SunPower Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:SPWR)

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The SunPower cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. 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 SunPower profits one has to check the income statement and for SunPower debt one has to check the balance sheet. SunPower saw a cash impact of $-4.75M from the buyback of SPWR shares. The cash flow statement helps in the SunPower stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. The cash from operating activities for SunPower is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow188.69M174.2M138M108.79M98.19M168.34M446.37M151.72M104.24M71.47M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-48.07M-181.23M-619.34M-374.33M-13.68M86.9M-111.93M-137.2M-47.51M-78.46M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--------13.43M--
Other Adjustments Net684.87M238.58M54.54M90.8M44.36M125.67M144.32M-13.24M31.41M68.34M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-282.87M-310.12M-328.43M-166.93M-151.9M-254.8M-130.93M-113.86M-157.85M-265.54M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--24M-64.75M-35.07M----285.57M--18.31M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-13.97M-10.29M-4.09M-95.66M-16.74M2.15M29.92M-56.35M36.74M65.45M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities3.77M-33.02M506.68M-11.56M15.46M32.59M176.74M28.39M-135.45M-107.39M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-4.75M-21.51M-43.26M-56.49M-19.67M157.97M-5.43M58.62M189.64M-1.55M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities415.48M59.71M322.51M422.81M149.73M-114.69M112.09M236.61M418.27M54.59M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities179.2M121.58M340.71M132.24M164M-118.99M--33.9M-55.57M40.33M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash---4.78M-4.02M1.7M-1.25M-4.79M-10.96M-3.56M-4.12M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year514.21M954.52M956.17M762.51M457.48M725.61M605.42M615.87M202.33M285.21M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End544.33M425.3M954.52M956.17M762.51M457.48M657.93M605.42M615.87M202.33M
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 SunPower is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - SunPower stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: SunPower reported a negative operating cash flow of $-267.41M for 2017 and has seen an increase from the previous year. 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 $-293.08M for SPWR 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 shows the flow of cash between SunPower and its owners and creditors and was $589.93M for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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