Baidu Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:BIDU)

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$201.17 $4.12 (2.09%) BIDU stock closing price Jul 26, 2017 (Closing)

The Baidu cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Baidu profits and Baidu debt. 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 Baidu stock analysis. Baidu generated $3.21B cash from operating activities in 2016. Baidu has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $135.17M. View details of Baidu cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Baidu Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.2B904.76M640.21M438.07M243.22M137.16M66.87M46.44M24.8M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities811.99M654.15M523.66M159.78M125.35M91.83M113.04M59.58M13.68M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-475.66M-3.57B-246.2M-30.13M-111M12.57M-1.83M10.34M3.48M
Baidu Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-599.15M-805.36M-775.39M-454.32M-374.46M-272.74M-135.65M-60.16M-78.56M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires39.56M-598.02M-53M-2.18B-131.7M-301.6M--1.75M-1.93M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-3.08B-3.04B-2.54B-1.02B-1.66B-1.54B-36.57M-10.84M-16.01M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-1.53B-388.39M-252M-192.92M-36.08M-89.95M-12.24M-5.76M-1.26M
Baidu Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares120.53M-405.05M328.73M256.63M25.27M3.59M5.87M13.93M5.57M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities805.34M-1.74M235.3M-34.59M365.59M---
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings181.37M1.6B1B995.65M1.47B----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---54.47M------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Baidu Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash20.78M27.66M12.82M-33.12M-1.86M-1.33M-0.92M-0.1M-6.62M
Baidu Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.43B2.14B1.56B1.96B662.5M1.21B633.39M346.06M155.76M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.57B1.54B2.23B1.6B1.91B639.75M1.18B615.28M185.15M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Baidu stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Baidu stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Baidu has cash of $1.57B 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 Baidu stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $3.21B for Baidu in the latest year. 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.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Baidu used $344.59M 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 shows the flow of cash between Baidu and its owners and creditors and was $2.08B for 2016. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.