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  • Revenues ($M)
    $6,394
  • Revenue Percent Change
    2.1%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,034
  • Profits Percent Change
    -9.2%
  • Assets ($M)
    $15,864
  • Employees
    7,000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $11,733
  • Previous Rank
    430
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    B+

The global media company behind Discovery Channel, TLC, and Animal Planet reaches 3 billion subscribers in 220 countries.

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Company Info

CEO
David M. Zaslav
Sector
Media
Industry
Entertainment
HQ Location
Silver Spring, MD
Websitehttp://www.discoverycommunications.com
Years on Fortune 500 List3
Employees7,000

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$6,3942.1%
Profits ($M)$1,034-9.2%
Assets ($M)$15,864-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$5,451-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$11,733-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues16.2%
Profits as % of Assets6.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity19%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)1.58
EPS % Change (from 2014)-4.8%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)15.8%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)38.7%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-22.6%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)5.1%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14.5%