Avis Budget Group Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:CAR)

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$42.86 $0.12 (0.28%) CAR stock closing price May 23, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Avis Budget Group from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Avis Budget Group profits one has to check the income statement and for Avis Budget Group debt one has to check the balance sheet. Avis Budget Group had cash and cash equivalents of $720M at beginning of the year and $901M at year end for 2017. Avis Budget Group cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Avis Budget Group had an inflow of $2.65B from operating activities, $-308M spend due to financing activities, and $-2.2B outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
361M163M313M245M16M290M-29M54M-47M-1.12B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.24B2.17B2.1B2.06B1.87B1.62B1.49B1.37B1.52B2.99B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities171M204M125M215M302M-52M31M187M43M17M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-124M95M49M58M64M31M86M32M-25M-178M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
2.65B2.63B2.58B2.58B2.25B1.89B1.58B1.64B1.49B1.7B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-197M-190M-199M-182M-152M-132M-65M-61M-39M-83M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires9.58B10.45B-256M-416M-537M9.13B6.36B-2M--88M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-11.6B-12.46B---10.9B-11.07B-8.66B---
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities13M53M-2.38B-2.21B9.35B-1M-4M-1.54B205M-1.93B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-2.2B-2.15B-2.83B-2.81B-2.23B-2.07B-2.37B-1.6B166M-2.1B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-210M-387M-393M-297M-22M14M--62M-33M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-70M-10M566M519M202M269M631M561M-1.29B406M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-4M4M-22M5M-36M10M-97M-110M-107M152M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-24M-45M-36M-45M-68M-43M-110M-71M-134M-62M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-308M-438M115M182M76M250M424M380M-1.47B463M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash45M-4M-41M-23M-8M6M-6M12M32M-27M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
181M38M-172M-69M87M72M-377M429M224M44M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year720M452M624M693M606M534M911M482M258M214M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End901M490M452M624M693M606M534M911M482M258M
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 Avis Budget Group stock price history and Avis Budget Group stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Avis Budget Group is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Avis Budget Group stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Avis Budget Group gained $2.65B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-2.2B for CAR 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 Avis Budget Group and its owners and creditors and was $-308M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

Key Financial Ratios For Avis Budget Group Cash Flow

FCF margin
0.23