Tesco Cash Flow - Quarterly (OTCMKTS:TSCDY)

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$8.64 $0.03 (0.35%) TSCDY stock closing price Feb 23, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Tesco from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Tesco debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Tesco revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Tesco stock analysis. Tesco generated $2.63B cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2017 Q4. Tesco has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $978.14M.

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Fiscal year is Mar - Feb2017 Q42016 Q42016 Q2
Net Income Cash Flow
1.35B1.58B551.42M
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.79B2.05B1.13B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities705.47M-254.44M-1.26B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-154.86M193.86M107.48M
Other Adjustments Net-1.05B-351.38M10.9M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
2.63B3.22B540.52M
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-917.25M-789.09M-674.48M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires238.24M4.7B165.11M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments1.2B-4.66B456.4M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-149.56M-187.8M190.03M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
369.28M-931.46M137.07M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.32M1.51M1.55M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-2.47B-1.15B-702.52M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities628.71M233.24M278.82M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-1.84B-914.8M-422.13M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-187.95M1.51M-48.28M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
978.14M1.38B18.69M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year3.99B5.58B-
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.06B4.67B3.41B
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 the following main sections:

  • Tesco has cash of $5.06B 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 Tesco stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Tesco reported a positive operating cash flow of $2.63B till 2017 Q4 and has seen a decrease from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $369.28M for TSCDY 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 shows the flow of cash between Tesco and its owners and creditors and was $-1.84B till 2017 Q4. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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