Volvo AB Cash Flow - Annual (OTCMKTS:VLVLY)

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$17.12 $0.08 (0.47%) VLVLY stock closing price Sep 18, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of VLVLY requires an investor to check the cash flows for Volvo AB. 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 Volvo AB profits and Volvo AB debt. Volvo AB cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. Volvo AB had cash and cash equivalents of $2.81B at the beginning of the year and $4.23B at year end for 2017. Volvo AB had an inflow of $4.41B from operating activities, $-1.83B spend due to financing activities, and $-1.07B outflow due to investing activities for 2017.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec201720162015
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.98B1.96B1.99B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-551.89M-1.62B-1.08B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---
Other Adjustments Net-573.83M-717.88M-607.46M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.39B-984.88M-1.31B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires108.85M166.58M48.38M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments255.94M26.18M-235.3M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-49.26M-41.03M153.58M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.06B-262.44M-1.57B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-774.53M-712.27M-722.27M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-5.16M-25.13M1.66M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-78.23M119.58M-44.83M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.81B2.46B3.11B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.23B2.8B2.5B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While Volvo AB stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Volvo AB stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Volvo AB had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.42B for the latest year 2017. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Volvo AB stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • 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 $4.41B for VLVLY.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-1.07B for VLVLY 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 Volvo AB and its owners and creditors and was $-1.83B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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