Amazon Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:AMZN)

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$924.99 $6.61 (0.72%) AMZN stock closing price Apr 28, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of AMZN requires an investor to check the cash flows for Amazon. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Amazon profits and Amazon debt. Amazon cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents.  Amazon had cash and cash equivalents of $15.89B at the beginning of the year and $19.33B at year end for 2016.   Amazon saw a outflow of $3.43B from investing activities for 2016. View details of Amazon cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Amazon Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow8.12B6.28B4.75B3.25B2.16B1.08B568M378M287M246M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities3.92B2.56B974M767M1.52B1.46B1.58B1.61B714M832M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.04B2.49B1.36B1.18B537M725M194M401M51M-149M
Amazon Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-6.74B-4.59B-4.89B-3.44B-3.79B-1.81B-979M-373M-333M-224M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-116M-795M-979M-312M-745M-705M-352M-40M-494M-75M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-3.02B-1.07B807M-520M935M586M-2.03B-1.92B-372M341M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Amazon Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-----960M-277M---89M-157M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-3.74B-3.88B4.43B-617M2.79B-267M-78M-385M-268M-50M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Amazon Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-212M-374M-310M-86M-29M1M17M-1M-70M20M
Amazon Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year15.89B14.56B8.66B8.08B5.27B3.78B3.44B2.77B2.54B1.02B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End19.33B15.89B14.56B8.66B8.08B5.27B3.78B3.44B2.77B2.54B
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:
  • Amazon has cash of $19.33B 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 Amazon stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Amazon gained $4.52B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Amazon used $3.43B 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 $-2.91B for Amazon. 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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