Sony Corp Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:SNE)

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$32.72 $0.19 (0.58%) SNE stock closing price Oct 20, 2016 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Sony Corp from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Sony Corp 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 Sony Corp 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. Sony Corp purchased $2.5B worth of SNE shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Sony Corp stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Sony Corp saw a inflow of $6.42B from investing activities for 2017-Q1. View details of Sony Corp cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar. 2017-Q1 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4
Sony Corp Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow908M3.3B2.29B1.53B713M3.23B2.08B1.53B835M3.77B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-3.02B-2.05B-3.32B-3.42B-2.39B1.79B-618M-1.69B-1.05B1.15B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.91B3.23B1.34B871M-404M2.29B1.43B1.82B453M2.41B
Sony Corp Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.01B-2.9B-1.97B-1.27B-611M-1.63B-944M-600M-252M-1.84B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-147.65M148M148M146M0.84M---150.16M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.14B-5.2B-3.47B-2.4B-757M-4.08B-1.96B-1.87B-1.01B-5.45B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities26M-605.38M-299M-293M-188M-114.04M-104M-127M25M36.93M
Sony Corp Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.5B2.51B2.51B------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-462M-1.09B8M291M-615M-2.18B-1.89B-2.01B-2.09B143.95M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-339M814.66M1.26B1.78B509M-464.21M358M-8M-188M251.83M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-123M-105.83M-106M-1M--119.75M-108M-120M-130M-256.43M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-33M1.03B470M-408M42M369.21M113M-366M-481M1.94B
Sony Corp Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-495M-536.25M-69M-76M105M465.35M434M145M-92M586.14M
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 End6.13B8.16B9.09B8.42B5.15B8.64B7.72B5.6B6.81B10.46B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

Sony Corp stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Sony Corp stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Sony Corp has cash of $6.13B 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 decreased its cash from operating activities to $6.06B in 2017-Q1. 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.
  • 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 $157M for SNE in last quarter report.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-957M for Sony Corp.

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