Ship captains Sig Hansen, Johnathan Hillstrand and Keith Colburn will return to the Discovery Channel next month to once again battle the high seas in the station's groundbreaking series Deadliest Catch, taking viewers to the perilous icy waters of the Bering Sea. High quality non-fiction content like Deadliest Catch and other programming on Discovery Channel is making the company’s stock a profitable catch for investors.
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA), located in Silver Spring, Md., is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 209 countries and territories.
Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 149 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3.
Shares of DISCA stock are up 62 percent over the last 52 weeks (March 6, 2012 to March 5, 2013). For 2013 alone, the stock is up 21 percent, closing Tuesday at $76.60 per share, up one percent for the day. The stock currently has a 52-week low of $46.21 and high of $76.62.
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