Discovery Communicatications Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:DISCK)

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The Discovery Communicatications cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. The profit-loss statement shows Discovery Communicatications profits, the balance sheet shows Discovery Communicatications debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Discovery Communicatications purchased $486M worth of DISCK shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Discovery Communicatications stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Discovery Communicatications saw a inflow of $45M from investing activities for 2016. View details of Discovery Communicatications cash flows for latest & last 10 financial years

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Discovery Communicatications Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.1B2.04B1.9B1.48B982M965M143M187M262M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-2.08B-1.91B-1.59B-1.52B-1.06B-1.14B-1.14B-124M-316M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net138M95M-131M245M228M144M992M-14M306M
Discovery Communicatications Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-88M-103M-120M-115M-77M-58M-49M-57M-102M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires19M-19M-327M-1.83B-149M-26M-14M300M176M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-185M-185M-116M19M-387M-130M-127M-24M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-2M6M-5M-58M-30M--23M-
Discovery Communicatications Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.43B-945M-1.38B-1.23B-1.3B-937M-558M28M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities470M60M396M1.15B959M619M77M-371M-411M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-267M615M267M------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities51M-632M-19M-7M35M21M-160M-13M-363M
Discovery Communicatications Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-30M-51M-57M-6M2M-7M6M5M-2M
Discovery Communicatications Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year390M367M408M1.2B1.05B466M623M100M209M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End300M390M367M408M1.2B1.05B466M623M100M
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 Communicatications stock price history and Discovery Communicatications stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Discovery Communicatications has cash of $300M 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 Communicatications stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Discovery Communicatications reported a positive operating cash flow of $1.37B for 2016 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Discovery Communicatications generated $45M 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.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-1.18B for Discovery Communicatications.

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