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

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$21.41 $0.06 (0.28%) DISCA stock closing price Sep 22, 2017 (Closing)

The Discovery Communications (Class A) balance sheet is a snapshot of the company's financial health at a given point of time, whereas the other two financial statements are for a particular accounting period. All three financial statements should be used to measure the financial performance of the company, and should form a part of the Discovery Communications (Class A) stock analysis. Quarterly results announcements include the release of all three financial statements, of which the balance sheet is one. The Discovery Communications (Class A) balance sheet for 2017-Q2 shows cash on hand of $206M. The cash has decreased by $61M. Discovery Communications (Class A) revenue was $1.75B and Discovery Communications (Class A) operating cash flow was $443M. View Discovery Communications (Class A) quarterly results to get the balance sheet details for the latest 40 quarters data.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q32015 Q22015 Q1
Cash206M267M300M224M185M333M390M262M232M321M
Marketable Securities----------
Receivables1.76B1.56B1.5B1.55B1.57B1.52B1.48B1.71B1.51B1.43B
Inventory----------
Raw Materials----------
Work In Progress----------
Finished Goods----------
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets806M764M804M914M789M814M727M748M731M717M
Discovery Communications (Class A) Total Current Assets
2.77B2.59B2.6B2.68B2.55B2.67B2.6B2.72B2.47B2.47B
Property Plant & Equipment--1.61B---1.56B---
Accumulated Depreciation--1.13B---1.07B---
Discovery Communications (Class A) Net Property Plant & Equipment
514M504M482M464M455M466M488M500M509M534M
Investment & Advances700M690M557M515M535M529M567M562M600M618M
Other Non-Current Assets----------
Deferred Charges----------
Intangibles9.6B9.57B9.55B9.8B9.83B9.93B9.89B9.95B10.01B10.01B
Deposits & Other Assets2.56B2.51B2.57B2.39B2.32B2.29B2.32B2.19B2.14B2.15B
Discovery Communications (Class A) Total Assets
16.15B15.86B15.76B15.85B15.69B15.88B15.86B15.92B15.73B15.78B
Notes Payable----------
Accounts Payable222M200M241M202M185M171M282M249M277M205M
Current Portion Long-Term Debt105M132M82M95M130M25M119M116M349M453M
Current Portion Capital Leases----------
Accrued Expenses946M1.01B1.08B1.05B960M974M988M1.51B905M932M
Income Taxes Payable----------
Other Current Liabilities193M194M163M180M167M205M190M237M181M175M
Discovery Communications (Class A) Total Current Liabilities
1.47B1.53B1.56B1.52B1.44B1.38B1.58B2.11B1.71B1.77B
Mortgages----------
Deferred Taxes/Income370M429M553M536M468M510M556M589M494M532M
Convertible Debt----------
Long-Term Debt8.16B7.97B7.84B7.9B7.81B7.97B7.62B6.94B6.86B7.04B
Non-Current Capital Leases----------
Other Long-Term Liabilities392M345M393M440M385M414M421M395M427M406M
Discovery Communications (Class A) Total Liabilities
10.62B10.53B10.59B10.65B10.35B10.51B10.41B10.27B10.24B10.49B
Minority Interest237M249M243M247M241M248M241M240M754M752M
Preferred Stock2M2M2M2M2M2M2M2M2M2M
Common Stock Net5M5M5M5M5M5M5M5M5M5M
Capital Surplus7.18B7.15B7.05B7.02B7.04B7.03B7.02B6.94B6.93B6.91B
Retained Earnings5.7B5.38B5.23B5.04B4.94B4.62B4.52B4.3B4.1B3.9B
Treasury Stock6.74B6.5B6.36B6.21B5.96B5.68B5.46B5.09B5.09B4.96B
Other Liabilities-617M-704M-762M-643M-680M-614M-633M-507M-459M-567M
Discovery Communications (Class A) Shareholders Equity
5.53B5.34B5.17B5.2B5.35B5.37B5.45B5.65B5.49B5.29B
Discovery Communications (Class A) Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity
16.15B15.86B15.76B15.85B15.69B15.88B15.86B15.92B15.73B15.78B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Looking at Discovery Communications (Class A) historical stock prices and the current Discovery Communications (Class A) stock price can tell you how the stock price has moved, whereas the Discovery Communications (Class A) PE ratio chart shows if its shares are overpriced in comparison to peers. The important things to look for in a balance sheet are:
  • Assets: An asset is a resource that a corporation like Discovery Communications (Class A) owns and has economic value. The two major types of assets are: fixed assets like real estate, plant and machinery and current assets like cash, marketable securities and inventory. The total asset value for DISCA stock as of quarter is $16.15B. Its easy to associate the term with manufacturing companies, which invest a lot in factories and equipment. However, the same cannot be said about tech stocks.
  • Liabilities: The total liabilities of Discovery Communications (Class A) for 2017-Q2 total to $10.62B. Liabilities for a company like Discovery Communications (Class A) 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.
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Discovery Communications (Class A) Balance Sheet - Key Ratios

Current ratio
1.89
Debt to equity ratio
1.5
Asset turnover ratio
0.44
Receivables turnover
4.15
price to book ratio
1.55