AES Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:AES)

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$13.94 $0.07 (0.5%) AES stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like AES 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 AES profits one has to check the income statement and for AES debt one has to check the balance sheet. AES saw a cash impact of $- from the buyback of AES shares. The cash flow statement helps in the AES stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. AES saw a outflow of $-2.75B from investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.17B1.18B1.14B1.25B1.29B1.39B1.26B1.18B1.05B1B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-66M552M-437M-1.02B-76M-68M52M653M-586M-540M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations611M1.38B-50M163M-84M-388M-209M150M-7M
Other Adjustments Net1.55B550M665M371M783M2.02B428M829M-155M477M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.18B-2.35B-2.31B-1.98B-1.93B-2.19B-2.31B-2.29B-2.5B-2.74B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-517M576M121M1.08B163M619M-2.64B341M2M193M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments141M-247M50M-124M-89M441M60M-106M123M-559M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-196M-92M-229M367M78M107M-18M12M461M-470M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-55M-21M-308M-322M-301M-279M1.47B--143M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities534M4M596M106M427M-169M2.58B-919M1.34B486M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings414M32M22M2M-22M-321M437M78M11M298M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-741M-766M-276M-629M-119M-30M-1.09B-1.25B-846M-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-164M-72M-293M-433M-1.1B-918M-233M-88M107M-279M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-78M19M-73M24M-63M136M-205M8M22M-96M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.24B1.26B1.54B1.64B1.9B1.7B2.53B1.78B881M2.04B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End949M1.31B1.26B1.54B1.64B1.97B1.71B2.55B1.81B903M
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:

  • AES has cash of $949M 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 AES stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $2.49B for AES.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-2.75B for AES 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. AES earned $43M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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