Tesco Cash Flow - Quarterly (OTCMKTS:TSCDY)

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$10.36 $0.22 (2.17%) TSCDY stock closing price Jun 22, 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 $3.65B cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q4. Tesco has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $298.07M.

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Fiscal year is Mar - Feb2018 Q42017 Q42016 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.7B1.79B2.05B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities777.35M705.47M-254.44M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--154.86M193.86M
Other Adjustments Net-1.24B-1.05B-351.38M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.56B-917.25M-789.09M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires81.41M238.24M4.7B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments2.51B1.2B-4.66B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-158.88M-149.56M-187.8M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares14.44M1.32M1.51M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-4.49B-2.47B-1.15B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-107.67M--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities332.21M628.71M233.24M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash19.69M-187.95M1.51M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year5.03B3.99B5.58B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End5.33B5.06B4.67B
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 $5.33B 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 $3.65B till 2018 Q4 and has seen an increase 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 $874.52M 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 $-4.25B till 2018 Q4. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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