Sony Corp Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:SNE)

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$31.84 $0.01 (0.03%) SNE stock closing price Oct 26, 2016 (Closing)

The Sony Corp 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 Sony Corp profits and Sony Corp debt. Sony Corp stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $1.74B for 2016. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   Sony Corp had an outflow of $649.79M from operating activities, $5.55B inflow due to financing activities, and $2.73B spend due to investing activities for 2016. View details of Sony Corp cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar. 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Sony Corp Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow3.3B3.23B3.77B5.73B6.2B6.73B6.98B6.61B6.45B6.92B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-2.05B1.79B1.15B1.35B1.23B-1.54B3.24B-3.06B-2.49B-2.42B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net3.23B2.29B2.41B-3.07B3.77B4.59B-498.6M1.51B-551.9M-584.62M
Sony Corp Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.9B-1.63B-1.84B-859M-4.39B-2.75B-3.47B--2.9B-3.96B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires147.65M0.84M150.16M561M-773M1.16B-22.34M-388.41M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-5.2B-4.08B-5.45B-7.03B-5.96B-6.67B-4.74B-1.67B-7.86B-2.81B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-605.38M-114.04M36.93M-178M353M-104.87M150.15M-9.17B2.75B-54.76M
Sony Corp Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares2.5B-----1M3.78M320.55M70.04M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.09B-2.18B143.95M-1.77B1.28B-2.51B3.94B-1.92B-31.75M795.65M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings814.66M-464.21M251.83M-1.28B-319M71.6M-2.69B2.45B139.37M54.86M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-105.83M-119.75M-256.43M-267M-306M-293.64M-270M-425.94M-220.86M-225.46M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Sony Corp Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-536.25M465.35M586.14M770M-169M-806.01M-11M-189.11M-582.8M29.7M
Sony Corp Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year7.88B9.52B8.26B9.52B12.37B13.94B7.11B10.86B7.04B6.33B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End8.16B8.64B10.46B8.79B10.91B11.87B12.81B6.61B9.56B7.2B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: Sony Corp cash grew YoY to $1.74B, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the Sony Corp stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Sony Corp reported a positive operating cash flow of $6.22B for 2016 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 from investing stood at a negative value of $-8.55B for SNE 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Sony Corp earned $5.55B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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