Ajinomoto Cash Flow - Annual (OTCMKTS:AJINY)

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$17.95 $0.61 (3.29%) AJINY stock closing price Mar 19, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Ajinomoto from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 Ajinomoto profits and Ajinomoto debt. Ajinomoto had cash and cash equivalents of $2.03B at beginning of the year and $1.86B at year end for 2017. Ajinomoto 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 Ajinomoto is $ 2017, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow497.8M481.5M394.72M473.35M717.4M612.39M651.96M664.2M606.89M540.81M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-77.38M106.63M-131.71M-106.51M-94.34M-268.35M203.7M72.18M-272.79M-180.53M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-207.48M-381.48M11.9M-469.69M-772.22M-74.52M-80.86M-63.96M150.32M-364.01M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-462.06M-416.1M-393.45M-414.16M-720.63M-558.66M-469.52M-415.56M-552.96M-492.48M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-586.48M214.83M-854.64M-132.4M934.6M-17.95M---289.74M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments73.4M-207.3M-1.03M--1M80.3M31.05M-5.9M-1.57M-9.96M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-343.11M-38.14M-28.41M-88.8M-29.02M-33.29M-112.09M-275.11M-70.33M-41.93M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-279.31M-250.54M800.24M-612.1M-607.69M-254.5M-0.96M-0.68M-6.47M-8.14M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities641.16M1.11B-172.92M408.63M-51.17M-66.06M-70.84M151.85M--4.49M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--714.68M-36.25M3.76M-72.91M26.94M-96.93M-191.25M103.27M-57.39M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-160.35M-132.65M-107.88M-152.77M-155.24M-139.66M-133.94M-122.69M-111.72M-92.87M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-51.69M-38.52M-2.5M-200M-13.41M-42.39M-8.02M-35.31M-7.12M4.58M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash2.31M-117.69M109.84M9.58M106.93M-17.22M-26.94M29.88M-28.24M-34.22M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.03B1.37B1.18B1.85B1.77B1.7B1.14B745.36M831.64M732.74M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.86B1.82B1.5B1.3B2.24B1.86B1.6B1.05B677.9M748.47M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Ajinomoto stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Ajinomoto 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:

  • Ajinomoto saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-160.89M in 2017. Apart from the Ajinomoto stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • 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 $1B for AJINY.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-1.32B for AJINY in last 2017 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $150.42M for Ajinomoto. 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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