Charles Schwab Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:SCHW)

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$50.9 $0.23 (0.45%) SCHW stock closing price Aug 17, 2018 (Closing)

The Charles Schwab cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. The profit-loss statement shows Charles Schwab profits, the balance sheet shows Charles Schwab 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. Charles Schwab cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Charles Schwab had cash and cash equivalents of $10.83B at the beginning of the year and $14.22B at year end for 2017. The cash from operating activities for Charles Schwab is $ 2017, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow611M500M386M324M364M418M291M146M159M152M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.96B113M-700M623M102M-264M1.1B-740M352M-1.61B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------18M
Other Adjustments Net262M160M113M80M119M184M209M131M139M230M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-400M-346M-266M-400M-249M-148M-180M-129M-140M-186M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires------80M54M-44M--5M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-18.94B-37.29B-27.35B-9.66B-18.17B-20.51B-12.21B-16.47B-12.64B-8.07B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-1.13B-1.14B-1.01B1.66B-1.63B4.48B3.67B1.23B-1.28B-2.64B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares178M1.46B671M189M258M898M96M578M53M-219M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities1.87B-7M989M-6M269M-382M-116M496M667M-20M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings15B----300M300M----
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-592M-486M-387M-373M-368M-337M-295M-288M-279M-253M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities6.14B34B26.72B9.87B13.6B18.5B10.27B11.32B14.98B10.07B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year10.83B11.98B11.36B7.73B12.66B8.68B4.93B8.24B5.44B6.76B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End14.22B10.83B11.98B11.36B7.73B12.66B8.68B4.93B8.24B5.44B
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:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Charles Schwab is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Charles Schwab stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $1.26B for Charles Schwab in the latest 2017. 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 from investing stood at a negative value of $-20.47B for SCHW 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $22.6B for Charles Schwab. 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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