Capital One Financial Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:COF)

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$99.17 $0.25 (0.25%) COF stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of COF requires an investor to check the cash flows for Capital One Financial. While its important to look at the Capital One Financial 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 Capital One Financial 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. Capital One Financial cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Capital One Financial had cash and cash equivalents of $12.49B at the beginning of the year and $14.35B at year end for 2017. COF decrease in investments stood at a value of $-15.54B for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.44B2.43B2.1B2B2.07B1.86B600M582M682.6M1.5B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities965M-360M-673M-688M288M-306M1.32B726M-2.91B-3.25B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-496M6M-41M-182M-488M-257M-11M46M-119.48M-4.13M
Other Adjustments Net9.16B6.01B4.73B3.75B3.73B4.03B2.29B3.74B4.16B5.15B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.02B-779M-532M-502M-818M-560M-315M-340M-231.62M-356.32M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-3.19B-629M-9.31B-24M-204M-17.6B-1.44B-778.16M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-309M-3.25B-2.19B-621M407M5.42B2.82B-2.29B-4.88B-12.39B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-11.03B-20.98B-17.69B-14.84B4.34B-5.24B-11.42B7.09B14.78B-2.86B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares48M-2.32B-773M-830M-838M4.12B55M11M-2.04B4.37B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-2.78B1.54B10.75B7.56B-8.61B10.31B-2.48B-22.34B-3.32B-14.85B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.05B-1.03B-974M-746M-608M-126M-91M-91M-318.84M-568.25M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities6.99B17.53B11.38B1.66B-8.42B-156M6.01B6.38B-6.37B25.84B
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 Year12.49B8.02B7.24B6.29B11.06B5.84B5.25B8.69B7.49B4.82B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End14.35B9.98B8.02B7.24B6.29B11.06B5.84B5.25B8.68B7.49B
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 Capital One Financial stock price history and Capital One Financial stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Capital One Financial had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.86B for the latest year 2017. 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 Capital One Financial 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Capital One Financial gained $14.18B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • 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 $-15.54B for COF in last 2017 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. Capital One Financial earned $3.22B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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