Alibaba Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:BABA)

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The Alibaba 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 Alibaba profits one has to check the income statement and for Alibaba debt one has to check the balance sheet. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Alibaba cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Alibaba compared to various industry peers like AMZN stock and PCLN stock. The cash from operating activities for Alibaba is $10.02BĀ for 2017-Q3, which saw an increase of 107.8% from previous quarter. View details of Alibaba cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar. 2017-Q3 2017-Q2 2017-Q1 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2
Alibaba Net Income Cash Flow
---11.06B---3.92B-2.52B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow---1.04B---712M-293M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities---1.21B---299M--35M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net----4.49B---1.72B--165M
Alibaba Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
10.02B4.82B2.25B8.82B7.99B4.02B1.68B6.65B5.71B2.61B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment----843M----769M--464M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---526M----1.86B--1.47B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----5.6B----5.71B--4.86B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----723M----290M--205M
Alibaba Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-10.85B-10.07B-9.25B-6.64B-5.47B-3.33B-2.52B-8.62B-7.7B-7B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----2.96B---9.91B-10.02B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---96M---3.04B-3.04B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---288M---1.17B-288M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--------17M--17M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities---121M---19M-26M
Alibaba Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
4.38B4.67B3.21B-2.46B-2.29B-2.54B179M14.11B13.94B13.35B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash358M111M94M72M100M50M-7M-18M-21M2M
Alibaba Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
3.91B-470M-3.7B-213M326M-1.8B-666M12.12B11.93B8.97B
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year16.78B5.33B4.9B2.71B1.14B-----
Cash & Equivalents at Year End19.3B15.55B12.38B16.57B17.03B15.22B16.79B17.45B17.25B14.35B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Alibaba stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Alibaba 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:
  • Alibaba had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $3.91B for the latest quarter 2017-Q3. 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 Alibaba 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $10.02B for Alibaba in the latest quarter. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • 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 $10.02B for BABA in last quarter report.
  • 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. Alibaba spent $287M 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 Alibaba Cash Flow

FCF margin
0.68