Mediaset Cash Flow - Annual (OTCMKTS:MDIUY)

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$9.46 $0 (0%) MDIUY stock closing price Aug 16, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Mediaset from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Mediaset debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Mediaset revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Mediaset cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Mediaset compared to various industry peers like FWONK stock and FWONA stock. Mediaset had an inflow of $1.58B from operating activities, $20.91M inflow due to financing activities, and $-1.63B outflow due to investing activities for 2016.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec20162015201320122011
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.51B-1.41B1.94B1.79B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities116.63M--108.25M8.23M-104.04M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----
Other Adjustments Net165.54M-0.01M68M23.26M-197.35M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-84.43M---124.88M-237.19M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---2.82M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-719.73M--609.02M-171.95M627.03M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-821.2M--705.06M-812.94M-2.22B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-118.4M--404.99M--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities----170.15M212.95M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-117.29M-0.02M-5.44M-187.25M-666.87M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities256.62M-0.18M--61.08M-59.33M
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 Year389.08M-294.61M146.48M254.04M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End363.85M-262.47M285.25M158.63M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • Mediaset has cash of $363.85M on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Mediaset stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Mediaset gained $1.58B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.63B for MDIUY 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.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $20.91M for Mediaset.

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