Microsoft Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:MSFT)

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The Microsoft cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. The profit-loss statement shows Microsoft profits, the balance sheet shows Microsoft 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. Microsoft purchased $1.49B worth of MSFT shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Microsoft stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Microsoft has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $915M. View details of Microsoft cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is Jul - Jun. 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Microsoft Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow7.25B13.46B5.21B3.76B9.16B2.77B2.67B2.56B2.06B1.44B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-2.08B1.51B624M-1.38B-174M-3B661M-178M--
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net11.35B1.92B4.32B4.59B5.66B4.08B1.98B2.08B1.88B2.29B
Microsoft Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-8.34B-5.94B-5.49B-4.26B-2.31B-2.36B-1.98B-3.12B-3.18B-2.26B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.39B-3.72B-5.94B-1.58B-10.11B-71M-245M-868M-8.05B-1.15B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-14.42B-12.87B-7.32B-17.8B-11.98B-13.22B-7.59B-10.85B6.65B9.5B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities203M-466M-87M-168M-394M1.03B-1.5B-930M--
Microsoft Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-15.3B-13.81B-6.71B-4.43B-3.12B-9.13B-8.96B-8.77B-9.04B-20.79B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities11.09B9.18B6.46B3.54B-6.15B1.18B4.57B--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings7.2B4.48B500M---186M-991M1.18B--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-11.01B-9.88B-8.88B-7.46B-6.39B-5.18B-4.58B-4.47B-4.02B-3.81B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Microsoft Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-67M-73M-139M-8M-104M103M-39M-67M137M56M
Microsoft Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year5.6B8.67B3.8B6.94B9.61B5.51B6.08B10.34B6.11B6.71B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End6.51B5.6B8.67B3.8B6.94B9.61B5.51B6.08B10.34B6.11B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Microsoft stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Microsoft stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Microsoft saw an increase in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $-3.07B in 2015 to $915M in 2016. Apart from the Microsoft 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: Microsoft reported a positive operating cash flow of $33.33B for 2016 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-23.95B for MSFT 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 $-8.39B for Microsoft.

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