Royal Bank of Scotland Plc Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:RBS)

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$6.16 $0.01 (0.16%) RBS stock closing price Apr 21, 2017 (Closing)

The financial analysis of RBS requires an investor to check the cash flows for Royal Bank of Scotland Plc. While its important to look at the Royal Bank of Scotland Plc 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 Royal Bank of Scotland Plc 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. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Royal Bank of Scotland Plc stock analysis. Royal Bank of Scotland Plc generated $-4.95B cash from operating activities in 2016-Q4. Royal Bank of Scotland Plc saw a outflow of $5.91B from investing activities for 2016-Q4. View details of Royal Bank of Scotland Plc cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2014-Q4 2014-Q2
Royal Bank of Scotland Plc Net Income Cash Flow
-5.53B---4.13B-448.75M4.36B4.46B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.05B--1.8B--1.83B-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities11.4B--13.13B-18.86B-29.58B-12.85B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---2.7B-830.12M-5.29B67.32M
Other Adjustments Net-10.82B---12.1B--5.96B-4.92B-1.44B
Royal Bank of Scotland Plc Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
-4.95B--1.4B-14.18B-33.6B-9.76B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-630.21M--992.32M--570.24M-
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.2B--597.83M---2.44B-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-4.08B---9.03B--12.76B-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities--------
Royal Bank of Scotland Plc Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-5.91B---7.44B--2.24B10.89B-1.08B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.46B--1.46B--517.5M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-4.89B---4.66B---2.18B-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-683.07M---636.06M---631.22M-
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-2.81B--2.4B--1.63B-
Royal Bank of Scotland Plc Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-6.92B---1.44B--652.46M-665.83M1.55B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash10.97B--880.7M--2.89B1.5B-4.02B
Royal Bank of Scotland Plc Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-6.81B---6.59B-8.4B-21.88B-13.31B
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year140.4B164.99B207.87B241.97B244.72B-276.31B96.85B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End133.59B--158.39B-173.67B177.84B190.63B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Royal Bank of Scotland Plc stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Royal Bank of Scotland Plc stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Royal Bank of Scotland Plc has cash of $133.59B 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 Royal Bank of Scotland Plc stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was negative at $-4.95B for Royal Bank of Scotland Plc in the latest quarter. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • 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 $-4.95B for RBS in last quarter report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-6.92B for Royal Bank of Scotland Plc. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.
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Key Financial Ratios For Royal Bank of Scotland Plc Cash Flow

FCF margin
-0.28