Alibaba Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:BABA)

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$151.89 $0.22 (0.14%) BABA stock closing price Jul 21, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of BABA requires an investor to check the cash flows for Alibaba. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Alibaba profits and Alibaba debt. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Alibaba cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Alibaba compared to various industry peers like AMZN stock and PCLN stock. Alibaba has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $5.36B. View details of Alibaba cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar. 2017-Q4 2017-Q3 2017-Q2 2017-Q1 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3
Alibaba Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.08B---1.04B---712M-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities1.06B---1.21B---299M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net2.55B----4.49B---1.72B-
Alibaba Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.78B----843M----769M-
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-4.82B---526M----1.86B-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-4.04B----5.6B----5.71B-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-745M----723M----290M-
Alibaba Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares220M----2.96B---9.91B-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities4.1B---96M---3.04B-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings164M---288M---1.17B-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---------17M-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities300M---121M---19M-
Alibaba Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash296M358M111M94M72M100M50M-7M-18M-21M
Alibaba Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year15.52B16.78B5.33B4.9B2.71B1.14B----
Cash & Equivalents at Year End20.88B19.3B15.55B12.38B16.57B17.03B15.22B16.79B17.45B17.25B
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 three main sections:
  • Alibaba saw an increase in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $3.91B in 2017-Q3 to $5.36B in 2017-Q4. Apart from the Alibaba 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 $11.67B for BABA.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc. , and was $11.67B for BABA in last quarter report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Alibaba earned $399M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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