Sony Corp Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:SNE)

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$30.86 $0.16 (0.52%) SNE stock closing price Jan 17, 2017 (Closing)

The Sony Corp cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. Financials statements like the income statement and balance sheet show that the company has Sony Corp profits and Sony Corp debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Sony Corp stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $530M for 2017-Q2. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   The cash from operating activities for Sony Corp is $807M for 2017-Q2, which saw an increase of 414.01% from previous quarter. 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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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:
  • 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $807M for Sony Corp in the latest quarter. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • 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: 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 $2.77B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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