Vodafone Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:VOD)

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$22.62 $0.08 (0.35%) VOD stock closing price Sep 20, 2018 (Closing)

The Vodafone cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. While its important to look at the Vodafone 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 Vodafone 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. 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. Vodafone had an inflow of $18.04B from operating activities, $-9.6B spend due to financing activities, and $-13.06B outflow due to investing activities till 2018 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Apr - Mar2018 Q42018 Q22017 Q42017 Q22016 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow13.81B6.15B12.17B6.93B14.32B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.14B-2.13B-52.67M-1.75B-411.73M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations1.14B723.98M1.32B--
Other Adjustments Net-2.08B245.63M4.34B6.9B7.65B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-6.47B-3.27B-6.85B-5.01B-10.1B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-22.55M-437.21M-2.58B-20.08M-64.85M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-3.41B-1.12B2.06B-285.69M1.93B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-3.16B-1.36B-1.88B-870.48M-7.07B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.32B-624.08M27.43M21.2M19.6M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-297.18M-1.06B-2.13B-2.35B11.34B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-708.45M655.81M1.42B1.2B7.54M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-5.2B-3.1B-4.08B-2.73B-4.52B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-1.07B-306.75M-5.22B-906.19M-2.38B
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-574.46M-537.11M-343.48M-362.7M87.47M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year12.34B10.35B11.93B9.91B7.73B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End7.16B6.61B10.21B9.6B15.4B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

While Vodafone stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Vodafone 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:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Vodafone is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Vodafone stock price movement.
  • 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 $18.04B for VOD.
  • Cash from investing stood at a negative value of $-13.06B for VOD 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.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-9.6B for Vodafone.

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