Apple Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:AAPL)

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$178.02 $0.63 (0.35%) AAPL stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Apple from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Apple profits and Apple debt. Apple stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $20.07B till 2018 Q1. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. AAPL decrease in investments stood at a value of $-13.59B for the latest quarter 2018 Q1.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.75B10.16B7.67B5.32B2.99B10.51B7.96B5.43B2.95B11.26B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities37.94B-5.55B-5.66B254M3.74B484M-3.3B-462M3.48B11.65B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-32.45B10.64B8.29B5.09B2.43B9.15B8.37B5.22B2.67B4.97B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.81B-12.45B-8.59B-6.31B-3.33B-12.73B-8.76B-5.95B-3.61B-11.25B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-173M-329M-248M-67M-17M-297M-146M-140M-86M-343M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-10.52B-33.54B-27.77B-26.94B-15.58B-32.02B-28.6B-27.04B-16.06B-44.42B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-90M-124M104M-10M-190M-924M-1.07B-979M-692M-267M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-10.1B-32.35B-24.83B-17.74B-10.85B-29.23B-23.45B-13.28B-6.86B-34.71B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities6.97B25.16B18.23B10.98B-22.45B15.48B15.58B-27.11B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings2M3.85B3.87B1.88B2.39B-397M3.99B-503M-1.24B2.19B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-3.34B-12.77B-9.5B-6.13B-3.13B-12.15B-9.06B-5.87B-2.97B-11.56B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.04B-1.25B-1.11B-563M-451M-1.16B-970M-487M-373M-750M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year20.48B21.12B13.84B14.26B10.75B9.82B11.26B5.26B11.88B9.35B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End27.49B20.29B18.57B15.16B16.37B20.48B18.24B21.51B16.69B21.12B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Apple stock price history and Apple stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Apple saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $7.2B till 2018 Q1. Apart from the Apple stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Apple increased its cash from operating activities to $28.29B till 2018 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: Apple used $-13.59B 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.
  • 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 $-7.5B for Apple.

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