Discovery Communicatications Balance Sheet - Annual (NASDAQ:DISCK)

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The financial analysis of a company involves interpreting the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statements of the company to draw insights like we've done in our Discovery Communicatications stock analysis. Balance sheet items like cash at hand, total assets and liabilities helps one analyze a company and summarize the financial performance of the company like we have in our Discovery Communicatications stock analysis. A company releases its balance sheet every quarter along with its quarterly results. Discovery Communicatications had a long term debt of $7.84B at the end of 2016. Discovery Communicatications operating cash flow was $1.37B while Discovery Communicatications revenue stood at $6.5B. View latest 0 year balance sheet data to check Discovery Communicatications financial performance.

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Marketable Securities---------
Raw Materials---------
Work In Progress---------
Finished Goods---------
Notes Receivable---------
Other Current Assets804M727M691M631M399M341M389M247M229M
Discovery Communicatications Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment1.61B1.56B1.54B1.4B1.17B1.12B1.05B986M897M
Accumulated Depreciation1.13B1.07B988M883M783M736M654M575M502M
Discovery Communicatications Net Property Plant & Equipment
Investment & Advances557M567M644M1.09B1.1B807M---
Other Non-Current Assets---------
Deferred Charges---------
Deposits & Other Assets2.57B2.32B2.12B2.06B1.71B1.43B1.85B1.8B1.37B
Discovery Communicatications Total Assets
Notes Payable---------
Accounts Payable241M282M225M141M71M53M87M63M71M
Current Portion Long-Term Debt82M119M1.11B17M31M26M20M155M466M
Current Portion Capital Leases---------
Accrued Expenses1.08B988M1.09B992M721M482M393M394M350M
Income Taxes Payable---------
Other Current Liabilities163M190M178M144M123M185M285M178M183M
Discovery Communicatications Total Current Liabilities
Deferred Taxes/Income553M556M588M637M272M337M304M274M246M
Convertible Debt---------
Long-Term Debt7.84B7.62B6.05B6.48B5.21B4.22B3.6B3.46B3.35B
Non-Current Capital Leases---------
Other Long-Term Liabilities393M421M425M333M207M92M99M176M237M
Discovery Communicatications Total Liabilities
Minority Interest243M241M747M36M---49M49M
Preferred Stock2M2M2M2M2M2M2M2M2M
Common Stock Net5M5M5M3M3M3M3M3M3M
Capital Surplus7.05B7.02B6.92B6.83B6.69B6.51B6.36B6.6B6.55B
Retained Earnings5.23B4.52B3.81B2.89B2.08B1.13B--376M-936M
Treasury Stock6.36B5.46B4.76B3.53B2.48B1.1B105M--
Other Liabilities-762M-633M-366M5M6M-21M-25M-10M-78M
Discovery Communicatications Shareholders Equity
Discovery Communicatications Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Most investors just check the Discovery Communicatications stock price, and Discovery Communicatications historical stock prices before investing. While share price is an important factor, one should also look at financials and valuation metrics like the Discovery Communicatications PE ratio chart. Below is a brief explanation of common balance sheet terms:
  • Assets: An asset is a resource that a corporation like Discovery Communicatications 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 DISCK stock as of year is $15.76B. 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: This item on the balance sheet implies the firm's, in this case Discovery Communicatications's, legal obligations including loans, accounts payable, deferred revenue, accrued expenses and mortgages. The total liabilities for DISCK stock stand at $10.59B.

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