ABB Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:ABB)

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$24.1 $0.09 (0.37%) ABB stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like ABB from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For ABB profits one has to check the income statement and for ABB debt one has to check the balance sheet. ABB had cash and cash equivalents of $4.53B at beginning of the quarter and $3.28B at quarter end of 2018 Q2. ABB cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. ABB saw a outflow of $-2.69B from investing activities till 2018 Q2.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow565M285M1.1B808M521M263M1.14B853M567M280M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.49B-1.21B718M-575M-621M-165M673M-25M-186M-496M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net103M-195M-385M-245M-263M-347M1M27M-18M-60M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-390M-212M-883M-570M-387M-172M-770M-480M-320M-170M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-2.53B-14M-1.52B-2.12B655M643M-27M-25M-19M-3M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments382M384M854M1.73B1.12B760M-469M-231M-670M-399M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-152M-3M102M121M55M31M-39M-21M-11M-26M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-208M-248M-88M-165M-165M83M-1.11B-1.16B-1.2B-448M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.8B-37M-86M244M300M28M-337M170M188M8M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings1.24B213M207M363M410M10M-152M9M291M83M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.84B-7M-1.76B-1.76B-1.75B-9M-122M-121M-107M-10M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities11M15M-6M-14M-15M-6M-1.64B-1.63B-12M9M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-55M63M268M239M180M41M-104M44M42M105M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.53B3.64B4.57B5.44B6.02B6.88B4.82B5.9B7.12B6.4B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End3.28B4.16B4.53B3.65B5.02B5.56B3.64B3.54B4.09B3.97B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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ABB stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and ABB stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • ABB saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-1.24B till 2018 Q2. 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.
  • ABB increased its cash from operating activities to $492M till 2018 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 stood at $-2.69B for ABB 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. ABB earned $1.01B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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