BlackRock Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:BLK)

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$483.54 $11.34 (2.4%) BLK stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of BLK requires an investor to check the cash flows for BlackRock. The profit-loss statement shows BlackRock profits, the balance sheet shows BlackRock 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. BlackRock saw a cash impact of $-1.04B from the buyback of BLK shares. The cash flow statement helps in the BlackRock stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. BLK decrease in investments stood at a value of $-142M for the latest quarter 2018 Q2.

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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-Flow107M53M240M190M125M63M263M198M133M66M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.26B-1.43B-431M-925M-1.01B-1.27B-1.7B-1.62B-1.77B-1.47B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net264M141M-988M524M289M146M425M69M99M195M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-63M-33M-155M-100M-55M-19M-119M-88M-67M-30M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---102M-102M-73M--30M-30M-30M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-27M33M-291M-253M-226M-30M35M-51M143M84M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-52M-53M-39M-35M-7M--74M-74M-20M-8M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.04B-719M-1.42B-1.13B-846M-562M-1.37B-1.09B-841M-562M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities530M347M461M321M246M829M1.15B999M744M361M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-969M-505M-1.66B-1.26B-854M-447M-1.55B-1.17B-795M-419M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities6M3M-8M-12M-9M-87M84M82M73M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-27M115M192M161M102M32M-273M-168M-136M-36M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year7.1B6.09B6.08B5.72B4.39B4.61B3.51B3.37B4.71B2.03B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.74B6.14B6.89B6.17B5.51B5.7B6.09B5.45B5.07B4.98B
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 the following main sections:

  • BlackRock had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-355M in the latest quarter 2018 Q2. 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 BlackRock 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.
  • BlackRock increased its cash from operating activities to $1.29B till 2018 Q2. 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.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-142M for BLK till last quarter 2018 Q2 report.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-1.47B for BlackRock.

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