Amazon Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:AMZN)

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$898.53 $3.53 (0.39%) AMZN stock closing price Apr 21, 2017 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Amazon from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $2.37B for 2016-Q4. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   The cash from operating activities for Amazon is $16.44B for 2016-Q4, which saw an increase of 183.94% from previous quarter. View details of Amazon cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3
Amazon Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow8.12B5.82B3.74B1.83B6.28B4.53B2.93B1.43B4.75B3.37B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities3.92B-3.37B-4.99B-4.84B2.56B-3.02B-3.47B-3.39B974M-3.32B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.04B1.72B1.19B341M2.49B1.48B1.01B519M1.36B538M
Amazon Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-6.74B-4.73B-2.89B-1.18B-4.59B-3.28B-2.08B-871M-4.89B-3.75B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-116M-113M-30M-16M-795M-478M-374M-365M-979M-926M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-3.02B-858M-212M502M-1.07B-842M-765M-611M807M2.07B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Amazon Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-3.74B-3.15B-2.15B-996M-3.88B-2.29B-1.46B-674M4.43B-898M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities829M493M320M207M119M212M117M22M6M121M
Amazon Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-212M332M286M222M-374M-283M-219M-322M-310M-150M
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 End19.33B13.66B12.52B12.47B15.89B10.71B10.27B10.24B14.56B5.26B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Amazon stock price history and Amazon stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: Amazon cash grew QoQ to $2.37B, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the Amazon stock price movement.
  • 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 $16.44B for AMZN.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Amazon used $4.17B 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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