AeroVironment Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:AVAV)

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$53.28 $1.59 (3.08%) AVAV stock closing price Sep 25, 2017 (Closing)

The AeroVironment cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. While its important to look at the AeroVironment debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as AeroVironment revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. AeroVironment cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents.  AeroVironment had cash and cash equivalents of $124.28M at the beginning of the quarter and $117.47M at quarter end for 2018-Q1.   The cash from operating activities for AeroVironment is $21.28M for 2018-Q1, which saw an increase of -302.86% from previous quarter. View details of AeroVironment cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters

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Fiscal year is May - Apr.2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
AeroVironment Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.86M7.05M5.18M3.4M1.65M6.07M4.54M2.76M1.4M8.36M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities22.5M-36M-6.04M2.87M6.6M-22.54M-22.85M-30.11M-10.52M18.39M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.39M5.99M4.43M3.25M2.13M8.05M9M6.99M4.79M9.75M
AeroVironment Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.97M-9.85M-7.57M-4.5M-2.62M-6.74M-4.25M-2.8M-0.9M-5.27M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--0.43M--------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments17.92M-27.06M-29.37M-24.69M1.73M-9.82M-7.64M13.57M14.66M-18.39M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------0.15M
AeroVironment Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.64M3.86M0.65M0.25M0.25M-2.63M-2.73M-3.21M0.51M0.72M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.09M-0.39M-0.29M-0.19M-0.09M-0.47M-0.34M---
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-0.21M-0.01M---0.01M-0.02M-0.02M0.06M0.12M
AeroVironment Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
AeroVironment Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year124.28M143.41M126.96M75.33M64.22M62.04M28.66M116.5M105.06M20.92M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End117.47M79.9M73.27M88.87M122.31M124.28M122.7M128.03M146.45M143.41M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While AeroVironment stock price history provides the price history of a stock, AeroVironment stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • AeroVironment had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $37.57M for the latest quarter 2018-Q1. 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 AeroVironment 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 positive at $21.28M for AeroVironment in the latest quarter. 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 from investing stood at a positive value of $14.95M for AVAV 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 shows the flow of cash between AeroVironment and its owners and creditors and was $1.34M for 2018-Q1. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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