Activision Blizzard Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:ATVI)

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$69.69 $0.38 (0.55%) ATVI stock closing price Aug 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Activision Blizzard cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. Financials statements like the Activision Blizzard income statement and Activision Blizzard balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Activision Blizzard saw a cash impact of $178M from the issuance of ATVI shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Activision Blizzard stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Activision Blizzard has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $1.47B.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.22B1.2B501M353M316M328M435M517M628M561M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities661M-258M-242M43M-335M-244M-738M283M210M253M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net56M247M41M61M273M112M170M158M232M-328M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-155M-136M-111M-107M-74M-73M-72M-97M-69M-46M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--4.59B-46M------1.12B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-55M--21M376M-49M333M-220M-379M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities13M3.55B-3.56B2M6M-2M5M5M5M27M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares178M106M106M175M-5.67B-282M-638M-886M-1.03B1.63B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-510M774M-250M-375M4.74B-----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-226M-195M-170M-147M-216M-204M-194M-189M--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-66M-185M179M-27M-79M-11M24M22M79M-137M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash76M-56M-366M-396M102M70M-57M33M19M-72M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year3.25B1.82B4.85B4.41B3.96B3.17B2.81B2.77B2.96B62M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.71B3.25B1.82B4.85B4.41B3.96B3.17B2.81B2.77B2.96B
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:

  • Activision Blizzard had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.47B 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 Activision Blizzard 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.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Activision Blizzard gained $2.21B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-197M for ATVI stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-624M for Activision Blizzard. 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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