China Automotive Systems Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:CAAS)

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For analyzing any company like China Automotive Systems from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. Financials statements like the income statement and balance sheet show that the company has China Automotive Systems profits and China Automotive Systems debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in China Automotive Systems stock analysis. China Automotive Systems had a positive net income cash flow of $22.97M for the latest year. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. China Automotive Systems saw a outflow of $19.96M from investing activities for 2016. View details of China Automotive Systems cash flows for latest & last 10 financial years

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2016201520142013201220112010200920082007
China Automotive Systems Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow13.92M15.27M15.52M14.64M14.08M13.5M9.49M9.4M10.34M7.35M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-25.49M-5.44M-4.19M-31.34M-18.11M-3.83M-13.67M-5.07M-10.88M-12.58M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net0.42M1.54M-5.22M-3.49M-5.24M-23.5M-20.19M-0.65M4.47M7.69M
China Automotive Systems Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-38.3M-40.97M-10.99M-8.42M-15.06M-14.28M-27.64M-17.21M-11.87M-13.35M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires1.95M--2.97M-7.47M--3.09M--10M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-18.1M11.1M-6.4M-35.16M------
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities2.22M-2.39M-1.41M0.52M1.3M0.24M-1.86M-0.11M-0.47M0.19M
China Automotive Systems Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.9M----0.83M0.51M0.45M0.42M0.74M1.14M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-----23.57M---5M35M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings7.34M-0.4M4.42M-4.34M32.22M3.2M1.42M-2.19M-7.56M-2.18M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1M-1.12M-13.6M-1.43M-2.93M-2.82M-3.61M-4.17M-6.19M-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities--0.25M0.06M-0.03M-0.25M-0.02M0.34M-0.33M--6.39M
China Automotive Systems Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-2.6M-4.05M-0.26M2.32M0.14M2.64M1.38M0.03M1.62M1.33M
China Automotive Systems Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year69.67M68.5M53.97M87.64M72.96M49.42M43.48M37.11M19.48M27.41M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End31.09M69.67M68.5M53.97M87.64M72.96M49.42M43.48M37.11M19.48M
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:
  • China Automotive Systems had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-38.58M for the latest year 2016. 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 China Automotive Systems 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.
  • China Automotive Systems decreased its cash from operating activities to $27.45M in 2016. 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: China Automotive Systems used $19.96M 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $4.42M for China Automotive Systems. 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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