AU Optronics Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:AUO)

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$4.2 $0.08 (1.87%) AUO stock closing price Aug 15, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like AU Optronics from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For AU Optronics profits one has to check the income statement and for AU Optronics debt one has to check the balance sheet. 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 $3.45B at the beginning of the quarter and $2.71B at quarter end for 2018 Q2. AU Optronics has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-746M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow543M291M1.2B914M330M1.23B941M614M308M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-157M-142M165.55M1M-153M-446.04M-329M22M84M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-4M-1M116.39M-6M-1M6.36M-7M-5M-4M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-512M-327M-1.41B-832M-314M-1.41B-1.19B-812M-323M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-144M-19M9.09M--114.75M114M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-19M--18.63M-1M--9.22M-10M-2M-2M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-25M-8M-21.23M-19M1M-7.47M-8M-7M-6M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-625M-199M-413.59M-109M-39M500.6M588M251M-29M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-38M-7M95.53M80M37M-33.04M-6M-1M5M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---177.31M-178M--104.42M-108M--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--54.16M-4M-1M-30.78M-87M-51M-19M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash25M-2M-80.8M-63M-78M-119.01M-52M-23M-13M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year3.45B2.64B2.45B2.58B2.57B3.13B2.96B2.93B2.61B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.71B3.34B3.46B3.55B2.81B2.49B2.37B2.26B2.29B
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 the following main sections:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that AU Optronics is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - AU Optronics stock price movement.
  • AU Optronics increased its cash from operating activities to $592M till 2018 Q2. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: AU Optronics used $-700M 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 $-663M for AU Optronics. 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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