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$210.37 $1.59 (0.76%) AVGO stock closing price Jul 19, 2018 (Closing)

The BROADCOM INC cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. While its important to look at the BROADCOM INC 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 BROADCOM INC 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. BROADCOM INC cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. BROADCOM INC had cash and cash equivalents of $3.1B at the beginning of the year and $11.2B at year end for 2017. AVGO decrease in investments stood at a value of $-674M for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.76B3.08B984M639M188M155M158M161M164M163M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-986M483M-166M209M-91M-87M-35M-99M-6M-34M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------27M
Other Adjustments Net992M1.71B136M64M73M62M51M33M25M23M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-628M-718M-483M-409M-236M-241M-112M-77M-57M-60M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-30M-9.16B256M-5.51B-414M-4M-9M-9M-5M-28M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-7M46M-14M35M13M-----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-9M-11M---15M1M-1M--1M-6M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares257M295M241M112M6M-66M-23M28M298M-7M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities3.74B8.19B-1.82B5.59B-2M-2M-233M-366M-115M-202M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.75B-750M-408M-284M-198M-137M-86M---
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-24M-34M125M-86M25M11M6M3M--1M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year3.1B1.82B1.6B985M1.08B829M561M472M213M309M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End11.2B3.1B1.82B1.6B985M1.08B829M561M472M213M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While BROADCOM INC stock price history provides the price history of a stock, BROADCOM INC 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:

  • BROADCOM INC had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $8.11B 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 BROADCOM INC 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: BROADCOM INC reported a positive operating cash flow of $6.55B for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: BROADCOM INC used $-674M 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 $2.23B for BROADCOM INC. 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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