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

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$24.01 $0.21 (0.88%) DISCA stock closing price Feb 23, 2018 (Closing)

A balance sheet is one of the three key financial statements released by a publicly listed company like Discovery Communications , and helps in stock analysis. As in our Discovery Communications stock analysis, analyzing a company also involves looking at the company's assets and liabilities as given in its balance sheet, which can be used to measure financial performance. Quarterly results announcements include the release of all three financial statements, of which the balance sheet is one. The balance sheet shows total liabilities of $17.4B and shareholders equity of $5.74B. Discovery Communications revenue and Discovery Communications operating cash flow are important in understanding the financial capacity of the company.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Cash6.99B206M267M300M224M185M333M390M262M
Marketable Securities---------
Receivables1.65B1.76B1.56B1.5B1.55B1.57B1.52B1.48B1.71B
Inventory---------
Raw Materials---------
Work In Progress---------
Finished Goods---------
Notes Receivable---------
Other Current Assets831M806M764M804M914M789M814M727M748M
Total Current Assets
9.48B2.77B2.59B2.6B2.68B2.55B2.67B2.6B2.72B
Property Plant & Equipment---1.61B---1.56B-
Accumulated Depreciation---1.13B---1.07B-
Net Property Plant & Equipment
523M514M504M482M464M455M466M488M500M
Investment & Advances754M700M690M557M515M535M529M567M562M
Other Non-Current Assets---------
Deferred Charges---------
Intangibles9.78B9.6B9.57B9.55B9.8B9.83B9.93B9.89B9.95B
Deposits & Other Assets2.61B2.56B2.51B2.57B2.39B2.32B2.29B2.32B2.19B
Total Assets
23.14B16.15B15.86B15.76B15.85B15.69B15.88B15.86B15.92B
Notes Payable---------
Accounts Payable253M222M200M241M202M185M171M282M249M
Current Portion Long-Term Debt32M105M132M82M95M130M25M119M116M
Current Portion Capital Leases---------
Accrued Expenses1.09B946M1.01B1.08B1.05B960M974M988M1.51B
Income Taxes Payable---------
Other Current Liabilities238M193M194M163M180M167M205M190M237M
Total Current Liabilities
1.62B1.47B1.53B1.56B1.52B1.44B1.38B1.58B2.11B
Mortgages---------
Deferred Taxes/Income306M370M429M553M536M468M510M556M589M
Convertible Debt---------
Long-Term Debt14.68B8.16B7.97B7.84B7.9B7.81B7.97B7.62B6.94B
Non-Current Capital Leases---------
Other Long-Term Liabilities446M392M345M393M440M385M414M421M395M
Total Liabilities
17.4B10.62B10.53B10.59B10.65B10.35B10.51B10.41B10.27B
Minority Interest360M237M249M243M247M241M248M241M240M
Preferred Stock-2M2M2M2M2M2M2M2M
Common Stock Net5M5M5M5M5M5M5M5M5M
Capital Surplus7.27B7.18B7.15B7.05B7.02B7.04B7.03B7.02B6.94B
Retained Earnings5.79B5.7B5.38B5.23B5.04B4.94B4.62B4.52B4.3B
Treasury Stock6.74B6.74B6.5B6.36B6.21B5.96B5.68B5.46B5.09B
Other Liabilities-586M-617M-704M-762M-643M-680M-614M-633M-507M
Shareholders Equity5.74B5.53B5.34B5.17B5.2B5.35B5.37B5.45B5.65B
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity23.14B16.15B15.86B15.76B15.85B15.69B15.88B15.86B15.92B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The latest Discovery Communications stock price, and Discovery Communications historical stock prices show the stock price movement over time, and the Discovery Communications PE ratio chart displays the PE ratio movement. Apart from stock price, one should also look at balance sheet items which mainly comprise of the following:

  • Assets: An asset is a resource that a corporation like Discovery Communications owns and has monetary significance. DISCA assets grew from $16.15B in 2017 Q2 to $23.14B in 2017 Q3. Assets can be of two types: fixed assets like real estate, plant and machinery; and current assets which includes cash, accounts receivable etc. Tech stocks typically don't have too many assets.
  • Liabilities: The total liabilities of Discovery Communications for the quarter 2017 Q3 total to $17.4B. Liabilities for a company like Discovery Communications include bank loans, services which have been availed for which a settlement in the form of cash/ asset transfer needs to be done in future etc. A firm takes on such obligations to grow its business which in turn will generate future economic benefits for its business.

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
1.7