Cisco Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:CSCO)

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$45.01 $0.32 (0.71%) CSCO stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Cisco cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. The profit-loss statement shows Cisco profits, the balance sheet shows Cisco 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. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Cisco stock analysis. Cisco had a positive net income cash flow of $9.61B for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Cisco had an inflow of $13.88B from operating activities, $-3.81B spend due to financing activities, and $-5.99B outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.29B2.15B2.44B2.43B2.35B2.6B2.49B2.03B1.77B1.74B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities586M-128M-36M1.72B-484M-198M-83M-274M1.16B2.43B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net1.4B809M1.17B332M1.04B1.05B1.19B650M832M-139M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-957M-1.11B-1.21B-1.04B-1.16B-1.13B-1.17B-1.01B-1.01B-1.27B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-3.32B-2.79B-326M-2.99B-6.77B-375M-266M-5.28B-426M-398M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.75B-4.03B-8.38B-2.64B-3.92B-2.48B-1.52B-5.77B-8.49B-2.51B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities39M-191M-178M24M74M166M22M128M-39M-17M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.6B-3.34B-2.81B-7.94B235M-3.39B-5.07B-4.59B-2.75B-7.32B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities2.83B3.12B4.47B4.73B8M-996M4.94B3.49B-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings2.5B-4M-4M-2M-20M-557M512M41M--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-5.51B-4.75B-4.09B-3.76B-3.31B-1.5B-658M---
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-25M279M114M83M87M-93M151M222M-154M891M
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 Year7.63B6.88B6.73B7.93B9.8B7.66B4.58B5.72B5.19B3.73B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End11.71B7.63B6.88B6.73B7.93B9.8B7.66B4.58B5.72B5.19B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Cisco stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Cisco 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:

  • Cisco has cash of $11.71B 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 Cisco stock price.
  • 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 $13.88B for CSCO.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-5.99B for CSCO stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • 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. Cisco spent $-3.81B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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