Discovery Communicatications Balance Sheet - Annual (NASDAQ:DISCK)

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$22.65 $0.17 (0.74%) DISCK stock closing price Feb 16, 2018 (Closing)

The fundamental analysis of this company requires a thorough look at Discovery Communicatications balance sheet. All three financial statements should be used to measure the financial performance of the company, and should form a part of the Discovery Communicatications stock analysis. Annual results announcements include the release of all three financial statements, of which the balance sheet is one. Discovery Communicatications balance sheet indicates an asset turnover ratio of 0.34 and debt to equity ratio of 2.56. Also check Discovery Communicatications revenue and Discovery Communicatications operating cash flow for the same period.

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Marketable Securities---------
Raw Materials---------
Work In Progress---------
Finished Goods---------
Notes Receivable---------
Other Current Assets804M727M691M631M399M341M389M247M229M
Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment1.61B1.56B1.54B1.4B1.17B1.12B1.05B986M897M
Accumulated Depreciation1.13B1.07B988M883M783M736M654M575M502M
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
Total Assets
Notes Payable---------
Accounts Payable241M282M225M141M71M53M87M63M71M
Current Portion Long-Term Debt82M119M1.11B17M31M26M20M38M466M
Current Portion Capital Leases---------
Accrued Expenses1.08B988M1.09B992M721M482M393M394M350M
Income Taxes Payable---------
Other Current Liabilities163M190M178M144M123M185M285M295M183M
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
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
Shareholders Equity5.17B5.45B5.6B6.2B6.29B6.52B6.23B6.22B5.54B
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity15.76B15.86B16.01B14.98B12.93B11.91B11.02B10.97B10.48B
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 monetary significance. DISCK assets decreased from $15.86B in 2015 to $15.76B in 2016. 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 Communicatications for the year 2016 total to $10.59B. Liabilities for a company like Discovery Communicatications 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.

Discovery Communicatications Balance Sheet - Key Ratios

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