Viacom Inc Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:VIAB)

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$30.31 $0.03 (0.1%) VIAB stock closing price Aug 13, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Viacom Inc from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Viacom Inc 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 Viacom Inc 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 Viacom Inc stock analysis. Viacom Inc generated $1.67B cash from operating activities in 2017. Viacom Inc saw a inflow of $329M from investing activities for 2017.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow4.96B4.79B5.15B4.42B4.61B4.62B5.08B3.24B3.24B3.47B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-4.68B-5.22B-4.76B-4.13B-4.47B-4.53B-5.07B-3.32B-3.5B-4.14B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-3M-2M-1M-19M365M-11M331M-20M-4M
Other Adjustments Net-532M334M-76M-164M526M29M472M33M85M219M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment653M-172M-142M-123M-160M-154M-155M-105M-75M-235M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-378M-58M-115M-732M124M-18M-72M-63M-42M-227M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----------66M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities54M-69M---299M-84M---13M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares172M-89M-1.4B-3.36B-4.26B-2.54B-2.29B--7M-1.11B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-783M-368M-410M884M3.73B1.22B206M-276M-708M-83M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings------423M423M-16M-444M715M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-319M-635M-564M-541M-555M-554M-417M-91M--
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-80M-81M-101M-87M-75M-119M-153M-53M-10M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash20M-26M-73M-45M-34M-2M-6M-4M11M-22M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year379M506M1B2.4B848M1.02B837M298M792M920M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End1.39B379M506M1B2.4B848M1.02B837M249M525M
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 three main sections:

  • Viacom Inc saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.01B in 2017. Apart from the Viacom Inc stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Viacom Inc gained $1.67B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Viacom Inc generated $329M 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 shows the flow of cash between Viacom Inc and its owners and creditors and was $-1.01B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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