UBS Group AG Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:UBS)

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$15.38 $0.05 (0.33%) UBS stock closing price Jul 20, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of UBS requires an investor to check the cash flows for UBS Group AG. 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 UBS Group AG profits and UBS Group AG debt. UBS Group AG cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. UBS Group AG had cash and cash equivalents of $123.11B at the beginning of the year and $103.87B at year end for 2017. The cash from operating activities for UBS Group AG is $ 2017, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.12B1.09B1.07B894.04M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-58.82B-29.39B-4.1B-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----
Other Adjustments Net4.82B8.25B-378.81M4.31B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.55B-1.59B-1.35B-2.1B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires237.81M68.02M482.88M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments6.5B38.41B-7.91B-
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities---4.94B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-741.89M-1.27B-879.39M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities6.31B-638.62M3.71B-3.2B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings24.53B5.52B-6.66B-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.27B-3.21B-2.87B-1.03B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-793.73M-1.39B-162.34M6.53B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash269.31M-818.33M-1.81B9.42B
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year123.11B104.62B121.47B115.19B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End103.87B122.99B107.24B138.95B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The UBS Group AG stock price history and UBS Group AG stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • UBS Group AG has cash of $103.87B 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 UBS Group AG stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: UBS Group AG reported a negative operating cash flow of $-51.74B 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $5.18B for UBS 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 UBS Group AG and its owners and creditors and was $27.04B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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