Baidu Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:BIDU)

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$175.97 $2.53 (1.46%) BIDU stock closing price Jan 23, 2017 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Baidu needs to disclose. 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 Baidu profits one has to check the income statement and for Baidu debt one has to check the balance sheet. Baidu stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $5.01B for 2015. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   The cash from operating activities for Baidu is $3B for 2015, which saw an increase of 3.71% from previous year. View details of Baidu cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Baidu Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow904.76M640.21M438.07M243.22M137.16M66.87M46.44M24.8M9.02M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities654.15M523.66M159.78M125.35M91.83M113.04M59.58M13.68M13.79M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------0.59M
Other Adjustments Net-3.57B-246.2M-30.13M-111M12.57M-1.83M10.34M3.48M6.52M
Baidu Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-805.36M-775.39M-454.32M-374.46M-272.74M-135.65M-60.16M-78.56M-16.46M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-598.02M-53M-2.18B-131.7M-301.6M--1.75M-1.93M-5.55M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-3.04B-2.54B-1.02B-1.66B-1.54B-36.57M-10.84M-16.01M-10.93M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-388.39M-252M-192.92M-36.08M-89.95M-12.24M-5.76M-1.26M-4.75M
Baidu Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-405.05M328.73M256.63M25.27M3.59M5.87M13.93M5.57M4.2M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.74M235.3M-34.59M365.59M----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings1.6B1B995.65M1.47B-----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--54.47M-------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Baidu Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash27.66M12.82M-33.12M-1.86M-1.33M-0.92M-0.1M-6.62M-3.63M
Baidu Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.14B1.56B1.96B662.5M1.21B633.39M346.06M155.76M115.4M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.54B2.23B1.6B1.91B639.75M1.18B615.28M185.15M145.6M
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 Baidu stock price history and Baidu stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: Baidu cash grew YoY to $5.01B, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the Baidu stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $3B for BIDU.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-4.83B for BIDU stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $1.2B for Baidu.