Walt Disney Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:DIS)

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

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Walt Disney needs to disclose. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Walt Disney profits one has to check the income statement and for Walt Disney debt one has to check the balance sheet. Walt Disney stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $10.65B till 2018 Q3. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Walt Disney had an inflow of $10.44B from operating activities, $-4.98B spend due to financing activities, and $-5.14B outflow due to investing activities till 2018 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep2018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q2
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.22B1.47B742M2.78B2.07B1.36B687M2.53B1.84B1.21B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-2.08B-1.36B-1.61B-1.19B-1.95B-2.03B-2.21B-1B-1.73B-1.49B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-342M-934M-1.37B1.38B1.2B342M293M1.9B1.38B858M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.26B-2.04B-981M-3.62B-2.73B-1.92B-1.04B-4.77B-3.69B-2.56B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.58B-1.58B--417M-557M-557M--850M-400M-400M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-------45M44M42M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-298M-180M-62M-71M-5M90M5M-180M-179M-124M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.45B-2.52B-1.26B-9.09B-5.69B-3.31B-1.4B-7.24B-5.69B-4.23B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-300M-302M-305M2.46B2.32B820M-152M3.86B3.37B3.14B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings453M1.37B1.14B1.25B-112M914M732M-920M-216M709M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.27B-1.27B--2.45B-1.24B-1.24B--2.31B-1.17B-1.17B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-420M-169M-156M-1.13B-1.07B-232M-167M-378M-389M-431M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-51M55M21M31M-23M-69M-112M-123M-111M3M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.06B4.76B4.27B3.42B3.93B3.39B3.19B2.72B3.42B3B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.33B4.2B4.7B4.06B4.34B3.8B3.74B4.61B5.23B5.02B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Walt Disney stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Walt Disney stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Walt Disney is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Walt Disney stock price movement.
  • Walt Disney increased its cash from operating activities to $10.44B till 2018 Q3. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-5.14B for DIS stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-4.98B 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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