Vodafone Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:VOD)

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$22.55 $0.19 (0.85%) VOD stock closing price Sep 18, 2018 (Closing)

The Vodafone cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. The profit-loss statement shows Vodafone profits, the balance sheet shows Vodafone 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. Vodafone saw a cash impact of $-2.32B from the buyback of VOD shares. The cash flow statement helps in the Vodafone stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. The cash from operating activities for Vodafone is $ 2018, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow13.81B12.17B14.32B15.44B12.02B12.17B12.55B---
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.14B-52.67M-411.73M-2.34B2.2B502.72M328.94M---
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations1.14B1.32B--------
Other Adjustments Net-2.08B4.34B7.65B-6.88B-98.79B3.17B-3.69B---
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-6.47B-6.85B-10.1B-10.31B-6.86B-7.13B-7.42B-6.69B-7.65B-8.42B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-22.55M-2.58B-64.85M-4.95B-6.8B-2.26B1.59B-625.51M-2.84B-2.38B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-3.41B2.06B1.93B979.57M57.52B-4.28B10.29B6.26B-494.76M392.61M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-3.16B-1.88B-7.07B-2.39B5.03B1.98B1.68B-1.88B-888.97M-1.36B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.32B27.43M19.6M29.04M-1.58B-2.4B-5.61B-3.08B111.72M-1.65B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-297.18M-2.13B11.34B-2.64B-13.88B5.85B-3B7.56B-1.54B10.64B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-708.45M1.42B7.54M7.62B-4.59B2.64B1.93B-7.22B362.29M-4.74B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-5.2B-4.08B-4.52B-4.72B-8.07B-7.6B-10.61B-7.45B-6.61B-6.91B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.07B-5.22B-2.38B-4.18B-26.33B-3.17B-7.25B-2.67B-1.67B-1.75B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-574.46M-343.48M87.47M-356.65M-182.83M268.75M-552.49M-18.67M-410.17M638.86M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year12.34B14.17B10.35B16.32B11.93B11.21B9.91B6.79B7.73B2.84B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End7.16B10.21B15.4B11.07B16.08B12.01B11.32B9.65B6.96B8.34B
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 Vodafone stock price history and Vodafone stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • Vodafone has cash of $7.16B 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 Vodafone stock price.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a positive at $18.04B for Vodafone in the latest 2018. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Vodafone used $-13.06B 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 $-9.6B for Vodafone. 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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