Micron Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:MU)

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$60.14 $0.44 (0.73%) MU stock closing price Mar 19, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of MU requires an investor to check the cash flows for Micron. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Micron profits one has to check the income statement and for Micron debt one has to check the balance sheet. Micron stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $2.68B till 2018 Q1. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required. Micron has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $914M.

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Fiscal year is Sep - Aug2018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.12B3.99B2.89B1.84B803M3.11B2.36B1.58B770M2.81B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-419M-1.18B-1.08B-561M37M125M-109M207M204M-198M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net258M257M421M193M118M212M126M-9M-60M-298M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.96B-4.73B-3.47B-2.43B-1.26B-5.82B-3.89B-2.21B-990M-4.02B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--2.63B-2.63B-2.63B------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments464M-359M-207M-358M310M2.85B2.39B1.21B488M-2.28B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities58M190M71M54M64M-104M-141M-22M-158M64M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.47B107M73M35M16M-99M-117M-123M-120M-811M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-2.59B753M1.36B2.41B-172M1.33B1.48B-345M-23M-117M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-160M-511M-228M-99M-56M515M343M400M3M210M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-6M-12M-10M-25M-37M8M7M2M-2M-121M
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 End6.13B5.22B4.05B3.63B4.14B4.14B4.63B3.08B2.61B2.29B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Micron stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Micron stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Micron has cash of $6.13B on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Micron stock price.
  • Micron increased its cash from operating activities to $3.64B till 2018 Q1. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-1.43B for MU stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-1.28B for Micron. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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