Aflac Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:AFL)

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$79.84 $0.01 (0.01%) AFL stock closing price Aug 18, 2017 (Closing)

The Aflac cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. 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 Aflac profits one has to check the income statement and for Aflac debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Aflac stock analysis. Aflac had a positive net income cash flow of $1.31B for the latest quarter. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. AFL decrease in investments stood at a negative value of $-2.52B for the latest 2017-Q2. View details of Aflac cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q32015 Q22015 Q1
Aflac Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow----------
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities1.59B1B2.97B1.82B1.47B547M3.39B2.6B1.76B791M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net274M163M354M393M107M53M849M368M109M6M
Aflac Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment----------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-------40M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.8B-1.91B-3.5B-2.63B-2.21B-1.29B-1.19B-379M-307M-651M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-719M384M-358M-4M-218M-198M-3.67B-3.7B-3.26B-1.43B
Aflac Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-796M-599M-1.38B-1.19B-995M-605M-1.28B-1.05B-828M-597M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-132M-130M376M756M-1M--274M-274M148M989M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-328M-166M-658M-492M-330M-167M-656M-489M-328M-165M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities25M19M39M86M45M6M22M-10M-79M95M
Aflac Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-12M-8M-4M273M206M21M-1M-5M1M
Aflac Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.35B4.66B2.54B2.04B2.25B2.12B2.32B941M1.56B1.2B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.26B4.21B4.86B5.27B3.7B3.45B4.35B3.52B3.1B4.36B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Aflac stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Aflac stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: Aflac cash grew QoQ to $1.31B, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the Aflac stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $3.17B for Aflac in the latest quarter. 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: Aflac used $990M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-1.23B for Aflac. 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.