Amazon Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:AMZN)

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The Amazon cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Amazon profits one has to check the income statement and for Amazon debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Amazon stock analysis. Amazon had a positive net income cash flow of $596M for the latest year. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Amazon has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $1.33B. View details of Amazon cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Amazon Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow6.28B4.75B3.25B2.16B1.08B568M378M287M246M205M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities2.56B974M767M1.52B1.46B1.58B1.61B714M832M284M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.49B1.36B1.18B537M725M194M401M51M-149M23M
Amazon Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-4.59B-4.89B-3.44B-3.79B-1.81B-979M-373M-333M-224M-216M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-795M-979M-312M-745M-705M-352M-40M-494M-75M-32M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.07B807M-520M935M586M-2.03B-1.92B-372M341M-85M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Amazon Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----960M-277M---89M-157M-217M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-3.88B4.43B-617M2.79B-267M-78M-385M-268M-50M-285M
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-374M-310M-86M-29M1M17M-1M-70M20M40M
Amazon Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year14.56B8.66B8.08B5.27B3.78B3.44B2.77B2.54B1.02B1.01B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End15.89B14.56B8.66B8.08B5.27B3.78B3.44B2.77B2.54B1.02B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Amazon stock price history and Amazon stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Amazon had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.33B for the latest year 2015. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Amazon stock price , albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Amazon increased its cash from operating activities to $5.08B in 2015. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Amazon used $1.39B cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Amazon spent $8.2B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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