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The Walt Disney Co (BUE:DISN) Debt-to-EBITDA : 4.82 (As of Mar. 2024)


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What is The Walt Disney Co Debt-to-EBITDA?

Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

The Walt Disney Co's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was ARS5,719,733 Mil. The Walt Disney Co's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was ARS33,287,176 Mil. The Walt Disney Co's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was ARS8,088,000 Mil. The Walt Disney Co's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 4.82.

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt. According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.

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

BUE:DISN' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1   Med: 1.97   Max: 12.08
Current: 3.97

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of The Walt Disney Co was 12.08. The lowest was 1.00. And the median was 1.97.

BUE:DISN's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked worse than
74.29% of 665 companies
in the Media - Diversified industry
Industry Median: 1.69 vs BUE:DISN: 3.97

The Walt Disney Co Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for The Walt Disney Co's Debt-to-EBITDA 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 Debt-to-EBITDA Chart

The Walt Disney Co Annual Data
Trend Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21 Sep22 Sep23
Debt-to-EBITDA
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.46 12.08 6.35 4.30 4.12

The Walt Disney Co Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
Debt-to-EBITDA Get a 7-Day Free Trial 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 3.08 6.89 4.28 2.57 4.82

Competitive Comparison of The Walt Disney Co's Debt-to-EBITDA

For the Entertainment subindustry, The Walt Disney Co's Debt-to-EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-EBITDA 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's Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution in the Media - Diversified Industry

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

* The bar in red indicates where The Walt Disney Co's Debt-to-EBITDA falls into.



The Walt Disney Co Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

The Walt Disney Co's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2023 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(1515283.542 + 15945472.189) / 4238244.567
=4.12

The Walt Disney Co's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(5719732.597 + 33287175.566) / 8088000.136
=4.82

* 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.

In the calculation of annual Debt-to-EBITDA, the EBITDA of the last fiscal year is used. In calculating the annualized quarterly data, the EBITDA data used here is four times the quarterly (Mar. 2024) EBITDA data.


The Walt Disney Co  (BUE:DISN) Debt-to-EBITDA Explanation

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


Be Aware

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt.

According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.


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The Walt Disney Co (BUE:DISN) Business Description

Address
500 South Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA, USA, 91521
Disney operates in three global business segments: entertainment, sports, and experiences. Entertainment and experiences both benefit from franchises and characters the firm has created over the course of a century. Entertainment includes the ABC broadcast network, several cable television networks, and the Disney+ and Hulu streaming services. Within the segment, Disney also engages in movie and television production and distribution, with content licensed to movie theaters, other content providers, or, increasingly, kept in-house for use on Disney's own streaming platform and television networks. The sports segment houses ESPN and the ESPN+ streaming service. Experiences contains Disney's theme parks and vacation destinations, and also benefits from merchandise licensing.

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