Qualcomm Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:QCOM)

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$56.81 $0.23 (0.4%) QCOM stock closing price Mar 23, 2017 (Closing)

The Qualcomm cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. 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 Qualcomm profits one has to check the income statement and for Qualcomm 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 Qualcomm stock analysis. Qualcomm generated $7.4B cash from operating activities in 2016. Qualcomm had an inflow of $1.89B from operating activities, $3.26B spend due to financing activities, and $84M gain due to investing activities for 2016. View details of Qualcomm cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Qualcomm Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.43B1.21B1.15B1.21B920M1.18B666M635M456M383M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-153M-1.95B-618M-115M-665M442M-46M3.99B-708M24M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---665M-------
Other Adjustments Net423M971M1.06B839M-316M-959M209M952M650M101M
Qualcomm Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-523M-728M-1.19B-1.05B-1.28B-593M-426M-761M-1.4B-818M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-812M-3B-95M-192M-833M-3.13B----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-2.58B178M-465M-402M-6.6B-781M523M-5.05B-1.45B-1.16B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities424M-25M106M64M1.84B15M-936M354M25M84M
Qualcomm Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.26B-10.46B-3.11B-3.09B487M2.57B-2.33B357M-486M-909M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-8.2B9.94B-95M119M-1.06B---
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings8.95B1B---75M----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.99B-2.88B-2.59B-2.06B-1.58B-1.35B-1.18B-1.09B-982M-862M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Qualcomm Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-4M-20M-3M-20M-19M-14M-2M-5M-3M2M
Qualcomm Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year7.56B7.91B6.14B3.81B5.46B3.55B2.72B1.84B2.41B1.61B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.95B7.56B7.91B6.14B3.81B5.46B3.55B2.72B1.84B2.41B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Qualcomm stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Qualcomm stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Qualcomm had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-1.61B 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 Qualcomm 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. Qualcomm gained $1.89B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Qualcomm generated $84M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-5.52B for Qualcomm. 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.