ABB Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:ABB)

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$21.26 $0.12 (0.57%) ABB stock closing price Oct 12, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of ABB requires an investor to check the cash flows for ABB. 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 ABB profits and ABB debt. ABB cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. ABB had cash and cash equivalents of $3.64B at the beginning of the year and $4.53B at year end for 2017. ABB has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $882M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.1B1.14B1.16B1.31B1.32B1.18B995M702M655M661M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities718M673M658M316M-711M-302M-284M617M580M-771M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-385M1M-55M-494M139M87M-414M146M-344M950M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-883M-770M-808M-993M-1.03B-1.29B-964M-793M-931M-1.08B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.52B-27M13M1.04B-852M-3.69B-4.01B-1.23B-193M-607M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments854M-469M-430M-1B976M-673M1.78B-717M-1.07B1.79B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities102M-39M251M-168M185M85M-55M-7M-28M7M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-88M-1.11B-1.38B-965M74M90M110M-150M89M-572M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-86M-337M-33M60M-1.4B4.88B4M-220M-119M-328M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings207M-152M3M-103M-697M570M450M52M-59M-10M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.76B-122M-1.49B-1.97B-1.82B-1.75B-1.73B-1.31B-1.22B-1.21B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-6M-1.64B-476M-43M-16M-33M-46M-907M8M3M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash268M-104M-342M-278M66M90M-229M-142M214M-204M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year3.64B4.57B5.44B6.02B6.88B4.82B5.9B7.12B6.4B4.65B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.53B3.64B4.57B5.44B6.02B6.88B4.82B5.9B7.12B6.4B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While ABB stock price history provides the price history of a stock, ABB 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:

  • ABB saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $882M in 2017. Apart from the ABB 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $3.8B for ABB in the latest 2017. 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.
  • 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 $-1.45B for ABB in last 2017 report.
  • 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. ABB spent $-1.74B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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