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.
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- 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 throughout the world. DCI 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. It operates international networks comprising unique distribution feeds in several languages. The company also 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.
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Table Of Contents
Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 List of Tables 3 List of Figures 4 Section 1 - About the Company 5 Discovery Communications, Inc. - Key Facts 5 Discovery Communications, Inc. - Key Employees 6 Discovery Communications, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8 Discovery Communications, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9 Discovery Communications, Inc. - History 10 Discovery Communications, Inc. - Company Statement 14 Discovery Communications, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16 Head Office 16 Other Locations and Subsidiaries 16 Section 2 - Company Analysis 19 Discovery Communications, Inc. - Business Description 19 Discovery Communications, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 20 Discovery Communications, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 21 SWOT Analysis - Overview 21 Discovery Communications, Inc. - Strengths 21 Discovery Communications, Inc. - Weaknesses 23 Discovery Communications, Inc. - Opportunities 24 Discovery Communications, Inc. - Threats 25 Discovery Communications, Inc. - Key Competitors 26 Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 27 Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27 Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28 Performance Chart 30 Financial Performance 30 Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 31 Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 32 Discovery Communications, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 33 Section 4 - Appendix 34 Methodology 34 Ratio Definitions 34 About GlobalData 38 Contact Us 38 Disclaimer 38