News Corp Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:NWS)

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$15.5 $0.1 (0.64%) NWS stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of NWS requires an investor to check the cash flows for News Corp. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about News Corp profits and News Corp debt. News Corp cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. News Corp had cash and cash equivalents of $1.83B at the beginning of the quarter and $2.11B at quarter end for 2018 Q3. News Corp had an inflow of $465M from operating activities, $-234M spend due to financing activities, and $-144M outflow due to investing activities till 2018 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jul - Jun2018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q2
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow297M197M97M449M349M240M120M505M370M244M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-148M-266M-196M-164M-301M-338M-351M373M341M-57M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----5M-5M---15M-20M-22M
Other Adjustments Net1.41B252M8M857M395M321M-37M-161M-243M-90M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-63M-113M-62M-147M-168M-108M-49M-256M-180M-120M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-62M-53M-54M-185M-113M-283M-259M-478M-482M-99M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-42M-33M-12M-59M-93M-39M-10M-51M-62M-36M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities23M23M7M286M325M312M307M-339M21M5M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares--------41M-41M-18M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-93M-93M--23M-23M-23M-23M342M342M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-99M-80M-21M-152M-93M-77M-18M-147M-88M-74M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-42M-29M-10M-42M-36M-21M-18M-4M-9M-7M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash9M14M17M12M--33M5M-97M-69M-65M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.83B1.95B3.15B2.38B1.13M2.02M1.08M---
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.11B1.86B1.88B2.02B1.85B1.56B1.5B1.83B1.97B1.88B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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  • News Corp had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $96M in the latest quarter 2018 Q3. 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 News Corp 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.
  • News Corp increased its cash from operating activities to $465M till 2018 Q3. 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.
  • 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 $-144M for NWS till last quarter 2018 Q3 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 $-234M for News Corp.

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