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The Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Debt-to-Equity

: 0.54 (As of Sep. 2022)
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The Walt Disney Co's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was $3,070 Mil. The Walt Disney Co's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was $48,538 Mil. The Walt Disney Co's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was $95,008 Mil. The Walt Disney Co's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 was 0.54.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

The historical rank and industry rank for The Walt Disney Co's Debt-to-Equity or its related term are showing as below:

DIS' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18   Med: 0.47   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.54

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of The Walt Disney Co was 0.77. The lowest was 0.18. And the median was 0.47.

DIS's Debt-to-Equity is ranked worse than
64.12% of 797 companies
in the Media - Diversified industry
Industry Median: 0.30 vs DIS: 0.54

The Walt Disney Co Debt-to-Equity Historical Data

The historical data trend for The Walt Disney Co's Debt-to-Equity 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
Debt-to-Equity
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.43 0.53 0.74 0.65 0.54

The Walt Disney Co Quarterly Data
Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22
Debt-to-Equity 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 0.65 0.60 0.57 0.56 0.54

Competitive Comparison

For the Entertainment subindustry, The Walt Disney Co's Debt-to-Equity, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-Equity data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

The Walt Disney Co Debt-to-Equity Distribution

For the Media - Diversified industry and Communication Services sector, The Walt Disney Co's Debt-to-Equity distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where The Walt Disney Co's Debt-to-Equity falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Debt-to-Equity's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



The Walt Disney Co Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

The Walt Disney Co's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2022 is calculated as

The Walt Disney Co's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 is calculated as

* 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.


The Walt Disney Co  (NYSE:DIS) Debt-to-Equity Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total Stockholders Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high ROE % companies.


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The Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Business Description

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Address
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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Kristina K Schake officer: Sr. EVP and Chief Comm Officer 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521
Horacio E Gutierrez officer: Sr EVP, General Counsel & Secy 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521
Geoff Morrell officer: SEVP Chf Corp Affairs Officer 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521
Paul J Richardson officer: Sr. EVP and Chief HR Officer 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521
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Calvin Mcdonald director C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC., 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE, VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Robert A Chapek officer: Chief Executive Officer 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521
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Alan N Braverman officer: Sr EVP, General Counsel & Secy 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA ST, BURBANK CA 91521-1030
Christine M Mccarthy officer: SEVP-Chief Financial Officer 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521-0964
Mary Jayne Parker officer: SEVP and Chief HR Officer 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521-0966

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