Qualcomm Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:QCOM)

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$53.22 $0.62 (1.15%) QCOM stock closing price Jul 24, 2017 (Closing)

The Qualcomm cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. The profit-loss statement shows Qualcomm profits, the balance sheet shows Qualcomm 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. Qualcomm had cash and cash equivalents of $7.56B at beginning of year and $5.95B at year end for 2016. Qualcomm cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Qualcomm saw a inflow of $84M from investing activities for 2016. View details of Qualcomm cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Qualcomm Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.43B1.21B1.15B1.21B920M1.18B666M635M456M383M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-153M-1.95B-618M-115M-665M442M-46M3.99B-708M24M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---665M-------
Other Adjustments Net423M971M1.06B839M-316M-959M209M952M650M101M
Qualcomm Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-523M-728M-1.19B-1.05B-1.28B-593M-426M-761M-1.4B-818M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-812M-3B-95M-192M-833M-3.13B----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-2.58B178M-465M-402M-6.6B-781M523M-5.05B-1.45B-1.16B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities424M-25M106M64M1.84B15M-936M354M25M84M
Qualcomm Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.26B-10.46B-3.11B-3.09B487M2.57B-2.33B357M-486M-909M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-8.2B9.94B-95M119M-1.06B---
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings8.95B1B---75M----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.99B-2.88B-2.59B-2.06B-1.58B-1.35B-1.18B-1.09B-982M-862M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Qualcomm Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-4M-20M-3M-20M-19M-14M-2M-5M-3M2M
Qualcomm Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year7.56B7.91B6.14B3.81B5.46B3.55B2.72B1.84B2.41B1.61B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.95B7.56B7.91B6.14B3.81B5.46B3.55B2.72B1.84B2.41B
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 Qualcomm stock price history and Qualcomm stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Qualcomm has cash of $5.95B on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Qualcomm stock price.
  • Qualcomm increased its cash from operating activities to $1.89B in 2016. 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 $7.4B for QCOM in last year report.
  • 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. Qualcomm spent $3.26B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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