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Discovery Communications

DISCA

The mass media company based out of Maryland is known for the Discovery Channel, TLC, and Animal planet. The company purchased Scripps in mid-2017.

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CEO

David M. Zaslav

CEO Title

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Sector

Media

Industry

Entertainment

HQ Location

Silver Spring, MD

Years on Fortune 500 List

4

Employees

7,000

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$6,4971.6%
Profits ($M)$1,194.015.5%
Assets ($M)$15,758
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$5,167
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$11,306
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues18.4%
Profits as % of Assets7.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity23.1%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)1.96
EPS % Change (from 2015)24.1%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)7.0%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2016)2.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)6.0%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14.1%
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