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. 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 Microsoft profits and Microsoft debt. Microsoft had cash and cash equivalents of $5.6B at beginning of year and $6.51B at year end for 2016. Microsoft cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Microsoft had an inflow of $4.25B from operating activities, $687M inflow due to financing activities, and $949M spend due to investing activities for 2016. View details of Microsoft cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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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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While Microsoft stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Microsoft stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common 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 Flow from investment activities: Microsoft used $949M 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 Microsoft and its owners and creditors and was $-8.39B for 2016. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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