Discovery Communications Inc (DISCA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Discovery Communications Inc (DISCA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

- provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (DCI) is a media and entertainment company. It operates as one of the world’s largest nonfiction media companies. The company provides original and purchased content across multiple distribution platforms including digital distribution arrangements in the US and other countries worldwide. It offers worldwide television networks including TLC, Science, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, and joint venture networks such as Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), The Hub, and others. The company also operates international networks comprising unique distribution feeds in several languages. It has a portfolio of websites and other digital media services, and develops and sells curriculum-based education products and services in the US and other international markets. DCI is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, the US.

Discovery Communications Inc Key Recent Developments

Nov 30,2017: Discovery names Kasia Kieli as head of Europe, Middle East, Africa
May 31,2017: Discovery hires data executive McGrath away from Viacom
Oct 24,2016: Discovery appoints C-SPAN co-CEO to the board
Apr 01,2016: Discovery appoints new Iberia chief
Jan 25,2016: Suzanne Kolb named Executive Vice President & General Manager, Discovery Digital Networks

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The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

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Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

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Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Section 1 - About the Company
Discovery Communications Inc - Key Facts
Discovery Communications Inc - Key Employees
Discovery Communications Inc - Key Employee Biographies
Discovery Communications Inc - Major Products and Services
Discovery Communications Inc - History
Discovery Communications Inc - Company Statement
Discovery Communications Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Company Overview
Discovery Communications Inc - Business Description
Discovery Communications Inc - Corporate Strategy
Discovery Communications Inc - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Discovery Communications Inc - Strengths
Discovery Communications Inc - Weaknesses
Discovery Communications Inc - Opportunities
Discovery Communications Inc - Threats
Discovery Communications Inc - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Discovery Communications Inc, Recent Deals Summary
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments
Jan 25, 2016: Suzanne Kolb named Executive Vice President & General Manager, Discovery Digital Networks
Section 5 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
List of Tables
Discovery Communications Inc, Key Facts
Discovery Communications Inc, Key Employees
Discovery Communications Inc, Key Employee Biographies
Discovery Communications Inc, Major Products and Services
Discovery Communications Inc, History
Discovery Communications Inc, Other Locations
Discovery Communications Inc, Subsidiaries
Discovery Communications Inc, Key Competitors
Discovery Communications Inc, Ratios based on current share price
Discovery Communications Inc, Annual Ratios
Discovery Communications Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
Discovery Communications Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2)
Discovery Communications Inc, Interim Ratios
Discovery Communications Inc, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Discovery Communications Inc, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016)
Discovery Communications Inc, Ratio Charts

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