Viacom Inc Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:VIAB)

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$30.88 $0.57 (1.88%) VIAB stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

The Viacom Inc cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. The profit-loss statement shows Viacom Inc profits, the balance sheet shows Viacom Inc debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. 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 $997M cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2018 Q3. Viacom Inc had an inflow of $997M from operating activities, $-1.31B spend due to financing activities, and $-128M outflow due to investing activities till 2018 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Oct - Sep2018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q2
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow3.56B2.35B1.1B4.96B3.64B2.43B1.15B4.79B3.42B2.22B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-3.97B-2.9B-1.57B-4.68B-3.85B-2.45B-1.37B-5.22B-4.69B-3.07B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-23M-12M-2M-3M-3M---2M--
Other Adjustments Net74M26M-73M-532M-362M-105M-27M334M460M367M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-45M-20M-5M653M-139M-95M-52M-172M-80M-54M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-90M-71M-2M-378M-358M-343M-343M-58M-59M-44M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments----108M108M----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities7M4M2M54M645M49M46M-69M--
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares2M2M-172M172M115M--89M-90M-97M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1B-1B-1B-783M-731M269M385M-368M-368M-
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings--100M-----453M250M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-241M-161M-80M-319M-239M-159M-79M-635M-476M-318M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-70M-53M-22M-80M-63M-34M-14M-81M-64M-43M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-20M28M-20M-2M-23M-38M-26M-30M-4M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.39B379M506M1B2.4B848M1.02B837M298M792M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End929M417M394M1.39B425M671M443M379M192M480M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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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 Viacom Inc stock price history and Viacom Inc stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Viacom Inc saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-460M till 2018 Q3. 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.
  • Viacom Inc increased its cash from operating activities to $997M till 2018 Q3. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Viacom Inc used $-128M 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-1.31B for Viacom Inc. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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