Alcoa Historical Cash Flow Statement Analysis

    Analysis of Alcoa cash flow over time is an excellent tool to project Alcoa future capital expenditures as well as to predict the amount of cash needed to cover cost of sales, R&D expenses or production expansions. Investors should almost always look for trends in cash flow indicators such as Cash End of Year of 433.2 M or Depreciation Amortization and Accretion of 912.6 M as it is a great indicator of Alcoa ability to facilitate future growth, repay debt on time or pay out dividends.Financial Statement Analysis is way more than just reviewing and evaluating Alcoa prevailing accounting reports in order to predict its past. Macroaxis encourages investors to analyze financial statement over time for various trends across multiple indicators and accounts to determine whether Alcoa is a good buy for the upcoming year. Check also Trending Equities.
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    Alcoa Corporation Cash Flow Chart

    Cash Beginning of Year    Capital Expenditure    Depreciation Amortization and Accretion    Net Cash Flow Business Acquisitions and Disposals    Net Cash Flow from Financing    Net Cash Flow from Investing    Net Cash Flow from Operations    

    Capital Expenditure

    A component of Net Cash Flow from Investing representing the net cash inflow (outflow) associated with the acquisition & disposal of long-lived, physical & intangible assets that are used in the normal conduct of business to produce goods and services and are not intended for resale. Includes cash inflows/outflows to pay for construction of self-constructed assets & software.

    Depreciation Amortization and Accretion

    A component of operating cash flow representing the aggregate net amount of depreciation, amortization, and accretion recognized during an accounting period. As a non-cash item, the net amount is added back to net income when calculating cash provided by or used in operations using the indirect method.

    Net Cash Flow Business Acquisitions and Disposals

    A component of Net Cash Flow from Investing representing the net cash inflow (outflow) associated with the acquisition & disposal of businesses, joint-ventures, affiliates, and other named investments.

    Net Cash Flow from Financing

    A component of Net Cash Flow or Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents representing the amount of cash inflow (outflow) from financing activities, from continuing and discontinued operations. Principal components of financing cash flow are: issuance (purchase) of equity shares, issuance (repayment) of debt securities, and payment of dividends & other cash distributions.

    Net Cash Flow from Investing

    A component of Net Cash Flow or Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents representing the amount of cash inflow (outflow) from investing activities, from continuing and discontinued operations. Principal components of investing cash flow are: capital (expenditure) disposal of equipment Capital Expenditure, business (acquisitions) disposition Net Cash Flow Business Acquisitions and Disposals and investment (acquisition) disposal Net Cash Flow Investment Acquisitions and Disposals.

    Net Cash Flow from Operations

    A component of Net Cash Flow or Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents representing the amount of cash inflow (outflow) from operating activities, from continuing and discontinued operations.