Bloomberg the Company & Products

Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Communications

Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us


Last 12,280
Change Today +180.00 / 1.49%
Volume 1.2M
As of 11:00 AM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

discovery ltd (DSY) Snapshot

Open
$12,199
Previous Close
$12,100
Day High
$12,319
Day Low
$12,052
52 Week High
03/5/15 - $13,121
52 Week Low
03/31/14 - $7,983
Market Cap
72.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.2M
EPS TTM
$8.21
Shares Outstanding
591.9M
EX-Date
03/16/15
P/E TM
15.0x
Dividend
$159.18
Dividend Yield
1.30%
Current Stock Chart for DISCOVERY LTD (DSY)

Related News

No related news articles were found.

discovery ltd (DSY) Related Businessweek News

No Related Businessweek News Found

discovery ltd (DSY) Details

Discovery Limited provides insurance products, financial services, and wellness products. The company conducts its operations through Health South Africa, Life South Africa, Invest South Africa, Vitality South Africa, Health United Kingdom, Life United Kingdom, New business development, and All Other segments. It offers health insurance products, including the Executive Plan for the high-end market and the KeyCare Series for the low-income market, which cover hospitalization and chronic medicine; and PruHealth and Ping An Health products that cover a range of private healthcare-related claims. The company also provides individual and group life insurance products. In addition, it offers long-term savings and investment products; short-term insurance for motor vehicles and belongings; Vitalitydrive, a driver-behavior program that rewards clients for driving well; Vitality, a scientifically-based wellness program that facilitates clients to get healthier by giving them access to wellness partners, as well as tools and incentives to make positive lifestyle changes; and DiscoveryCard, a VISA credit card that rewards clients for getting healthier with Vitality. Further, the company offers Young Adult Plan for younger drivers. It has strategic partnership with Cambridge Mobile Telematics. Discovery Limited operates in South Africa, the United Kingdom, China, Singapore, Australia, and the United States. It serves large, medium, and small sized employers; and individual clients. The company was formerly known as Discovery Holdings Limited and changed its name to Discovery Limited in December 2012. Discovery Limited was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Sandton, South Africa.

8,484 Employees
Last Reported Date: 09/2/14
Founded in 1992

discovery ltd (DSY) Top Compensated Officers

Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Dire...
Total Annual Compensation: R7.4M
Financial Director, Executive Director, Membe...
Total Annual Compensation: R5.8M
Executive Director, Member of Executive Commi...
Total Annual Compensation: R26.2M
Executive Director, Member of Executive Commi...
Total Annual Compensation: R11.4M
Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Health, ...
Total Annual Compensation: R5.8M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

discovery ltd (DSY) Key Developments

Discovery Limited Announces Unaudited Group Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2014; Declares Preference and Interim Dividend for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2014, Payable on March 16 2015 and March 23, 2015 Respectively

Discovery Limited announced unaudited group earnings results for the six months ended December 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported net insurance premium revenue of ZAR 12,161 million compared to ZAR 9,984 million a year ago. Net income was ZAR 19,179 million compared to ZAR 16,392 million a year ago. Profit from operations was ZAR 2,596 million compared to ZAR 2,379 million a year ago. Profit attributable to ordinary shareholders was ZAR 3,495 million or ZAR 608.7 per diluted share against ZAR 1,713 million or 301.1 per diluted share a year ago. Normalized diluted headline earnings per share were 340.3 cents compared to 289.9 cents a year ago. Diluted headline earnings per share were 594.4 cents compared to 294.9 cents a year ago. Headline earnings were ZAR 3,460 million compared to ZAR 1,678 million a year ago. Normalized headline earnings were ZAR 1,981 million compared to ZAR 1,650 million a year ago. Cash flow from operating activities was ZAR 3,057 million compared to ZAR 1,251 million a year ago. Net purchase of equipment was ZAR 126 million compared to ZAR 104 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was ZAR 208 million compared to ZAR 257 million a year ago. On February 19, 2015, the directors declared a gross cash dividend of 465.0 cents (395.25 cents net of dividend withholding tax) per B preference share for the period July 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. The dividend has been declared from income reserves and no secondary tax on companies' credits has been used. A dividend withholding tax of 15% will be applicable to all shareholders who are not exempt. The issued preference share capital at the declaration date is 8 million B preference shares. Shares commence trading ex-dividend from March 9, 2015. Record date is March 13, 2015. Payment date is March 16, 2015. The Directors have declared an interim gross cash dividend of 85.5 cents (72.675 cents net of dividend withholding tax) per ordinary share for the six month period ended December 31, 2014. The dividend has been declared from income reserves and no secondary tax on companies' credits has been used. A dividend withholding tax of 15% will be applicable to all shareholders who are not exempt. The issued ordinary share capital at the declaration date is 591,872,390 ordinary shares. Shares commence trading ex-dividend from March 13, 2015. Record date is March 20, 2015. Payment date is March 23, 2015.

Discovery Limited, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Feb 24, 2015

Discovery Limited, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Feb 24, 2015

Discovery Limited Provides Earnings Guidance for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2014

Discovery Limited provided earnings guidance for the six months ended December 31, 2014. For the period, the company expects Normalized headline earnings per share to be in the range of 325.8 cents to 355.4 cents. Headline earnings per share- undiluted expected to be in the range of 587.7 cents to 617.9 cents. Earnings per share- basic expected to be in the range of 600.0 cents to 630.8 cents.

 

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup
Recently Viewed
DSY:SJ 12,280.00 +180.00

DSY Competitors

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Last Change
MMI Holdings Ltd/South Africa 3,205 +7.00
Old Mutual PLC 224.70 GBp -3.20
Sanlam Ltd 7,745 +20.00
View Industry Companies
 

Industry Analysis

DSY

Industry Average

Valuation DSY Industry Range
Price/Earnings -- Not Meaningful
Price/Sales -- Not Meaningful
Price/Book -- Not Meaningful
Price/Cash Flow -- Not Meaningful
TEV/Sales -- Not Meaningful
 | 

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact DISCOVERY LTD, please visit www.discovery.co.za. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.