AutoNation Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:AN)

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$45.8 $0.51 (1.1%) AN stock closing price Aug 13, 2018 (Closing)

The AutoNation cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. 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 AutoNation profits and AutoNation debt. AutoNation saw a cash impact of $-85.8M from the buyback of AN shares. The cash flow statement helps in the AutoNation stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. AutoNation has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-17.3M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow84.1M41.7M164.2M122.2M79.4M38.7M148.8M111M81.2M36.1M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-130M59.4M80.3M287.5M8.29M65.4M164.2M464.4M109.1M34.3M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--0.4M--0.09M-0.2M-0.1M-0.09M--0.09M-
Other Adjustments Net145.3M4.3M-139.1M-235.9M-34.6M-16.5M-227.4M-411.9M-169.9M31.8M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-177.8M-101.5M-290.7M-227.1M-170.3M-91.9M-237.7M-185.4M-115.9M-59.7M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires94.1M87.3M27.8M-9.1M-18.3M4.09M-260M-275M-212.9M-250.5M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities1.3M1M34.6M30M31.1M11.8M8M3.6M2.9M-0.5M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-85.8M-9.99M-396.3M-401.6M-13.1M21.1M-505.8M-478M-419.1M-370.5M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-5.4M-1.2M584.2M-11.1M-7.4M-3.6M-26.7M-10.8M-6.6M-3.2M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-129.2M-184.2M-612M150.4M-73M-135.6M496.3M454.2M503.4M459.3M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-5.2M-2.3M116.7M-------
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 Year71.1M64.8M74.1M75.4M69.2M69.7M86.6M95.1M173.5M110.2M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End53.8M58.9M69.2M53.3M52.5M56.3M64.8M62.2M54.7M47.8M
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 AutoNation stock price history and AutoNation stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that AutoNation is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - AutoNation 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 $290.7M for AN.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: AutoNation used $-82.4M 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. AutoNation spent $-225.6M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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