Microsoft Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:MSFT)

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$66.4 $0.9 (1.37%) MSFT stock closing price Apr 21, 2017 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Microsoft from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Microsoft cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Microsoft compared to various industry peers like ORCL stock and SAP stock. Microsoft has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $1.96B. View details of Microsoft cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jul - Jun. 2017-Q2 2017-Q1 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1
Microsoft Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow3.98B1.82B7.25B4.71B3.01B1.46B13.46B4.46B2.95B1.43B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities3.86B4.96B-2.08B3.5B853M2.88B1.51B5.32B2.01B4.51B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net110M86M11.35B2.97B716M-366M1.92B-2.91B-2.67B-2.12B
Microsoft Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-4.15B-2.16B-8.34B-5.69B-3.38B-1.36B-5.94B-4.16B-2.77B-1.28B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-24.78B-24M-1.39B-1.33B-771M-390M-3.72B-3.1B-2.94B-141M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-5.27B-16.2B-14.42B-7.14B-4.59B-3.38B-12.87B-10.21B-6.62B-5.95B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities986M-84M203M281M347M62M-466M-463M-129M-367M
Microsoft Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-7.59B-4.12B-15.3B-11.8B-8.1B-4.54B-13.81B-9.68B-4.7B-2.67B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities37.7B24.75B11.09B10.5B11.38B-1.63B9.18B9.18B-1.5B-1.5B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-7.15B-3.39B7.2B481M-2.14B4.89B4.48B1.22B7.8B3B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-5.82B-2.8B-11.01B-8.19B-5.34B-2.48B-9.88B-7.39B-4.85B-2.31B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities200M-112M-369M-366M59M104M950M1.16B809M502M
Microsoft Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-8M10M-67M-45M-62M-44M-73M-76M-40M-6M
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 End8.47B13.93B6.51B7.17B7.19B5.43B5.6B7.41B6.43B6.3B
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:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: Microsoft cash grew QoQ to $9.89B, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the Microsoft stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Microsoft reported a positive operating cash flow of $17.84B for 2017-Q2 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. 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 $-33.22B 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 $17.35B for Microsoft.

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