Walt Disney Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:DIS)

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$112.85 $0.1 (0.09%) DIS stock closing price Aug 15, 2018 (Closing)

The Walt Disney cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. The profit-loss statement shows Walt Disney profits, the balance sheet shows Walt Disney debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Walt Disney cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Walt Disney compared to various industry peers like TWX stock and VIA stock. DIS decrease in investments stood at a value of $-4.11B for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.78B2.53B2.35B2.29B2.19B1.99B1.84B1.71B1.63B1.58B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.19B-1B-793M-1.24B54M-1.14B-807M-28M-574M-850M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.38B1.9B496M724M570M949M702M580M700M287M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.62B-4.77B-4.27B-3.31B-2.8B-3.78B-3.56B-2.11B-1.75B-1.58B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-417M-850M--402M-2.05B-1.07B380M-2.32B-517M-660M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-45M166M395M----231M84M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-71M-180M-146M-27M166M98M-107M-90M-57M-8M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-9.09B-7.24B-5.77B-6.12B-3.5B-2.01B-3.87B-1.92B-52M-3.82B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities2.46B3.86B329M583M2.43B-43M1.25B-1.37B133M1.23B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings1.25B-920M2.38B50M-2.05B467M393M1.19B-1.99B-701M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.45B-2.31B-3.06B-1.51B-1.32B-1.08B-756M-653M-648M-664M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.13B-378M610M288M231M-326M-259M---
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash31M-123M-302M-235M-18M-20M-12M---
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.76B4.27B3.42B3.93B3.39B3.19B2.72B3.42B3B3.67B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.06B4.61B4.27B3.42B3.93B3.39B3.19B2.72B3.42B3B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • Walt Disney saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-696M in 2017. Apart from the Walt Disney stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Walt Disney reported a positive operating cash flow of $12.34B for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-4.11B for DIS stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-8.96B for Walt Disney. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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