Sony Corp Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:SNE)

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$37.66 $0.73 (1.9%) SNE stock closing price Sep 19, 2017 (Closing)

The Sony Corp cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about Sony Corp profits and Sony Corp debt. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Sony Corp cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Sony Corp compared to various industry peers like PCRFY stock and SHCAY stock. SNE decrease in investments stood at a negative value of $-11.66B for the latest 2017. View details of Sony Corp cash flows for latest & last 10 financial years

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Sony Corp Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow3.04B3.3B3.23B3.77B5.73B6.2B6.73B6.98B6.61B6.45B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-142.93M-2.05B1.79B1.15B1.35B1.23B-1.54B3.24B-3.06B-2.49B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net3.44B3.23B2.29B2.41B-3.07B3.77B4.59B-498.6M1.51B-551.9M
Sony Corp Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-2.98B-2.9B-1.63B-1.84B-859M-4.39B-2.75B-3.47B--2.9B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires30.33M147.65M0.84M150.16M561M-773M1.16B-22.34M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-8.78B-5.2B-4.08B-5.45B-7.03B-5.96B-6.67B-4.74B-1.67B-7.86B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities71.56M-605.38M-114.04M36.93M-178M353M-104.87M150.15M-9.17B2.75B
Sony Corp Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.5B-----1M3.78M320.55M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-61.41M-1.09B-2.18B143.95M-1.77B1.28B-2.51B3.94B-1.92B-31.75M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings2.96B814.66M-464.21M251.83M-1.28B-319M71.6M-2.69B2.45B139.37M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-235.29M-105.83M-119.75M-256.43M-267M-306M-293.64M-270M-425.94M-220.86M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities1.55B1.03B369.21M1.94B4.2B2.48B2.62B2.97B2.57B4.24B
Sony Corp Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-288.86M-536.25M465.35M586.14M770M-169M-806.01M-11M-189.11M-582.8M
Sony Corp Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year9.15B7.88B9.52B8.26B9.52B12.37B13.94B7.11B10.86B7.04B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End8.93B8.16B8.64B10.46B8.79B10.91B11.87B12.81B6.61B9.56B
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 Sony Corp stock price history and Sony Corp stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Sony Corp has cash of $8.93B 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 Sony Corp stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Sony Corp reported a positive operating cash flow of $7.53B for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring 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 $7.53B for SNE in last year report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $4.21B for Sony Corp. 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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