AeroVironment Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:AVAV)

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$25.86 $0.1 (0.39%) AVAV stock closing price Jan 13, 2017 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like AeroVironment from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the AeroVironment debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as AeroVironment revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. AeroVironment purchased $3.35M worth of AVAV shares. The cash flow statement helps in the AeroVironment stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. AeroVironment had an outflow of $38.86M from operating activities, $3.93M spend due to financing activities, and $7.25M gain due to investing activities for 2016. View details of AeroVironment cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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AeroVironment Net Income Cash Flow
8.96M2.89M13.71M10.42M30.45M25.9M20.71M24.24M21.38M20.71M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow6.07M8.36M9.15M10.93M8.97M10.59M8.98M5.35M3.84M2.89M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-22.54M18.39M2.26M-0.58M-22.61M-6.7M1.63M1.7M-17.83M-7.95M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net8.05M9.75M3.72M3.23M1.94M3.68M4.65M8.46M8.12M-0.64M
AeroVironment Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
0.55M39.41M28.86M24M18.75M33.48M35.98M39.77M15.52M15.02M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-6.74M-5.27M-7.14M-11.83M-14.97M-10.06M-10.79M-13.28M-7.92M-3.02M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-9.82M-18.39M23.47M-0.42M-2.35M9.13M-113.97M-16.19M74.95M-88.32M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--0.15M-0.75M-0.85M------
AeroVironment Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-16.57M-23.82M15.58M-13.1M-17.32M-0.93M-124.76M-29.48M67.02M-91.34M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.63M0.72M6.7M0.28M0.56M0.61M0.83M1.04M1.2M80.71M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.47M---------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
AeroVironment Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-3.09M0.84M7.19M0.21M0.75M0.82M0.94M1.14M1.59M81.85M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
AeroVironment Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-19.12M16.44M51.63M11.11M2.17M33.37M-87.83M11.43M84.14M5.53M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year143.41M126.96M75.33M64.22M62.04M28.66M116.5M105.06M20.92M15.38M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End124.28M143.41M126.96M75.33M64.22M62.04M28.66M116.5M105.06M20.92M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While AeroVironment stock price history provides the price history of a stock, AeroVironment 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:
  • AeroVironment has cash of $124.28M 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 AeroVironment stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: AeroVironment reported a positive operating cash flow of $0.55M for 2016 and has seen a decrease 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 from investing stood at a positive value of $-16.57M for AVAV stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • 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. AeroVironment spent $3.93M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.
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Key Financial Ratios For AeroVironment Cash Flow

FCF margin
-0.14