AU Optronics Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:AUO)

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$4.36 $0 (0%) AUO stock closing price Aug 20, 2018 (Closing)

The AU Optronics cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. 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 AU Optronics profits and AU Optronics debt. AU Optronics cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. AU Optronics had cash and cash equivalents of $2.64B at the beginning of the year and $3.46B at year end for 2017. AU Optronics saw a outflow of $-1.44B from investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.2B1.23B1.5B1.8B2.13B2.6B2.93B3.06B2.82B2.48B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities165.55M-446.04M-168.24M-410M-621M448M-394M-80M-181.52M640.2M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net116.39M6.36M377.99M-17M-24M104M-28M-119M-1.64M251.95M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.41B-1.41B-997.84M-537M-833M-1.48B-1.88B-2.9B-1.9B-2.96B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires9.09M114.75M--21M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-18.63M-9.22M-122M87M22M52M6M-187.95M-79.92M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-21.23M-7.47M-2.28M--52M-29M-87M-33M6.25M-49.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares----345M---76.53M2.03M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-413.59M500.6M-1.12B-97M-1.07B-151M1.39B69M549.37M-631.68M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings95.53M-33.04M38.19M--173M-20M103M-169M-153.41M144.09M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-177.31M-104.42M-151.58M-46M---117M--79.86M-600.44M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities54.16M-30.78M154.42M-1.28B--34M141M131M-19.37M-56.72M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-80.8M-119.01M29.09M13M1M23M-39M-12M-10.67M5.51M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.64B2.45B2.58B2.42B2.57B3.13B2.96B2.93B2.61B2.74B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End3.46B2.49B2.48B2.59B2.56B2.67B3B3.07B2.67B2.55B
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:

  • AU Optronics had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $816.88M 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 AU Optronics 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: 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 $2.78B for AUO.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.44B for AUO 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.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-441.2M for AU Optronics.

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