Brookfield Business Partners Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:BBU)

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The Brookfield Business Partners cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. The profit-loss statement shows Brookfield Business Partners profits, the balance sheet shows Brookfield Business Partners 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. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Brookfield Business Partners stock analysis. Brookfield Business Partners had a positive net income cash flow of $215M for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Brookfield Business Partners saw a outflow of $-1.6B from investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow371M286M1.7B-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-91M9M14M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----
Other Adjustments Net-205M136M-3.59B-
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-223M-122M-918M-
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.29B-63M-7.47B-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-148M149M-2.67B-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities61M-60M-13M-
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--1.11B-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities349M-534M6.51B-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--392M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions138M626M-584M-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities866M494M802M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash8M-23M-332M-
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.05B354M3.16B-
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.11B1.05B2.77B-
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

Brookfield Business Partners stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Brookfield Business Partners stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Brookfield Business Partners had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $56M 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 Brookfield Business Partners 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $290M for Brookfield Business Partners in the latest 2017. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-1.6B for BBU 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $1.35B for Brookfield Business Partners. 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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