Facebook Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:FB)

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The Facebook cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. The profit-loss statement shows Facebook profits, the balance sheet shows Facebook debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Facebook cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents.  Facebook had cash and cash equivalents of $4.32B at the beginning of the year and $4.91B at year end for 2015.   Facebook had an inflow of $3.14B from operating activities, $11M inflow due to financing activities, and $3.52B spend due to investing activities for 2015. View details of Facebook cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Facebook Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.95B1.24B1.01B649M323M-78M-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities784M-262M676M-491M5M--179M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--------
Other Adjustments Net2.18B1.54B1.04B1.4B221M-27M-
Facebook Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.52B-1.83B-1.36B-1.24B-606M--33M-
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-313M-4.98B-368M-911M-24M-3M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-6.7B1.24B-883M-4.88B-2.4B---
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities102M-350M-11M-2M6M--32M-
Facebook Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-18M1.5B6.78B1.03B-209M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-119M-243M-1.89B1.13B-431M---
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Facebook Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-155M-123M8M1M3M---
Facebook Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.32B3.32B2.38B1.51B1.79B-297M-
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.91B4.32B3.32B2.38B1.51B-633M-
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Facebook stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Facebook stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Facebook had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $592M for the latest year 2015. 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 Facebook 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.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Facebook reported a positive operating cash flow of $8.6B for 2015 and has seen an increase 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 $8.6B for FB in last year report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $1.58B for Facebook. 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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