Discovery Communications (Class B) Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:DISCB)

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$22 $0 (0%) DISCB stock closing price Sep 25, 2017 (Closing)

The Discovery Communications (Class B) cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Discovery Communications (Class B) profits one has to check the income statement and for Discovery Communications (Class B) debt one has to check the balance sheet. Discovery Communications (Class B) had cash and cash equivalents of $390M at beginning of quarter and $206M at quarter end for 2017-Q2. Discovery Communications (Class B) cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Discovery Communications (Class B) has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-94M. View details of Discovery Communications (Class B) 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 B) 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 B) 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 B) 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 B) Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash51M20M-30M29M30M37M-51M-32M-16M-43M
Discovery Communications (Class B) 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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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Discovery Communications (Class B) stock price history and Discovery Communications (Class B) stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Discovery Communications (Class B) had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-94M for the latest quarter 2017-Q2. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Discovery Communications (Class B) stock price , albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Discovery Communications (Class B) gained $188M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-293M for DISCB stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-295M for Discovery Communications (Class B). The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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