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Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS)

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Analysis of Goodwill and Intangible Assets

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Goodwill and Intangible Asset Disclosure

Walt Disney Co., balance sheet: goodwill and intangible assets

US$ in millions

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Character/franchise intangibles, copyrights and trademarks
MVPD agreements
Other amortizable intangible assets
Gross amortizable intangible assets
Accumulated amortization
Net amortizable intangible assets
Indefinite lived intangible assets
Intangible assets
Goodwill
Goodwill and other intangible assets

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-20), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25).

Item Description The company
Intangible assets Sum of the carrying amounts of all intangible assets, excluding goodwill, as of the balance sheet date, net of accumulated amortization and impairment charges. Walt Disney Co.’s intangible assets increased from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly decreased from 2019 to 2020.
Goodwill Amount after accumulated impairment loss of an asset representing future economic benefits arising from other assets acquired in a business combination that are not individually identified and separately recognized. Walt Disney Co.’s goodwill increased from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly decreased from 2019 to 2020.
Goodwill and other intangible assets Sum of the carrying amounts of all intangible assets, including goodwill, as of the balance sheet date, net of accumulated amortization and impairment charges. Walt Disney Co.’s goodwill and other intangible assets increased from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly decreased from 2019 to 2020.

Adjustments to Financial Statements: Removal of Goodwill

Walt Disney Co., adjustments to financial statements

US$ in millions

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Adjustment to Total Assets
Total assets (as reported)
Less: Goodwill
Total assets (adjusted)
Adjustment to Total Disney Shareholder’s Equity
Total Disney Shareholder’s equity (as reported)
Less: Goodwill
Total Disney Shareholder’s equity (adjusted)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-20), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25).


Walt Disney Co., Financial Data: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Financial Ratios: Removal of Goodwill (Summary)

Walt Disney Co., adjusted financial ratios

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Total Asset Turnover
Reported total asset turnover
Adjusted total asset turnover
Financial Leverage
Reported financial leverage
Adjusted financial leverage
Return on Equity (ROE)
Reported ROE
Adjusted ROE
Return on Assets (ROA)
Reported ROA
Adjusted ROA

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-20), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25).

Financial ratio Description The company
Adjusted total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by adjusted total assets. Walt Disney Co.’s adjusted total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted financial leverage A measure of financial leverage calculated as adjusted total assets divided by adjusted total equity.
Financial leverage is the extent to which a company can effect, through the use of debt, a proportional change in the return on common equity that is greater than a given proportional change in operating income.
Walt Disney Co.’s adjusted financial leverage ratio increased from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by adjusted shareholders’ equity. Walt Disney Co.’s adjusted ROE improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by adjusted total assets. Walt Disney Co.’s adjusted ROA deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Walt Disney Co., Financial Ratios: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Total Asset Turnover

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Revenues
Total assets
Activity Ratio
Total asset turnover1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Revenues
Adjusted total assets
Activity Ratio
Adjusted total asset turnover2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-20), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25).

2020 Calculations

1 Total asset turnover = Revenues ÷ Total assets
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted total asset turnover = Revenues ÷ Adjusted total assets
= ÷ =

Activity ratio Description The company
Adjusted total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by adjusted total assets. Walt Disney Co.’s adjusted total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Financial Leverage

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Total assets
Total Disney Shareholder’s equity
Solvency Ratio
Financial leverage1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted total assets
Adjusted total Disney Shareholder’s equity
Solvency Ratio
Adjusted financial leverage2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-20), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25).

2020 Calculations

1 Financial leverage = Total assets ÷ Total Disney Shareholder’s equity
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted financial leverage = Adjusted total assets ÷ Adjusted total Disney Shareholder’s equity
= ÷ =

Solvency ratio Description The company
Adjusted financial leverage A measure of financial leverage calculated as adjusted total assets divided by adjusted total equity.
Financial leverage is the extent to which a company can effect, through the use of debt, a proportional change in the return on common equity that is greater than a given proportional change in operating income.
Walt Disney Co.’s adjusted financial leverage ratio increased from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Return on Equity (ROE)

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) attributable to The Walt Disney Company (Disney)
Total Disney Shareholder’s equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) attributable to The Walt Disney Company (Disney)
Adjusted total Disney Shareholder’s equity
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROE2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-20), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25).

2020 Calculations

1 ROE = 100 × Net income (loss) attributable to The Walt Disney Company (Disney) ÷ Total Disney Shareholder’s equity
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROE = 100 × Net income (loss) attributable to The Walt Disney Company (Disney) ÷ Adjusted total Disney Shareholder’s equity
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by adjusted shareholders’ equity. Walt Disney Co.’s adjusted ROE improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Return on Assets (ROA)

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Oct 3, 2020 Sep 28, 2019 Sep 29, 2018 Sep 30, 2017 Oct 1, 2016 Oct 3, 2015
As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) attributable to The Walt Disney Company (Disney)
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) attributable to The Walt Disney Company (Disney)
Adjusted total assets
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROA2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-20), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25).

2020 Calculations

1 ROA = 100 × Net income (loss) attributable to The Walt Disney Company (Disney) ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROA = 100 × Net income (loss) attributable to The Walt Disney Company (Disney) ÷ Adjusted total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by adjusted total assets. Walt Disney Co.’s adjusted ROA deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.