Cheetah Mobile Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:CMCM)

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$8.69 $0.49 (5.98%) CMCM stock closing price Aug 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Cheetah Mobile cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. While its important to look at the Cheetah Mobile 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 Cheetah Mobile 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Cheetah Mobile cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Cheetah Mobile compared to various industry peers like WK stock and RDWR stock. Cheetah Mobile saw a outflow of $-23.37M from investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec20172016201520142013
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow20.94M23.52M22.56M3.49M4.27M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-2.43M-12.47M38.76M-4.11M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----
Other Adjustments Net-134.49M54.37M56.87M43.97M14.1M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.76M-10.67M-9.35M-5.82M-4.55M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--46.97M-38.5M--8.71M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-23.86M-77.3M-0.82M-223.73M-3.11M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities2.94M-6.6M-3.9M40.13M-0.26M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares3.67M-20.4M-227.11M53.18M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-21.31M46.55M15.72M--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----4.96M-2.92M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities95.31M-11.24M-3.75M--
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-10.43M7.13M5.87M-0.69M-0.91M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year216.86M265.48M168.77M85.5M22.19M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End356.19M203.22M279.3M176.2M87.63M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While Cheetah Mobile stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Cheetah Mobile 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:

  • Cheetah Mobile has cash of $356.19M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Cheetah Mobile stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Cheetah Mobile gained $95.45M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-23.37M for CMCM 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 shows the flow of cash between Cheetah Mobile and its owners and creditors and was $77.68M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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