Blackstone Group Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:BX)

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$36.2 $0.35 (0.98%) BX stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The Blackstone Group cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. While its important to look at the Blackstone Group 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 Blackstone Group 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Blackstone Group cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Blackstone Group compared to various industry peers like AABA stock and TROW stock. Blackstone Group had an outflow of $-2.45B from operating activities, $2.77B inflow due to financing activities, and $-188.2M outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow46.77M82.94M101.43M101.91M95.67M139.17M207.59M162.05M158.04M153.23M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-3.53B-1.51B1.41B1.23B2.6B-235.31M596.01M-869.91M-36.85M1.43B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-2.34B-1.36B-738.45M-3.37B-2.04B-150.58M564.45M943.29M2.68B1.47B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-24.34M-21.82M-59.24M-30.27M-25.63M-37.02M-36.48M-54.16M-23.62M-50.11M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-168.91M----146.11M-188.3M-23.74M-21.88M--336.57M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities5.05M-7.15M5.84M5.84M5.85M2.34M--0.14M4.8M5M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-30.19M-27.62M-61.03M-36.25M-24.14M-22.36M-36.71M-25.15M-56.68M-31.86M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities5.83B2.9B1.91B818.25M-2.04B-280.58M-709.17M561.6M269.99M192.07M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-3.66B-2.55B-4.17B-3.33B-2.31B-876.11M-1.31B-713.26M-353.16M-2.44B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities624.07M250.02M410.1M1.5B1.12B773.65M1.18B261.43M195.52M410.66M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash20.85M---0.18M--0.01M-0.07M-0.02M--
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.84B1.84B1.41B831.99M709.5M754.74M588.62M952.09M503.73M868.62M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.99B1.84B1.84B1.41B831.99M709.5M754.74M588.62M952.09M503.73M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Blackstone Group stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Blackstone Group 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:

  • Blackstone Group saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $155.24M in 2017. Apart from the Blackstone Group stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Blackstone Group reported a negative operating cash flow of $-2.45B for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring 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 $-188.2M for BX in last 2017 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 $2.77B for Blackstone Group.

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