Discovery Communications (Class A) Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:DISCA)

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$21.29 $0.03 (0.14%) DISCA stock closing price Sep 19, 2017 (Closing)

The Discovery Communications (Class A) cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Discovery Communications (Class A) profits and Discovery Communications (Class A) debt. Discovery Communications (Class A) purchased $301M worth of DISCA shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Discovery Communications (Class A) stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. The cash from operating activities for Discovery Communications (Class A) is $443MĀ for 2017-Q2, which saw an increase of 73.73% from previous quarter. View details of Discovery Communications (Class A) cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q32015 Q22015 Q1
Discovery Communications (Class A) Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.07B538M2.1B1.53B1.02B520M2.04B1.49B989M492M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.34B-602M-2.08B-1.74B-1.29B-704M-1.91B-1.72B-1.08B-648M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net108M98M138M124M-28M-23M95M64M-59M-31M
Discovery Communications (Class A) Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-78M-47M-88M-69M-43M-15M-103M-76M-52M-34M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires29M-19M19M19M--19M37M39M-16M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-252M-183M-185M-2M-20M15M-185M25M6M-11M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities8M6M-2M-2M-5M-1M6M-12M-19M-17M
Discovery Communications (Class A) Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-443M-142M-1.43B-1.2B-750M-373M-945M-576M-535M-317M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-10M-4M470M475M481M486M60M65M70M75M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings175M79M-267M-250M-279M-250M615M-97M56M309M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--3M--------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-17M-17M51M2M-29M-18M-632M-91M-78M-55M
Discovery Communications (Class A) Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash51M20M-30M29M30M37M-51M-32M-16M-43M
Discovery Communications (Class A) Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year390M367M408M1.2B1.05B466M623M100M209M154.77M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End206M267M300M224M185M333M390M262M232M321M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Discovery Communications (Class A) stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Discovery Communications (Class A) 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:
  • Discovery Communications (Class A) has cash of $206M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Discovery Communications (Class A) stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $443M for DISCA.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Discovery Communications (Class A) used $69M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Discovery Communications (Class A) spent $211M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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