HSBC Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:HSBC)

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$48.66 $0.47 (0.98%) HSBC stock closing price Sep 18, 2017 (Closing)

The cash flow statement is one of the reports a publicly traded company like HSBC needs to disclose. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For HSBC profits one has to check the income statement and for HSBC debt one has to check the balance sheet. 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. HSBC saw a inflow of $23.85B from investing activities for 2016. View details of HSBC cash flows for latest & last 10 financial years

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2016201520142013201220112010200920082007
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--697M-639M-586M-586M-464M-824M-702M-714M-718M
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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HSBC stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and HSBC stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key 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: 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 $68.96B for HSBC.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-15.06B for HSBC stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between HSBC and its owners and creditors and was $-8.92B for 2016. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.
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