BlackRock Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:BLK)

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$474.15 $0.46 (0.1%) BLK stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The BlackRock cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For BlackRock profits one has to check the income statement and for BlackRock debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in BlackRock stock analysis. BlackRock had a positive net income cash flow of $5.01B for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. BlackRock has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $803M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow240M263M295M334M343M350M380M412M339M362M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-431M-1.7B-341M-710M279M-748M-229M-260M-280M111M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-988M425M-302M193M69M198M336M286M443M657M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-155M-119M-221M-66M-94M-150M-247M-131M-65M-77M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-102M-30M-273M--298M-267M--21M-5.76B-34M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-291M35M192M428M-43M366M43M-422M276M-280M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-39M-74M-163M-123M-48M-215M--53M27M-3M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.42B-1.37B-1.21B-1.34B-1.21B-1.59B-2.86B-248M2.78B-16M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities461M1.15B521M509M-1.16B1.33B1.3B-176M2.56B-204M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----100M---2.13B2.03B-100M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.66B-1.55B-1.48B-1.34B-1.17B-1.06B-1.01B-776M-422M-419M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-8M87M96M314M244M381M89M164M-197M-148M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash192M-273M-115M-132M17M70M2M-32M47M-259M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year6.09B6.08B5.72B4.39B4.61B3.51B3.37B4.71B2.03B1.66B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.89B6.09B6.08B5.72B4.39B4.61B3.51B3.37B4.71B2.03B
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:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that BlackRock is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - BlackRock stock price movement.
  • 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 $3.83B for BLK.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: BlackRock used $-587M 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 BlackRock and its owners and creditors and was $-2.63B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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