Taiwan Semiconductor Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:TSM)

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$44.7 $0.13 (0.29%) TSM stock closing price Mar 21, 2018 (Closing)

The Taiwan Semiconductor cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. 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 Taiwan Semiconductor profits one has to check the income statement and for Taiwan Semiconductor debt one has to check the balance sheet. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Taiwan Semiconductor cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Taiwan Semiconductor compared to various industry peers like EZCH stock and stock. Taiwan Semiconductor has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-661.5M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow6.91B7.01B6.34B5.24B4.52B3.67B2.79B2.53B2.6B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-464.7M731.58M-1.57B-213.2M-620M234M-569M-332.7M1.21B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-1.69B-2.09B-985.8M-616.7M329.2M-48M-64M17.1M70M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-10.12B-8.09B-9.12B-9.64B-8.47B-7.26B-5.93B-2.75B-1.88B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-17.3M--32.9M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-2.37B1.12B45.89M194M-948.4M968M-156M-227.6M1.67B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities285.9M101.7M141.4M52.3M11.5M79M-329M-45M-48M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.06M1.5M4.2M8.3M-2M8M8.1M-1.07B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-724.7M-587.5M4.41B1.97B613M--253.3M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings585.5M97.95M-0.9M-659.2M298.8M-180M991M--
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-4.8B-3.68B-2.46B-2.61B-2.68B-2.65B-2.47B-2.41B-2.45B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities70.7M-100.61M850.5M-68.8M-79.9M-95M-76M-23.9M-163M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-247.8M262.72M286.7M28.5M-72.9M-5M-68M-42.7M51M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year17.37B11.29B7.68B4.81B4.94B5.04B5.44B6.09B3.02B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End16.71B17.72B11.35B8.14B4.94B4.89B4.7B5.36B6.2B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Taiwan Semiconductor stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Taiwan Semiconductor stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Taiwan Semiconductor is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Taiwan Semiconductor stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $16.66B for TSM.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-12.2B for TSM 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 Taiwan Semiconductor and its owners and creditors and was $-4.87B for 2016. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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