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$20.61 $0.07 (0.34%) OVCHY stock closing price Apr 25, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like OVERSEA-CHINESE from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. The profit-loss statement shows OVERSEA-CHINESE profits, the balance sheet shows OVERSEA-CHINESE 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. OVERSEA-CHINESE had cash and cash equivalents of $15.9B at beginning of the year and $11.18B at year end for 2016. OVERSEA-CHINESE cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. OVCHY increase in investments stood at a value of $2.8B for the latest year 2016.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec20162015
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow404M391M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-6.82B-1.38B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--
Other Adjustments Net-563M-614M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-225M-256M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires2.68B-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments137M270M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities214M46M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-107M-973M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-3.62B-5.5B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.06B-457M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-34M456M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-4M-230M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year15.9B19.32B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End11.18B15.9B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:

  • OVERSEA-CHINESE saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-4.72B in 2016. Apart from the OVERSEA-CHINESE stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. OVERSEA-CHINESE lost $-2.7B 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 stood at $2.8B for OVCHY 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.
  • 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 $-4.82B for OVERSEA-CHINESE.

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