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

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$4.79 $0.02 (0.42%) CAAS stock closing price Jul 25, 2017 (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. China Automotive Systems stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $5.93M for 2017-Q1. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   China Automotive Systems has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $0.21M. View details of China Automotive Systems cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2017-Q1 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4
China Automotive Systems Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.18M13.92M10.73M7.35M3.8M15.27M11.5M7.89M3.96M15.52M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-8.46M-25.49M-15.38M-25.64M-13.35M-5.44M-7.84M-9.68M-7.96M-4.19M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net0.69M0.42M0.81M0.85M1.64M1.54M-0.01M0.26M0.53M-5.22M
China Automotive Systems Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.21M-38.3M-26.65M-17.73M-9.3M-40.97M-23.5M-13.13M-5.16M-10.99M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.95M1.95M1.95M------2.97M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments2.43M-18.1M-23.62M-15.98M-7.26M11.1M11.13M1.64M1.77M-6.4M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-29.02M2.22M2.32M1.37M0.09M-2.39M-2.91M-0.97M-0.19M-1.41M
China Automotive Systems Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--1.9M-0.99M-0.45M------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings27.5M7.34M5M6.4M4.23M-0.4M2.73M1.37M-2.63M4.42M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--1M-0.46M---1.12M-1.12M-1.06M-1.06M-13.6M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities------0.25M-0.25M--0.06M
China Automotive Systems Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash0.15M-2.6M-1.24M-0.99M0.33M-4.05M-2.57M0.04M-0.24M-0.26M
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 End31.3M31.09M39.06M37.86M55.39M69.67M76.06M70.88M65.9M68.5M
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:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: China Automotive Systems cash reduced QoQ to $5.93M, 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.
  • China Automotive Systems decreased its cash from operating activities to $9.46M in 2017-Q1. 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 from investing stood at a positive value of $-29.81M for CAAS stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between China Automotive Systems and its owners and creditors and was $27.5M for 2017-Q1. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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