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Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)
Change In Working Capital
$-829 Mil (As of Dec. 2013)

Walt Disney Co's change in working capital for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was $-829 Mil. It means Walt Disney Co's working capital declined by $829 Mil from Sep. 2013 to Dec. 2013 .

Walt Disney Co's change in working capital for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2013 was $103 Mil. It means Walt Disney Co's working capital increased by $103 Mil from Sep. 2012 to Sep. 2013 .


Definition

Working Capital is a measure of a company's short term liquidity or its ability to cover short term liabilities. It is defined as the difference between a company's current assets and current liabilities.

Walt Disney Co's Working Capital for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Working Capital = Total Current Assets - Total Current Liabilities
= 15763 - 15696
= 67

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Changes in Working Capital is reported in the cash flow statement since it is one of the major ways in which net income can differ from operating cash flow.


Related Terms

Total Current Assets, Total Current Liabilities


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Walt Disney Co Annual Data

Sep04Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
ChangeInWorkingCapital 264212941-36-549-456-266-1,139-1,091103

Walt Disney Co Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
ChangeInWorkingCapital 29-266280-205-900-43427932226-829
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