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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.49
DISCK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. DISCK: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
DISCK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.23 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.49
0.03
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.20
DISCK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. DISCK: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
DISCK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.2
0.2
0.79
Debt-to-Equity 3.21
DISCK's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
96% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. DISCK: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
DISCK' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.94 Max: 3.21
Current: 3.21
0.56
3.21
Debt-to-EBITDA 5.74
DISCK's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
96% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. DISCK: 5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
DISCK' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.52  Med: 1.95 Max: 5.74
Current: 5.74
1.52
5.74
Interest Coverage 4.46
DISCK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.35 vs. DISCK: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DISCK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.33  Med: 6.33 Max: 8.19
Current: 4.46
4.33
8.19
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.46
Beneish M-Score: -2.51
WACC vs ROIC
9.10%
16.09%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 30.83
DISCK's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
64% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.84 vs. DISCK: 30.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
DISCK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.83  Med: 33.16 Max: 41.56
Current: 30.83
30.83
41.56
Net Margin % -4.90
DISCK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. DISCK: -4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
DISCK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: 17.9 Max: 27.16
Current: -4.9
-4.9
27.16
ROE % -6.39
DISCK's ROE % is ranked lower than
74% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. DISCK: -6.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
DISCK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.89  Med: 15.98 Max: 22.49
Current: -6.39
-6.89
22.49
ROA % -1.80
DISCK's ROA % is ranked lower than
69% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. DISCK: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
DISCK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.8  Med: 6.93 Max: 9.87
Current: -1.8
-1.8
9.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 23.44
DISCK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
63% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.73 vs. DISCK: 23.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
DISCK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.44  Med: 219 Max: 455.27
Current: 23.44
23.44
455.27
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 9.40
DISCK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. DISCK: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
DISCK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.4 Max: 217.5
Current: 9.4
0
217.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -8.10
DISCK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. DISCK: -8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
DISCK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.4 Max: 145.9
Current: -8.1
0
145.9
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Guru Trades

Q1 2017

DISCK Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 118,850 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 931,000 sh (+4.37%)
Robert Olstein 391,040 sh (+1.30%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,340,964 sh (+0.27%)
Jeff Auxier 8,598 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 44,500 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 119,853 sh (-1.32%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,141,970 sh (-2.19%)
Mario Gabelli 1,366,179 sh (-4.76%)
Wallace Weitz 1,858,584 sh (-11.56%)
Ken Fisher 30,422 sh (-41.52%)
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Q2 2017

DISCK Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 323,250 sh (+171.98%)
First Pacific Advisors 71,200 sh (+60.00%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,878,321 sh (+10.06%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,249,327 sh (+9.40%)
Tom Gayner 965,000 sh (+3.65%)
Robert Olstein 391,040 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 8,520 sh (-0.91%)
Ken Fisher 30,087 sh (-1.10%)
Mario Gabelli 1,342,268 sh (-1.75%)
Murray Stahl 116,135 sh (-3.10%)
Wallace Weitz 1,245,270 sh (-33.00%)
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Q3 2017

DISCK Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 1,745,550 sh (+440.00%)
First Pacific Advisors 159,800 sh (+124.44%)
Robert Olstein 519,000 sh (+32.72%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,362,821 sh (+25.25%)
Tom Gayner 1,028,000 sh (+6.53%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,307,877 sh (+4.69%)
Murray Stahl 118,039 sh (+1.64%)
Paul Tudor Jones 200,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 1,066,600 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,306,028 sh (-2.70%)
Ken Fisher 28,858 sh (-4.08%)
Wallace Weitz 741,300 sh (-40.47%)
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Q4 2017

DISCK Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Steven Cohen 2,472,543 sh (New)
John Paulson 1,000,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 77,797 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 40,155 sh (New)
Wallace Weitz 1,241,300 sh (+67.45%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 11,453,035 sh (+55.55%)
Robert Olstein 795,250 sh (+53.23%)
Tom Gayner 1,028,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 117,868 sh (-0.14%)
Mario Gabelli 1,286,628 sh (-1.49%)
Ken Fisher 28,208 sh (-2.25%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,227,759 sh (-6.13%)
First Pacific Advisors 25,000 sh (-84.36%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with DISCK

