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The Walt Disney Co (The Walt Disney Co) Debt-to-Equity : 0.47 (As of Mar. 2024)


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

The Walt Disney Co's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was $6,789 Mil. The Walt Disney Co's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was $39,510 Mil. The Walt Disney Co's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was $99,252 Mil. The Walt Disney Co's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 was 0.47.

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: 0.33   Med: 0.51   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.47

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of The Walt Disney Co was 0.75. The lowest was 0.33. And the median was 0.51.

DIS's Debt-to-Equity is ranked worse than
61.18% of 832 companies
in the Media - Diversified industry
Industry Median: 0.28 vs DIS: 0.47

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 Debt-to-Equity Chart

The Walt Disney Co Annual Data
Trend Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21 Sep22 Sep23
Debt-to-Equity
Get a 7-Day Free Trial Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.53 0.74 0.65 0.54 0.50

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-Equity 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 0.50 0.48 0.50 0.47 0.47

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

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's Debt-to-Equity Distribution in the Media - Diversified Industry

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 into.



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. 2023 is calculated as

The Walt Disney Co's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2024 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 (The Walt Disney Co) 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.
Executives
Sonia L Coleman officer: Sr. EVP and Chief HR Officer 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521
Brent Woodford officer: EVP, Control, Fin Plan & Tax 1441 GARDINER LANE, LOUISVILLE KY 40213
Amy Chang director 2100 SEAPORT BLVD., C/O INFORMATICA CORPORATION, REDWOOD CITY CA 94063
Kevin A Lansberry officer: Interim Chief Finan Officer 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521
Christine M Mccarthy officer: SEVP-Chief Financial Officer 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521-0964
Carolyn Everson director C/O THE HERTZ CORPORATION, 225 BRAE BOULEVARD, PARK RIDGE NJ 07656-0713
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
Robert A Chapek officer: Chief Executive 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
Calvin Mcdonald director C/O LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC., 1818 CORNWALL AVENUE, VANCOUVER A1 V6J 1C7
Robert A Iger director, officer: Chairman and CEO C/O WALT DISNEY CO, 500 S BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521-1062
Zenia B. Mucha officer: SEVP Corporate Communications 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521
Mary Jayne Parker officer: SEVP and Chief HR Officer 500 SOUTH BUENA VISTA STREET, BURBANK CA 91521-0966

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