Discovery Communicatications Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:DISCK)

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

For analyzing any company like Discovery Communicatications from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Discovery Communicatications debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Discovery Communicatications revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Discovery Communicatications saw a cash impact of $-603M from the buyback 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 had an inflow of $1.17B from operating activities, $5.98B inflow due to financing activities, and $-523M outflow due to investing activities till 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
824M601M221M1.22B909M684M269M1.05B822M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.64B1.07B538M2.1B1.53B1.02B520M2.04B1.49B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.51B-1.34B-602M-2.08B-1.74B-1.29B-704M-1.91B-1.72B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net215M108M98M138M124M-28M-23M95M64M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
1.17B443M255M1.37B827M391M62M1.28B652M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-103M-78M-47M-88M-69M-43M-15M-103M-76M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires25M29M-19M19M19M--19M37M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-349M-252M-183M-185M-2M-20M15M-185M25M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-96M8M6M-2M-2M-5M-1M6M-12M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-523M-293M-224M-256M-54M-49M-1M-301M-26M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-603M-501M-200M-1.37B-1.12B-750M-373M-945M-576M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities6.81B-10M-4M470M475M481M486M60M65M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-173M175M79M-267M-250M-279M-250M615M-97M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-22M--3M-22M-17M-17M-2M--38M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-31M41M44M16M-52M-12M-16M-632M-53M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
5.98B-295M-84M-1.18B-968M-577M-155M-902M-699M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash67M51M20M-30M29M30M37M-51M-32M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
6.69B-94M-33M-90M-166M-205M-57M23M-105M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year390M367M408M1.2B1.05B466M623M100M209M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.99B206M267M300M224M185M333M390M262M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Discovery Communicatications stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Discovery Communicatications stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Discovery Communicatications is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Discovery Communicatications stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Discovery Communicatications gained $1.17B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-523M for DISCK till last quarter 2017 Q3 report.
  • 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 Communicatications earned $5.98B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

Key Financial Ratios For Discovery Communicatications Cash Flow

FCF margin
0.42