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Warner Bros Discovery Inc

Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. , a media company, provides content across various distribution platforms in approximately 50 languages worldwide.

Warner Bros Discovery stock last closed at $11.40, up 2.33% from the previous day, and has decreased 51.01% in one year. It has underperformed other stocks in the Entertainment industry by 0.12 percentage points. Warner Bros Discovery stock is currently +19.75% from its 52-week low of $9.52, and -63.87% from its 52-week high of $31.55.

There are currently 2.43B WBD shares outstanding. The market cap of WBD is $27.68B. In the last 24 hours, 25.99M WBD shares were traded.

How to Buy Warner Bros Discovery Stock

Not sure how to invest in Warner Bros Discovery stock? Here's how.
  1. Decide where to buy Warner Bros Discovery stock: You need to pick a stock brokerage, but don't worry - we've tried dozens of stock brokerages and apps to help you figure out where to buy Warner Bros Discovery stock.
  2. Sign up for your brokerage account: Sign up for 0% commission trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've identified. It's the best place to buy WBD stock.
  3. Put funds into your brokerage account: Pick your method of payment and add your information.
  4. Analyze Warner Bros Discovery stock: The Warner Bros Discovery ticker symbol is WBD. Is Warner Bros Discovery stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of WBD? How do WBD's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think Warner Bros Discovery is a good buy? Why has WBD's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock research website can help you figure out if WBD is a good stock to buy).
  5. Make your WBD buy order: Decide if you will purchase WBD shares at the current market price or use a limit order to purchase WBD stock at a specific price.
  6. Keep an eye on your investment in WBD: Create a watchlist to important notifications about your position in Warner Bros Discovery stock.

Step 1: Decide where to buy Warner Bros Discovery stock

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Step 2: Sign up for your brokerage account

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Step 4: Analyze Warner Bros Discovery stock

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Warner Bros Discovery stock data

WBD Price
$11.40
1w %
0.53%
1y %
-51.01%
5y %
-40.06%
P/E
-6.79x
P/B
0.57x
P/S
1.06x
PEG
N/A
Revenue
$26.00B
Earnings
-$5.23B
Fore. Rev. Growth
15.19%
Fore. Earn. Growth
N/A
Market Cap
$27.68B
Next Earnings
N/A
Next Dividend
N/A

WBD Zen Score

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Is WBD stock undervalued or overvalued?

Analysts use a variety of different financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge WBD's true value.

Using relative valuations metrics:

  • WBD may be undervalued based on its P/B ratio of 0.57x, relative to Entertainment industry P/B ratio of 2.07x

You can do more valuation analysis on WBD's stock here.

How do WBD Financials look?

Pros:

  • Total WBD debt is lower than 5 years ago, relative to shareholder equity.

Cons:

  • There are more long-term liabilities than short-term assets on the WBD balance sheet.
  • WBD has a relatively high debt to equity ratio of 1.77.
  • There are more short-term liabilities than short-term assets on the WBD balance sheet.
  • WBD earnings of -$4.97B is not sufficient to cover its interest payments.
  • WBD profit margin has gone down from 10.4% to -20.1% in the past year.
  • WBD's operating cash flow of $2.34B allows it to safely service it's debt of $49.87B.

Do analysts think it's a good time to buy Warner Bros Discovery stock

Out of 15 Wall Street analysts who give recommendations on WBD, the consensus analyst rating on Warner Bros Discovery is a Buy

Should I buy or sell WBD stock?

Based on 15 analysts offering ratings for Warner Bros Discovery Inc.
Buy
Strong Buy
4 analysts 26.67%
Buy
3 analysts 20%
Hold
7 analysts 46.67%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
1 analysts 6.67%

Latest WBD Analyst Forecasts

Jason Bazinet, a bottom 4% analyst from Citigroup maintains WBD with a strong buy rating and lowers their WBD price target from $21.00 to $18.00, on Nov 10, 2022.

Kutgun Maral, a bottom 20% analyst from RBC Capital maintains WBD with a buy rating and lowers their WBD price target from $44.00 to $27.00, on Nov 7, 2022.

Maral lowered his price target on Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. by 38.6% following the release of the company's Q3 2022 earnings report on 2022/11/03.

Q3 results were "mixed," the analyst summarized, and "consistent with industry trends impacted by cyclical advertising headwinds and secular challenges from cord-cutting."

