOGLC Gabelli Media Mogul NextS.. 0.00 % 0.91 %

N/A

USD0.04B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Entertainment)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 25.69% 77% C+ 75% C
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 25.69% 77% C+ 74% C
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 76.15% 63% D 58% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 76.15% 63% D 57% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 33.45% 61% D- 44% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 33.45% 61% D- 39% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 5.67% 50% F 50% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 5.67% 50% F 46% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 40.32% 29% F 42% F
Risk Adjusted Return 14.06% 54% F 38% F
Market Capitalization 17.40B 69% D+ 94% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Entertainment)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 27.05 43% F 39% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.88 72% C- 68% D+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.35 36% F 47% F
EV/EBITDA 4.70 100% A+ 86% B
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 11.13% 88% B+ 80% B-
Return on Invested Capital 8.37% 92% A- 77% C+
Return on Assets 5.13% 88% B+ 85% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 144.01% 21% F 13% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.89 28% F 40% F
Short Percent 42.59% 4% F 5% F
Beta 1.45 43% F 32% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.