Cerner Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:CERN)

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$61.26 $0.52 (0.84%) CERN stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Cerner cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Cerner profits and Cerner debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Cerner stock analysis. Cerner had a positive net income cash flow of $866.98M till this quarter of 2017 Q4. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Cerner has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $200.06M.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow580.72M425.24M278.88M134.83M504.23M371.38M244.09M119.12M452.22M329.07M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-270.45M-92.68M-101.16M-33.17M-48.12M-66.77M-36.41M31.8M-179.42M-165.89M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net130.43M95.88M65.2M28.71M63.01M30.97M57.53M25.78M135.36M57.99M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-636.23M-472.4M-332.33M-159.15M-753.12M-327.86M-217.59M-99.35M-362.13M-255.37M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---------1.48B-1.37B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-339.97M-99.09M4.87M61.69M-18.17M-125.7M-57.84M-125.27M720.4M502.63M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-29.65M-22.18M-14.03M-6.38M-18.47M-242.02M-162.53M-78.93M-286.08M-222.8M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-96.73M38.29M38.29M10.68M-636.48M-139.58M-175.13M-139.63M-293.58M-157.58M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities--------485.67M500M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-14.26M-10.66M-10.64M-6.31M49.82M45.12M9.36M8.7M44.15M45.88M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash9.22M9.47M7.59M3.48M-10.44M-2.94M-2.81M--10.91M-8.62M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year170.86M402.12M635.2M202.37M317.12M243.14M214.51M241.72M270.49M182.91M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End370.92M573.05M460.43M378.45M170.86M431.49M377.58M295.58M402.12M261.75M
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 Cerner stock price history and Cerner 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 Cerner is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Cerner stock price movement.
  • Cerner increased its cash from operating activities to $1.31B till 2017 Q4. 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 $-1.01B for CERN 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 $-110.98M for Cerner. 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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