Moody's Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:MCO)

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The Moody's 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 Moody's profits and Moody's debt. Moody's cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Moody's had cash and cash equivalents of $2.05B at the beginning of the year and $1.07B at year end for 2017. The cash from operating activities for Moody's is $ 2017, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow158.3M126.7M113.5M95.6M93.4M93.5M79.2M66.3M64.1M75.1M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-458.9M949.9M36.1M-25.4M35.6M-54.29M93.4M39.8M101.1M1.19M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net40.4M-126.3M54.39M-57.6M-18.1M84.2M52.7M33.8M71.5M-
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-90.6M-115.2M-89M-74.6M-42.3M-45M-67.7M-79M-90.7M-84.4M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-3.51B-79.3M-7.6M-239.7M-50.7M-3.5M-197.5M-148.6M-0.9M-241.4M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments70.49M296.5M4.59M-250.6M-168.9M-1.7M-2.39M-1.2M-2.2M5.6M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities111.1M---------
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-192.9M-705.4M-1.07B-1.12B-757.1M-79.8M-287.4M-188.9M19.8M-569.4M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.99B-852.8M447.7M433.4M424.8M-11.3M491.9M-1.4M148.3M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings129.9M-------443.59M-274M166.29M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-293.6M-291.8M-278.9M-247.8M-209.5M-151.3M-126.1M-103.4M-98.2M-96.8M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-28.1M-12.6M33.5M-141.9M34.4M8.9M7.09M2.7M5M6.79M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash85.3M-24.2M-62.7M-89.2M-2M19.9M-17.6M2.5M26.8M-51M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.05B1.76B1.22B1.92B1.76B760M659.6M473.9M245.9M426.3M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.07B2.05B1.76B1.22B1.92B1.76B760M659.6M473.9M245.9M
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 Moody's stock price history and Moody's stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Moody's is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Moody's stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Moody's reported a positive operating cash flow of $747.5M for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Moody's used $-3.42B cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • 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. Moody's earned $1.61B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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