Walt Disney Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:DIS)

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$100.6 $1.22 (1.2%) DIS stock closing price Mar 22, 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 $4.47B till 2018 Q1. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Walt Disney had an inflow of $2.24B from operating activities, $-584M spend due to financing activities, and $-1.04B outflow due to investing activities till 2018 Q1.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow742M2.78B2.07B1.36B687M2.53B1.84B1.21B607M2.35B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.61B-1.19B-1.95B-2.03B-2.21B-1B-1.73B-1.49B-1.66B-793M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-1.37B1.38B1.2B342M293M1.9B1.38B858M506M496M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-981M-3.62B-2.73B-1.92B-1.04B-4.77B-3.69B-2.56B-1.41B-4.27B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--417M-557M-557M--850M-400M-400M-400M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-----45M44M42M40M166M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-62M-71M-5M90M5M-180M-179M-124M-32M-146M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.26B-9.09B-5.69B-3.31B-1.4B-7.24B-5.69B-4.23B-2.3B-5.77B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-305M2.46B2.32B820M-152M3.86B3.37B3.14B-182M329M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings1.14B1.25B-112M914M732M-920M-216M709M1.91B2.38B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--2.45B-1.24B-1.24B--2.31B-1.17B-1.17B--3.06B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-156M-1.13B-1.07B-232M-167M-378M-389M-431M107M610M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash21M31M-23M-69M-112M-123M-111M3M-64M-302M
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 End4.7B4.06B4.34B3.8B3.74B4.61B5.23B5.02B4.3B4.27B
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 $2.24B till 2018 Q1. 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 $-1.04B 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 $-584M 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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