Goldman Sachs Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GS)

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$233.38 $0.38 (0.16%) GS stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Goldman Sachs from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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 Goldman Sachs profits and Goldman Sachs debt. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Goldman Sachs stock analysis. Goldman Sachs generated $-17.74B cash from operating activities in 2017. The cash from operating activities for Goldman Sachs is $ 2017, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.15B998M991M1.34B1.32B1.74B1.87B1.9B1.94B-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-30.29B-5.49B-2.78B-19.73B-6.65B3.2B11.76B-21.79B31.97B-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net7.11B2.67B2.66B2.29B1.83B469M3.58B5.37B1.58B-
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.61B-2.5B-1.61B-648M-644M-912M-1.11B-1.16B-1.47B-
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-2.38B14.92B-1.81B-1.73B-2.27B-593M-431M-804M-221M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-6.97B1.51B1.02B1.51B2.58B512M3.02B1.77B134M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-17.16B-4.67B-16.18B-14.04B-8.39B-2.74B----
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-6.12B-4.77B-1.88B-3.37B-5.12B-1.24B-9.54B-3.6B-4.42B-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities30.03B9.85B18.92B9.37B3.35B-15.59B913M-1.73B-5.56B-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-906M-2.31B-1.24B822M-5.94B-412M-4.98B13.89B-20.24B-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.77B-1.71B-1.68B-1.45B-1.3B-1.09B-2.77B-1.44B-2.21B-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities13.96B12.38B15B13.63B1.65B25.84B9.46B724M9.59B-
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 Year121.71B93.44B57.6B61.13B72.67B56.01B39.79B38.29B13.81B-
Cash & Equivalents at Year End110.05B121.71B75.11B57.6B61.13B72.67B56.01B39.79B38.29B-
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Goldman Sachs stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Goldman Sachs 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:

  • Goldman Sachs had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-11.66B 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 Goldman Sachs 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.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a negative at $-17.74B for Goldman Sachs in the latest 2017. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-29.12B for GS 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. Goldman Sachs earned $35.2B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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