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

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$4.47 $0.07 (1.59%) CAAS stock closing price Feb 23, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of CAAS requires an investor to check the cash flows for China Automotive Systems. The profit-loss statement shows China Automotive Systems profits, the balance sheet shows China Automotive Systems 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. 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 2016. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. China Automotive Systems has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-38.58M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
22.97M27.89M39.59M33.06M25.48M47.9M62.91M31.28M12.43M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow13.92M15.27M15.52M14.64M14.08M13.5M9.49M9.4M10.34M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-25.49M-5.44M-4.19M-31.34M-18.11M-3.83M-13.67M-5.07M-10.88M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-1.54M-5.22M-3.49M-5.24M-23.5M-20.19M-0.65M4.47M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
11.82M39.27M45.69M12.87M16.2M34.06M38.55M34.95M16.37M
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
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-1.41M-1.3M--1.86M-0.11M-0.47M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-52.23M-32.27M-21.79M-43.05M-6.29M-14.04M-32.59M-17.33M-22.35M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.9M----0.83M----
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
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--0.25M--0.03M-0.25M-0.02M--0.33M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
4.42M-1.77M-9.11M-5.81M4.63M--1.39M-11.29M21.98M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-2.6M-4.05M-0.26M2.32M-2.64M1.38M-1.62M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-38.58M1.17M14.52M-33.67M14.68M23.53M5.94M6.36M17.62M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year69.67M68.5M53.97M87.64M72.96M49.42M43.48M37.11M19.48M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End31.09M69.67M68.5M53.97M87.64M72.96M49.42M43.48M37.11M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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China Automotive Systems stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and China Automotive Systems stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • China Automotive Systems saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-38.58M in 2016. Apart from the China Automotive Systems 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: 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-52.23M for CAAS stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • 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 $4.42M for China Automotive Systems.

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