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The Walt Disney Co (BUE:DIS) Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities

: ARS2,054,322 Mil (As of Mar. 2023)
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The Walt Disney Co's quarterly cash, cash equivalents, marketable securities declined from Sep. 2022 (ARS1,613,904.23 Mil) to Dec. 2022 (ARS1,419,995.46 Mil) but then increased from Dec. 2022 (ARS1,419,995.46 Mil) to Mar. 2023 (ARS2,054,322.50 Mil).

The Walt Disney Co's annual cash, cash equivalents, marketable securities increased from Sep. 2020 (ARS1,329,935.33 Mil) to Sep. 2021 (ARS1,560,471.00 Mil) and increased from Sep. 2021 (ARS1,560,471.00 Mil) to Sep. 2022 (ARS1,613,904.23 Mil).


The Walt Disney Co Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities Historical Data

The historical data trend for The Walt Disney Co's Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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The Walt Disney Co Annual Data
Trend Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21 Sep22
Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 152,715.85 303,007.06 1,329,935.33 1,560,471.00 1,613,904.23

The Walt Disney Co Quarterly Data
Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23
Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,425,041.91 1,559,356.49 1,613,904.23 1,419,995.46 2,054,322.50

The Walt Disney Co Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities Calculation

Cash and cash equivalents are the most liquid assets on the balance sheet. Cash equivalents are assets that are readily convertible into cash, such as money market holdings, short-term government bonds or Treasury bills, marketable securities and commercial paper.

Marketable Securities are very liquid securities that can be converted into cash quickly at a reasonable price.


The Walt Disney Co  (BUE:DIS) Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities Explanation

Marketable securities are very liquid as they tend to have maturities of less than one year. Furthermore, the rate at which these securities can be bought or sold has little effect on their prices.

A high number means either:

1) The company has competitive advantage generating lots of cash

2) Just sold a business or bonds (not necessarily good)

A low stockpile of cash usually means poor to mediocre economics.

There are 3 ways to create large cash reserve.

1) Sell new bonds or equity to public

2) Sell business or asset

3) It has an ongoing business generating more cash than it burns (usually means durable competitive advantage)

When a company is suffering a short term problem, Buffett looks at cash or marketable securities to see whether it has the financial strength to ride it out.

Important: Lots of cash and marketable securities + little debt = good chance that the business will sail on through tough times.

Test to see what is creating cash by looking at past 7 yrs of balance sheets. This will reveal how the cash was created.


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The Walt Disney Co (BUE:DIS) Business Description

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500 South Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA, USA, 91521
Walt Disney owns the rights to some of the most globally recognized characters, from Mickey Mouse to Luke Skywalker. These characters and others are featured in several Disney theme parks around the world. Disney makes live-action and animated films under studios such as Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm and also operates media networks including ESPN and several TV production studios. Disney shifted into a more streaming-focused firm by acquiring the remainder of Hulu and launching Disney+ and ESPN+. Across its streaming platforms, Disney had over 235 million subscribers as of September 2022, up sharply from under 64 million in December 2019.

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