Micron Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:MU)

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$45.06 $0.27 (0.6%) MU stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of MU requires an investor to check the cash flows for Micron. While its important to look at the Micron debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Micron revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Micron saw a cash impact of $107M from the issuance of MU shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Micron stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. Micron had an inflow of $8.15B from operating activities, $349M inflow due to financing activities, and $-7.54B outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Sep - Aug2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow3.99B3.11B2.81B2.27B1.93B2.22B2.16B2.01B2.2B2.06B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.18B125M-198M658M-313M611M-224M-545M-120M-102M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net257M212M-298M-308M-996M312M356M-264M964M679M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-4.73B-5.82B-4.02B-2.66B-1.22B-1.63B-2.42B-522M-462M-2.34B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-2.63B---69M--159M95M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-359M2.85B-2.28B-427M-472M-598M-31M255M-284M204M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities190M-104M64M632M-93M-82M412M-276M72M46M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares107M-99M-811M189M145M-6M-135M8M276M4M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities753M1.33B-117M-1.63B378M862M-525M-640M287M139M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-511M515M210M-506M-201M-359M-376M-588M-853M-18M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-12M8M-121M-28M------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.26B2.29B4.15B2.88B2.46B2.16B2.91B1.49B1.24B2.19B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.22B4.14B2.29B4.15B2.88B2.46B2.16B2.91B1.49B1.24B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Micron stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Micron 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:

  • Micron saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $953M in 2017. Apart from the Micron 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Micron gained $8.15B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-7.54B for MU in last 2017 report.
  • 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 $349M for Micron.

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