Qualcomm Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:QCOM)

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$53.74 $0.53 (1%) QCOM stock closing price Apr 28, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of QCOM requires an investor to check the cash flows for Qualcomm. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Qualcomm profits one has to check the income statement and for Qualcomm debt one has to check the balance sheet. Qualcomm stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $1.43B for 2017-Q2. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   The cash from operating activities for Qualcomm is $2.19B for 2017-Q2, which saw an increase of 59.1% from previous quarter. View details of Qualcomm cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep. 2017-Q2 2017-Q1 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1
Qualcomm Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow671M361M1.43B1.09B736M366M1.21B888M591M287M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-169M254M-153M-80M30M1.11B-1.95B-2.16B-2.36B-55M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net261M83M423M201M50M-237M971M891M454M161M
Qualcomm Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-251M-129M-523M-374M-253M-128M-728M-654M-449M-253M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.38B-57M-812M-663M-623M-450M-3B-308M-178M-98M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments4.34B2.77B-2.58B-1.61B-940M-452M178M-1.25B-112M-1.39B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-1.95B-1.91B424M413M381M314M-25M-11M49M9M
Qualcomm Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-437M-313M-3.26B-3.28B-3.33B-1.95B-10.46B-8.45B-3.19B-1.55B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---8.2B---9.94B9.94B--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings249M-8.95B748M948M-1M1B999M1.1B-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.57B-784M-2.99B-2.21B-1.43B-717M-2.88B-2.14B-1.39B-697M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-15M-7M-26M-29M-16M4M141M139M68M42M
Qualcomm Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-6M-17M-4M3M-4M-5M-20M-10M-15M-7M
Qualcomm Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year5.95B7.56B7.91B6.14B3.81B5.46B3.55B2.72B1.84B2.41B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End7.12B6.89B5.95B5.89B5.78B6.91B7.56B9.99B5.49B6.33B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Qualcomm stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Qualcomm stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Qualcomm saw an increase in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $939M in 2017-Q1 to $1.18B in 2017-Q2. Apart from the Qualcomm 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. Qualcomm gained $815M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $760M for QCOM 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. Qualcomm spent $666M from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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