AeroVironment Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:AVAV)

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$37.47 $0.11 (0.29%) AVAV stock closing price Aug 18, 2017 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like AeroVironment 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 AeroVironment profits one has to check the income statement and for AeroVironment debt one has to check the balance sheet. AeroVironment had cash and cash equivalents of $124.28M at beginning of quarter and $79.9M at quarter end for 2017-Q4. AeroVironment cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. AVAV decrease in investments stood at a negative value of $-37.35M for the latest 2017-Q4. View details of AeroVironment cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is May - Apr.2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
AeroVironment Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow7.05M5.18M3.4M1.65M6.07M4.54M2.76M1.4M8.36M6.36M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-36M-6.04M2.87M6.6M-22.54M-22.85M-30.11M-10.52M18.39M9.17M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net5.99M4.43M3.25M2.13M8.05M9M6.99M4.79M9.75M2.18M
AeroVironment Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-9.85M-7.57M-4.5M-2.62M-6.74M-4.25M-2.8M-0.9M-5.27M-2.32M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-0.43M---------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-27.06M-29.37M-24.69M1.73M-9.82M-7.64M13.57M14.66M-18.39M-13.08M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---------0.15M-0.15M
AeroVironment Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares3.86M0.65M0.25M0.25M-2.63M-2.73M-3.21M0.51M0.72M0.71M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-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-0.01M---0.01M-0.02M-0.02M0.06M0.12M0.3M
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 End79.9M73.27M88.87M122.31M124.28M122.7M128.03M146.45M143.41M125.97M
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 AeroVironment stock price history and AeroVironment stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: AeroVironment cash grew QoQ to $12.45M, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the AeroVironment stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: AeroVironment reported a negative operating cash flow of $-10.49M for 2017-Q4 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-37.35M 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.
  • 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 $3.47M for AeroVironment.

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