Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) EPS Analysis


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) reported sales (ttm) of 6.59 Billion, whereas, 14 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 1645.89 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 1669 million and lower end at 1620 million while the year ago reported sale was 1680.97 million.

14 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 1769.85 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 1795 million and 1734.8 million respectively.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Aug 08 BMO, whereas, 12 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.54. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.57 and lower end at 0.51 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.48.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.61 reported by 13 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Sep2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.61 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.64 and 0.55 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.56. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 3 analysts is at 12.7%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 18.2 and 9.9.

Valuation Ratios of Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 12.55 while the company’s industry has 19.16 P/E and the sector P/E is 19.84. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 31.08 and low P/E is 14, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 48.75 and 33.88 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 18.57 for the industry and 13.21 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, DISCK has Beta of 1.59 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.43 and 1.31 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of DISCK stands at 1.34 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 1.62. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 3.11, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 15.58 and 477022.34 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) stands at 9.28 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 5.58 and 3.96 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at -6.96 and 8.7.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -2.05% and closed its last trading session at $22.39. The market capitalization of the company is at $0. The stock touched 52-week High of $29.18 on 04/24/17 and 52-week Low of $22.00 on 08/10/17. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 3.11% and Monthly Volatility of 3.01%. The Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.73.