Sony Corp Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:SNE)

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$28.06 $0.16 (0.57%) SNE stock closing price Dec 02, 2016 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like Sony Corp needs to disclose. 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 had cash and cash equivalents of $7.88B at beginning of quarter and $5.2B at quarter end for 2017-Q2. Sony Corp cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Sony Corp has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-4.54B. View details of Sony Corp cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar. 2017-Q2 2017-Q1 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1
Sony Corp Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.79B908M3.3B2.29B1.53B713M3.23B2.08B1.53B835M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-4.27B-3.02B-2.05B-3.32B-3.42B-2.39B1.79B-618M-1.69B-1.05B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.76B1.91B3.23B1.34B871M-404M2.29B1.43B1.82B453M
Sony Corp Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.96B-1.01B-2.9B-1.97B-1.27B-611M-1.63B-944M-600M-252M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires32M-147.65M148M148M146M0.84M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-4.59B-1.14B-5.2B-3.47B-2.4B-757M-4.08B-1.96B-1.87B-1.01B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-92M26M-605.38M-299M-293M-188M-114.04M-104M-127M25M
Sony Corp Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--2.5B2.51B2.51B-----
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities621M-462M-1.09B8M291M-615M-2.18B-1.89B-2.01B-2.09B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings1.22B-339M814.66M1.26B1.78B509M-464.21M358M-8M-188M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-125M-123M-105.83M-106M-1M--119.75M-108M-120M-130M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities94M-33M1.03B470M-408M42M369.21M113M-366M-481M
Sony Corp Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-550M-495M-536.25M-69M-76M105M465.35M434M145M-92M
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 End5.2B6.13B8.16B9.09B8.42B5.15B8.64B7.72B5.6B6.81B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Sony Corp stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Sony Corp 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:
  • Sony Corp has cash of $5.2B on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Sony Corp stock price.
  • Sony Corp increased its cash from operating activities to $650M in 2017-Q2. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-6.61B for SNE stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $1.81B for Sony Corp. 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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