Discovery Communications (Class B) Revenue, Profits - DISCB Annual Income Statement

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$30.95 $1.15 (3.86%) DISCB stock closing price Jun 22, 2018 (Closing)

Financial analysis of Discovery Communications involves more than just checking the Discovery Communications 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 DISCB stock is bound to reflect the impact of the YOY growth of 5.79%. One also needs to look at Discovery Communications assets, operating expenses and Discovery Communications free cash flow. The Discovery Communications profit and loss statement shows revenue of $6.87B for 2017. Revenue has grown by 5.79% YOY for DISCB stock.

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Discovery Communications (Class B) Revenues or Net Sales
Cost Of Goods Sold (COGS)2.66B2.43B2.34B2.12B1.69B1.22B1.23B1.07B1.07B1.02B
Discovery Communications (Class B) Gross Profit
Research & Development Expense----------
Selling General & Admin Expense1.85B1.69B1.74B1.75B1.57B1.3B1.08B1.21B1.06B1.15B
Income Before Depreciation Depletion Amortization2.37B2.38B2.32B2.39B2.27B1.97B1.92B1.49B1.39B1.27B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization1.66B322M330M329M276M117M119M130M155M216M
Non Operating Income-375M-34M-96M14M44M-89M-32M-222M46M-47M
Interest Expense475M353M330M328M306M248M208M203M250M256M
Discovery Communications (Class B) Pretax Income
Provision for Income Taxes176M453M511M610M659M562M425M288M472M352M
Investment Gains Losses----------
Other Income----------
Income Before Extraordinaries & Disc Operations-313M1.22B1.05B1.14B1.08B956M1.13B647M559M274M
Extraordinary Items & Discontinued Operations------11M-1M22M-43M
Discovery Communications (Class B) Profit/ Loss (Net Income)
Average Shares used to compute Diluted EPS576M610M656M687M361M380M405M429M425M322M
Average Shares used to compute Basic EPS384M401M432M454M357M376M401M425M423M321M
Income Before Nonrecurring Items1.3B1.3B1.15B1.27B1.18B1.08B1.06B764.25M437.24M313.65M
Income from Nonrecurring Items-1.63B-103.7M-113M-127M-101.08M-123M76.05M-123.25M122.76M-39.65M
Discovery Communications (Class B) Earnings Per Share Basic Net
Discovery Communications (Class B) Earnings Per Share Diluted Net
EPS Diluted Before Nonrecurring Items2.242.131.761.843.252.842.611.781.010.97
Preferred Dividends Acc Pd----------
Dividends Common----------
Dividend Per Share Common0.000.000.0040.610.
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The key things to look for in an income statement while doing Discovery Communications stock analysis are:

  • Topline: A growing topline, as seen from the Discovery Communications revenue chart, as is the case with Discovery Communications indicates a growing business. One needs to compare the YoY topline or sales growth of DISCB stock with its peers like CBS.A stock and CBS stock to see if the growth compares well with what can be expected from a company in that industry.
  • Bottom line: The bottomline or the net income figure is arrived at by deducting all expenses from the topline which in this case is $-337M for DISCB stock. An improving bottomline implies that the company is growing its profits.

The income statement is also called the profit and loss statement. Apart from the DISCB income statement, one can check the Discovery Communications historical stock prices to check how the price has moved with time.

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