Morgan Stanley Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:MS)

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$47.45 $0.41 (0.86%) MS stock closing price Aug 15, 2018 (Closing)

The Morgan Stanley cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. The profit-loss statement shows Morgan Stanley profits, the balance sheet shows Morgan Stanley 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. 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 $-81M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q2. MS decrease in investments stood at a value of $-9.3B for the latest quarter 2018 Q2.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow907M390M1.75B1.34B889M434M1.74B1.36B879M415M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-6.67B9.24B-16.43B-13.75B-14.51B-4.23B-8.17B1.1B11.76B2.15B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net515M310M3.96B745M385M214M2.76B910M825M419M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-908M-410M-1.63B-1.18B-723M-350M-1.28B-941M-645M-315M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-3.69B-2.55B1.61B1.78B8.78B-774M-8.83B-6.31B-6.92B-5.16B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-4.71B-3.97B-12.38B-9.43B-5.37B-1.04B-9.4B-7.73B-4.85B-3.64B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.17B-1.87B-3.3B-2.01B-715M-167M-3.93B-2.91B-1.63B-976M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities5.25B3.99B19.59B20.85B15.73B6.71B13.24B4.63B4.73B5.22B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---64M-25M181M-1.21B-1.23B-1.29B-1.06B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.12B-599M-2.09B-1.56B-954M-511M-1.75B-1.31B-791M-436M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities10.86B-1.16B2.05B191M-6.67B-3.5B1.07B-4.59B-3.53B1.14B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-1.25B860M3.67B2.22B688M530M-1.07B1.05B714M645M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year80.4B77.36B54.08B46.98B59.88B46.9B47.31B47.62B31.99B78.67B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End81.59B87.34B80.4B48.19B44.66B42.85B43.38B42.55B56.13B53.64B
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 saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.19B till 2018 Q2. Apart from the Morgan Stanley stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • 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 $-81M for MS.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Morgan Stanley used $-9.3B 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 shows the flow of cash between Morgan Stanley and its owners and creditors and was $11.83B till 2018 Q2. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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