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

Date: September 1, 2015
Pages: 36
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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.
Highlights

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 in 220 other countries throughout the world. DCI offers than 190 worldwide television networks including TLC, Science, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, and joint venture networks such as Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), The Hub, and 3net among others. It operates international networks comprising over 240 unique distribution feeds in 40 languages. The company also has a diverse 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.

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers. - 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.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company. - The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

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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

Discovery Communications, Inc. - Business Description
Discovery Communications, Inc. - Corporate Strategy
Discovery Communications, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Discovery Communications, Inc. - Strengths
Strength - Networks Portfolio
Strength - Large Subscriber Base
Strength - Industry Recognition
Discovery Communications, Inc. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Working Capital Concerns
Discovery Communications, Inc. - Opportunities
Opportunity - Expanding Entertainment and Media Industry
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives
Opportunity - Inorganic Growth
Discovery Communications, Inc. - Threats
Threat - Competitive Landscape
Threat - Regulatory Industry
Threat - Intellectual Property Risks
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 – APPENDIX

Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer

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., 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 (2010 - 2014)
Discovery Communications, Inc., Ratio Charts
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