Netflix Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:NFLX)

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$132.89 $0.81 (0.61%) NFLX stock closing price Jan 17, 2017 (Closing)

The Netflix cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. While its important to look at the Netflix debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Netflix revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Netflix had cash and cash equivalents of $1.11B at beginning of year and $1.81B at year end for 2015. Netflix cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. NFLX decrease in investments stood at a negative value of $-179.19M for the latest 2015. View details of Netflix cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Netflix Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow3.55B2.78B2.24B1.7B839.61M340.06M259.26M242.83M224.98M157.13M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities172.88M137.1M119.86M26M119.14M-178.83M-45.65M-24.06M30M35.12M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-4.59B-3.17B-2.38B-1.72B-867.18M-45.68M-4.41M-17.76M-30.11M6.51M
Netflix Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-91.24M-69.72M-54.14M-41.45M-49.68M-33.83M-45.93M-43.79M-44.24M-27.31M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------223.98M-156.64M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-8.07M100.31M-141.83M-165M-134.65M29.31M-18.13M44.37M-204.5M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-79.87M-73.45M-59.98M-39.45M-81.48M-111.55M-182M-145.54M21.92M-1.91M
Netflix Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares77.98M60.54M124.55M3.66M19.89M-160.48M-289.06M-181.03M-90.24M112.96M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.5B398.9M270.04M-2.61M195.97M-1.77M191.73M-0.82M--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Netflix Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-15.92M-6.68M-3.45M-0.19M------
Netflix Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.11B604.96M290.29M508.05M194.49M134.22M139.88M177.43M400.43M212.25M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.81B1.11B604.96M290.29M508.05M194.49M134.22M139.88M177.43M400.43M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Netflix stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Netflix stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: Netflix cash reduced YoY to $122.64M, meaning the company is unable to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the Netflix 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 negative value of $-749.43M for NFLX.
  • 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 $-749.43M for NFLX in last year report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Netflix and its owners and creditors and was $1.64B for 2015. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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