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

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$28.12 $0.18 (0.64%) DISCA stock closing price Jun 22, 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 $25.06B and shareholders equity of $9.59B. 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 - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Marketable Securities----------
Raw Materials----------
Work In Progress----------
Finished Goods----------
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets1.06B844M831M806M764M804M914M789M814M727M
Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment-1.9B---1.61B---1.56B
Accumulated Depreciation-1.3B---1.13B---1.07B
Net Property Plant & Equipment
Investment & Advances1.23B335M754M700M690M557M515M535M529M567M
Other Non-Current Assets----------
Deferred Charges----------
Deposits & Other Assets4.05B2.79B2.61B2.56B2.51B2.57B2.39B2.32B2.29B2.32B
Total Assets
Notes Payable----------
Accounts Payable283M277M253M222M200M241M202M185M171M282M
Current Portion Long-Term Debt153M30M32M105M132M82M95M130M25M119M
Current Portion Capital Leases----------
Accrued Expenses1.73B1.31B1.09B946M1.01B1.08B1.05B960M974M988M
Income Taxes Payable----------
Other Current Liabilities299M255M238M193M194M163M180M167M205M190M
Total Current Liabilities
Deferred Taxes/Income1.99B319M306M370M429M553M536M468M510M556M
Convertible Debt----------
Long-Term Debt19.21B14.76B14.68B8.16B7.97B7.84B7.9B7.81B7.97B7.62B
Non-Current Capital Leases----------
Other Long-Term Liabilities972M587M446M392M345M393M440M385M414M421M
Total Liabilities
Minority Interest419M413M360M237M249M243M247M241M248M241M
Preferred Stock---2M2M2M2M2M2M2M
Common Stock Net6M5M5M5M5M5M5M5M5M5M
Capital Surplus10.58B7.3B7.27B7.18B7.15B7.05B7.02B7.04B7.03B7.02B
Retained Earnings4.66B4.63B5.79B5.7B5.38B5.23B5.04B4.94B4.62B4.52B
Treasury Stock6.74B6.74B6.74B6.74B6.5B6.36B6.21B5.96B5.68B5.46B
Other Liabilities1.09B-585M-586M-617M-704M-762M-643M-680M-614M-633M
Shareholders Equity9.59B4.61B5.74B5.53B5.34B5.17B5.2B5.35B5.37B5.45B
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity34.66B22.56B23.14B16.15B15.86B15.76B15.85B15.69B15.88B15.86B
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 $22.56B in 2017 Q4 to $34.66B in 2018 Q1. 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 2018 Q1 total to $25.06B. 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.

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