NVIDIA Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:NVDA)

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$168.1 $0.6 (0.36%) NVDA stock closing price Jul 21, 2017 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like NVIDIA from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the NVIDIA 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 NVIDIA 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. NVIDIA had cash and cash equivalents of $596M at beginning of year and $1.77B at year end for 2017. NVIDIA cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. NVDA decrease in investments stood at a negative value of $-793M for the latest 2017. View details of NVIDIA cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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NVIDIA Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow212M226M248.09M243.74M226.23M204.2M186.98M196.66M185.02M133.19M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-679M-51M-137.35M12.23M-112.32M2.14M151.69M136.41M-33.33M169.94M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net473M386M164.33M139.17M147.72M121.71M83.96M222.71M127.71M169.41M
NVIDIA Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-169M-79M-101.51M-230.4M-183.3M-138.73M-97.89M-77.6M-407.67M-187.74M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires----17.14M--348.88M---27.94M-75.54M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-619M-339M-625.02M-553.43M-561.03M-654.15M-549.62M-441.51M226.69M-498.03M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-5M18M-0.5M-4.95M0.35M-1.59M-2.16M-0.21M-0.44M-
NVIDIA Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-748M-467M-660.12M-758.03M-35.06M195.85M177.27M59.95M-350.08M-326.54M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.32B-3M-2.91M1.31B-2.04M-11.92M----
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-261M-213M-186.45M-181.33M-46.86M-----
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
NVIDIA Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
NVIDIA Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year596M497M1.15B732.78M667.87M665.36M447.22M417.68M726.96M544.41M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.77B596M496.65M1.15B732.78M667.87M665.36M447.22M417.68M726.96M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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NVIDIA stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and NVIDIA stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • NVIDIA had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.17B 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 NVIDIA 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: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. NVIDIA gained $497M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-793M for NVDA 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: 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. NVIDIA earned $967M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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