Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 218 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 155 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as US joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3.
Silver Spring, US
Size (employees)
7,000 (est)+3%
Discovery Communications was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Silver Spring, US

Key People at Discovery Communications

Sean Atkins

Sean Atkins

GM/SVP, Discovery Digital Media & Consumer Products
Joe Abruzzese

Joe Abruzzese

President, Advertising Sales
David C. Leavy

David C. Leavy

Chief Communications Officer & Senior EVP, Corporate Marketing & Affairs
Doug Baker

Doug Baker

EVP & CFO - Discovery Networks International
Adria Alpert Romm

Adria Alpert Romm

Senior EVP, Human Resources & Global Diversity

Discovery Communications Office Locations

Discovery Communications has offices in Silver Spring, Atlanta, New York, Los Angeles and in 7 other locations
Silver Spring, US
Atlanta, US
New York, US
Los Angeles, US
Troy, US
Chicago, US
Milano, IT
Singapore, SG
London, GB
Charlotte, US
Warsaw, PL

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Discovery Communications Summary

Market capitalization

$16.8 B

Closing share price

Discovery Communications's current market capitalization is $16.8 B.

Discovery Communications Financials

Discovery Communications's revenue is $6.39 B in FY, 2015 which is 2.06% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2015FY, 2014FY, 2013FY, 2012FY, 2011FY, 2010


$6.39 B$6.27 B$5.54 B

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

$4.05 B$4.14 B$3.85 B

Operating income

$1.98 B$2.04 B$1.98 B

Operating expense total

$2.07 B$2.08 B$1.85 B

Income tax expense

$511 M$610 M$659 M$562 M$427 M$293 M

Net Income

$1.05 B$1.14 B$1.08 B

Operating cash flow

$23 M$-41 M$-793 M

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