AES Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:AES)

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

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like AES needs to disclose. 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 cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. AES had cash and cash equivalents of $1.79B at the beginning of the quarter and $2.14B at quarter end for 2018 Q2. AES has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $354M.

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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-Flow512M254M1.17B884M581M291M1.18B877M586M290M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-256M-152M-66M-179M-294M102M552M464M274M139M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-238M-788M611M---1.38B783M783M-
Other Adjustments Net-297M424M1.55B475M419M212M550M142M33M137M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-979M-495M-2.18B-1.59B-1.12B-474M-2.35B-1.77B-1.26B-640M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires1.77B1.18B-517M-567M31M4M576M96M145M109M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-610M-240M141M269M54M191M-247M-50M-44M-105M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-57M-29M-196M-397M-70M-61M-92M-145M-172M88M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares------55M55M55M55M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-430M-527M534M644M515M-67M4M90M369M-203M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings91M98M414M638M14M141M32M223M-17M132M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-300M-103M-741M-501M-342M-112M-766M-574M-381M-151M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-90M-98M-164M-103M-123M-41M-72M-52M-69M-13M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash49M79M-78M8M-2M-1M19M13M14M11M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.79B1.24B1.26B1.54B1.64B1.9B1.7B2.53B1.78B881M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.14B2.17B949M1.4B1.21B1.59B1.31B1.33B1.27B1.19B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While AES stock price history provides the price history of a stock, AES 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:

  • AES had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $354M in the latest quarter 2018 Q2. 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 AES 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. AES gained $914M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $120M for AES stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-729M for AES. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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