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-12-31 Add 55.55%0.33%$15.27 - $22.47 $ 22.6423%11,453,035
Mario Gabelli 2017-12-31 Reduce -1.49%$15.27 - $22.47 $ 22.6423%1,286,628
Wallace Weitz 2017-12-31 Add 67.45%0.45%$15.27 - $22.47 $ 22.6423%1,241,300
Arnold Van Den Berg 2017-12-31 Reduce -6.13%0.23%$15.27 - $22.47 $ 22.6423%1,227,759
John Paulson 2017-12-31 New Buy0.41%$15.27 - $22.47 $ 22.6423%1,000,000
Robert Olstein 2017-12-31 Add 53.23%0.74%$15.27 - $22.47 $ 22.6423%795,250
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 Reduce -2.25%$15.27 - $22.47 $ 22.6423%28,208
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-09-30 Add 25.25%0.12%$19.62 - $26.21 $ 22.640%7,362,821
Arnold Van Den Berg 2017-09-30 Add 4.69%0.17%$19.62 - $26.21 $ 22.640%1,307,877
Mario Gabelli 2017-09-30 Reduce -2.70%0.01%$19.62 - $26.21 $ 22.640%1,306,028
Tom Gayner 2017-09-30 Add 6.53%0.03%$19.62 - $26.21 $ 22.640%1,028,000
Wallace Weitz 2017-09-30 Reduce -40.47%0.56%$19.62 - $26.21 $ 22.640%741,300
Robert Olstein 2017-09-30 Add 32.72%0.34%$19.62 - $26.21 $ 22.640%519,000
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Reduce -4.08%$19.62 - $26.21 $ 22.640%28,858
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-06-30 Add 10.06%0.05%$24.39 - $28.9 $ 22.64-14%5,878,321
Mario Gabelli 2017-06-30 Reduce -1.75%$24.39 - $28.9 $ 22.64-14%1,342,268
Arnold Van Den Berg 2017-06-30 Add 9.40%0.42%$24.39 - $28.9 $ 22.64-14%1,249,327
Wallace Weitz 2017-06-30 Reduce -33.00%0.73%$24.39 - $28.9 $ 22.64-14%1,245,270
Tom Gayner 2017-06-30 Add 3.65%0.02%$24.39 - $28.9 $ 22.64-14%965,000
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Reduce -1.10%$24.39 - $28.9 $ 22.64-14%30,087
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified    NAICS: 517311    SIC: 4841
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Traded in other countries:DISC.Austria, DC6.Germany, DISCA.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:USA
Discovery Inc formerly known as Discovery Communications Inc is a media and entertainment company. It provides programming across multiple distribution platforms.

Discovery Inc formerly known as Discovery Communications Inc is the one of the largest global media providers with over 2 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries. Its three main networks (Discovery, TLC, and Animal Planet) each reach over 89 million U.S. households and more than 270 million international subscribers. The firm operates eight other channels in the U.S., including Investigation Discovery and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The international segment consists of national and pan-regional networks over 294 unique distribution feeds in more than 45 languages.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 9.18
DISCK's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.06 vs. DISCK: 9.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 2.01
DISCK's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. DISCK: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
DISCK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.78 Max: 3.3
Current: 2.01
0.54
3.3
PS Ratio 2.03
DISCK's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. DISCK: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
DISCK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 4.07 Max: 19.01
Current: 2.03
1.18
19.01
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 9.30
DISCK's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
72% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.98 vs. DISCK: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
DISCK' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.04  Med: 20.97 Max: 973.33
Current: 9.3
6.04
973.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.52
DISCK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
60% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. DISCK: 8.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
DISCK' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.61  Med: 19.38 Max: 135.5
Current: 8.52
5.61
135.5
EV-to-EBIT 56.86
DISCK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.19 vs. DISCK: 56.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DISCK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -860.6  Med: 13.4 Max: 65.3
Current: 56.86
-860.6
65.3
EV-to-EBITDA 7.47
DISCK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
81% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 11.22 vs. DISCK: 7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DISCK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -221.4  Med: 8.1 Max: 128.2
Current: 7.47
-221.4
128.2
EV-to-Revenue 2.79
DISCK's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
57% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. DISCK: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
DISCK' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 4.9 Max: 18.7
Current: 2.79
2.6
18.7
Shiller PE Ratio 22.65
DISCK's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.42 vs. DISCK: 22.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
DISCK' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.32  Med: 34.8 Max: 79.6
Current: 22.65
13.32
79.6
Current Ratio 5.34
DISCK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. DISCK: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DISCK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.17 Max: 5.34
Current: 5.34
0.96
5.34
Quick Ratio 5.34
DISCK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. DISCK: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DISCK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.17 Max: 5.34
Current: 5.34
0.96
5.34
Days Sales Outstanding 97.61
DISCK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
71% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 71.11 vs. DISCK: 97.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DISCK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 83.49  Med: 87.42 Max: 97.61
Current: 97.61
83.49
97.61
Days Payable 38.07
DISCK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
65% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 59.83 vs. DISCK: 38.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DISCK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.45  Med: 30.91 Max: 43.93
Current: 38.07
16.45
43.93

Buy Back

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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.70
DISCK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -4.90 vs. DISCK: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
DISCK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3  Med: -0.1 Max: 0
Current: 4.7
-7.3
0

Valuation & Return

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vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.65
DISCK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. DISCK: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
DISCK' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.32 Max: 3.44
Current: 0.65
0.6
3.44
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.50
DISCK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. DISCK: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
DISCK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.99 Max: 4.31
Current: 0.5
0.33
4.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.76
DISCK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
57% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. DISCK: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
DISCK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.7  Med: 7.2 Max: 12.1
Current: 1.76
-1.7
12.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 20.66
DISCK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
57% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.79 vs. DISCK: 20.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
DISCK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 22.2 Max: 26.4
Current: 20.66
2.8
26.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,873.00
EPS (TTM) $ -0.60
Beta1.30
Volatility32.85%
52-Week Range $14.99 - 29.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)502.67

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 7,393 7,530 7,971
EBIT (Mil $) 2,257 2,321
EBITDA (Mil $) 2,601 2,719 2,859
EPS ($) 2.21 2.52 2.68
EPS without NRI ($) 2.21 2.52 2.68
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.40%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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