Amazon Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:AMZN)

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$847.38 $0.68 (0.08%) AMZN stock closing price Mar 23, 2017 (Closing)

The Amazon cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Amazon profits and Amazon debt. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Amazon stock analysis. Amazon generated $16.44B cash from operating activities in 2016. Amazon has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $3.44B. View details of Amazon cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Amazon Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow8.12B6.28B4.75B3.25B2.16B1.08B568M378M287M246M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities3.92B2.56B974M767M1.52B1.46B1.58B1.61B714M832M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.04B2.49B1.36B1.18B537M725M194M401M51M-149M
Amazon Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-6.74B-4.59B-4.89B-3.44B-3.79B-1.81B-979M-373M-333M-224M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-116M-795M-979M-312M-745M-705M-352M-40M-494M-75M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-3.02B-1.07B807M-520M935M586M-2.03B-1.92B-372M341M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Amazon Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-----960M-277M---89M-157M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-3.74B-3.88B4.43B-617M2.79B-267M-78M-385M-268M-50M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Amazon Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-212M-374M-310M-86M-29M1M17M-1M-70M20M
Amazon Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year15.89B14.56B8.66B8.08B5.27B3.78B3.44B2.77B2.54B1.02B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End19.33B15.89B14.56B8.66B8.08B5.27B3.78B3.44B2.77B2.54B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Amazon stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Amazon stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Amazon has cash of $19.33B on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Amazon stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Amazon reported a positive operating cash flow of $16.44B for 2016 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc. , and was $16.44B for AMZN in last year report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Amazon and its owners and creditors and was $-2.91B for 2016. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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