Discovery Communications (Class A) Balance Sheet - Annual (NASDAQ:DISCA)

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The financial analysis of a company like Discovery Communications involves checking the three financial statements of the company in detail, of which the balance sheet is one. How cash on hand has increased or decreased is one of the many indicators used while undertaking the Discovery Communications stock analysis, and provides insights into the firm's financial performance. Annual results announcements include the release of all three financial statements, of which the balance sheet is one. Discovery Communications balance sheet indicates an asset turnover ratio of 0.34 and debt to equity ratio of 2.56. Also check Discovery Communications revenue and Discovery Communications operating cash flow for the same period.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec201620152014201320122011201020092008
Cash300M390M367M408M1.2B1.05B466M623M100M
Marketable Securities---------
Receivables1.5B1.48B1.43B1.37B1.13B1.04B880M810M780M
Inventory---------
Raw Materials---------
Work In Progress---------
Finished Goods---------
Notes Receivable---------
Other Current Assets804M727M691M631M399M341M389M247M229M
Total Current Assets
2.6B2.6B2.49B2.41B2.73B2.43B1.74B1.68B1.11B
Property Plant & Equipment1.61B1.56B1.54B1.4B1.17B1.12B1.05B986M897M
Accumulated Depreciation1.13B1.07B988M883M783M736M654M575M502M
Net Property Plant & Equipment
482M488M554M514M388M379M399M411M395M
Investment & Advances557M567M644M1.09B1.1B807M---
Other Non-Current Assets---------
Deferred Charges---------
Intangibles9.55B9.89B10.21B8.91B7.01B6.86B7.04B7.08B7.61B
Deposits & Other Assets2.57B2.32B2.12B2.06B1.71B1.43B1.85B1.8B1.37B
Total Assets
15.76B15.86B16.01B14.98B12.93B11.91B11.02B10.97B10.48B
Notes Payable---------
Accounts Payable241M282M225M141M71M53M87M63M71M
Current Portion Long-Term Debt82M119M1.11B17M31M26M20M38M466M
Current Portion Capital Leases---------
Accrued Expenses1.08B988M1.09B992M721M482M393M394M350M
Income Taxes Payable---------
Other Current Liabilities163M190M178M144M123M185M285M295M183M
Total Current Liabilities
1.56B1.58B2.6B1.29B946M746M785M790M1.07B
Mortgages---------
Deferred Taxes/Income553M556M588M637M272M337M304M274M246M
Convertible Debt---------
Long-Term Debt7.84B7.62B6.05B6.48B5.21B4.22B3.6B3.46B3.35B
Non-Current Capital Leases---------
Other Long-Term Liabilities393M421M425M333M207M92M99M176M237M
Total Liabilities
10.59B10.41B10.41B8.78B6.64B5.39B4.79B4.75B4.95B
Minority Interest243M241M747M36M---49M49M
Preferred Stock2M2M2M2M2M2M2M2M2M
Common Stock Net5M5M5M3M3M3M3M3M3M
Capital Surplus7.05B7.02B6.92B6.83B6.69B6.51B6.36B6.6B6.55B
Retained Earnings5.23B4.52B3.81B2.89B2.08B1.13B--376M-936M
Treasury Stock6.36B5.46B4.76B3.53B2.48B1.1B105M--
Other Liabilities-762M-633M-366M5M6M-21M-25M-10M-78M
Shareholders Equity5.17B5.45B5.6B6.2B6.29B6.52B6.23B6.22B5.54B
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity15.76B15.86B16.01B14.98B12.93B11.91B11.02B10.97B10.48B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Most investors just check the Discovery Communications stock price, and Discovery Communications historical stock prices before investing. While share price is an important factor, one should also look at financials and valuation metrics like the Discovery Communications PE ratio chart. Below is a brief explanation of common balance sheet terms:

  • Assets: DISCA total assets, which was at $15.76B for 2016 is a balance sheet item representing value of what Discovery Communications owns. Assets are brought to aid a firms operations, or to increase its economic value. It must be noted that tech stocks may not have a lot of assets, as the value for these companies is often derived from future earning potential.
  • Liabilities include short term loans and long term loans availed by the company to fund its business operations. DISCA stock had total liabilities of $10.59B for the year 2016.

Discovery Communications (Class A) Balance Sheet - Key Ratios

Current ratio
5.87
Debt to equity ratio
2.56
Asset turnover ratio
0.34
Receivables turnover
4.17
Price to book ratio
1.68