Liberty Media Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:FWONA)

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$33.25 $0.42 (1.25%) FWONA stock closing price Aug 13, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of FWONA requires an investor to check the cash flows for Liberty Media. 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 Liberty Media profits and Liberty Media debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Liberty Media stock analysis. Liberty Media had a positive net income cash flow of $1.89B for the latest 2017. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. FWONA decrease in investments stood at a value of $-3.14B for the latest year 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow824M354M362M359M315M817M806M823M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-197M302M37M-41M109M57M79M-57M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--------
Other Adjustments Net-785M591M566M412M-8.18B-2.05B-1.44B-1.72B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-517M-506M-121M53M-127M735M3M55M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.65B---47M-117M---
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-841M-770M-157M-439M-2.59B-1.33B-73M-196M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-132M12M-8M22M73M807M-204M-343M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares529M-1.47B-2.37B-2.16B-1.55B-323M-465M-754M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.59B996M1.02B822M3.14B-754M447M-915M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-60M-------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-191M-71M-56M214M-780M-90M-4M248M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash4M---1.2B---
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year562M201M681M1.09B603M2.07B2.09B3.95B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.03B562M201M681M1.09B1.35B2.07B2.09B
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 Liberty Media stock price history and Liberty Media stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Liberty Media had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $467M 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 Liberty Media 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. Liberty Media gained $1.73B 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 $-3.14B for FWONA in last 2017 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $1.87B for Liberty Media. 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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