China Automotive Systems Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:CAAS)

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$4.01 $0.05 (1.23%) CAAS stock closing price Oct 21, 2016 (Closing)

The China Automotive Systems cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. 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 China Automotive Systems profits one has to check the income statement and for China Automotive Systems debt one has to check the balance sheet. 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 China Automotive Systems stock analysis. China Automotive Systems generated $39.27M cash from operating activities in 2015. China Automotive Systems had an outflow of $6.42M from operating activities, $7.34M inflow due to financing activities, and $10.48M spend due to investing activities for 2015. View details of China Automotive Systems 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
China Automotive Systems Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow15.27M15.52M14.64M14.08M13.5M9.49M9.4M10.34M7.35M6.47M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-5.44M-4.19M-31.34M-18.11M-3.83M-13.67M-5.07M-10.88M-12.58M-9.99M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.54M-5.22M-3.49M-5.24M-23.5M-20.19M-0.65M4.47M7.69M6.67M
China Automotive Systems Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-40.97M-10.99M-8.42M-15.06M-14.28M-27.64M-17.21M-11.87M-13.35M-6.91M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--2.97M-7.47M--3.09M--10M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments11.1M-6.4M-35.16M-------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-2.39M-1.41M0.52M1.3M0.24M-1.86M-0.11M-0.47M0.19M5.69M
China Automotive Systems Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----0.83M0.51M0.45M0.42M0.74M1.14M10.37M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----23.57M---5M35M--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-0.4M4.42M-4.34M32.22M3.2M1.42M-2.19M-7.56M-2.18M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.12M-13.6M-1.43M-2.93M-2.82M-3.61M-4.17M-6.19M--3.89M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
China Automotive Systems Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-4.05M-0.26M2.32M0.14M2.64M1.38M0.03M1.62M1.33M0.82M
China Automotive Systems Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year68.5M53.97M87.64M72.96M49.42M43.48M37.11M19.48M27.41M12.37M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End69.67M68.5M53.97M87.64M72.96M49.42M43.48M37.11M19.48M27.41M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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 China Automotive Systems stock price history and China Automotive Systems stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: China Automotive Systems cash reduced YoY to $27.89M, meaning the company is unable to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the China Automotive Systems stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. China Automotive Systems lost $6.42M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-32.27M for CAAS 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. China Automotive Systems earned $7.34M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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