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2014-09-25 04:59:53

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The long-running and at times acrimonious debate surrounding the proposed $45.2 billion dollar bid by Comcast Corp. for Time Warner Cable Inc. has taken a new twist and the gloves appear to be coming off. Comcast has accused companies critical of the takeover - in particular media company Discovery Communications Inc. and video streaming giant Netflix - of making “extortionate demands.” The bid has attracted the attention of...

2014-07-31 08:29:48

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights: -- Revenues increased 10% to $1,610 million -- Adjusted OIBDA increased 6% to $694 million -- Net Income available to Discovery Communications, Inc. increased 26% to $379 million -- Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share for the last twelve months increased 35% to $3.62 -- Repurchased 6.7 million shares of common stock for $503 million...

2014-05-20 16:24:48

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special dividend of shares of the Company's Series C common stock payable to holders of record of the Company's Series A common stock, Series B common stock and Series C common stock as of the close of business on July 28, 2014, which is the record date for the dividend. As a result of the dividend,...

2014-05-06 08:28:33

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights: -- Revenues increased 22% to $1,411 million -- Adjusted OIBDA increased 5% to $525 million -- Free cash flow increased 103% to $213 million -- Repurchased 3.4 million shares of common stock for $266 million Discovery Communications, Inc. ("Discovery" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. David...

2014-02-28 16:23:03

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) (the "Company") announced today that Discovery Communications, LLC ("DCL") has priced an offering of EUR300 million aggregate principal amount of its 2.375% senior notes due 2022 (the "Notes"). The Notes were priced at 99.354% of their principal amount to yield 2.465% to maturity. The sale of the Notes is expected to close on March 7, 2014, subject to customary closing...

2014-02-13 08:27:26

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Full Year 2013 Financial Highlights: -- Revenues increased 23% to $5,535 million -- Adjusted OIBDA increased 16% to $2,425 million -- Net income available to Discovery Communications, Inc. increased 14% to $1,075 million -- Free cash flow increased 14% to $1,170 million -- Repurchased 18.1 million shares of stock for an aggregate purchase price of $1.3 billion Discovery Communications, Inc....


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