First Data Corp Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:FDC)

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$16.65 $0.13 (0.79%) FDC stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

The First Data Corp cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about First Data Corp profits and First Data Corp debt. First Data Corp cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. First Data Corp had cash and cash equivalents of $429M at the beginning of the quarter and $502M at quarter end for 2017 Q3. FDC decrease in investments stood at a value of $-1.06B for the latest quarter 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow806M526M258M1.06B793M528M262M1.13B843M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-292M-97M-69M-22M113M-51M-46M-523M-185M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net406M250M153M412M345M222M176M1.45B134M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-198M-123M-58M-194M-168M-113M-53M-265M-210M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-760M-85M-32M-6M21M--85M-85M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments90M90M------17M-17M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-189M-121M-58M-225M-164M-118M-70M-318M-242M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---23M---2.72B-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-515M-263M-156M-1.54B-1.17B-786M-755M-1.31B21M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings415M-160M119M205M234M196M498M-31M219M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-203M-126M-43M-316M-240M-157M-58M-312M-232M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-107M-113M-107M-106M-85M-76M-58M-1.08B-117M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash2M8M--34M-18M-22M-8M-23M-14M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year429M358M425.3M608.3M485.7M509.5M737M406.3M606.5M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End502M493M503M385M475M282M311M429M368M
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 First Data Corp stock price history and First Data Corp stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • First Data Corp saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $117M till 2017 Q3. Apart from the First Data Corp stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • 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 $1.58B for FDC.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.06B for FDC 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-410M for First Data 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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