Vivint Solar Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:VSLR)

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$3.4 $0.25 (7.94%) VSLR stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Vivint Solar cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. Financials statements like the Vivint Solar income statement and Vivint Solar balance sheet show that the company has profits and debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the Vivint Solar cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of Vivint Solar compared to various industry peers like HQCL stock and AZRE stock. The cash from operating activities for Vivint Solar is $ 2016, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec20162015201420132012
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow84.32M42.6M25.79M16.57M2.07M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-198.23M-116.16M-98.81M-15.29M6.68M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-----
Other Adjustments Net190.75M137.58M103.01M34.31M3.88M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.87M-6.3M-3.5M--
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-405.63M-540.39M-395.56M-134.13M-29.38M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-6.94M-9.74M-1.69M6.61M6.06M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares2.83M-412.91M-5M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities358.39M318.07M105M23.48M15M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---45.69M-2M2M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-----
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities223.28M257.52M320.07M121.3M16.98M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-----
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year92.21M261.64M6.03M11.65M-
Cash & Equivalents at Year End96.58M92.21M261.64M6.03M11.65M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

Vivint Solar stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Vivint Solar stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key 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 Vivint Solar is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Vivint Solar stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was a negative at $-165.69M for Vivint Solar in the latest 2016. 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.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-414.44M for VSLR stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • 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 $584.51M for Vivint Solar.

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