Netflix Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:NFLX)

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The Netflix cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. The profit-loss statement shows Netflix profits, the balance sheet shows Netflix 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 Netflix cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Netflix compared to various industry peers like SIRI stock and SKYAY stock. The cash from operating activities for Netflix is $ 2017, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow6.33B4.92B3.55B2.78B2.24B1.7B839.61M340.06M259.26M242.83M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities958.98M192.38M172.88M137.1M119.86M26M119.14M-178.83M-45.65M-24.06M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-9.63B-6.78B-4.59B-3.17B-2.38B-1.72B-867.18M-45.68M-4.41M-17.76M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-173.3M-107.65M-91.24M-69.72M-54.14M-41.45M-49.68M-33.83M-45.93M-43.79M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments268.04M235.53M-8.07M100.31M-141.83M-165M-134.65M29.31M-18.13M44.37M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-60.4M-78.11M-79.87M-73.45M-59.98M-39.45M-81.48M-111.55M-182M-145.54M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares88.37M36.97M77.98M60.54M124.55M3.66M19.89M-160.48M-289.06M-181.03M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities3.02B1B1.5B398.9M270.04M-2.61M195.97M-1.77M191.73M-0.82M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-31.89M54.65M62.84M82.26M81.66M4.54M45.78M62.21M12.68M5.22M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash29.84M-9.16M-15.92M-6.68M-3.45M-0.19M----
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.47B1.81B1.11B604.96M290.29M508.05M194.49M134.22M139.88M177.43M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.82B1.47B1.81B1.11B604.96M290.29M508.05M194.49M134.22M139.88M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Netflix stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Netflix 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:

  • Netflix had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.36B for the latest year 2017. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Netflix stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Netflix reported a negative operating cash flow of $-1.79B for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $34.32M for NFLX 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.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Netflix and its owners and creditors and was $3.08B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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