However, at an enterprise-value-to-expected-EBITDA multiple of just 5.6x, Maral told investors the valuation on Warner Bros. Discovery is "incredibly compelling".

For Q3 2022, Warner Bros. Discovery reported:

  • Loss per share of $0.95, which missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of EPS of $0.02 and Q3 2021's EPS of $0.24.
  • Revenue of $9.82B, which missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 6.54% but beat Q3 2021's $3.15B by 288%.
  • On a Pro Forma Combined basis, the revenue of $9.82B was down 8% FXN from Q3 2021's $10.98B.
  • On a Pro Forma Combined basis, adjusted EBITDA of $2.42B was down 8% FXN from Q3 2021's $2.67B.
  • Free Cash Flow of $(192)M, down from Q3 2021's $705M.

Management did not provide guidance in its press release.

President & CEO David Zaslav commented: "We have one of the strongest portfolios of assets and IP across sports, news, and entertainment, and the right strategy and financial framework to drive profitability, generate meaningful shareholder value, and ultimately position us for long-term success.

"We are reimagining and transforming the organization for the future while driving synergy enterprise-wide, increasing our target to at least $3.5 billion, and making significant progress on our combined DTC product.

"While we have lots more work to do, and there are some difficult decisions still to be made, we have total conviction in the opportunity ahead."

Steven Cahall, a top 24% analyst from Wells Fargo maintains WBD with a hold rating and lowers their WBD price target from $16.00 to $13.00, on Nov 4, 2022.

Douglas Mitchelson, a top 12% analyst from Credit Suisse maintains WBD with a buy rating and lowers their WBD price target from $39.00 to $36.00, on Oct 13, 2022.

Benjamin Swinburne, a top 14% analyst from Morgan Stanley maintains WBD with a hold rating and lowers their WBD price target from $18.00 to $16.00, on Oct 11, 2022.

You can dig deeper into what analysts are projecting on the Warner Bros Discovery stock forecast page.

WBD Technicals

SMA10
11.03
SMA20
11.05
SMA50
11.83
SMA100
12.83
SMA200
16.9
MACD
-0.25
MACD Signal
-0.34
MACD Histogram
0.08
RSI
49.57
Stochastic %K
54.3
Stochastic %D
57.77
StochRSI %K
86.89
StochRSI %D
87.9

WBD Growth Numbers

Last year, WBD revenue was $26.00B. In the last five year, WBD's revenue has gone up by 31.22% per year. This was faster than the Entertainment industry average of 15.09%.

Dive into WBD's earnings and revenue performance here.

What are WBD executives and large shareholders up to?

In the last 12 months, executives and large shareholders at WBD have sold more shares than they have bought.

Fazal F. Merchant, Director of WBD, was the latest WBD insider to buy. They bought $494,550.00 worth of WBD shares on Aug 8, 2022.

Dig into more about who owns WBD stock here.

Can I get consistent income from WBD stock?

No, Warner Bros Discovery doesn't provide an income stream by paying out dividends.

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Step 5: Make your WBD buy order

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    If you want to be sure you're buying or selling at an exact dollar amount limit, place a limit order.

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Step 6: Keep an eye on your investment in WBD

Now that you own some shares in WBD, you'll want to stay up-to-date on your investment.

Add WBD to a watchlist to track your WBD stock.

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How to Buy Stock in Warner Bros Discovery

To reiterate, here are the 6 steps for buying Warner Bros Discovery stock:

  1. Decide where to buy Warner Bros Discovery stock
  2. Sign up for your brokerage account
  3. Put funds into your brokerage account
  4. Analyze Warner Bros Discovery stock
  5. Make your WBD buy order
  6. Keep an eye on your investment in WBD

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NASDAQ: WBD
$11.40+0.26 (+2.33%)
Updated Nov 30, 2022
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NASDAQ: WBD
$11.40+0.26 (+2.33%)
Updated Nov 30, 2022
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FAQ

How much does it cost to buy one Warner Bros Discovery share?

As of Nov 30, 2022, it costs $11.40 to buy one share of Warner Bros Discovery stock.

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Is now a good time to buy Warner Bros Discovery stock?

According to 15 Wall Street analysts who monitor Warner Bros Discovery, their consensus recommendation is to buy Warner Bros Discovery stock.

What is the best way to buy Warner Bros Discovery stock?

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