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

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$21.41 $0.06 (0.28%) DISCA stock closing price Sep 22, 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. The income statement gives the investor an understanding of the topline or revenue and bottomline or profit numbers of the company and helps investors evaluate if a company has been growing or not. The income statement is always for an accounting period, typically for a year or quarter, and affects the stock. In this case, the DISCA stock is bound to reflect the impact of the QoQ growth of $132M. The Discovery Communications (Class A) profit and loss statement for 2017-Q2 shows a profit of $374M. Profits have grown from $215M QoQ. Apart from this an investor should also check Discovery Communications (Class A) assets and Discovery Communications (Class A) free cash flow. View details of revenue and profits for Discovery Communications (Class A) for latest & last 40 quarters

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q32015 Q22015 Q1
Discovery Communications (Class A) Net Sales or Revenues
Cost Of Goods Sold (COGS)634M607M645M592M603M592M640M574M564M565M
Discovery Communications (Class A) Gross Profit
Research & Development Expense----------
Selling General & Admin Expense401M439M419M426M439M401M478M398M451M409M
Income Before Depreciation Depletion Amortization710M567M608M538M666M568M528M585M639M563M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization80M80M83M80M80M79M87M80M82M81M
Non Operating Income-66M-120M21M-46M15M-24M-16M-10M-52M-18M
Interest Expense91M91M86M91M91M85M82M82M77M89M
Discovery Communications (Class A) Pretax Income
Provision for Income Taxes93M55M151M96M95M111M117M130M139M125M
Minority Interest6M6M5M6M7M6M7M4M3M-
Investment Gains Losses----------
Other Income----------
Income Before Extraordinaries & Disc Operations374M215M304M219M408M263M219M279M286M250M
Extraordinary Items & Discontinued Operations----------
Discovery Communications (Class A) Net Income (Profit/Loss)
Average Shares used to compute Diluted EPS578M588M595M602M616M630M648M653M655M667M
Average Shares used to compute Basic EPS384M389M393M395M404M413M428M432M432M439M
Income Before Nonrecurring Items397.12M238.52M327.8M243.12M436M290M246M306M316M279M
Income from Nonrecurring Items-23.12M-23.52M-23.8M-24.12M-28M-27M-27M-27M-30M-29M
Discovery Communications (Class A) Earnings Per Share Basic Net
Discovery Communications (Class A) Earnings Per Share Diluted Net
EPS Diluted Before Nonrecurring Items0.680.410.560.400.710.460.380.470.490.42
Preferred Dividends Acc Pd124.4M71.07M--------
Dividends Common----------
Dividend Per Share Common----------
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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It is very helpful to read a report on Discovery Communications (Class A) stock analysis. An investor must check the following items in an income statement:
  • Topline: A growing topline, as seen from the Discovery Communications (Class A) revenue chart, as is the case with Discovery Communications (Class A) indicates a growing business. One needs to compare the QoQ or YoY topline or sales growth of DISCA stock with its peers like DISCB stock and ITVPY stock to see if the growth compares well with what can be expected from a company in that industry.
  • 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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