Morgan Stanley Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:MS)

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$48.3 $0.85 (1.79%) MS stock closing price Aug 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Morgan Stanley cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. 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 Morgan Stanley profits and Morgan Stanley 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 Morgan Stanley stock analysis. Morgan Stanley generated $-4.51B cash from operating activities in 2017. Morgan Stanley has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $3.04B.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.75B1.74B1.43B1.16B1.51B1.58B1.4B1.42B1.22B794M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-16.43B-8.17B-6.65B-4.59B29.41B21.81B-1.91B32.13B-48.64B73.48B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net3.96B2.76B2.61B895M1.02B438M2.55B1.05B59M-2.63B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.63B-1.28B-1.37B-992M-1.32B-1.31B-1.3B-1.2B-2.88B-1.4B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--998M989M1.15B1.73B--202M-1.6B569M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments1.61B-8.83B-3.7B-14.99B-14.38B-9.34B-603M-28B--
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-12.38B-9.4B-15.92B-20.33B-9.92B-3.49B-129M247M--
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.3B-3.93B-1.28B1.32B1.01B-227M-317M5.26B6.21B17.57B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities19.59B13.24B6.89B3.64B-10.8B-19.45B-6.51B-1.26B10.79B-8.21B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--1.21B-88M119M4M-705M-413M878M-7.72B-24.01B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.09B-1.75B-1.46B-904M-475M-469M-834M-1.16B-12.68B-1.23B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities2.05B1.07B20.3B18.97B12.9B8.95B2.92B434M6.44B-1.1B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash3.67B-1.07B-945M-1.85B-746M-645M197M311M720M-2.55B
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year77.36B54.08B46.98B59.88B46.9B47.31B47.62B31.99B78.67B25.6B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End80.4B43.38B54.08B46.98B59.88B46.9B47.31B47.62B31.99B78.65B
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 Morgan Stanley stock price history and Morgan Stanley stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Morgan Stanley had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $3.04B 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 Morgan Stanley 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 negative value of $-4.51B for MS.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-12.39B for MS 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 Morgan Stanley and its owners and creditors and was $16.26B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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