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

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$4.23 $0.07 (1.63%) CAAS stock closing price Jun 22, 2018 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like China Automotive Systems needs to disclose. 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 $4.03M till 2018 Q1. 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 $ 2018 Q1, which saw a decrease from previous quarter.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
4.03M-18.63M20.04M14.81M5.93M22.97M16.91M11.06M5.54M27.89M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.34M15.35M10.93M7.8M4.18M13.92M10.73M7.35M3.8M15.27M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-17.08M47.99M7.8M-5.31M-8.46M-25.49M-15.38M-25.64M-13.35M-5.44M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.27M5.43M4.24M1.88M----1.64M1.54M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
-7.43M50.15M43.02M19.2M2.36M11.82M13.08M-6.37M-2.36M39.27M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-8.16M-24.86M-16.83M-7.84M-3.21M-38.3M-26.65M-17.73M-9.3M-40.97M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-----1.95M1.95M1.95M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments17.69M-3.99M-4.73M-2.71M2.43M-18.1M-23.62M-15.98M-7.26M11.1M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities21.07M-18.45M-28.88M-28.9M-29.02M2.22M2.32M1.37M--2.39M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
30.6M-47.31M-50.45M-39.46M-29.81M-52.23M-46M-30.38M-16.48M-32.27M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares------1.9M-0.99M-0.45M--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----------
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-11.36M29.08M30.36M24.96M27.5M7.34M5M6.4M4.23M-0.4M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions--0.62M----1M-0.46M---1.12M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities----------0.25M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-11.36M28.46M30.36M24.96M27.5M4.42M3.55M5.94M4.23M-1.77M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash2.36M2.16M1.35M---2.6M-1.24M-0.99M--4.05M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
14.17M33.46M24.29M5.38M--38.58M-30.61M-31.81M-14.27M1.17M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year31.09M69.67M68.5M53.97M87.64M72.96M49.42M43.48M37.11M19.48M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End78.72M64.55M55.38M36.47M31.3M31.09M39.06M37.86M55.39M69.67M
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 $14.17M till 2018 Q1. 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 negative value of $-7.43M for CAAS.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: China Automotive Systems generated $30.6M 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 shows the flow of cash between China Automotive Systems and its owners and creditors and was $-11.36M till 2018 Q1. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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