Nestle Cash Flow - Annual (OTCMKTS:NSRGY)

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The Nestle cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. While its important to look at the Nestle 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 Nestle 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. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Nestle stock analysis. Nestle had a positive net income cash flow of $13.36B for the latest 2016. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Nestle saw a outflow of $-6.22B from investing activities for 2016.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow3.83B3.8B5.46B3.58B3.38B3.31B-3.11B-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities1.88B513.06M-31.73M848.48M1.72B-2.08B-795.7M2.26B-1.97B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-3.26B-2.34B-1.27B-2.35B-3.13B-1.28B-20.13B304.78M-5.7B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-4.07B-4.03B-4.28B-5.23B-5.59B-5.29B-4.29B-4.18B-4.4B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-318.8M-329.9M-1.82B107.95M-11.5B-3.82B21.27B180.1M9.32B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-1.1B496.41M3.41B2.99B2.13B-2.04B--511.67M-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-726.95M-458.94M-664.24M392.93M-607.17M-786.94M-3B-471.03M-570.66M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares771.62M-6.64B-1.77B-454.46M711.75M-5.61B-11.39B-6.21B-7.46B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities269.05M908.53M254.97M1.67B3.78B--2.04B517.85M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings1.39B669.17M-2.17B-6.55B2.47B-1.31B371.9M--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-7.04B-7.23B-7.51B-7.07B-6.63B-6.72B-5.23B-4.66B-4.24B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.67B-441.25M-443.19M-717.86M-393.75M10.97B-8.55B-2.59B-4.46B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-171.58M-497.45M45.96M-567.81M-241.16M21.51M-112.43M-169.94M614.2M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year4.96B7.75B7.02B6.17B5.27B9.12B5.6B5.39B6.11B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End8.11B5.08B8.15B6.92B6.23B5.59B7.74B5.38B5.41B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The Nestle stock price history and Nestle stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Nestle had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $3.15B for the latest year 2016. 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 Nestle 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: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $15.82B for NSRGY.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-6.22B for NSRGY 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: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Nestle spent $-6.28B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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