AeroVironment Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:AVAV)

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$84.47 $0.92 (1.1%) AVAV stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of AVAV requires an investor to check the cash flows for AeroVironment. The profit-loss statement shows AeroVironment profits, the balance sheet shows AeroVironment debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the AeroVironment stock analysis. AeroVironment generated $70.44M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q4. AeroVironment had an inflow of $70.44M from operating activities, $2.02M inflow due to financing activities, and $-6.4M outflow due to investing activities till 2018 Q4.

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Fiscal year is May - Apr2018 Q42018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow5.98M5.6M4.71M1.86M7.05M5.18M3.4M1.65M6.07M4.54M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities28.41M12.9M13.54M22.49M-36M-6.04M2.87M6.6M-22.54M-22.85M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net13.68M8.09M3.51M1.38M5.99M4.43M3.25M2.13M8.05M9M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-9.56M-8.45M-6.03M-2.97M-9.85M-7.57M-4.5M-2.62M-6.74M-4.25M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-----0.43M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments3.17M10.66M17.44M17.92M-27.06M-29.37M-24.69M1.73M-9.82M-7.64M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities----------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares2.71M2.69M2.16M1.64M3.86M----2.63M-2.73M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.29M-0.23M-0.17M-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-0.4M-0.38M-0.31M-0.21M-0.01M-----0.02M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-2.45M---------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year79.9M124.28M143.41M126.96M75.33M64.22M62.04M28.66M116.5M105.06M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End143.52M112.3M117.1M117.47M79.9M73.27M88.87M122.31M124.28M122.7M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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AeroVironment stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and AeroVironment stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • AeroVironment saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $63.61M till 2018 Q4. Apart from the AeroVironment stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • 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 $70.44M for AVAV.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-6.4M 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 $2.02M for AeroVironment.

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