Disney Cash Flow from Operations vs. Retained Earnings

The Walt Disney Company -- USA Stock  

USD 99.21  0.61  0.62%

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The Walt Disney Retained Earnings vs. Cash Flow from Operations Fundamental Analysis

The Walt Disney Company is one of the top stocks in cash flow from operations category among related companies. It is one of the top stocks in retained earnings category among related companies reporting about  5.32  of Retained Earnings per Cash Flow from Operations.
Operating Cash Flow reveals the quality of a company's reported earnings and is calculated by deducting company's income taxes from earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation (EBITDA). In other words, Operating Cash Flow refers to the amount of cash a firm generates from the sales or products or from rendering services. Operating Cash Flow typically excludes costs associated with long-term investments or investment in marketable securities and is usually used by investor or analyst to check on the quality of a company earnings.
Disney 
Operating Cash Flow 
 = 
EBITDA 
-  
Taxes 
=
12.43 B
Operating Cash Flow shows the difference between reported income and actual cash flows of the company. If a firm does not have enough cash or cash equivalents to cover its current liabilities, then both investors and management should be concerned about company having enough liquid resources to meet current and long term debt obligations.
Retained Earnings is a balance sheet account that refers to the portion of company income that is retained by the firm. In other words it is a part of earnings that is not paid out as dividends or otherwise distributed to owners. Retained Earnings are calculated by adding net income to last period retained earnings and subtracting any dividends paid to owners.
Disney 
Retained Earnings 
 = 
Beginning RE + Income 
Dividends 
=
66.09 B
Retained Earnings shows how the firm utilizes its profits over time. In simple terms, investors can think of retained earnings as the amount of profit the company has reinvested in the business since its inceptions. However the methodology to make a decision over how much profit to retain is different between companies in different industries. For example growing industries tend to retain more of their earnings than more matured industries as they need more assets investment to sustain their growth.

Comparison

Retained Earnings Comparison
  Retained Earnings 
      Disney Comparables 
Disney is currently under evaluation in retained earnings category among related companies.
  Cash Flow from Operations 
      Disney Comparables 
Disney is currently under evaluation in cash flow from operations category among related companies.
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. more
NameThe Walt Disney Company
Analyst Consensus
Piotroski F Score
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Bond Rating
InstrumentUSA Stock Stocks Directory
RegionNorth America
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number01001039.0
ISINUS2546871060
CUSIP254687106
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
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