AeroVironment Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:AVAV)

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$23.73 $0.76 (3.31%) AVAV stock closing price Oct 26, 2016 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like AeroVironment needs to disclose. 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. 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 AeroVironment stock analysis. AeroVironment generated $0.55M cash from operating activities in 2016. The cash from operating activities for AeroVironment is $0.55MĀ for 2016, which saw a decrease of -98.6% from previous year. View details of AeroVironment cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is May - Apr. 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
AeroVironment Net Income Cash Flow
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
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
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
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
AeroVironment Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
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.

AeroVironment stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and AeroVironment stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • AeroVironment had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-19.12M for the latest year 2016. 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 AeroVironment 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.
  • AeroVironment decreased its cash from operating activities to $38.86M in 2016. 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: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc. , and was $0.55M for AVAV in last year report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-3.09M for AeroVironment. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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