Aflac Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:AFL)

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$88.92 $0.73 (0.81%) AFL stock closing price Feb 20, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of AFL requires an investor to check the cash flows for Aflac. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Aflac profits and Aflac debt. Aflac cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Aflac had cash and cash equivalents of $4.35B at the beginning of the quarter and $4.93B at quarter end for 2017 Q3. AFL decrease in investments stood at a value of $-2.89B for the latest quarter 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow---------
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities2.2B1.59B1B2.97B1.82B1.47B547M3.39B2.6B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net376M274M163M354M393M107M53M849M368M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment---------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--------40M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.37B-1.8B-1.91B-3.5B-2.63B-2.21B-1.29B-1.19B-379M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-1.52B-719M384M-358M-4M-218M-198M-3.67B-3.7B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.03B-796M-599M-1.38B-1.19B-995M-605M-1.28B-1.05B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-136M-132M-130M376M756M-1M--274M-274M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-491M-328M-166M-658M-492M-330M-167M-656M-489M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities44M25M19M39M86M45M6M22M-10M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-28M-12M-8M-4M273M206M21M-1M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.35B4.66B2.54B2.04B2.25B2.12B2.32B941M1.56B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.93B4.26B4.21B4.86B5.27B3.7B3.45B4.35B3.52B
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 the following main sections:

  • Aflac has cash of $4.93B 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 Aflac stock price.
  • Aflac increased its cash from operating activities to $4.6B till 2017 Q3. 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.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Aflac used $-2.89B 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 shows the flow of cash between Aflac and its owners and creditors and was $-1.61B till 2017 Q3. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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