Discovery Communications (Class A) Revenue, Profits - DISCA Annual Income Statement

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$21.26 $0.03 (0.14%) DISCA stock closing price Sep 20, 2017 (Closing)

Financial analysis of Discovery Communications (Class A) involves more than just checking the Discovery Communications (Class A) stock price, by looking at the financial statements of the company in detail. In the income statement, an investor can look at important parameters like revenue or sales, gross profits, net profits, and EPS basic to gain deeper insights. The income statement is generated for a specific period of time, typically a year or a quarter. The revenue increase of $6.5B for 2016 impacts the DISCA stock. Investors typically check year over year or quarter over quarter revenue growth. The operating expenses (also check: Discovery Communications (Class A) assets and Discovery Communications (Class A) free cash flow) as shown in the Discovery Communications (Class A) profit and loss statement 2016 total to $4.44B. This line item shows increased from $4.41B compared with last year. Discovery Communications (Class A) revenue for 2016 is 6.5B. View revenue and profit details for latest and last 10 financial years.

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Discovery Communications (Class A) Net Sales or Revenues
Cost Of Goods Sold (COGS)2.43B2.34B2.12B1.69B1.22B1.23B1.07B1.07B1.02B491.03M
Discovery Communications (Class A) Gross Profit
Research & Development Expense----------
Selling General & Admin Expense1.69B1.74B1.75B1.57B1.3B1.08B1.21B1.06B1.15B150.68M
Income Before Depreciation Depletion Amortization2.38B2.32B2.39B2.27B1.97B1.92B1.49B1.39B1.27B65.49M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization322M330M329M276M117M119M130M155M216M67.73M
Non Operating Income-34M-96M14M44M-89M-32M-222M46M-47M-6.99M
Interest Expense353M330M328M306M248M208M203M250M256M-
Discovery Communications (Class A) Pretax Income
Provision for Income Taxes453M511M610M659M562M425M288M472M352M59.15M
Minority Interest24M14M-2M4M2M1M16M-1M128M-
Investment Gains Losses----------
Other Income----------
Income Before Extraordinaries & Disc Operations1.22B1.05B1.14B1.08B956M1.13B647M559M274M-68.39M
Extraordinary Items & Discontinued Operations-----11M-1M22M-43M-
Discovery Communications (Class A) Net Income (Profit/Loss)
Average Shares used to compute Diluted EPS610M656M687M361M380M405M429M425M322M281M
Average Shares used to compute Basic EPS401M432M454M357M376M401M425M423M321M281M
Income Before Nonrecurring Items1.3B1.15B1.27B1.18B1.08B1.06B764.25M437.24M313.65M86M
Income from Nonrecurring Items-103.7M-113M-127M-101.08M-123M76.05M-123.25M122.76M-39.65M-
Discovery Communications (Class A) Earnings Per Share Basic Net
Discovery Communications (Class A) Earnings Per Share Diluted Net
EPS Diluted Before Nonrecurring Items2.131.761.843.252.842.611.781.010.970.31
Preferred Dividends Acc Pd----------
Dividends Common----------
Dividend Per Share Common--40.61-----1.70-
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Before investing one should read a report on Discovery Communications (Class A) stock analysis. It helps to look at the following income statement items:
  • Revenue: The money received by selling of goods or services comes under this line item. A YoY growth (See: Discovery Communications (Class A) revenue chart) implies that the company is growing, which has been the case with Discovery Communications (Class A). One must stay away from stocks whose revenues or sales are declining.
  • Bottom line: Most businesses like Discovery Communications (Class A) try to grow their profits by growing their topline and by increasing their operating efficiency. A healthy bottom line growth implies a good investment.
The income statement is also called the profit and loss statement. Apart from the DISCA income statement, one can check the Discovery Communications (Class A) historical stock prices to check how the price has moved with time .

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