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  • Previous Rank
    412
  • Revenues ($M)
    $6,873.00
  • Revenue Percent Change
    5.8%
  • Profits ($M)
    $-337
  • Profits Percent Change
    -128.2%
  • Assets ($M)
    $22,555.00
  • Employees
    7,000
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)
    $11,155.60

The entertainment company delivers more than 8,000 hours of original programming each year with a portfolio that includes Investigation Discovery, Food Network, TLC, OWN, HGTV and Discovery Channel.

Company Info

Acquired Scripps Networks Interactive (2017 rank: 655) and changed name from Discovery Communications, March 6, 2018.
CEO
David M. Zaslav
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Media
Industry
Entertainment
HQ Location
Silver Spring, Md.
Websitehttp://www.discovery.com
Years on Fortune 500 List5
Employees7,000
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Discovery Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$6,873.005.8%
Profits ($M)$-337-128.2%
Assets ($M)$22,555.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$4,610.00-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$11,155.60-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues-4.9%
Profits as % of Assets-1.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-7.3%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)-0.59
EPS % Change (from 2016)-130.1%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)-18.4%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-6.7%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)6.9%