Telephone and Data Systems Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:TDS)

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$31.7 $0.9 (2.92%) TDS stock closing price Oct 12, 2018 (Closing)

The Telephone and Data Systems cash flow statement is one of the three reports that the company generates every quarter. 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 Telephone and Data Systems profits and Telephone and Data Systems debt. Telephone and Data Systems cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Telephone and Data Systems had cash and cash equivalents of $904M at the beginning of the year and $622M at year end for 2017. Telephone and Data Systems has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-282M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.11B850M844.36M836.53M1.02B813.62M765.77M761.74M749.97M750.07M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-259M-245M-202.19M-476.67M-217.55M-44.33M-72.99M-45.73M-117.59M-107.8M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-228M125M-115.07M182.24M-472.73M213.22M312.69M216.95M216.48M113.07M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-685M-636M-800.62M-799.49M-883.79M-995.51M-971.75M-755.03M-671.16M-734.92M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-197M-32M56M-107.6M496.55M-113.2M-105.5M-81.69M-29.22M-382.35M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-100M--50M115M123.44M212.32M-387.49M-85.57M231.57M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities1M-140M6.93M-52.64M11.59M-12.79M-1.14M-4.51M-17.04M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares4M7M9.3M-59.22M-12.79M-43.39M-81.82M-120.06M-211.38M-226.91M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-17M-10M524.18M275M-1.54M192.79M29.06M5.39M-143.07M-9.44M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-------32.67M---
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-69M-65M-61.21M-58.04M-130.52M-53.16M-48.67M-47.2M-46.79M-47.32M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities5M9M-11.53M-0.91M--26.12M-33.92M-39.09M-26.2M-59.59M
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 Year904M985M471.9M830.01M740.48M563.27M341.68M670.99M777.3M1.17B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End622M900M984.64M471.9M830.01M740.48M563.27M368.13M670.99M777.3M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Telephone and Data Systems stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Telephone and Data Systems stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Telephone and Data Systems has cash of $622M 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 Telephone and Data Systems stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Telephone and Data Systems reported a positive operating cash flow of $776M for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Telephone and Data Systems used $-981M cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • 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. Telephone and Data Systems spent $-77M from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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