Facebook Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:FB)

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The Facebook cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For Facebook profits one has to check the income statement and for Facebook debt one has to check the balance sheet. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Facebook stock analysis. Facebook had a positive net income cash flow of $15.23B till this quarter of 2018 Q3. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Facebook had an inflow of $21.66B from operating activities, $-12.03B spend due to financing activities, and $-7.92B outflow due to investing activities till 2018 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q2
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow3.09B1.98B949M3.03B2.17B1.4B671M2.34B1.73B1.14B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities54M-131M1.01B1.89B-197M206M535M758M-185M50M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net3.28B2.21B916M3.37B2.91B1.85B788M2.79B2.27B1.43B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-9.61B-6.27B-2.81B-6.73B-4.47B-2.72B-1.27B-4.49B-3.22B-2.13B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-137M-65M-49M-122M-106M-8M--123M-81M-20M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments1.84B2.67B1.58B-13.25B-10.53B-8.64B-4.63B-7.19B-6.54B-4.57B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-4M-1M-1M67M64M33M11M61M82M74M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-9.38B-5.12B-1.77B-1.98B-1.02B-378M-228M---
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities--------312M-312M-312M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-2.65B-1.75B-829M-3.26B-2.37B-1.48B-764M2M1.42B967M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-167M-149M36M233M190M123M26M-63M31M12M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year8.9B4.91B4.32B3.32B2.38B1.51B1.79B-297M-
Cash & Equivalents at Year End9.74B11.67B12.21B8.08B7.2B6.25B7.1B8.9B6.04B5.11B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into the following main sections:

  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: A positive net change in cash and cash equivalents shows that Facebook is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash at hand which demonstrates the financial strength of the company's balance sheet. Also see - Facebook 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 $21.66B for FB.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-7.92B for FB till last quarter 2018 Q3 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. Facebook spent $-12.03B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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