Banco Santander Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:SAN)

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$6.78 $0.02 (0.29%) SAN stock closing price Apr 20, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of SAN requires an investor to check the cash flows for Banco Santander. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Banco Santander profits and Banco Santander debt. Banco Santander had cash and cash equivalents of $86.42B at beginning of the quarter and $125.46B at quarter end of 2017 Q4. Banco Santander cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Banco Santander saw a outflow of $-4.53B from investing activities till 2017 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow2.93B--670.32M2.62B--646.47M2.68B2.01B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities13.78B---9B-5.34B---11.73B124.29B-23.06B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net19.44B--4.94B18.59B--4.54B17.76B11.94B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-4.79B---838.7M-4.39B---1.3B-5.86B-3.51B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-649.92M---234.45M-420.5M---39.71M-874.99M-584.11M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments649.92M--2.13M-10.39B--4.41M377.53M245.88M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities261.09M--3.19M-33.19M---257.04M-546.31M36.71M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares8.02B---11.72M247.87M--61.77M8.13B-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities---------3.11B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-3.01B---854.69M-2.56B---796.51M-1.66B-1.55B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-252.05M--749.18M-4.05B---442.38M3.48B8.79B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-6.61B--484.89M-4B---1.74B-4.11B-3.72B
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year86.42B86.04B77.09B102.49B157.39B124.14B108.34B46.33B63.85B45.7B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End125.46B--79.72B84.6B--80.8B90.31B78.82B
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 Banco Santander stock price history and Banco Santander stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Banco Santander saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $39.04B till 2017 Q4. Apart from the Banco Santander 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: Banco Santander reported a positive operating cash flow of $45.42B till 2017 Q4 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-4.53B for SAN 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.
  • 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. Banco Santander earned $4.75B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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