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

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$30.79 $0.31 (1.02%) BAC stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of BAC requires an investor to check the cash flows for Bank of America. While its important to look at the Bank of America 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 Bank of America 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. 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 Bank of America stock analysis. Bank of America generated $33.84B cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q2. The cash from operating activities for Bank of America is $ 2018 Q2, which saw a decrease from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.93B986M4.35B3.24B2.13B1.08B5.38B3.9B4.78B2.37B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities14.02B30.36B-32.57B-14.85B-24.32B-23.19B-16.43B525M9.88B2.89B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net4.18B2.09B20.39B13.35B9.04B4.41B11.46B9.03B4.56B2.91B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment----------
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-17.88B-21.93B-24B-22.97B-20.55B-11.87B-37.7B-50.8B-22B-16.45B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-2.99B-920M-28.01B-17.07B-3.62B-2.15B-25.44B-12.2B-8.49B-4.92B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-8.97B-2.51B-12.81B-7.95B-4.96B-2.73B-2.17B-835M564M1.07B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities5.16B7.36B3.93B5.98B3.91B3.76B-16.31B-16.78B-12.27B-8.14B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings8.95B7.03B15.56B28.57B38.69B35.94B-8.01B2.84B8.72B17.45B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-3.25B-1.67B-5.7B-4.12B-2.4B-1.26B-4.19B-3.03B-1.85B-974M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-387M18.4B48.21B22.87B1.46B10.62B63.67B35.63B18.8B19.98B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-719M700M2.11B1.88B1.46B813M240M2.59B2.24B1.41B
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year157.43B147.74B159.35B138.59B131.32B110.75B120.1B108.43B121.34B32.86B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End171.2B204.24B157.43B172.38B158.7B168.03B147.74B143.43B171.21B179.61B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Bank of America stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Bank of America 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:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Bank of America is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Bank of America stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Bank of America reported a positive operating cash flow of $33.84B till 2018 Q2 and has seen a decrease from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-20.87B 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 shows the flow of cash between Bank of America and its owners and creditors and was $1.52B till 2018 Q2. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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