Bank of America Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:BAC)

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The financial analysis of BAC requires an investor to check the cash flows for Bank of America. 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 Bank of America profits and Bank of America debt. Bank of America had cash and cash equivalents of $159.35B at beginning of year and $147.74B at year end for 2016. Bank of America cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for Bank of America is $18.31B for 2016, which saw a decrease of -33.98% from previous year. View details of Bank of America cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Bank of America Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow5.38B4.86B5.21B4.26B3.04B6.67B16.31B4.31B3.32B2.84B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-16.43B4.01B17.12B68.12B-37.49B52.34B40.06B71.77B-32.25B-19.77B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net11.46B2.97B-422M9B16.41B4.04B28.46B47.37B28.96B12.98B
Bank of America Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment---1.16B-521M5M-1.31B-987M-2.24B-2.1B-2.04B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-------31.8B6.65B-19.82B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-37.7B-13.32B-43.07B64.24B-34.88B40.91B-50.17B88.27B18.64B-100.15B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-25.44B-41.63B40.03B-38.66B-2.31B12.83B20.81B40.1B-26.12B13.53B
Bank of America Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.17B590M4.28B-8.67B667M5B-17.71B44.87B-1.11B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-16.31B3.31B-2.18B-19.94B-102.19B-75.81B-58.7B-33.46B8.71B38.43B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-8.01B-30.06B-11.66B-79.14B73.38B-54.76B-41.52B-189.42B-67.56B31.39B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-4.19B-3.57B-2.31B-1.68B-1.91B-1.74B-1.76B-4.86B-11.53B-10.88B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Bank of America Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash240M-597M-3.07B-1.86B-731M-548M228M394M-83M134M
Bank of America Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year159.35B138.59B131.32B110.75B120.1B108.43B121.34B32.86B42.53B36.43B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End147.74B159.35B138.59B131.32B110.75B120.1B108.43B121.34B32.86B42.53B
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 Bank of America stock price history and Bank of America stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Bank of America has cash of $147.74B on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Bank of America stock price.
  • Bank of America decreased its cash from operating activities to $9.42B in 2016. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-63.14B for BAC stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • 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. Bank of America spent $15.6B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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