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

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$4.83 $0 (0%) CAAS stock closing price Jul 21, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of CAAS requires an investor to check the cash flows for China Automotive Systems. While its important to look at the China Automotive Systems 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 China Automotive Systems 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. China Automotive Systems stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $22.97M for 2016. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   The cash from operating activities for China Automotive Systems is $11.82M for 2016, which saw a decrease of -69.9% from previous year. View details of China Automotive Systems cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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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
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 comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The China Automotive Systems stock price history and China Automotive Systems stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: China Automotive Systems cash reduced YoY to $22.97M, meaning the company is unable to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the China Automotive Systems 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 $11.82M for CAAS.
  • 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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