Dolby Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:DLB)

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$49.83 $0.29 (0.59%) DLB stock closing price Oct 21, 2016 (Closing)

The Dolby cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Dolby profits and Dolby debt. Dolby had cash and cash equivalents of $568.47M at beginning of year and $531.92M at year end for 2015. Dolby cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for Dolby is $309.37MĀ for 2015, which saw a decrease of -14.43% from previous year. View details of Dolby cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep. 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Dolby Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow78.29M62.67M63.47M61.01M61.08M44.05M34.32M26.71M14.8M12.86M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities18.86M30.66M-22.13M15.71M-10.36M2.69M-8.47M59.25M20.18M44.04M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net28.97M59.49M43.01M47.92M42.38M-2.27M4.38M-20.95M-14.84M-13.95M
Dolby Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-157.52M-75.36M-26.2M-165.27M-43.79M-35.32M-13.99M-13.61M-10.57M-8.03M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-93.51M---12.52M-3.35M-5.6M-16.62M-253.04M-30.2M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments58.44M-92.66M210.12M-16.53M-189.55M-2.6M-196.31M-4.72M-146.88M-105.36M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-10.99M-36.91M-7.05M-0.35M--0.82M-9.57M0.04M-5.12M-1.04M
Dolby Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-78.72M-22.65M-66.28M-250.81M-169.09M-201.73M17.21M14.68M10.14M7.71M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---0.07M-0.51M--7.68M-1.52M-1.53M--1.36M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------1.46M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-41.01M--408.2M-------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Dolby Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-3.8M-1.94M-1.76M0.28M1.16M-3.98M-1.33M-1.73M4.23M1.82M
Dolby Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year568.47M454.39M492.6M551.51M545.86M451.67M394.76M368.46M363.53M372.4M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End531.92M568.47M454.39M492.6M551.51M545.86M451.67M394.76M368.46M412.48M
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 Dolby stock price history and Dolby stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: Dolby cash reduced YoY to $183.24M, meaning the company is unable to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the Dolby stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Dolby reported a positive operating cash flow of $309.37M for 2015 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 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 $309.37M for DLB in last year report.
  • 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 $-138.51M for Dolby.

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