CBS Corp Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:CBS)

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$55.39 $1.35 (2.38%) CBS stock closing price Feb 16, 2018 (Closing)

The CBS Corp cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. While its important to look at the CBS Corp 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 CBS Corp 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. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in CBS Corp stock analysis. CBS Corp had a positive net income cash flow of $1.26B for the latest 2016. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. The cash from operating activities for CBS Corp is $ 2016, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow225M264M290M467M487M561M578M590.1M536.5M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-667M-1.02B-1.37B-979M-932M-762M-76.6M-341.3M233M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations522M-35M-1.54B-177M56M-14M---
Other Adjustments Net344M770M935M683M630M659M509.5M464.1M13.05B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-196M-193M-206M-270M-254M-265M-284.3M-261.6M-474.1M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-72M370M-20M161M-97M-53M6.99M102.7M-1.84B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-81M-17M-86M-146M-78M-79M-89.9M-89.8M172.5M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities9M-6M-289M-17M-22M8M-0.3M-0.5M-15.4M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.98B-2.67B-3.31B-2.04B-969M-940M-30.3M-18.7M-15.2M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.81B1.94B559M-17M-36M-19M-1.05B-48.69M-200.4M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings450M-616M141M475M----1.5M-5.3M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-288M-300M-292M-300M-276M-206M-141.7M-297.3M-705.4M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-41M-8M2.26B-31M-35M-15M-384.6M-26.8M6.5M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year323M428M397M708M660M480M716.7M419.5M1.35B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End622M323M428M397M708M660M480M716.7M419.5M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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CBS Corp stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and CBS Corp stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • CBS Corp had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $299M for the latest year 2016. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the CBS Corp stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • 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 $1.69B for CBS.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-340M for CBS in last 2016 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. CBS Corp spent $-1.05B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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