CBS Corp Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:CBS)

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$56.7 $0.3 (0.53%) CBS stock closing price Jun 22, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of CBS requires an investor to check the cash flows for CBS Corp. The profit-loss statement shows CBS Corp profits, the balance sheet shows CBS Corp 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. CBS Corp had cash and cash equivalents of $622M at beginning of the quarter and $147M at quarter end of 2018 Q1. CBS Corp cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. CBS decrease in investments stood at a value of $-90M for the latest quarter 2018 Q1.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow56M223M166M111M55M225M188M127M64M264M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities92M-801M-674M-167M112M-667M-472M108M426M-1.02B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-1.05B923M1.07B747M522M34M-2M--35M
Other Adjustments Net58M62M174M114M57M344M182M122M65M770M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-30M-185M-112M-68M-27M-196M-125M-79M-38M-193M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--259M-247M-20M-20M-72M-23M-24M-21M370M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-40M-100M-57M-65M-49M-81M-44M-43M-32M-17M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-20M-3M-1M1M7M9M11M4M-7M-6M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-170M-1.02B-1.03B-806M-495M-2.98B-1.52B-1.02B-527M-2.67B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-4M508M192M11M-7M1.81B473M-207M-204M1.94B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-462M229M140M-187M-420M450M33M163M--616M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-71M-296M-224M-151M-77M-288M-209M-142M-73M-300M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-58M-98M-96M-96M-83M-41M-45M-47M-38M-8M
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 Year622M323M428M397M708M660M480M716.7M419.5M1.35B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End147M285M174M179M170M622M179M176M411M323M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While CBS Corp stock price history provides the price history of a stock, CBS Corp stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that CBS Corp is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - CBS Corp stock price movement.
  • CBS Corp increased its cash from operating activities to $717M till 2018 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-90M for CBS 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.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-765M for CBS Corp. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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