Alphabet Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:GOOGL)

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The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Alphabet needs to disclose. Financials statements like the income statement and balance sheet show that the company has Alphabet profits and Alphabet debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Alphabet had cash and cash equivalents of $16.55B at beginning of year and $12.92B at year end for 2016. Alphabet 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 Alphabet is $36.04BĀ for 2016, which saw an increase of 38.47% from previous year. View details of Alphabet cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Alphabet Net Income Cash Flow
19.48B16.35B14.44B12.92B10.74B9.74B8.51B6.52B4.23B4.2B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow6.14B5.06B4.98B3.94B2.96B1.85B1.4B1.52B1.5B967.65M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities3.3B-409M364M-31M898M630M-99M485.98M327.23M318.54M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net7.11B5.02B2.59B1.83B2.02B2.35B1.28B785.45M1.8B285.48M
Alphabet Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
36.04B26.02B22.38B18.66B16.62B14.57B11.08B9.32B7.85B5.78B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-9.97B-9.92B-10.96B-7.36B-3.27B-3.44B-4.02B-809.88M-2.36B-2.4B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-986M-236M-4.5B1.08B-10.57B-1.9B-1.07B-108.02M-3.32B-906.65M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-17.78B-13.21B-7B-7.1B1.12B-13.35B-7.96B-7.1B359.33M-372.09M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-2.43B-350M1.4B-299M-334M-354M2.36B---
Alphabet Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-31.17B-23.71B-21.06B-13.68B-13.06B-19.04B-10.68B-8.02B-5.32B-3.68B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.69B-1.78B-----801M--23.86M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.34B-23M-18M-557M1.33B726M----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings------3.46B---
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Alphabet Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-8.33B-3.68B-1.44B-857M1.23B807M3.05B233.41M87.56M403.06M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-170M-434M-433M-3M3M22M-19M10.51M-45.92M40.03M
Alphabet Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-3.63B-1.8B-551M4.12B4.8B-3.65B3.43B1.54B2.58B2.54B
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year16.55B18.35B18.9B14.78B9.98B13.63B10.2B8.66B6.08B3.54B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End12.92B16.55B18.35B18.9B14.78B9.98B13.63B10.2B8.66B6.08B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Alphabet stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Alphabet stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Alphabet had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-3.63B for the latest year 2016. 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 Alphabet 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Alphabet gained $10.01B 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 $-31.17B for GOOGL 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 shows the flow of cash between Alphabet and its owners and creditors and was $-8.33B for 2016. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.
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Key Financial Ratios For Alphabet Cash Flow

FCF margin
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