HSBC Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:HSBC)

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$41.17 $0.26 (0.63%) HSBC stock closing price Apr 28, 2017 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like HSBC needs to disclose. The profit-loss statement shows HSBC profits, the balance sheet shows HSBC 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. HSBC had cash and cash equivalents of $243.86B at beginning of year and $274.55B at year end for 2016. HSBC cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. The cash from operating activities for HSBC is $68.96B for 2016, which saw an increase of -6246.08% from previous year. View details of HSBC cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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HSBC Net Income Cash Flow
7.11B18.87B18.68B22.57B20.65B21.87B19.04B7.08B9.31B24.21B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow5.21B---2.78B2.62B1.99B2.08B12.5B-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities39.5B-40.93B-67.94B15.86B-27.45B36.6B29.01B-6.16B-45.29B73.56B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net17.14B20.95B27.89B6.55B-5.13B18.67B5.71B3.9B53.9B-6.73B
HSBC Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
68.96B-1.12B-21.37B44.98B-9.16B79.76B55.74B6.9B30.42B91.04B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.15B-1.25B-1.39B-1.51B-1.08B-1.21B1.84B2.7B-518M458M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires4.8B8M-272M10.68B20.79B151M-955M-386M4.04B-718M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-27B-38.74B-1.36B-21.44B-13.05B-7.31B-19.36B-63.29B-53.89B-20.67B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities8.29B1.07B-1.94B5.68B-1.01B-1.57B-16.5B3.9B25.27B650M
HSBC Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-15.06B-38.91B-4.96B-6.59B5.65B-9.93B-34.97B-57.08B-25.09B-20.28B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.79B3.6B5.62B265M569M-265M4.07B18.18B1.63B68M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities2.03B1.02B337M327M-1.72B-3.77B2.01B-1.68B6.74B5.02B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-9.16B-7.5B-7.18B-6.99B-6.5B-5.59B-3.85B-4.53B-7.3B-6B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
HSBC Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-8.92B-3.58B-1.87B-6.98B-8.23B-10.09B1.4B11.27B352M-1.64B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-14.29B-13.83B-16.78B-438M1.59B-8.37B1.14B10.8B-23.82B12.4B
HSBC Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
30.69B-57.44B-44.98B30.97B-10.14B51.37B23.31B-28.11B-18.14B81.52B
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year243.86B301.3B346.28B315.31B325.45B274.08B250.77B278.87B297.01B215.49B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End274.55B243.86B301.3B346.28B315.31B325.45B274.08B250.77B278.87B297.01B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While HSBC stock price history provides the price history of a stock, HSBC 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:
  • HSBC had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $30.69B for the latest year 2016. 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 HSBC 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: HSBC reported a positive operating cash flow of $68.96B for 2016 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $-15.06B for HSBC 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 $-8.92B for HSBC. 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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Key Financial Ratios For HSBC Cash Flow

FCF margin
1.79