AutoNation Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:AN)

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$46.38 $0.35 (0.76%) AN stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The AutoNation cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. Financials statements like the AutoNation income statement and AutoNation balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the AutoNation stock analysis. AutoNation generated $540.1M cash from operating activities in 2017. AutoNation has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $4.4M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow164.2M148.8M138.2M113.7M101M92.9M88M80.3M80.7M1.71B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities80.3M164.2M-570.7M-22.5M-367.4M-532.1M-27.6M-457.1M315.7M534.4M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--0.09M--6.1M-0.1M3.3M14M69M38.5M
Other Adjustments Net-139.1M-227.4M497M-24.8M369.5M439.5M31.3M388M-293.9M-350.5M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-290.7M-237.7M-234.9M-204.1M-197.1M-175.8M-159.8M-154.6M-61M-114.1M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires27.8M-260M-277.6M-163.8M-77.8M-134.8M-59.3M-60.1M65.7M17.4M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-------1.3M5.1M11M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities34.6M8M3.1M-8.59M17.1M12.4M12.9M13.2M4.1M10.6M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-396.3M-505.8M-207.3M-452.6M-44.6M-545M-501.8M-474.5M-111.3M-57.8M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities584.2M-26.7M720.5M-533.9M-34.9M-13.1M-541.8M-74.2M-7.5M-9.9M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-612M496.3M-523.8M871.6M-151M517.8M855.1M427M-171.2M-449.6M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities116.7M-11.5M12M3.7M4.6M9.8M-8.3M-29.9M-15M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year64.8M74.1M75.4M69.2M69.7M86.6M95.1M173.5M110.2M33M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End69.2M64.8M74.1M75.4M69.2M69.7M86.6M95.1M173.7M111M
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:

  • AutoNation had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $4.4M for the latest year 2017. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the AutoNation stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $540.1M for AutoNation in the latest 2017. 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: AutoNation used $-228.3M 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 AutoNation and its owners and creditors and was $-307.4M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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