Ambev S.A. Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:ABEV)

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$6.69 $0.06 (0.89%) ABEV stock closing price Apr 24, 2018 (Closing)

The Ambev S.A. cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the Ambev S.A. 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 Ambev S.A. 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. Ambev S.A. had cash and cash equivalents of $2.47B at beginning of the quarter and $3.24B at quarter end of 2017 Q4. Ambev S.A. cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for Ambev S.A. is $ 2017 Q4, which saw an increase from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.13B827.94M529.89M263.42M1.01B800.61M499.14M221.99M938.67M625.7M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-136.3M-834.87M-974.84M-467.74M-453.15M-1.03B-1.22B-690.12M1.23B159.73M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.14B1.41B443.26M107.17M-765.6M-954.25M-761.89M-844.83M1.1B349.81M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-971.45M-634.24M-400.44M-174.74M-1.15B-829.21M-516.85M-177.76M-1.58B-901.07M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-104.73M-105.1M-103.29M-105.89M-533.77M-547.95M-523.47M-435.64M-378.99M-81.33M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments86.72M88.81M90.76M86.76M-10.63M-17.64M-11.28M5.65M123.28M-51.64M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities26.99M27.13M--------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-12.08M-14.13M-10.22M-15.4M--0.95M-1.28M--248.6M-236.69M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-794.68M-575.76M-108.72M-77.85M543.52M309.2M105.01M140.21M-210.16M-241.81M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-2.81M-2.15M-1.4M-0.73M-0.83M-0.67M-0.45M-0.2M-2.47M-1.54M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.76B-1.22B-378.71M-360.31M-2.96B-1.34B-624.32M-539.59M-3.51B-2.59B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-457.11M-174.72M-223.83M-136.83M-919.67M-823.1M-553.2M-293.69M-710.4M32.6M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash168.81M-78.88M27.05M-53.31M-155.44M-134.56M-139.65M-85.7M530.82M435.21M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.47B3.9B2.94B4.93B4.18B4.15B3.55B2.3B1.67B1.25B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End3.24B2.64B2.72B2.3B2.26B2.18B1.59B1.54B4.16B2.71B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Ambev S.A. stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Ambev S.A. 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:

  • Ambev S.A. had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $775.45M in the latest quarter 2017 Q4. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Ambev S.A. stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Ambev S.A. reported a positive operating cash flow of $5.6B till 2017 Q4 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-962.46M for ABEV 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. Ambev S.A. spent $-4.03B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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